Media Planning Director - Mix of Retail Clients

London (Central), London (Greater)
£55000 per annum + excellent benefits package
25 Apr 2014
23 May 2014
Louise Alexander
Business Type
Media Buying
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client a top ten media agency renowned for award winning media planning are looking for a Media Planning Director to work across leading retail brands. This agency have the benefit of being part of a large network and offer excellent internal resources. They are looking for a Media Planning Director to act as the main client contact and mentor and manage more junior members of the team. You will get the opportunity to work on Media Award Winning work and to work across different clients! There are excellent opportunities for progression and exposure at a senior level. You will need to be experienced in planning and managing effective advertising campaigns across multiple media platforms. You will manage a team of planners and work closely with media owners and other external agencies to project-manage complex, 360 degree advertising campaigns. An In-depth knowledge and understanding of media channels is required: TV, Radio, Press, Digital, Social Media, Outdoor, Search and Experiential.

Key Responsibilities include:
* Strategy creation - innovative planning and inspiration to others in group
* Ideas - to create, develop and push big game-changing ideas through to execution
* Client skills - joint responsibility with the BD to maintain excellent client relations
* People management - development of direct reports to exceed their KPI's

Key Requirements:
*Media Planning experience to at least Media Manager level or above
*Cross Media Knowledge
*Strategic and Creative Planning Skills
*Excellent Client Servicing Ability
*Desire to produce challenge and dynamic media plans

Wider agency responsibilities include: contributing to pitch processes for new business; contributing to training graduates and juniors; and regularly presenting at internal company meetings.

If you are looking for a role that will allow you to work across a mix of high profile accounts and to have exposure to people at a senior level then this is the role for you!