Associate Directors and Senior Managers

Comms & Strategic Planning Manchester, Manchester


Associate Director and Senior Manager – Client Planning – MediaCom Manchester

Location: Based in heart of Spinningfields, with fantastic transport links on the doorstep.

Salary & Benefits: Dependent on experience, with amazing benefits and a fantastic culture we’re famous for.

MediaCom North Group are looking for brilliant Senior Managers and Associate Director’s to join our Manchester Planning and Management department.  You will be able to demonstrate considerable experience and capability in media strategy and implementational planning, as well as being able to strategically navigate the long term demands of a business in fast changing media landscapes.

You will work in close partnership with your clients and be a key point of contact between them and MediaCom on a daily basis. You will be a trusted partner by fully understanding their business and interpreting their needs.

This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced Associate Directors or Senior Managers with first class media knowledge, in either Online or offline media to join our ever-expanding family!


Responsibilities of the role

The Associate Directors and Senior Managers are the main planning points of contact for the client, being a trusted strategic partner and opinionated expert on market and industry issues.

You will lead the development, presentation and delivery of top-quality planning work on all major planning projects working closely with the Business Director.

The role also involves managing a team, helping their career development, and creating a strong team culture. Internally, you’ll also be building strong relationships with MediaCom’s wide range of specialist functions, including implementational specialists, our business science & research teams, and MBA, our content, and partnerships division.

3 best things about the job:

  1. An opportunity to work for the UKs largest media agency working with the best people, thinking and clients in the UK in a culture where we put People First.  
  2. Being an integral part of one of the biggest teams in the agency with the brightest minds and best talent
  1. Continuous learning and development with the best in the industry


Our People

Our people are at the heart of everything we do; we firmly believe in our “People First, Better Results” philosophy and want to be certain that work is always stimulating, engaging and satisfying. We aim to ensure that that our employees’ skills are constantly evolving, and so provide all MediaCom staff with training and development and regular appraisals to enhance their performances and guarantee great results for them and the company.

We also strive to change traditional attitudes to workplace culture by offering a more holistic view of employees' aspirations. There are numerous initiatives for MediaCommers to take part in to help ensure that our employees thoroughly enjoy their experience here.

Flexible working is a part of our culture and MediaCom North are proud to be an inclusive employer that can (and will!) offer flexibility in employment from the first day you join us as a member of our team. We recognise that our people want a lifestyle balance that truly reflects and accommodates the many demands of the modern-day world. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss options with anyone interested in becoming a ‘MediaCommer’ as we already have several initiatives in place with options incorporating flexibility from both an hours and location perspective.

GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it’s about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.

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