Associate Director - Media Planning

London (Central), London (Greater)
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
13 Jul 2014
10 Aug 2014
Gemma Willis
Contract Type
Full Time
The role

Superb opportunity for an Associate Director to work on a leading FMCG. This client is dedicated to making consumers feel good about their product and it is your responsibility to bring this to life, for every brand, via award winning communication strategies. This planning team is very proud of the work they have done with the client in driving growth for their brands and this has been recognised with a host of awards - including Media Week, Campaign and Cannes. They believe these awards are testament to how closely they work with the client and their integrated approach. The Associate Director's role is to take ownership of the agency's planning output for your client's brands.
This role suits someone who is passionate about delivering work that will drive commercial success; who can show real initiative, has the desire to challenge the status quo and has the enthusiasm to inspire others.
Key Responsibilities:
-Build strong relationships with brand managers and media team at all levels
-Play a key role in the delivery of clients annual planning process
-Defining the comms strategy Generating ideas from strategy
-Presenting strategy to client
-Challenging and inspiring your client
-Ensure high quality media planning output across the team
-Briefing the Implementation and buying teams in the agency

Your profile

You will be a talented senior planning manager / director who understands true comms planning and the value of excellent client servicing skills. You will have an excellent knowledge of all media, in particular digital. You will need to be an influential communicator at all levels and possess the commercial acumen to balance this client-focused role. The client loves expressive people so you will have an upbeat personality and show passion for what you do. As well as displaying first class strategic planning ability you will also have the ability to hold a room in all situations- people in the team will be inspired by you and will want to deliver the best possible results. You really will be expected to drive to execute new ideas and be at the forefront of new industry developments. Excellent understanding of Digital is essential. You will lead by example and act as an effective deputy to the Business Director. You should be viewed as a Business Director in waiting, both internally and externally, and be actively involved in the future of the company.
Please do get in touch to hear about this amazing client that will be the envy of all planners!!

The Agency

This Media Agency is part of as large network of successful media agencies that have a world wide presence. Talented individuals are never held back, they invest heavily in their staff. This Media agency has won an impressive amount of new business over the past twelve months and are the envy of their competitors. If you would like to apply for this role please email your CV now or call Gemma Willis on 02076123852
We have a variety of strategy and planning opportunities at Aspire, so if this is one is not suitable; please call me to discuss other exciting opportunities which you can apply for. Please check out my profile on LinkedIn: Search for Gemma Willis.