Programmatic Executive - Entry Level

Future Talent & Entry Level London, England


Position at MediaCom

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Programmatic Account Executive - Entry Level 

About Mediacom


MediaCom unleashes brands’ growth by helping them See the Bigger Picture. This means that we apply our unique ‘Systems Thinking’ philosophy and technology to all marketing levers: media, message and data. As a result, we design communication strategies that deliver short term results and help brands build for the future.  

As part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, and GroupM, WPP’s consolidated media investment management arm, we have access to the richest data, most robust benchmarks and most advanced capabilities in the market. This helps us provide comprehensive solutions to all marketing challenges. 

Our success is underpinned by our long-standing ‘People First, Better Results’ culture. We know that by investing in our people’s whole-person wellbeing, careers and capabilities, we will help grow our clients’ businesses. 

In 2021 this approach led MediaCom to be crowned Global Media Network of the Year by Adweek and Festival of Media Global, in addition to being Eurobest’s current Media Network of the Year and the most awarded agency at the WARC Media Awards. 

MediaCom is one of the world’s leading media communications specialists, with billings of US$17.6 billion (Source: COMvergence, 2020), employing 8,000 people in 125 offices across 100 countries. Its global client roster includes adidas, Coca-Cola (TCCC), Dell, Hasbro, Mars, NBC Universal, P&G, Richemont, Shell, Sony, Uber and Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

To find out more about MediaCom visit us here:


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



Job Description

Job Title

Programmatic Executive

Reporting To

Programmatic Manager


Worldwide Programmatic




London, with travel (as required by the job)

Date Issued


Competitive based on experience

The Team:


We are the Mediacom Worldwide Programmatic team, servicing both centrally executed campaigns in multiple languages as well as coordinating and supporting strategic directions across markets.  We work on a mix of blue chip clients for both direct and brand led initiatives including but not limited to:  Shell, adidas & SonyPlaystation


Our vision for programmatic is the integral role it plays in the media mix and the connectivity between medias both on and offline with programmatic acting as a key gateway.  A role in our team therefore allows you to advance your skill set as a subject expert but also exposes you to a much wider media business offering diversified training and development opportunities for a long term career path.  


We are looking for the new Executive to come and join the growing Programmatic team based in London.


The successful candidate will be able to develop their career with MediaCom as they will be enabled to continually improve and expand on their foundational programmatic skills, with growth opportunities both upwards and sideways.   The candidate will also have the opportunity to work across a diverse client base and help to shape and inform client strategy.


The Role:


The ideal programmatic executive will:


  • Have a basic understanding of programmatic principles, how marketing campaigns work cross market, plus an advanced analytic aptitude.
  • Assist with the analysis of the programmatic campaigns.
  • Ability to be highly motivated, numerate and articulate, both when speaking to clients, writing documents and analysing results.
  • Learn from and support the Optimisers on campaigns across different programmatic technologies and formats (DSPs, DMPs, Display, Video, Native), covering a wide range of regions across the world.
  • Increase their knowledge base on the client’s industry.


Skills, Behaviours and Experience Required


          Highly analytical

          Team player & winning can-do attitude

          Preferable: Previous experience handling clients/customers and programmatic /marketing

          Confident presenter

          Demonstrate a good competency of using Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

          Be administratively competent

          Strong attention to detail

          Effective and efficient working style

          Basic understanding of digital and digital media

          Technical yet service industry suited with the potential to develop into client leadership and staff management roles

          Advanced/ native language skills beneficial: either Dutch, Nordics, Arabic, Russian, Chinese

          Excellent written & verbal English language skills/grammar; a strong communicator


More About Working for MediaCom:  People First, Better Results



In return, MediaCom will offer the candidate the opportunity to:

  • Be in a fantastic working environment – our work/life balance is important to us
  • Work on a well-established award winning account, and gain exposure working on multiple Ecommerce channels.
  • Build a career here – we are long-term focused and reward great performance
  • Training opportunities – we encourage continuous learning