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Media Account Manager

Job Title: Media Account Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-08-12
Reference: MMP40
Contact Name: Andy Phillips
Contact Email: digitalops@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Job Published: June 03, 2019 15:24

Job Description

Media Account Manager
Central London

This is a great opportunity to join an independent, results driven media agency with big ambitions and be part of their growth in the UK and international markets.
The agency works across a range of sectors and this would allow for a diverse role with exposure to all levels of the business and strong development opportunities.

The Role:
  • Manage Clients on a D2D basis including consultation and cross-selling as appropriate.
  • Manage client budgets and have a full understanding of client objectives.
  • To plan and buy media in an effective and efficient way
  • To put together accurate media schedules and proposals for your clients according to the brief and responding to requests within an acceptable period of time.
  • Suggest new and creative media ideas to enhance client business, generate results and build a strong client relationship.
  • Informing clients of relevant features/media/new opportunities and short term deals.
  • Negotiate prices and positioning in media on behalf of clients to achieve competitive results.
  • Produce (or help to) response data, and be able to understand whether the campaign is performing effectively.
  • Have regular meetings with media owners to improve knowledge and build relationships.
  • Reporting to the Director on your accounts on a regular basis.
  • Take an active role in Media Planning strategy, working across multiple clients and teams alongside the Planning Director.
  • Coach and mentor direct reports and lead by example.
  • Contribute relevant and creative ideas for new business pitches.
  • Take an active part in the presentation to a potential client.
  • Work with the creative and PR agencies to make sure they have all the information they need in adequate time.

Experience Required:
  • Knowledge of all media channels.
  • Digital Planning and Buying Experience of particular interest.
  • Ideally existing managerial experience from another media agency
  • Previous Planning experience is required, although any previous role does not need to be planning specific.
  • Have an understanding of research tools and how to use them.
  • Have an in depth knowledge of media statistics such as circulation figures, demographics etc.
  • Have a knowledge of Google Analytics, and a willingness to learning reporting tools
  • Knowledge of media buying systems and tools


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