Reporting to the Senior Media Manager/ Media Director, the Media Manger is responsible for delivering the digital media planning, buying and activation for clients. The Media Manager will be expected to contribute across all channels but will be beginning to develop expertise in one or two specific areas.
The Media Manager will make budget, channel and tactic recommendations and should have a comprehensive understanding of the various media platforms and the advertising opportunities across them. They will lead the review and assessment of campaign performance and will need a strong understanding of the principles of digital media and the common measurement approaches.
They will be expected to lead weekly client status calls, maintaining a clear status sheet and ensuring tasks are completed on time and to budget. They will contribute to client meetings – providing rationale for recommendations and insights into performance.
The Media Manager will typically work in a multi-disciplinary team and have exposure to all digital channels and a number of different clients but begin to develop expertise in a single channel. They will be expected to manage a Media Executive, delegating tasks and supporting in their development.
Have an in-depth understanding of digital display advertising platforms and how to define, segment and target people online
Have some understanding of other digital and offline channels and how they contribute to the media plan
Ability to independently activate, manage, and optimise campaigns, as well as create reports and analyse performance
Problem solving and trouble shooting skills with the ability to identify and escalate as necessary
A strong team player who is able to work as part of multi-channel team
High attention to detail to ensure accuracy throughout process from campaign set up to finance reconciliation
Excellent numeracy and Excel skills
Collaborative, team player with inquisitive attitude
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