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You'll be joining a top 10 media agency that has seen massive growth in recent years. The agency has fantastic central London offices and a client list that is both impressive and vast. The agency has won lots of awards recently as well as continually winning new business. It's a great place to work and staff are highly regarded and rewarded; both financially and in terms of a dedicated career path.
As Planning Director you will take the planning lead across some major flagship accounts for the agency. You will be situated in the largest and most dynamic account team with great visibility from the Board. There is a clear career path on offer for a strong, ambitious and dedicated professional.
The role has two core elements; one being the ownership of the account in terms of strategic direction. The other is ensuring that all internal teams and external parties are working together to ensure excellence is maintained in all areas of implementation and client service. It's a real mix of strategy, planning and client leadership.
The client spends millions across all channels. Your clients embrace creativity and innovation and look upon the agency as an extension of their marketing departments - the agency has cultivated strong bonds with its clients whereby it is seen as a trusted advisor, not just a typical media agency. You will work closely with senior marketers to fully understand the client's business objectives and develop compelling, integrated strategies.
Extensive media agency experience with a background in cross media planning.
The ability to foster strong relationships with internal agency teams and external parties across PR, creative etc.
You will have experience in guiding your team - being an inspirational leader and a pillar of support.
You will need to have strong client service skills with the ability to understand a client's business needs and how media can be used to achieve these.
A good understanding of digital, search and affiliates and how these work with offline channels.
Ability to work under pressure and multiple deadlines.
Excellent team player.
This is a fantastic opportunity so please get in contact with James Stevenson on 0796 876 2516. I am also on LinkedIn (search for James Stevenson).
We currently have a number of other exciting senior opportunities which I would love to chat through with you, all at prominent media agencies.