Planning Account Director - Beauty and Haircare Brands

Planning Account Director - Beauty and Haircare Brands

This media giant are set up to service some of the biggest household names with their enviable client list. This particular account has a team of people who work on dual accounts (such as this high street brand name in Beauty and Haircare).

Working on these brands are dream clients for many but the agency itself is inspiring to work for. With industry events regularly, and training and development to ensure its staff are the best in the business. They have amazing offices with incredible views of London and you will work in a team surrounded by likeminded people who all work on similar clients.

This is one of the best retail teams in the industry and as such you will be trained by the best.


The Job

  • This role is for an experienced Media practitioner to come on board and lead the client portfolio on innovation and technological advances.

  • In this role you will be working directly with the client team, delivery teams, senior executive team of the agency, the Specialist Business Units such as Display, Search, Mobile, Programmatic, TV, Press/Print, Social etc., to drive aligned Media solutions.
  • You will also be responsible for driving media coverage across the business and upselling and cross selling the media team to new and existing clients.
  • We are looking for a good all-rounder with an excellent understanding and experience of online (esp. Affiliates, Aggregators, Programmatic Display, Paid Social and Video)
  • You will deliver guidance backed by data and insight and your knowledge of the media landscape.
  • This is one of the largest developments for this established agency to grow the client’s portfolio and deliver outstanding media strategies. There is a great deal of investment from the senior leadership team in hiring this role and they will be looking to make you a big part of the company and integrate you across the 4 UK offices.
  • They want someone who is all about asking those “bigger picture” questions and able to challenge the client in their thinking, someone who is really passionate and cares about taking this partnership to the next level!



  • The ideal candidate will already be an expert in media with a good grounding in advertising.
  • It is essential that you have experience in Media Planning and Buying in an agency environment to be able to deliver at this level and grow this team of experts.
  • The person coming in should have working knowledge of all channels as he/she will be exposed to all digital channels (Display/RTB, Affiliates, PPC, Mobile) as well as traditional media (TV, Press, Outdoor, Radio). It’s a fantastic opportunity to expand your experience of working across multiple disciplines.
  • It is desirable that you will have experience in digital attribution, programmatic, and direct to media publisher buys.
  • You will need excellent organisational skills, a proactive attitude and have the ability to manage and mentor a team, as well as influencing the senior team with the delivery of solutions and delivery of reports.


Apply now

You can apply for this role now by sending us your CV or by calling us now! 

Kate Dickenson - [email protected]                       

Consultant - Media Planning & Buying

0203 763 9758

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