Media Manager

West Midlands Region
30000.00 - 39999.00 GBP Annual
31 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Main Duties

Media planning and buying across multiple channels - press, radio, outdoor, etc.

To manage these requirements through the following computerized systems as appropriate to the Client:-



DDS/Media Explorer

Microsoft Office

Other internal filing systems

To be able to develop a constructive and positive relationship with the Client team

To be able to prepare negotiation strategies with different media owners

Create and maintain relationships with key media partners.

To be able to evaluate the effect of a campaign as a whole and media's contribution to it in order to construct sound media strategies

Clear understanding of dynamics, costs and potential of each media

Responsible for keeping an ongoing eye on competitor news/activity and sharing with the wider team

Good understanding of how media strategy fits into overall marketing and advertising strategy. A Media Manager should have the skills to be able to put together a well thought through rationale for a media strategy, incorporating competitive analysis, audience analysis, matching audience to appropriate media channels and detail implementational tactics for each recommended medium (working in conjunction with other members of the team where appropriate)

Managing client expectations and have the ability to resolve issues independently

Proactive and authoritative speaker at both internal and external (Client) meetings.

Ability to use media planning tools, understand and interpret media research and other relevant sources

Ensure implementation and accuracy of Client invoicing.

A Media Manager should be aiming to be the client lead on a smaller sized client demonstrating ability in managing clients with enthusiasm, pro-activity and accuracy

Ideal Person

Absolutely essential to have a concern for and a superb attention to detail

Pro-activity and the ability to be able to work with the minimum supervision

Ability to work to multiple deadlines and under pressure

Ability to prioritise workloads

Good telephone manner and interpersonal skills

Strong relationship builder with team, other departments and external partners

A proactive and positive "can do" attitude

To be able to both take instruction and delegate to junior members of staff accordingly.

Excellent listening skills:- how to take a brief, ask open ended questions, take account of client concerns.

Key Skills

Computer literate, i.e. good working knowledge of Microsoft and DDS

Strong administrative skills

Ability to understand and read TGI, BARB, Nielsen, RAJAR, NRS, JICREG and other relevant research sources.

To be able to work effectively with people at all levels.

Presenting - a Manager should be comfortable presenting own work in front of client. Will understand the need to rehearse and prepare answers for potential questions from client

If you think this role matches your experience and ambitions, please send your