Comms Planning Director

Job Title: Comms Planning Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-01-03
Reference: CPD11
Contact Name: Andy Phillips
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 13, 2017 19:05

Job Description

Comms Planning Director
£50,000 DOE


This is an exciting opportunity for a senior Comms Planner with around 5+ years' experience to join an established global agency. They are seeking someone with strong digital skills and significant comms planning experience to join lead the brand communications strategy across all channels (Digital, TV, Print, OOH, Mobile) for a number of top brands.
You will be a visionary and an inspiring lead for your clients' business and for your team.

The Role
As well as understanding broad media and commercial landscapes you should be sufficiently experienced within digital planning to advise clients effectively. You will project lead the response to brief, actively involving team members and specialist teams where necessary.
The role requires you to work with the Group Client Director and other key personnel, to determine areas of potential within your clients and how these can be developed through services available at a regional level.
As well as drawing annual and campaign based planning strategies for existing clients you will also work with the agency to drive new business activity.
Having a broad knowledge and experience in various digital platforms including Social Media, Display, Mobile, Search, etc. is an important part of the role.

Qualities & Experience
Exceptional strategic communications planning ability
• Create, collaborate and support the delivery of effective and innovative strategies across the UK market to deliver the client’s desired KPI’s.
• An understanding and knowledge of all communication channels (including digital and content) and how these work together within an integrated ecosystem is essential.
• Passion, curiosity and proactive interest in understanding the audience and brands of our client
• Excellent attention to detail and strong admin skills
• Confident communicator
• A strong leader who can guide clients and agency partners to develop local insight, strategy and ideas whilst dealing confidently with senior clients and creative agency counterparts
• Ensure implementation remains true to strategic platform by working seamlessly with the local media activation teams
• Knowledge of tools such as DDS, DoubleClick, TGI, comScore, and Addynamix
• Ability to take key requirements of a brief and be confident to question when necessary