Strategic Media Manager - Global Communications Agency - London


Are you a Strategic Media Manager who has a truly integrated perspective of the modern communication landscape and loves solving communication and marketing problems? Then please read on as this role is for you……

Our client is a global communications agency who have a strong focus on planning and strategy and with a global reach, particularly in Asia, and a core of very high-profile clients in the automotive sector. This is an exciting time for our client who are expanding due to organic growth and restructuring. They are looking for the best talent to continue to help power their strategic offering, as well as being the thought leading in digital strategy.

As Strategic Media Manager you will be working with a global communications agency based in London to manage multiple projects and develop and implement innovative media solutions for two global automotive brands. You must be adept at giving clear recommendations in media opportunities to satisfy Client objectives; responsible for report and presentation writing. You must also be an expert in understanding media finances and to be able to control the media side of the agency in terms of service quality and budget management. Your skills and experience must be able to ensure you give recommendations that drive digital, branding, social media, experiential, and content media opportunities. Other duties include:

  • liaising with clients on a day to day basis as we have a very close relationship.
  • confident and competent at using core planning tools, eg: TGI
  • put forward new and exciting media opportunities to clients
  • work to tight deadlines, with a strong attention to detail and an aptitude for problem solving and process
  • present to senior clients regularly and instil confidence quickly in to a client by writing elegant and creative media planning proposals
  • able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to produce work to a consistently high standard

Is this you?

The Strategic Media Manager will ideally have a background in cross-media comms planning within a Media Agency and a vast experience in creating media-neutral recommendations. You will have mastered the skill of maintaining an excellent client relationship whilst being able to challenge, enquire and question the client in order to drive the best thinking and planning to enable both parties to succeed. Other skills include:

  • Experience in a communications planning role.
  • Excellent media knowledge, in particular in digital with a clear understanding of roles for media and the ability to explain the pros and cons of media channels to substantiate your recommendation
  • Great communication skills
  • Microsoft office skills: A good command of Excel and Powerpoint are essential.
  • Harbour a desire to develop, grow and improve your existing skills, and helping lead client solutions.
  • Nice to have Skill Set: Programmatic experience & Performance Planning Experience

Are you at a cross roads in your career and are frustrated by the silo trajectory of your media career and feel that your breadth of media and channel knowledge is not recognised? Our client is looking a 'jack of all', and a proactive spirit to bring that knowledge into real, tangible marketing solutions.

Salary: £60K plus benefits

Please note you must have the right to work in the UK for your application to be considered.

If you think you are suitable for this role then please click apply and send us your CV and let us know why you feel you are suitable for the role. Ali is happy to have a confidential chat with you if you would prefer - / mob. 07984 171873

Although we try to respond to all applications, unfortunately due to the high number we receive we are unable to respond to all of those who are unsuccessful.

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Job Title:
Strategic Media Manager - Global Communications Agency - London
Contract type:
Planning & Strategy
London, England
£60000.00 per annum + benefits
Contact name:
Ali Wallace
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