Strategist, Digital Activation

Agency Hearts & Science
ID 2021-1361
US-NY-New York
Full Time


Hearts & Science has been inspired by confident marketers seeking business advantage in a world of personalized digital marketing, where CRM and addressable channels converge, and decisions must be made in real time to aggregate effective reach and deliver the right message at the right time.


Designed to inform brand strategies with real-time insights, Hearts & Science is a data-driven marketing agency with expert media planning and buying capabilities, among other services that include shopper marketing, marketing innovation and content activation.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (e.g., statistics or hard sciences preferred) 
  • 1-2 years of experience and expert knowledge of digital buying, hands-on experience using demand-side platforms a plus
  • Experience working with large data sets and understanding of methodologies for evaluating data 
  • Ability to self-manage, juggle multiple priorities, and pay strong attention to details 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Proven ability to work with and influence cross-functional teams 
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and ability to coach others on shortcuts
  • Working knowledge of third-party verification tools including DoubleVerify 
  • Hands-on experience with data visualization tools including Tableau 
  • Hands-on experience with campaign workflow tools including Prisma 


As a Strategist, Digital Activation, you will play a key role as a day-to-day support for development and execution of digital media plans. Ensuring that pacing, performance and the Digital Activation Process is activated correctly across the area of responsibility is the primary focus of this job. To be successful in this role, be ready to “roll up your sleeves” to get the job done. Our ideal candidate has experience working across several media channels and a curiosity in emerging media platforms. 

  • Ensuring the implementation of the Digital Activation Process across programmatic buying 
  • Building campaigns and deploy best practices across the campaigns 
  • Participating in daily and weekly client communications 
  • Working side-by-side with broader Activation team to ensure tight coordination of campaign setup, adjustments and performance is efficient and effective 
  • Working with Strategy team to understand goals, address client needs, and communicate results and insights back to clients 
  • Owning the campaign creation process 
  • Implementing Business Intelligence tools and new capabilities (e.g., new supply & data sources, new media measurement techniques, etc.)


Hearts & Science is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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