Search Industry Job of the Week – Associate Partner, Search & Media

Job Title: Associate Partner, Search & Media
Job Reference #: Req Id: 701
Position Type: full time
Name of employer: Rosetta
Location: New York
Date Posted: 30 August 2012
Position description:

Rosetta is seeking an Associate Partner/ VP Search & Media to lead integrated media solutions including paid search, organic search, and display across multiple clients and office locations.

They are seeking a highly passionate, collaborative, outgoing, creative oriented leader. This person has an entrepreneurial spirit who never settles for the expected and pushes ideas beyond the obvious possibilities.

The Associate Partner Search & Media has ownership and direct responsibility for management within the Search & Media team on key accounts and overall for a team.

The Associate Partner oversees their team in the development of strategy to meet client’s marketing objectives and the subsequent negotiation, implementation and performance analysis.

The Associate Partner is a leader within the Search & Media Department contributing to the capability growth and thought leadership.

Detailed Description

Strategic Capabilities:

  • Leads and manages multiple work streams of client business, serving as the primary and high level contact to articulate the Rosetta view on search and media strategy and business philosophies.
  • Responsible for comprehensive management of assigned accounts – typically, this includes the management of paid search, organic search, social media, media planning, media negotiations and implementation, performance tracking and analysis and various associated projects.
  • Draws insight from program results and ensure dialogue with client and internal team on informed strategic implications.


  • Assume substantial role on the core client team(s) to identify issues, develop new business opportunities with existing clients and assist in development of new client relationships.
  • Inspire clients with search and media knowledge and ideas and become their trusted advisor.


  • Responsible for oversight of all program budgets, including staffing and resource requirements.
  • Has substantial role in management of department resources across accounts and from an overall revenue management perspective.
  • Assume leadership role in key departmental or company initiatives.
  • Promote search and  media department capabilities across the company.
  • Develop people within the team by coaching, identifying areas for growth, managing performance management process, open communication with your team, and identifying training opportunities.


  • Help develop Rosetta as an industry thought leader in Search and Media.
  • Establish, and evolve Rosetta’s best-in-class search and media services.
  • An enthusiastic, energetic advocate for the best people, the best ideas and the best cross-functional process to drive client results.
  • Promote positive working relationships within the department, the company and the media vendor community.
  • Establish trust and credibility with clients.


  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree
  • Minimum of 12+ years in roles of increasing responsibility in departments of a similar nature (i.e. search engine marketing agency or digital marketing agency).
  • Management experience is required, with a minimum of 8 years in a management role.
  • Proven leadership ability and previous client relationship experience.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of interactive media (paid search, organic search, display, and social media)
  • In depth understanding of media planning, negotiation, implementation and performance analysis
  • Exemplary communication skills (persuasive written, compelling oral)

Salary range: Unknown
Closing date: Unknown
More info from: Rosetta Careers
Contact: Apply via online form: Rosetta Careers

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