Account Manager - PRO Investment

Comms & Strategic Planning Leeds, Leeds


Position at MediaCom

Account Manager



Overview of role


The UK’s #1 media agency is looking for an Account Manager to join the Investment team at MediaCom in Leeds.


What you will need:


  •     Experience and knowledge of planning and /or buying of one or more offline channel is essential
  •     Ability to take and interrogate briefs, working with planning teams to produce effective strategies.
  •     Ability to successfully implement and deliver client media activity.
  •     Ability to keep clients updated with new media opportunities, and the continual developments of their media investment.
  •     Ability to develop strong relationships with other members of the team, the wider agency, and media owners to help you in your role.
  •     Strong buying and negotiation skills.
  •     Strong leadership, communication, and organisation skills, with the ability to work under pressure and to short deadlines.
  •     Ability to manage a team, working with the Associate Director to develop junior team members.
  •     An enthusiasm and passion for what we do


 Because our People Come first we offer:


·    Bupa private health scheme

·    Pension scheme

·    Over 30 Mental Health Allies available to talk

·    Wellbeing allowance

·    Employee discount schemes

·    Coffee barista (free every day) & free breakfast

·    Access to finance, mortgage and health advisors (free of charge)

·    Pet friendly office

·    Season ticket loan to cover the cost of travel between home and the workplace


Work Perks


·    A culture that promotes a healthy work life balance with early finish Fridays and social events throughout the year

·    Flexible working opportunities for all

·    Fantastic holiday allowance with birthday & Christmas off


About MediaCom


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

We believe in People First, Better Results. This means that through investing in our people’s whole-person wellbeing, careers and capabilities and creating a culture of belonging, we achieve brilliant results for both our clients’ businesses and our own. We champion individuality and diversity in our people through an abundance of initiatives and training, and attract and retain the greatest talent in the industry.

Our mission is to See the Bigger Picture for our clients. 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. 

MediaCom represents some of the greatest brands in the UK and beyond, both big and small. This includes Sky, British Gas, Sony, Boots, DFS, TUI, The Coca-Cola Company, Tesco and Cancer Research UK. Our client work is celebrated at the industry’s most prestigious ceremonies, and we were named Campaign’s Agency of the Decade for 2009 and 2019.

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. As such, 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.

To find out more about MediaCom visit us here! You can also follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram!


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

*Mediacom is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We want applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to race, colour, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.