Account Executive

Media Planning Manchester, Manchester


Position at Mediacom

If you’ve ever bought a Coke with your name on in, seen Alan Carr hijack an ad break, or witnessed a man in heels perform an #epic strut – then you’ve probably seen our work. We’re surrounded by adverts and MediaCom is the reason behind why, where and when you see them. We’re so successful at what we do that 1 in 3 adverts that you see across any form of media is a MediaCom placed Advert, and the reason for this? Our People.

We’re excited to say that with our continued success our teams are growing and as such we are looking for two new additions within our Planning/Client Services Team. One of these roles is an Account executive, who will be assisting the Manager and Account Director in the day to day running of client business. This will encompass improving your knowledge across all media channels relevant to your clients and ensure the smooth output and running of all client related activity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively seek to understand all media and emerging media opportunities across both on and offline channels
  • Enthusiasm to meet and begin building up a network of media owners relevant to your client’s business
  • Understanding of the day to day running of client accounts and where you add value
  • Develop a good understanding of client strategy and be able to assess and contribute on executional ideas
  • Support the Senior Executive/Manager in the day to day financial running on accounts.
  • Take responsibility for reports and analysis
  • Work collaboratively with internal specialist teams and stakeholders to understand opportunities, develop plans and innovate through a connected understanding.
  • Share relevant news stories and keep an inquisitive mind for news or findings that may be interesting to your client base, always offering an opinion on why
  • Take your career management seriously- with growth comes fantastic career progression opportunities so we’d love to support you and see you develop.

Skills and Behaviours:

  • Experience within a Media Agency Environment, large or small, is a must-have.
  • A clear understanding of different media types –and their role in communications.
  • Begin to develop a full understanding of the planning process employed on your client’s business
  • Demonstrate an active interest in your client’s business, marketplace, and consumers
  • Strong, concise written and oral communication
  • Able to (where necessary) confidently participate and contribute in client meetings, knowing when to add opinion
  • Confident presentation skills, both internally and to clients
  • Adept at managing a diverse workload, and able to prioritise
  • Attend inspiration sessions regularly and apply learning’s to your client’s business
  • Take ownership of specific sections of client presentations and be able to autonomously write yourself

Closing Date: 5th February or enough applications have been received.

We are an equal opportunities employer. All GroupM agencies are equal opportunities employers and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender identity, disability, culture/religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.