Paid Media Analyst

Bethesda, MD (100% remote)
Job Terms:
Start date:
01/17/2022 OR ASAP
Posted By:
Rebecca Pavlik

Job Description:

Hourly paid opportunity with full benefits available. 


This position is responsible for the paid media consultation for our client's Digital Services group, which creates and supports comprehensive in-house digital services programs for participating hotels. These centralized offerings provide individual hotels with paid media services, and functions in an agency-like model within the Global eCommerce Digital Services organization.
The Digital Analyst, Paid Media will assist in the execution of paid media tactics that support the objectives outlined in each client’s Digital Business Plan. The position focuses on implementing and measuring paid media tactics designed to acquire new customers to client hotels. All tactics will be economically viable, efficient, repeatable, KPI-driven, and scalable.

The Digital Analyst, Paid Media Consultation is tasked with staying up-to-date on industry best-practices and works to implement new ideas, techniques and tactics within the Digital Services programs. He or she will work cross-functionally with various client Digital teams to advance the value of paid media marketing at the hotel level. This role includes collaboration with Analyst(s), vendors with the implementation of paid media tactics across client programs and for special projects. This position reports to the Director, Paid Media Services.

Job Requirements
Excel super user, comfortable in both Microsoft Suite and Google Suite.
1-2 years of relevant work experience required (paid media campaign management and email marketing are preferred).
Agency internship or work experience preferred; tactical execution responsibilities a plus.
BS/BA degree in marketing, advertising, communications, journalism, public relations or related field client requested but not a must.

Managing Work, Projects, and Policies
Manages execution of PLUS paid media related tactics that support the overarching Marriott Digital strategies and goals.
Assists in all PLUS Consultation clients enrolled with continually improve paid media tactic strategy quality and effectiveness.
Focuses execution activities on changing areas of importance, need and priority, as directed by Paid Media Director
Easily adapts to the ever-changing digital landscape to implement new processes and execute on new tactics.
Effectively prioritizes workload to accomplish a variety of tasks for multiple Clients, Paid Media Managers, Director, and manages the flow of questions and directs inquiries to the appropriate party – vendor, agency, Paid Media Managers, Senior Analysts.
Demonstrating and Applying Discipline Knowledge.
Manages day-to-day digital client consultation operations activities across a range of MDS clients and internal MDS digital client service managers.
Responsible for monthly client calls and weekly account audits of PLUS digital paid media plans, and eChannel tactics across multiple platforms for individual hotels.
Evaluates, audits and reviews deliverables from in-house partners, vendors, agencies and freelancers for accuracy, quality guidelines and standards; manages updates as necessary.
Assists in prioritizing, organizing, and accomplishing work within respective MDS operations team.
Manages client success & satisfaction of the following tactics:
Search engine marketing (SEM)
Meta search marketing
Sponsored Listings
Online Travel Agency (OTA) marketing
Supporting Operations
Works with the team to execute sustainable work processes that supports the overall Operations team.
Employs the project request system (SalesForce) and other resources in place to track tactical work for Digital Services programs.
Utilizes internal Marriott reporting and content management systems, as well as outside vendor dashboards and tools.
Establishes and maintains documentation to track progress and completion for applicable digital tactics.
Additional Responsibilities
Attends and participates in all relevant meetings.
Maintains positive working relations with internal partner teams, vendors, internal Client Service and Operations teams.
Manages time effectively and conducts activities in an organized manner.
Performs other reasonable duties as assigned by manager or director.

Content Management and Execution
Responsible for the daily execution PLUS consultation services, including and not limited to individual hotel paid media strategy & tactics, including the funding, analyze and measurement of campaigns.
Aligns paid media tactics with new and emerging best practices, to improve quality, effectiveness, and efficiency.
Complies and keeps paid media guideline documentation and standards up to date, to ensure quality, consistency, and adherence to Marriott’s global digital strategy.

Owning Relationships
Engages with MDS clients and maintains relationships. Net Promoter Score (NPS) basis of success of client satisfaction.
Works cross-functionally with enterprise and brand teams to advance paid media opportunities at the hotel level.

Measurement and Analytics
Analyzes campaign performance; provides tactical recommendations for increased performance.
Assists in identifying advertising channels that are most effective at driving conversions, revenue, ROI, and scale across Digital Service programs.
Measures the success of time-sensitive content using appropriate key performance indicator (KPI) classifications – impressions, clicks, CTR, CPC, CPA, CPM, conversions.
Reviews and analyzes results from current program offerings & suggests changes and enhancements to help increase conversions, revenue, and ROI.

Adaptability - Maintains performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace.
Communication - Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods.
Problem Solving and Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develops and evaluates alternatives and solutions, solves problems, and chooses a course of action.
Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.
Managing Execution
Building and Contributing to Teams - Participates as a member of a team to move toward the completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members.
Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.
Planning and Organizing - Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed.
Building Relationships
Coworker Relationships - Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships.
Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer/stakeholder needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.
Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.
Generating Talent and Organizational Capability
Talent Management - Provides support and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives.
Learning and Applying Professional Expertise
Applied Learning - Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.
Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges.
Technical Acumen - Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges.
Digital marketing experience preferred
Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
Editorial experience a plus
Strong writing and creativity skills
Detail-oriented, takes initiative
Able to effectively work independently, or at times as part of a team
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.
Basic Computer Skills - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).
Mathematical Reasoning - Adds, subtracts, multiplies, or divides quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
Oral Comprehension - Listens to and understands information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Reading Comprehension – Understands written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Client Description:

AQUENT STUDIOS: Why work with us?  

Long term career opportunities supporting Fortune 500 brands

Comprehensive health and dental insurance subsidized

Paid weekly

401(k) through Fidelity

FSA's and Voluntary insurance programs​

Access to free training and continuing education



Aquent Studios is a global creative studio that delivers scale, speed and efficiency to the world’s most recognized brands.  We create the work that matters the most to them—work that has a real impact on their business. As an Aquent Studio team member, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the largest and most influential companies in the world, solving design challenges and extending their brands across tactic types and platforms, including digital design, UI/UX, video, motion, content, print design, web development, and more. If you want to do work that matters in a collaborative setting that values ingenuity and personal growth, you have found the right place!