Communications Manager - Media Agency

Epsom, Surrey
Competitive salary and benefits
17 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
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The Company

My client is a partnership between a major Media Agency group and the UK’s No.1 independent creative agency meaning they offer clients something unique:  the very best media pricing in the market coupled with deep creative empathy.

Human truth: They are passionate about understanding why people do what they do and ground all their thinking, planning, implementation and analysis on deep insight.

Applied technology: They were born digital and are constantly using technology in new ways to ensure our clients receive the best possible return from their media investment.

Creative empathy: Their heritage  and close relationships with other creative agencies means that they have an acute understanding of how creativity works across different media.

Business Intelligence: They are obsessed with using data and analytics to understand how communications deliver growth for their clients’ businesses day in, day out.

To understand complex consumer journeys, they need to adapt to the ever-evolving and connected media landscape, navigated through knowledge-based decisions.  They recognise that managing brand equity is vital, but made more complicated in a world of complete transparency. 

Where disruption is constant, we stand for flexibility, clarity and best in market value.

Role overview 

The Comms Manager’s role is to support the Comms Director with the overall delivery of  planning output for the client and to continuously strive to improve client relationship.

As Comms Manager, you would be the point person for day-to-day client contact. You will manage the work output to ensure that we deliver against clients’ objectives and expectations.

You will lead some projects with the support of the BD, AD and/or Strategist which will give you the autonomy to run certain campaigns totally, ideal for career progression.

You should have a thorough understanding of comms planning, and developed strategic planning capabilities. Implementational knowledge across all media channels is also very important.

You will need to develop an in depth understanding of all parts of the business along with strong strategic communications planning skills in order deliver innovative and effective strategies through compelling stories / approaches, and work as part of an integrated team, working closely with the HUB and the offices in London.

Day to day jobs include working with the client and cross agency team to develop a brief and define a response (including stimulus gathering and idea generation), quality control of our output, encouraging  media innovation, ensure there is always a clear line of sight between strategy and delivery, co-ordinating and supporting campaign tracking and PCAs, contact reporting and managing finance.