General information

Agency: Matterkind

Job Function: Addressable Strategy

Location: New York, United States

Job Ref#: 6866

Description & Requirements

Position Summary
Who We Are:

Matterkind, the activation intelligence division of IPG, offers an expanded and enhanced suite of addressable activation solutions, advisory services, and affiliate marketing, taking a people-first approach across our global Matterkind community, those we work with, and those we reach across the addressable ecosystem.

Matterkind is defined by truth, respect, equality and inclusion, honesty, and accountability. Our core beliefs are represented in our name. Being kind matters.

At Matterkind, we believe in encouraging conversations, addressing challenges, and making connections. We’ve coined the term Conscious Marketing which means reaching the right people in a respectful manner, all while driving better business outcomes.

About the Program:

Matterkind believes in developing talent and helping create the leaders of tomorrow. The Associate Trainee Program is a high-potential, 6-month trainee program focused on developing future leaders at Matterkind. As a full-time employee, you will be aligned to an account team getting on-the-job training while developing the knowledge and skills necessary to continue their career path in either Addressable Strategy or Activation. You will also undergo courses and training that will provide you with a foundational understanding of the Media Ecosystem and the Media Campaign Lifecycle and learn how to engage with clients and agencies. You will also be introduced to MIE and receive top DSP Certifications. Upon graduation from the Associate Trainee Program, you’ll be promoted into an Associate role and continue working under the guidance of an Executive Mentor who will guide you as you continue to grow your career at Matterkind.
Key Responsibilities
Why Join?

• Gain 360-degree knowledge of advertising industry and how programmatic strategy fits in 
• Challenge yourself to learn and grow every day with a team that is passionate about connecting people to innovation and opportunity in meaningful ways 
• Work in a fast-paced, global organization committed to developing our people in a diverse and inclusive culture 
• Share a sense of pride in being part of a team that is winning with our customers, positioning them to succeed in 2022 and beyond
Desired Skills & Experience
Eligibility Requirements:

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered 
• Must be willing to work in work in one of Matterkind’s offices – Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, or San Francisco (hybrid)
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

An ideal candidate will have: 
• Strong quantitative, analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills
• Demonstrated experience managing or cultivating business relationships
• Ability to anticipate, recognize and clearly define problems using various techniques

At this time, Matterkind will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for the Associate Trainee position.
Employment Transparency
It is the policy of Kinesso, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

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About Us

Matterkind connects people to what matters — connecting brands to the right audiences, and people to the right content. We offer brands a strategic partner in creating lifetime customer value across addressable activation. In a fragmented media landscape, Matterkind leverages best-in-class technology to deliver comprehensive and optimal addressable solutions. Our proprietary data and tradecraft, combined with an audience-first approach, enables us to drive better business outcomes on behalf of agency partners and clients. Matterkind operates in over 70 markets worldwide. Learn more at