AV Executive Scheme
MediaCom AV Investment Executive
Overview of the role
MediaCom handles the media planning and buying for some of the world's smartest advertisers. Supported by keen consumer insight, analysis and experience, we are part of the largest media planning and buying network in the world.
We are the only agency to simultaneously hold the title of Agency Network of the Year across all 5 of the industry’s biggest awards, whilst MediaCom London has recently been named the Number 1 agency in the world in the 2018 Gunn 100 report.
Responsibilities of the role:
You will work as part of a team to plan and buy AV campaigns for our clients. Every member of the team will need to have a very strong understanding of how video works, be an innovator, and have a willingness to learn.
Alongside our Buyers, the Executive will take part in the commercial exchange process and ensure the Comms Planning and Implementation teams are aware of market moves and commercial opportunities. The Executive must have strong negotiation skills and be able to fight for the very best airtime possible, along with operating as part of a wider team.
What you will need:
- Attention to detail is key
- Organised and be able to prioritise tasks
- Drive and enthusiasm to work on huge clients
- Pro-actively forge relationships with media owners
- Commercially astute and excellent negotiation skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and good communicator
- Excellent numeracy skills
- Natural drive to make money
- Driven & committed
- Up for the challenge of helping shape the commercial product of MediaCom
- A real team player who has the ability to share their knowledge
- Willing to muck in and get your hands dirty
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, Coca-Cola, 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 was named Campaign’s Agency of the Decade and received top marks in its 2016 School Report.
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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