Digital Senior Account Manager

Media Planning, Implementation & Activation Manchester, Manchester


Description

Position at MediaCom

Hello. We are MediaCom.

We believe in People First, Better Results.

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’ belief. We know that by investing in our people’s whole-person wellbeing, careers and capabilities, we will help grow our clients’ businesses.

In 2020 this approach led MediaCom to be crowned Global Media Network of the Year by Eurobest and Festival of Media Global, in addition to being 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, Groupe PSA, Hasbro, Mars, NBC Universal, P&G, Richemont, Shell, Sony, Uber and Walgreens Boots Alliance.

To find out more about MediaCom visit us here:  www.mediacom.com

Overview

Our Planning and Client Services teams are the lynchpin within the agency. They support our clients through attentive client servicing and specialist knowledge, they build honest and open relationships whilst always striving to work in the most collaborative way, whether with colleagues and other internal teams or externally.  

It’s an exciting time to be joining MediCom North - Due to both organic growth and a number of recent successful pitch wins we have new and exciting opportunities in our Planning and Management teams, and are looking at expanding the talent pool to help deliver best in class client digital support and outputs. We’re looking for a Senior Digital Account Manager to support this growth so are interested in speaking to those ideally with a Media Agency background, with an operational understanding of the entire digital landscape including the use of data to drive decision making, and how we can leverage PPC, SEO, Programmatic, social, affiliates, CRO and UX to help drive digital growth, working alongside senior teams and specialist disciples internally to help support digital transformation for our clients.

Our Senior Account managers are responsible for the day to day running of client business at a senior to middle management level and are responsible for using high levels of initiative to execute strategies, working with our Account Directors and Business Directors to take and distil client briefs and then deliver effective strategies.

Best 3 things about this job

  1. An opportunity to work for the UKs largest media agency working with the best people, thinking and clients in the UK in a culture where we put People First
  2. The chance to work with some of the best brands and businesses in the UK across all categories – working with both embryonic start ups through to blue chip household names.
  3. You will get a fantastic benefits package and be part of a culture that continually puts its people first with tonnes of fun things happening throughout the year. We also have an on-site Barista to fulfil all your caffeine needs for free :)
What you will need:

  • Media Agency experience is preferred - either current or past.
  • The ability and deep understanding of predominantly online channels but with a solid grasp of the whole media eco system, with a confidence to be able to talk about them at a mid management level when needed without channel specialist’s involvement
  • To be Always on the lookout for the new and the different
  • To be able to analyse client sales and consumer data imaginatively and get to grips with dynamics of the clients marketing environment
  • Enthusiasm and passion about what we do
  • Be curious and interested
  • To be able to evaluate the effect of a campaign as a whole and media’s contribution to it.
  • To be able to organise and run meetings both internally, with clients and media owners.
  • To be proactive at developing ideas that help MediaCom in any way possible

Work Perks:

Our People First, Better Results culture means we offer a number of benefits inc:

  • 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

Because Our People come First we also 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
If you have the skills and experience for this exciting and challenging role, we would love to hear from you!

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.