Display Senior Account Executive

London (Greater)
Competitive + Benefits
13 Jul 2021
13 Aug 2021
Business Type
Senior Executive
Contract Type

Starcom is the Human Experience Company; we believe that our clients’ competitive advantage lies in understanding people better, and acting on that understanding faster than the competition.

The future lies in bringing together media, creativity and data to create powerful experiences that will drive faster growth. We are the flagship Publicis Media agency to do this through our Power of One client teams that span clients such as Stellantis, P&G, Samsung, P&O and Visa.

We work differently from most agencies and base many of our models on consultancy ways of working to build a more agile workforce in this hybrid world. We complement our account teams with Squads – small teams that work for a short period to solve a specific brief. We hold cross-discipline Sprints to crack client briefs at speed. These processes are designed to fuel high performance and fast results through collaboration.

Even in this most challenging period, Starcom has had an exceptional 12 months. We have welcomed brilliant clients such as Stellantis, Ferrero, Axa, KP Snacks and E.ON into the fold. Our client satisfaction scores are among the highest in the market, significantly above agency norms. We place a huge focus on our team and have driven flagship D&I and L&D programmes within Publicis Media; our goal is to help every individual reach their fullest potential and we encourage everyone to make “Brave Plays” in how they approach their work and their own career development. As a result, we have an exceptionally energised and committed talent base, all of us proud of our welcoming and supportive culture, as evidenced by our recognition as one of Campaign’s Best Places to Work in 2021.

Starcom operates in over 100 markets across the world. We have very close ties to our global HQ in Chicago who encourage learning and sharing best practices with our colleagues around the world. We are part of Publicis Groupe.

Job Description

As a Senior Display Investment Executive within the Visa/P&O team, you have three overarching responsibilities that directly relate to our agency Growth Pillars and internal Expectations Framework.

Growth for Clients: our goal is to create brilliant experiences that drive faster programmatic growth for our clients through our internal programmatic solutions. You will support Display Investment Manager to deliver outstanding work every time. You will have responsibility for planning, executing and managing multiple campaigns across Print and Digital, regular reporting in both excel and client dashboards. You will negotiate campaign pricing and values, and tracking campaign delivery against Visa/P&O price/quality/audit targets. You will be proactive in delivering insight, ideas, and innovation to clients, in the pursuit of both business results and award-winning campaigns and establish yourself as a key go-to Display contact for planning teams.

Develop a Growth Team: You will have the chance to be a major contributor in shaping the culture of the team. You will manage a Display Investment Executive, their output of, and ensure they deliver best in class quality work. You will support your Display Investment Executive and ensure they are working towards their individual objectives and work collaboratively with wider Investment teams to deliver high quality, timely responses. You will participate in internal and external meetings regarding current projects, future possibilities, briefs and brainstorms and stay abreast of industry trends and transfer that knowledge to both internal team members and clients.

Drive Growth for Starcom: You are an ambassador for the Starcom brand and will be part of helping us build an exceptional reputation both within Publicis Groupe and with external partners. You will build Starcom's reputation, positive relationships with media owners and partner agencies and support Display Investment Manager/Director in driving account profitability, identify new opportunities to grow, or build upon existing revenue-driving solutions. You will ensure finance protocol is adhered to, including client reconciliations and finance queries and support on new business when required.


To ensure this career opportunity is a suitable match for your experience and job search, we require the following:

  • Be comfortable working within Excel and be able to analyse and manipulate data
  • Be adept at interpreting data and identifying themes and inconsistencies
  • Able to work independently to proactively spot issues, and show initiative to resolve them
  • Have strong communication and presentation skills
  • Be a fast and eager learner
  • Be able to adhere to processes and best practices
  • Self-driven, results-oriented, solutions-focused with a positive outlook
  • Completing all tasks accurately and in a timely manner
  • Strong communicator, promptly responding to e-mails and requests.
  • Be able to operate as part of a team
  • Strong experience in a display/programmatic department

Additional information

Starcom is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation or gender identity. We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments for employees with disabilities and for candidates in our application process.  If you need assistance or adjustment due to a disability, please contact us.

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