Senior Media Planner and Buyer

Location
Brighton
Salary
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits & Perks
Posted
08 Mar 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
Ref
12355
Discipline
Media
Specialism
Planning & Strategy
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Senior Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Senior Media Planner and Buyer
Brighton
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits & Perks

We are currently seeking a Senior Media Planner and Buyer to join our Advertising team based in our Head Office in Brighton

Who we are:


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 Senior Media Planner and Buyer Role:

The Senior Media Planner and Buyer role includes being the point of contact for all publishers and media owners, creating media plans across some or all the following channels; print (national and local), radio, cinema, TV, out of home and direct publisher deals.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

People
:

+ Development of a Media Buying Executive
+ Identifying training needs and allocation of workloads and monitoring performance of Media Buying Exec
+ Mentoring, sharing knowledge and providing support to junior members of staff.
+ Team motivation

Department:

+ Comprehensive knowledge of the Direct Media Landscape preferably for the education space including relevant data sets (e.g. MediaTel, Route etc)
+ Point of contact for media/publishers – liaising with media owners to buy the most effective space for the best value and ensuring the agency goals are being met
+ Ensure we have clear and effective processes

Client:

+ Planning, buying and implementing strategic client media plans, the buying and negotiating of media with publishers/suppliers. Some creative organisation along with some tracking.
+ Day to day management of campaigns, including optimisation (where possible) and reporting on all campaigns. This includes reporting on key statistics as well as providing further insight and analysis to our clients
+ Point of contact for client and client services team (strategic accounts) – working to understand their needs and match their objectives against the correct media, via effective media planning
+ Working towards and achieving client’s outcomes and KPI's.
+ Attending key client meetings to provide Direct Media expertise
+ Troubleshooting issues with assigned clients
+ Deliver scalable innovation and test and learn projects for clients
+ Reporting on the effectiveness of the campaign
+ In addition to these functions, employees may be required to carry out other duties as reasonably required

About You:

+ Degree educated
+ 4+ years of experience in Media Planning and Buying
+ Superb communication skills - able to build relationships both internally with colleagues and externally
+ Excel Skills at Intermediate Level, ability to create complex media plans and utilise advanced formulas and features
+ Some prior experience in management/mentoring/developing a team is required

Core Competencies:

+ Highly organised
+ Excellent understanding of Maths
+ Excellent communication skills
+ Self-Motivated
+ Attention to detail
+ Outcome focussed

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.

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