Head of Media Planning

Brighton, East Sussex
£45,000 + Excellent Benefits & Perks
02 Nov 2018
02 Dec 2018
Planning & Strategy
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Head of Media Planning - World Leading Student Marketing Specialists 
£45,000 + Excellent Benefits & Perks

Are you a senior level Media Planning Specialist ready to further your career and move into a Head of Media Planning role? Perhaps you are looking to relocate to Brighton from London?

The World’s Student Marketing Group.

We are the world leading collection of advertising and technology businesses, helping brands and organisations attract and convert the global student audience. We have 150 specialists working across 6 different offices in 4 continents.

The Head of Media Planning Role:

The Head of Planning is responsible for the media planning function within our advertising division. 

This includes management of the account planning staff and development of the planning function. The Head of Planning works closely with the Head of Global Advertising to keep planners abreast of developments in the advertising ecosystem and ensures the planning team fully understands the student audience using the latest in consumer psychology to create effective plans. The Head of planning is also responsible for ensuring media plans are increasing return on investment for clients by including the correct mix of Group services.

What does Good look like?

+ Ensuring team’s plans deliver 20% increase on initial client proposed budgets across plans
+ Ensuring plans meet agreed diversification targets for media mix and agency services sold
+ Ensuring we meet an agreed NPS score across our advertising clients
+ Developing an agreed list of resources/ templates that can be used to inform planning and campaign analysis
+ Designing and running a training scheme for all planners to improve their knowledge to run over the next 12 months working in conjunction with senior management team

About You:

+ Management Experience
+ In-depth knowledge of student audience
+ In-depth knowledge of planning process
+ In-depth knowledge of the advertising ecosystem
+ Experience delivering plans to scope and time
+ Experience presenting at a high level
+ Degree educated
+ In-depth knowledge of the modern media landscape
+ In-depth knowledge campaign related services e.g. creative, advertising, tracking, reporting etc.
+ Excellent Excel Skills
+ Excellent communicator & people manager
+ Good Mathematical skills
+ Creative thinker
+ Commercially minded

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Senior Media Planner, Head Media Planner, Lead Media Planner, Digital Advertising Planner, Advertising Strategy Planner.

And what’s in it for you?

As well as a unique working and reward environment, with 20% of all profits shared bi-annually, we also treat our staff to; 25 days’ holiday, cycle to work scheme, flexi-time, pension scheme, gym or travel subsidiary, childcare vouchers, birthdays off and fresh fruit and fantastic local cakes! And finally, we take care of your career, personal development is at our core and everyone has a tailored progression path designed to suit you.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the hiring manager

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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