Title Comms Planning Manager
Categories Advertising Technology, Campaign Management, Client, Client Services, Digital Marketing, Media Agency-Cross Media/ Offline
Salary 35k
Location London UK

Our clients ambition is to redefine media and the way it delivers value to our clients’ business.  At its core the purpose of the Planning Manager role is to:

  • Support the Account Director in planning and account handling one or more clients
  • Work collectively with the team to deliver the client and client business objectives and financial targets
  • Know the clients products and services and client business trends to deliver innovative, ambitious ‘on-brief’ client planning solutions across core and diversified

 Key Accountabilities: 

  • Support AD in delivering outstanding client service through management of comms plan
  • Work with Client Director/AD to challenge client brief to ensure clarity on objectives and key plan information
  • Collaborate with CD/AD to implement outstanding ICP
  • Project manage team to deliver excellent execution of clients comms plans:
    • Manage budgets and timelines
    • Connect with internal specialists to provide them with the right brief and negotiate  timelines, resource allocation and deliverables
    • Manage client meeting content – organise weekly status update meetings on comms plan and up and coming future campaigns (if required by client).  Include all relevant internal and external stakeholders eg partner agencies etc
    • Lead frequent internal status update meetings
  • Proactively manage team resource of 2 Execs and 1 Assistant
  • Work with AD to continuously optimise plans
  • Understand fee structures and commercial terms for  media used in client contract
  • Connect credibly with client and industry stakeholders at brand manager/senior brand manager level. Co-ordinate team to build strong relationships to deliver brilliant plans, service and ‘keep client smiling’. Be a trusted expert on media solutions
  • Use knowledge of  our clients products and services to  support team to deliver innovative and creative solutions to client briefs
  • Contribute innovative, fresh ideas
  • Where appropriate account lead on smaller clients
  • Present  confidently and with impact

What you’ll need:

  • Solid demonstrable experience of working in a Communications Planning team
  • Must have media industry experience
  • People and Project management
  • Planned and organised – attention to detail
  • Commercial and strategic thinker
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Energised and enthusiastic

What you’ll get in return:
·         Opportunity to work within the world’s leading independent media planning and buying specialist and the market-leader in digital and non-traditional media solutions
·         Chance to work alongside the best in the business
·         Career development opportunities
·         Fantastic benefits scheme

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