Media Executive Job at GroupM | The Dots
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1 month ago
  • Level Junior
  • Professions Media Director
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Job Title: Media Executive
About the Opportunity:
This role is to support the UK and international campaigns for Bose, Bucherer, Dell, and ebay. 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 IO, while overseeing buys on social/search and traditional channels. We are looking for an executive to come and join our growing team based in London (currently working from home).
A Day in the Life:
You’ll be responsible for the setting up and monitoring of campaign performance and making recommendations on how to improve campaign optimisation and work with the media planner 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.
What we’re looking for in you:
  • Team player
  • Initiative taking
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Analytically minded
What’s in it for you!
As part of the GroupM and WPP network, our benefits are incredibly comprehensive and you’ll have plenty of fantastic benefits to choose from.  We’ve listed a few below - and there are many more on offer:
  • Superb development opportunities and ongoing support throughout your career
  • Stunning London-based offices with on-site bar, cafe and roof terrace
  • 25 days’ holiday from the get-go, increasing with length of service
  • Season ticket loan, subsidised gym memberships, private medical (BUPA) and life assurance
  • We also have a regular events calendar including company socials, sports clubs, a range of on-site services including health screenings, financial management workshops, manicures and massages.
Welcome innovators, initiative takers and instigators.
We are 8,500 of the world’s leading media communications specialists, in 125 offices, across 100 countries.
We have a global client roster that’s the envy of our peers. Adidas, Coca-Cola, Mars, P&G, PSA, Richemont, Shell and Sony to name but a few.
We help brands unlock growth through media. We do this using our Systems Thinking approach to data, technology and creativity and design communication strategies that build brands and generate sales. We’re part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, which gives us access to the richest data sets and most robust benchmarks in the business.
All this has helped us become the first network to hold the big six Media Network of the Year titles concurrently.
But the real secret to our success is simple (and not really a secret). It’s our People First, Better Results philosophy.
We know that when we invest in our people, we’ll deliver better results not only for them, but also for our clients.
We also know that talent comes in all shapes, sizes, genders and ethnicities. That’s why our agencies are open environments that celebrate difference.
Do you want to work with smart, creative, enthusiastic people? So do we.
Welcome to MediaCom
GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it’s about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.
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Skills Required

  • Media
  • Team Collaboration
  • Analytical Minded
  • Numerical Skills

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