Planning Manager

Greater London
£25000 to £30000 per annum
07 Dec 2012
04 Jan 2013
SM 11972
Siobhan McAndrew
Full Time
Contract Type
Our client is a fast-growing DR Media Agency which is thriving in the marketplace. This agency prides itself on delivering results for their clients, with senior colleagues in day-to-day contact with the clients` business (even the MD!).

This unique, entrepreneurial approach shows in company results. With turnover in2012 threed fold on previous years!. A client base of 250 - from blue chip to barrow boy!

The role:

The Central Planning Team is a recently found team which works across ALL media channels for our clients. They oversee campaign strategies, manage accounts and work closely with the implementational channel planners throughout the agency.

Most of the clients are direct commerce advertisers focusing on direct response disciplines, optimising media budgets through media performance, as well as working with clients where elements of branding are also integral to the marketing.

The candidate:

The successful candidate will need to have excellent grounding in DR and preferably some experience in ATL Advertising. Whilst not having to be an expert in all channels, the candidate will need to primarily show a passion for and desire to work across all media/marketing channels and have worked in at least 3 of the main channels (Press, TV, Inserts, Digital) and additionally, with ‘numbers` being core to the business, the ability (and enjoyment of) trawling through the data is crucial.

The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years experience in a planning agency environment, dealing with clients. The candidate`s role sits between the senior members of the team and a junior executive. Helping to both manage the running of accounts and briefing channel implementers with key advertising strategies.

The great opportunity with regards to this role is that there is no limit - the candidate will be introduced/exposed to all media channels, creative, data etc...

SYLEX currently has a number of Planning roles available at leading media agencies that may be of interest to you. We recruit into the majority of the top 20 media planning and buying agencies. Contact Siobhan McAndrew for a full list of current opportunities.

Contact Siobhan on 020 7920 6404 /

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