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What does a Media Planner do?

A Media Planner looks at ensuring the right media is being used to get the best impact for a client's advertising. This includes outdoor, TV, radio and press advertising. The role is increasingly combined with the role of media buyer, who purchases the slots for advertisers, but in some of the larger agencies the roles are still kept separate. Specialist media agencies are the most common employers of Media Planners so usually media planning jobs are common.

Media Planners often begin as Media Planner trainees before progressing to a Senior Media Planner role. Career progression often takes in the roles of Media Manager and Account Director.

Key attributes of a Media Planner

A degree or diploma in marketing, communications, media or business is an advantage but not necessary
Previous experience with a media agency
Good analytical and planning skills
Ability to write reports and make presentations
Good at dealing with pressure and developing client relationships
An understanding of the creative advertising process
Good at dealing with pressure
A creative flair

Responsibilities of a Media Planner

Report to a Media Manager
Liaise with the creative agency on campaign development
Analyse media trends and data to ensure the right media is used to target the correct audience
A good awareness and relationship with media monitoring organisations such as the Radio Joint Audio Research and Broadcasters Audience Research Board
Research consumer trends to identify consumers' behaviour and media consumption
Develop relationships with media owners and representatives
Evaluate the success of a campaign

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