Media Account Executive - (Advertising Agency) - Nr Manchester

Prestbury, Macclesfield, Cheshire, Nr Manchester (SK10)
Up to £21K + Benefits
08 Oct 2012
08 Nov 2012
Contract Type
Full Time


A Media Account Executive / Senior Media Account Executive is needed to join one of the UK’s largest and most successful integrated marketing communications agencies.  Read on...

Forming part of a worldwide agency network that spans 300 cities across 125 countries you will be joining a global marketing communications agency that transforms brands and grows businesses, large and small, on a national and international scale. Based south of Manchester this agency employs around 250 people and is now looking for a Senior Media Account Executive to join a dynamic media team. 

As a Media Account Exec you will be responsible for managing day to day media accounts, making bookings, researching competitors and ensuring that effective administration of the media and financial requirements are met.  Using your strong understanding of the media markets (including digital channels) you will also liaise regularly with team members, keeping them up to date with the latest market developments (e.g. new opportunities, circulation trends etc.).

To qualify... We are seeking a bright Media Planner Buyer / Media Account Exec or similar who can demonstrate:

  • An education to degree/graduate level.
  • Experience of planning and buying media campaigns.
  • The ability to use your skills to make a real difference to your clients.
  • The basics of the wider advertising and marketing industry.
  • Knowledge of media systems (e.g. TGI, Ad dynamics, DDS, NRS, IMS etc.) including interpretation of data/results.
  • Bags of enthusiasm and an impressive track record.
  • A passion for the media.

You’ll also need an eagle-eye for detail; a head for numbers (Excel is your best friend in this role); and be a real whiz at building strong working relationships.  Experience of analysing figures and working with complex spreadsheets would be a real advantage.

Joining a team of talented and enthusiastic people you will get to work with one of the largest marketing solutions networks in the world so expect great place to work in a fantastic location and a company who will invest in your future. One final thing, their office is off the beaten track so you will need your own transport.  Get in touch...

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