Sydney, Australia

Media Director

At AKQA, we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients. Together with our new acquisition, Switched On, we offer clients a 360-degree view of brand experience through a highly integrated approach to media and technology.

As part of the Switched On team, the Media Director oversees the media teams and directs media strategy for key clients to deliver our vision of real business outcomes. 

At AKQA Sydney, you'll work in a meritocratic culture, surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields. You'll have the opportunity to learn and grow within a creative and technically-advanced team and have access to ongoing personal and professional development.



  • Provide thought leadership in digital media and marketing to challenge and influence clients
  • Work with top-tier clients and external partners to deliver best-in-class media solutions
  • Deliver quantifiable results that demonstrate a high accountability for business and team goals
  • Build senior client relationships to retain and grow key accounts
  • Develop strong, strategic partnerships with publishers that deliver value, innovation and revenue
  • Assist in winning new business by working closely with the executive team and partner agencies across WPP



  • A degree in a relevant field, including advertising, business, economics mathematics, statistics
  • In-depth marketing experience
  • Strong leadership experience
  • A track record of commercial success
  • Deep understanding of all aspects of performance marketing from search to social, and programmatic to video and native
  • Experience with third-party platforms (DV360, SA 360, Facebook, Google Analytics, Adobe Ad Cloud etc.)
  • Thought-leadership credentials, including publications, panel appearances or awards


AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


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Media Director — Sydney


AKQA’s continued progression and innovation for our clients rests on our ability to attract, develop and retain the finest talent. We put particular emphasis on the following qualities: Adventurousness, Imagination, Passion, Leadership, Flexibility and Conscientiousness. In 100 words or less please express how you have demonstrated each of the qualities.

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