Digital Manager

Media Planning, Implementation & Activation London, England


Position at MediaCom

Job Overview

This role is for a Digital Planning Manager within BG3 responsible for the digital planning and buying output for Richemont, Kenneth Green Associates and Indeed delivering best in class digital acceleration and bigger picture digital leadership for clients rapidly expanding their digital ambitions.

You will be combining your knowledge of digital media and exceptional implementational planning ability with client servicing skills and leadership of best practise ways of working to deliver and manage campaigns and motivate and grow the individuals in the Digital and Publishing planning team.

Who does the role report into?

This role reports into the Digital Associate Director

What are the 3 best things about the job?

  1. The team! You will work closely with a wider team of knowledgeable, supportive and passionate media experts on your patch of clients.
  2. You will have the autonomy to shape the digital growth plans for your clients.
  3. Using your expertise to lead and inspire your varied clients through the complex digital world and encourage a systems-thinking approach.

What are the measures of success?

  • Adapting your leadership and navigation for each client through the digital landscapes relevant to them (i.e. luxury versus recruitment) by delivering measureable test and learn roadmaps and digital growth plans that inspire and challenge them.
  • Build strong relationships with partners to find opportunities with defined roles against client KPIs.
  • Deliver innovative solutions to challenges and barriers related to the luxury client sector and the digital landscape.
  • Motivate and grow the individuals in the Digital and Publishing Planning team and supporting functions to question, solve and deliver
  • Deliver on The Bigger Picture through investigation and championing of data-driven thinking in collaboration with the wider implementational team across your clients

In three months, you would have:

  • Become the go-to expert in digital for your patch of clients providing them with clear guidance on their stage in their digital journey.
  • Established collaborative ways of working with your Comms Planning and Implementational colleagues.
  • Become a vocal champion of clear process and best practise ways of working within the team.
  • Engaged a support network of digital stakeholders within the group.
  • Provided ongoing on-the-job training and support to upskill Publishing team members to fulfil the digital requirements of your clients.
  • Established a test and learn roadmap for your clients to drive digital innovation.

What will you need?

  • Strong and adaptable client management and negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated; an ambition to make the ordinary extraordinary and inspire others to do the same
  • To be data-driven with a questioning mindset
  • Ability to manage both the detail of performance with the management of client and stakeholder relationships
  • Confident presenting complex topics in a simple, compelling and accessible manner
  • Empathetic and self-aware
  • Motivated to take a problem and transform it into a solution
  • Calm under pressure
  • Accurate verbal and written feedback and instructions
  • Enjoy presenting, story-telling, and influencing others
  • A thorough understanding of how digital media supports and integrates with other media channels, both owned and paid



About MediaCom

At MediaCom, we believe in People First, Better Results.


MediaCom is the UK’s largest planning and buying agency, with over 1,400 employees based in 5 offices in London, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and Edinburgh.


As a business, we champion individuality and diversity in our people. Through a plethora of initiatives, we ensure that we attract and retain the greatest talent in the industry, all working together to create powerful, ground-breaking work through our unique, connected Systems Thinking approach. Our teams use data, technology and creativity to design communications strategies that build brands and generate sales, and we do it at scale. We believe that putting people first produces better results.


We aim to ensure that that our employees’ skills are constantly evolving, and so provide all MediaCom staff with training, development plans and regular appraisals to enhance their performances and guarantee great results for them and the company.


MediaCom represents some of the greatest brands in the UK and beyond, both big and small. These include Sky, British Gas, Sony, Vauxhall, DFS, TUI, The Coca-Cola Company and Tesco.


MediaCom is Campaign’s Agency of the Decade (2009 and 2019), and WARC’s most effective agency in the world.


MediaCom is a member of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, and part of GroupM, WPP’s consolidated media investment management arm.


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*Although we cannot make guarantees, we welcome conversations about flexible working for all roles at MediaCom London*