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Senior Media Planner - Sports and Entertainment clients

Senior Media Planner - Sports and Entertainment clients

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    Media Planning & Buying

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Calvin Harris

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  • Phone:

    0207 929 2999

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    3 months ago

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Are you a Media Planner Buyer looking to take the next step in your career? A Digital Marketing agency with exceptional global clients in the Sports and Entertainment industry is looking to appoint a suitably qualified Senior Media Planner urgently.

As the Media Planner you are responsible for setting and implementing a customer centric media plan to drive brand awareness through paid media channels (offline and digital). You brief media agencies to deliver brand & sales goals for a customer target groups in the UK and EMEA.

In collaboration with the Planning Director, you are responsible for driving the global media strategy from a local perspective, based on local insights, local media landscape, media budget and business priorities.

You collaborate cross-functionally with local and global teams to identify new opportunities in media and to contribute to added customer value to deliver strong brand.

This role requires a strong knowledge of local media landscape (digital, print, OOH) with ability to drive results and execute with excellence.

  • Responsible for the planning, implementation, and follow-up of the global and local media campaigns across all bought media channels – offline and online
  • Set yearly media strategy, objectives and budgets with the Planning Director
  • Manage and maintain media budgets in line with approved plans & media payments
  • Media campaign management - brief & coordinate media plans and objectives to the media agency
  • Liaise with global content teams and campaign production teams to ensure alignment with global strategy and timely ordering of relevant assets
  • Perform media post campaign analysis to ensure media buying efficiency and delivery of media and brand goals
  • Handle invoicing process related to media spend
  • Identify new opportunities within media
  • Identify customer growth potential connected to media investments
  • Know the customer, infuse Brand Tracker and customer insights into media planning
  • Communicate clearly with PR department and business units on media strategy and potential opportunities

  • Experienced Media Planner/Media Manager with deep knowledge of paid channels and ability to set complex and detailed plans.
  • Marketing, communication or business degree/relevant qualifications
  • At least 5 years of experience in media with operational knowledge of planning & evaluation of media activities
  • Collaborative strategic thinker with experience of driving brand for different target groups
  • Expert in setting up plans and strategy for paid brand channels (TV, OOH, OLV, Display, Social, Print etc)
  • Strong understanding of local media landscape
  • Excellence in managing large media budgets
  • Excellent in managing multiple deadlines and campaign touchpoints
  • High analytical ability
  • Structured, organised and efficient
  • Demonstrate competence in omni ways of working
  • Act as an ambassador for customer centric shift
  • Communicates clearly, positively & proactively and is the ultimate collaborator
  • Expert level of English
Applicants must have unrestricted working rights in the UK

Industry leading benefits and perks are part of the deal. WFH requirements can be discussed as required.


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