Comms Planning Account Executive

Future Talent & Entry Level London, England




Job Title:
Comms Planning Account Executive

About the Opportunity: Supporting the communications planning of media campaigns for Huawei, Honor and P&O Cruises. This involves providing support in the day-to-day running of client accounts and coordination of the internal buying teams.

A Day in the Life: The role of the Account Executive is to support the team in the day-to-day running of client accounts. This includes updating media plans, analysing competitor advertising, looking at audience survey data, creating reports on market updates, assisting with the finance process and using key systems and tools. Whilst doing so, they will learn about the industry by meeting with media owners across all channels including Radio, TV, Digital, Social and Print – also working closely with the specialist teams in each area, to understand the media landscape and overall communications planning process.

Huawei launch new innovative handsets with Cannes award winning campaigns, with the aim of becoming the number one smartphone brand in the world. They have recently being doing amazing work with tech, such as using the Mate 20 Pro to finish Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony N.08 using Artificial Intelligence and creating the world’s first literacy platform for deaf children, StorySign.

P&O Cruises want to make cruising the number one holiday choice, showcasing the opportunities for travel and adventure in a number of amazing destinations through national campaigns.


What’s in it for you!

As part of the GroupM and WPP network, our benefits are incredibly comprehensive.  We provide a flex-fund for anyone joining Wavemaker which allows you to choose which perks best suit you.  We’ve listed a few below - and there are many more on offer:

  • Superb development opportunities and ongoing support throughout your career
  • Stunning London-based offices with on-site canteen
  • 25 days’ holiday from the get-go (plus an extra day for your birthday)
  • Season ticket loan, subsidised gym memberships, private medical (BUPA) and life assurance
  • Impressive discounts across a range of high street and offline retailers


How to apply:


Please apply online via this advertisement and send us your CV and a covering letter.

Applications will be reviewed via our GroupM Future Talent team.


Please note that we require all applicants to have the full right to work in the UK, without sponsorship.


If you require any assistance throughout your recruitment process, please call the Future Talent Team on 02071585400 to discuss your requirements.


About Wavemaker:

Wavemaker is a media agency, meaning we are the lynch-pin between a brand and customer.  We are the people who put our client’s advertisements in the right place, at the right time, to the right audience.   You can read more about us here: or connect with us on our social channels under the handle @wavemakerglobal to find out more.

GroupM recently merged two of its leading agencies (MEC and Maxus) to form our brand new agency. What started with a blank page and a fresh perspective has resulted in building an agency of the future.  A job a Wavemaker may not sound like a job anywhere else - and that’s because it isn’t.

We are at the forefront of coming up with new and exciting ideas for our clients, which include, Netflix, L’Oréal, Vodafone.  Our people are encouraged to become the best versions of themselves and share the values and behaviours of what we refer to as P.A.C.E.D -  passionate, agile, collaborative, entrepreneurial, and diverse.

We would love to meet you:

Our values mean a lot to us and if you agree with these 5 points, chances are you’ll be a great Wavemaker:

  • Passionate – you have fire in your belly for the things you care about
  • Agile – you’re able to shift gear easily and change direction
  • Collaborative – you’re able to work inclusively with your colleagues
  • Entrepreneurial – you like to ask why and challenge the norm
  • Diverse – you believe that our variances make us stronger








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