Digital Advertising Strategist

Job Type

Full Time




United States


270 Strategies is looking for a Digital Ads Strategist to join our digital team in Chicago. The ideal candidate will be a well-organized self-starter who stays obsessively up-to-date on the digital advertising industry, and is constantly working to push the envelope.

Candidates should have experience planning complex digital buys and negotiating with vendors. She or he is an eminently adaptable worker who can make independent decisions about how to use clients’ budgets effectively and ensure that every dollar is spent to its best and highest use.

The Digital Ads Strategist will report to 270’s Deputy Digital Advertising Director. He or she will work closely with our team of strategists to determine paid media campaign goals for multiple clients, and craft media plans to see that they’re accomplished. The Digital Ads Strategist will also work with Digital Production Leads to help traffic, checklist, troubleshoot, and report on advertising campaign performance across clients. In addition, he or she will also own many of 270’s digital advertising vendor relationships, and keep the rest of the 270 Digital team up-to-date on planning & buying best practices as ad technology evolves. Finally, the Digital Ads Strategist will be responsible for staying on top of billing issues and reconciliation as needed.


  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in digital advertising planning
  • Hands-on experience with Facebook Ads Manager, DoubleClick Marketing Stack and Google AdWords
  • Knowledge of media planning tools to forecast digital inventory availability and pricing
  • Ability to be a real systems thinker who can comfortably hop between platforms
  • Ability to solve new problems and find answers to questions independently 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent project management & organization skills
  • Excellent reporting and analytical skills
  • Ability to multitask and manage time effectively against multiple (and sometimes competing) deadlines 

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

This position is based in Chicago, IL (negotiable). 

 ABOUT 270: 

270 Strategies is a next-generation grassroots firm that is redefining how companies and organizations build winning campaigns and achieve big things. Unlike traditional consulting firms that focus exclusively on marketing, 270 strategies believes effective, 21st century campaigns must integrate people-centered, grassroots organizing with smart digital strategies and a data-driven approach. The 270 team uses the lesson learned after years of leading the Obama organization to help clients connect with key constituencies, design innovative programs, and put their ideas into action. 

270 Strategies is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to clients and constituents. 270 Strategies is an equal opportunity employer and it is 270 Strategies’ policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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