AV Account Director - <£50k - London

Job Title: AV Account Director - <£50k - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus
Start Date: 2018-04-26
Reference: NB/908876
Contact Name: Norelle Briggs
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2018 17:38

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the UKs largest specialist Media planning and buying company for an AV Account director! My client offers an expertise in connecting brands with families and young people and are rapidly growing, they are looking for an experienced Account Director who wishes to accelerate their career progression and make their mark within an independent company! 

Role responsibilities

  • Assist Head of AV Investment in negotiation and delivery of media owner deals.
  • Management of assigned client accounts, planning and buying across media with a focus on AV.
  • Supporting the AV trading team in managing the agency’s airtime portfolio.
  • Management of Managers, Executives and Assistants to complete tasks in an efficient, timely manner.
  • Champion use of new and viable AV technologies to enhance planning and delivery, including management of agencies On Demand and You Tube campaigns.
  • Recommend and implement new working practices to enhance the agency’s AV planning and buying offering
  • Contribute to company’s new business efforts.
  • Establish strong working relationships with media owners and other third parties.
  • Proficient use of industry planning and buying tools including DDS/InfoSys/Xpert+/TGI/Arianna/Addynamix
Role requirements
  • At least 5 years experience within media agency/media owner
  • Ability to communicate effectively 
  • Previous client experience within youth and entertainment sectors
  • Experience in planning and buying On Demand 
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadline 
  • Strong presentation skills 
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of TV and online reporting tools, preferably Mediaocean (Media Explorer/DS Media/eyc), InfoSys and Xpert+

(Must have TV planning/buying experience in a media agency)

If this role is of interest and you think you fit the bill then I would love to speak with you; get in touch!