Media Buyer (sales/partnership backgrounds considered too!)
My client is a pioneering agency within the retail space and they are looking for a Media Buyer to join their team - you could come from a partnerships, sales or media background! They hold a unique in the market place bringing brands and retailers together to create and deliver marketing campaigns that achieve outstanding results for both.
They are a company less than 10 years old but have gone from strength to strength winning a number of industry awards and are a sought after agency.
Due to the growth of the business they are now looking to recruit a Media Buyer to help their FMCG brands bring their marketing campaigns to life both in-store and by working with the media estates of the major supermarkets. They are looking to double the amount of media spend by the end of the year so this is a great time to join and be part of that growth.
As a Media Buyer you will play a crucial consultancy role to help the client teams create and deliver great marketing instore and online by taking a client brief and working with their partners, supermarkets and their media contractors, to deliver a great cross-retail, multi-touchpoint marketing plan better, simpler and cheaper than clients could do it themselves.
You will be responsible for developing and maintaining a high level of knowledge of the grocery space and will manage the day to day commercial relationships with the media contractors. You will be responsible for financial forecasting and understanding of the margin’s on our media spend.
My client thinks outside the box on who they will consider but you must be all about relationships. You could come from a media background, partnerships background or a consultative sales background.
You will also have an executive to manage and help you with the day to day management. You will be incredibly commercial and be able to manage and negotiate deals and will be familiar with media commission structures and rebates.
This is a really exceptional role for an exceptional candidate – if you are looking for move please get to touch today!