AV (TV) Buyer - Entertainment Clients

Buying/Trading and Investment London, England


Overview of job
AV Buyer role involves negotiating, purchasing and monitoring advertising space and airtime on behalf of multiple clients within TED. This will require buying activity across TV, VOD and Cinema

Reporting of the role

This role reports to the AV Manager.

3 best things about the job:

  • It’s chance to work on some of the best clients in Mediacom who move at rapid pace and are at the forefront of new media opportunities.
  • You will be part of a 'full service' team with AV media at the heart.
  • The opportunity to work with big budgets to drive the new and innovative on top of tried and tested methods.

Measures of success –
In three months, you would have:

  • Been trained on how to use all systems required to service a full AV campaign
  • Assisted your manager in collating data and running important daily/weekly reports
  • Started building relationships with media owners

In six months, you would have:

  • Assisted your manager on your first AV campaign
  • Started having contact and building relationships with clients

In 12 months, you would have:

  • Been responsible for run your own campaign from start to finish without assistance
  • Start taking on responsibility of other account management such as reccies and client contact

Responsibilities of the role:
The AV Buyer will work across some of our most exciting clients in TED. The AV work will require an understanding of how AV compliments and works alongside other media to deliver more successful media campaigns and ultimately drive better results.  The buyer will join the team working on clients such as Betfair, Paddy Power, JD Sports, Lucozade and Ribena.

Working on these clients represents an incredible opportunity for an individual to shine and the nature of the work includes a wide range of brand building activity – this includes the breadth of AV channels but also fully integrated TV partnerships, understanding how TV and digital work together and offers the opportunity to work closely with other media specialists.

Responsibilities will include creating documents to monitor campaigns, booking activity with salehouses via software such as Caria. Buyers will need to build strong relationships with clients and media owners alike to deliver the best and most efficient campaigns. 

What you will need:

  • Competent knowledge of Microsoft Office particularly Excel
  • Passionate and enthusiastic attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Understanding of the UK media market

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

About MediaCom

MediaCom is “The Content + Connections Agency”, working on behalf of its clients to leverage their brands’ entire system of communications across paid, owned and earned channels to step change their business outcomes.

Employing over 1,200 staff across 5 regional offices, MediaCom is the leading agency in the UK in terms of billings. Its client roster includes British Sky Broadcasting, DFS, adidas, Tesco and Cancer Research UK.

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 challenging, 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, from the Social Club to Mindfulness Training, to help ensure that our employees thoroughly enjoy their experience here.

We aim to be the only agency that talented people want to work for. We do this, not only by stimulating and challenging our people through great work and outstanding clients, but by providing a variety of learning programs, cultural initiatives and an exciting environment to invigorate our employees personal and professional career development.

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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