Media Manager

  • Full-time

Company Description

Join a movement in which everyone can win. We started a movement in which everyone can win – shoppers, retailers, society and every person on our team. To play fair, trust people and reward them for doing the right thing. We see and feel the impact of our work as more and more people gain financial freedom and retailers grow across the globe.

Founded seven years ago in Sydney, Australia, Afterpay has millions of active customers globally and is offered at the world’s best retailers around the world including eBay, The Iconic, Myer, Foot Locker, Adore Beauty, Mac Cosmetics, Kathmandu and many others. Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins.

Afterpay is completely free for customers who pay on time – helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest, fees or extended debt. Afterpay empowers customers to access the things they want and need, while still allowing them to maintain financial wellness and control, by splitting payments in four, for both online and in-store purchases. Afterpay is deeply committed to delivering positive outcomes for customers. We are focused on supporting our community of shoppers.

We trust in the next generation and share a vision of a more accessible and sustainable world in which people are rewarded for doing the right thing.

Job Description

This is a good opportunity for someone ready to step up into their first manager level role, as our ANZ Media Manager! In this role you will deliver successful media campaigns working across our ANZ Marketing teams and our Merchant partners. You will be a subject matter expert in all things media and ensuring all our activities ladder up to our strategic goals in Australia & New Zealand.

You will champion and implement the media strategy within ANZ and be a conduit between all teams, within our marketing function. And most importantly, you are a passionate Afterpay advocate and what we stand for, for both our customers and our merchants.

You Will:

  • Work with our agency teams to interpret briefs and develop effective advertising strategies to achieve our business goals

  • Ensure all planning, buying and implementation is aligned with the media strategy and all campaign plans ladder up to the strategic goals of the business

  • Manage the execution of all media activities across ANZ including optimization, campaign measurement and effectiveness.

  • Deliver post campaign analysis and make recommendations

  • Build partnerships with our media agency, and the broader agency village, to plan, execute and report on all media activities

  • Engage and collaborate with multiple stakeholders, both internally and externally, to deliver best in class media campaigns

  • Be the key relationship for our agencies and media partner, managing media operations, building and improving processes and ways of working across all relevant teams

  • Manage all media budgets and financial processes, and ensure accuracy in invoicing and media reconciliations


You Have:

  • You have 5+ years marketing experience with minimum 3+ years media experience

  • You understand the media landscape within ANZ and can identify relevant opportunities for innovation and testing in media

  • You thrive being part of an agile, fast paced environment and pride yourself on being able to build strong relationships across teams; both remotely and in person. You don't see challenges, you find solutions!

  • You have an advanced knowledge of digital channels from a planning/format/capability perspective (paid social, OLV, digital display, paid search)

  • You have some knowledge of and experience with offline / ATL channels (planning and buying experience is beneficial)

  • You have an analytical mindset, you know how to overcome challenges using data.

  • You can intelligently apply data insights to recommendations / next steps, and have the confidence to present these to a wider audience.

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page


We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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