Media Executive


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Job Description

Job Title

Media Executive

Reporting To

Senior Planner Buyer


MediaCom WW




London, with travel (as required by the job)

Date Issued

xx 2021


Competitive based on experience

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*


The Team


This is an opportunity to join our international team working on advertising campaigns for our Bose and Bucherer clients. The team is small, friendly and dynamic, with a heavy digital focus. We work hard, but with an emphasis on showing each other empathy and having a lot of fun. This role is unique in that you will have opportunities to plan and buy across digital, while overseeing planning for social, search and traditional channels. We are looking for an executive to come and join our growing team based in London and working from.


The Role: 


You’ll be responsible for the setting up and monitoring advertising campaigns – following a quality assurance process to deliver a successful campaign. You will work closely with the rest of the team to prepare performance review presentations and proof of execution reviews. There will be the opportunity to participate in publisher calls discussing campaign results and feeding into future campaign strategies. You’ll manage the booking and reconciliation of campaigns with partners and liaise with the relevant Finance teams when adjustments are required. You’ll learn how to use a range of bespoke Mediacom Media and Finance planning tools and have the opportunity to attend training workshops to help develop your media expertise.  You’ll work closely with the planner and your manager to help develop your skills and mentor you through the different milestones within your role. We like to grow our team, so we’ll invest in your future.


3 best things about the job:

  • Get experience on different industries, working on both brand and transactional campaigns
  • Gain a solid understanding in the Digital Media space
  • Get an introduction to media planning & execution and how multiple media channels integrate


In 3 months you will have:

Become proficient in campaign bookings, be able to manage budgets against a plan, pull together a Post Campaign Review.


In 6 months you will have:

Become proficient in campaign sets up and managing proof of execution, solid working knowledge of the media landscape in relation to the accounts you work on, be able to understand how to apply campaign goals based on campaign objectives.


Where you’ll be at the end of your first year:

Be fully trained as a Media exec and have the opportunity to start developing your own media plans and campaigns. Have the ability to do competitive reviews and run audience research to apply insights into planning. Oversee connected execution deliverables and expand on digital knowledge across the media landscape.



Skills, Behaviours and experience required:


  • Team player
  • Initiative taking
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Willingness to learn




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