Business Director

Comms & Strategic Planning Manchester, Manchester


Business Director – MediaCom – Manchester

Location: Based in Manchester, in the heart of Spinningfields with fantastic transport links across the Northwest.

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

MediaCom North group are looking for a brilliant Business Director to join the Planning and Management department in our Manchester Office. The Business Director is one of the most critical roles in the agency – a leadership role that acts as the lynchpin for the agency on many of our clients; ensuring our clients are happy and our talent is developing.

You will be responsible for all aspects on your clients account, from strategy and implementation through to managing profitability. You will work together with your team to be a trusted partner to your clients through understanding their business and providing strategic solutions that deliver against their goals.  Significant experience of developing and implementing Digital strategies across PPC, Display, SEO and paid social is essential to be successful within this role and in building sustaining client relationships.

We’re looking for a Business Director who will make the ordinary extraordinary. Someone who is as comfortable with getting what makes people and clients tick as they are with numbers and business acumen.


Best 3 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. Working with a great network of internal colleagues and external clients
  3. Being an integral part of one of the biggest teams in the agency with the brightest minds and best talent


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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