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Director, Media and Account Management


The ideal Director is a leader in driving PlusMedia’s business, responsible for optimizing the performance and growth of multiple performance marketing client accounts while delivering top-notch customer service; establishing and maintaining solid client and vendor relationships; fostering a collaborative environment across all account teams to share learnings and knowledge; and managing one or more account team leads.


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10/28/21, 5:00 PM

If you have ever used location data, want to know what location data is, or would like to understand more about practical uses for location-based data this session is for you.  Demystifying Location Data will be a live moderated q & a style session that explains what location data is and how to utilize it – no questions will be left on the table.  Please join us for about an hour to enhance your knowledge of what location data is and what it means to you as a marketer.

6/24/21, 5:00 PM

Email performance has never been better. Why? The number of email users worldwide and the time we spend in our inboxes keeps increasing. While this is great news for marketers looking to capture audiences via email campaigns, we have to also acknowledge behavioral changes over the last year that directly affect the way audiences notice and process our marketing messages. Forget what you think you know about email marketing and discover how you can best capture increased attention on inboxes with real, actionable insights from the last 60 days. This session will guide you through the latest best practices to help cut through the noise and ensure your emails are making an impact.

Key Takeaways Include:

  • Increasing open rates with stronger subject lines

  • The best days and ideal frequencies for sending emails

  • How to incorporate personalization, emojis, and interactive design to capture specific demographic audiences and drive performance

4/15/21, 5:00 PM

What is Connected TV and how does it fit into the media ecosystem? During this seminar, we will dive into how this media channel is disrupting the way people are consuming video and ultimately, how advertisers should adjust their strategies to capitalize on this shift in consumption.

2/18/21, 6:00 PM

K.A.R.E = Keep. Attain. Recapture. Expand | Bring your greatest selling and prospecting challenges! Join us for part one of a two-part master class as sales expert and trainer, Rob Fishman leads us in a discussion of common selling challenges including prospecting, sales cycle, not able to reach decision makers, lack of adequate introductions and referrals. Rob will address these issues and discuss alternative ways to achieve success in these vital areas.

7/29/21, 5:00 PM

As you have read in the news, it's been never a dull moment for the Postal Service over the past year. During the lockdown, mail volumes plunged, package deliveries skyrocketed, and election ballots...well, who knows? With a new postmaster general in place, Trump backer Louis DeJoy proceeded to carve out an unpopular 10-year plan for the Postal Service with no input from the mailing community. Then given the opportunity by its regulator, the USPS announced a significant postal rate increase to take effect just prior to this fall's peak mailing season. The ACMA's Hamilton Davison and The Vogel Group's Alex Vogel will provide the many "behind the scenes" backgrounds that have led us to where we are now, what the options and alternatives are, and insights into what kind of future we may have in the mail.

6/10/21, 5:00 PM

As privacy is increasingly a top concern for businesses and consumers alike, Identity Resolution becomes more important to understand.  With that in mind, the HVDMA is pleased to bring you our next interactive webinar topic on Identity Resolution.  Join us for a free power hour lunch as our master experts Vincent Pietrafesa and Ajay Gupta from Stirista break down: what identity resolution is, why it’s important and what it means in the next evolution of Marketing.   No question will be left unanswered — come with your questions for a truly educational experience.

3/25/21, 5:00 PM

Long-time data industry counsel Ken Dreifach and Tony Ficarrotta of ZwillGen will address how new state privacy legislation, particularly in California and Virginia, is likely to impact the data industry by imposing new, and sometimes restrictive, requirements on data collection, use and marketing.

11/12/20, 6:00 PM

In this session, participants will learn how various forms of Digital Media has transformed the way businesses engage with their customers and how simple 90-second videos with a mobile phone can build a brand like never before.  From how to properly record videos to distributing them easily and quickly to measuring their impact, discover how Digital Media can transform your business in a marketplace that moves faster and faster each day.

7/22/21, 5:00 PM

What is your Plan B as life gets back to a yet to be determined “new normal”?  How are you going to move you and your business forward?  Terry will help you look at  what you have learned over the past year and utilize those insights to succeed.

5/20/21, 5:00 PM

We are pleased to bring you our next webinar “Is AI/ML real?” .. Featuring a panel of expert data analysts and a data monetization expert moderator for a lively practical conversation on all things AI/ML - what it means to you and the world. Topics that will be discussed: What are neural networks, what are training sets, when to use regression or not use regression, ensemble  models, clone, and more.

3/11/21, 6:00 PM

K.A.R.E = Keep. Attain. Recapture. Expand | For part two of this masterclass, Rob Fishman will discuss the four essential business building blocks of revenue in your company. Using the KARE model, Rob will discuss client retention strategies (KEEP), how to prospect more effectively (ATTAIN), how to win back inactive or former clients and customers (RECAPTURE) and a way to grow accounts organically that have potential to do more (EXPAND).

10/29/20, 5:00 PM

Don’t miss LinkedIn 201 with Risa Hoag, President of GMGPR.

Risa will review:

  • How to maximize your posts for visibility

  • Writing articles to get traction and engagement

  • How to make sure your business page is helping your visibility

  • Your questions will be answered but you must submit them ahead of time! Don’t be shy, send them in!


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