Assistant Strategist

Agency PHD
ID 2021-3104
US-NY-New York
Full Time


PHD is a global communications planning and media buying agency network delivering smart strategic thinking and creative innovation for the world’s leading brands. Brilliant media thinking is in our DNA. 


A culture of thought-leadership, creativity and innovation has seen us grow from a challenger agency in the UK, to a global leader with over 6,000 employees in over 100 offices worldwide.


We combine the latest industry insight with the best creative minds to produce planning innovation and create award-winning work for some of the world’s largest advertisers. 


Finding a better way is our ethos and sums up how we approach everything – from a new client brief to the way we work.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Advertising, Media or related field preferred
  • Previous internship(s) in advertising or media preferred
  • Microsoft Office proficiency, especially excel
  • Excellent ability to work as part of team, manage time effectively
  • Attitude for problem solving, networking, and being resourceful – hungry to learn and not afraid to ask questions
  • Self-starter who is diligent at note taking, multi-tasking and research


  • Account Management - juggle multiple tasks at once. Be accountable for the status of projects and day-to-day activities, billing and budget management.
  • Pre-Planning - learning and using research tools to gather data, analyze insights and establish productive relationships with buying teams across all media and external partner agencies.
  • Planning - compile a vendor/media channel consideration list, learn and observe criteria for evaluating partners and assist in building and updating flowcharts.
  • Execution - develop spec and material deadline documents for media plans. Assist the Strategist in the execution of all media, master running reports on media activity performance, and understanding of key metrics for measurement and success.


PHD 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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