£45000 - £52000 per annum
3 months ago
Planning Account Director - Surrey - Automotive Client
As an incredible automotive focused agency, with unparalleled integrated expertise, this company can offer you the chance to take your cross media expertise and work with intelligent digital, creative and data experts. If you are already working in a comms planning/client lead role and have passion for the media and advertising space then this is the place for you.
Working out of headquarters in Surrey, you will be working closely with media, creative and the client. As the Account Director, you will be responsible for the overall media output and campaign delivery of the media team.
Delivering best in class client service, media campaigns and trading agreements needs a best in class team. We are looking for exceptional comms planning people.
- This role is for an experienced Media practitioner who will be able to confidently deliver both brand and DR media planning, using traditional media and digital channels effectively.
- Responsibility for interrogating client media briefs and engaging specialists to identify a planning strategy to address it.
- Working directly with the Specialist Business Units such as Search and Social, Programmatic, AV etc., to drive aligned Media solutions, but actively managing all media planning irrespective of discipline.
- You will have the ability to inspire and motivate your immediate team and wider department with a clear and well-articulated point of view. You will lead by example through presence and positive contribution to agency meetings making you the person people strive to be like in the team.
- You will deliver guidance backed by data and insight and your knowledge of the media landscape.
- It is essential that you have experience in comms planning, with a solid knowledge and understanding of digital media and the developments in this area.
- 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, and guide your team to do the same.
- You will need excellent organisational skills, a proactive attitude and the ability to manage and mentor a team, as well as influencing the senior team with the delivery of solutions and delivery of reports.
- You will ideally have a mix of Brand and DR planning experience - automotive client experience is preferred but not essential.
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