£28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
15 Jan 2013
12 Feb 2013
James Stevenson
Full Time
Contract Type


My client is a major player in the media agency world - one of the top 5! It has a heritage in delivering excellence that is underpinned by having the brightest, most ambitious and genuinely nicest people as employees. The company sits at the top table at awards time, has a client list that is beyond question and offers one of the most sociable environments to work in. Without doubt, it's the place that any career conscious person should be working.


This is one of the best Planning Manager roles out there - FACT!

You will be working on one of the largest and most prestigious motion picture companies in the world - if you love movies then this is your dream job! The account is fun to work on, has big budgets, encourages creativity and challenges you to deliver your best work every day.

The client requires a true partner who will fully immerse themselves in every aspect of the world of film marketing. With a total media spend of c.£30m, my client releases world beating movies ranging from small art-house movies to big family blockbusters.

Your role will be about designing the best media strategies to gain cut through and own the opening weekend of a release, creating maximum bang for the clients media buck. Harnessing bought, owned and earned media to create unmissable launches. You will be responsible for managing all day to day media planning/client service activities.


This role requires someone who wants to progress in their career. You will be supported all the way so you must be someone who loves a challenge, wants to be stretched and has a passion for media and movies. Other requirements include:

To understand how media strategy fits into overall marketing and advertising strategy
Multi-media planning experience
Full understanding of planning process from briefing to reporting campaign analysis
Constructing the communications plan and rationale in line with guidelines using in-house and industry tools
The ability to communicate rationales to clients and agency partners as well as other internal departments
Ability to understand and read TGI, Addynamix, BARB and other relevant research sources
Organise and run meetings both internally, with clients and media owners
You will need to be able to pull together clear and concise presentations and be confident in presenting

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 opportunities which I would love to chat through with you, all at prominent media agencies.