Comms Planning Account Manager - Travel + Tourism

Sphere Digital Recruitment
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Comms Planning Account Manager - Travel + Tourism - Salary is up to £38,000 + incredible benefits

The Company

One of the first ever Planning-led Media Agency’s’ in the UK & will be celebrating their 26th birthday this year. This global media and communications agency has been built on a culture of thought leadership, creativity and innovation. They have a commitment to lead the industry with thought provoking opinion and pioneering thinking having been voted 'Network of the Year’ in 2013 & 2015 and the most awarded media agency in 2014.

From its inception, this agency has always been one of the UK’s most forward-thinking media agencies, renowned for challenging convention, breaking new ground in communications thinking and ultimately looking to find a better way in everything it does.

They deliver media solutions across all on and offline media disciplines and through their specialist content agency, they lead the industry in content-led communications solutions.

The Job

This role is for an experienced Media practitioner to come on board and lead the client portfolio on innovation and technological advances.

In this role you will be working directly with the delivery teams, senior executive team of the agency, the Specialist Business Units such as Display, Search, Mobile, Programmatic, TV, Press/Print, Social etc., to drive aligned Media solutions.

You will also be responsible for driving media coverage across the business and upselling and cross selling to new and existing clients.

We are looking for a good all-rounder with an excellent understanding and experience of Media Planning cross channel (esp. TV, Print, Radio, Display, Paid Social and Video)

You will deliver guidance backed by data and insight and your knowledge of the media landscape.

There is a great deal of investment from the senior leadership team in hiring this role and they will be looking to make you a big part of the company and integrate you across the team.

They want someone who is really passionate about media and cares about taking this partnership to the next level!


The ideal candidate will already be an expert in media with a good grounding in advertising.

It is essential that you have experience in Media Planning and Buying in an agency environment to be able to deliver at this level to manage and grow a team of experts.

The person coming in should have working knowledge of all channels as he/she will be exposed to all digital channels (Display/RTB, Affiliates, PPC, Mobile) as well as traditional media (TV, Press, Outdoor, Radio). It’s a fantastic opportunity to expand your experience of working across multiple disciplines.

It is desirable that you will have experience in Traditional Planning as well as cross media knowledge.

You will need excellent organisational skills, a proactive attitude and have the ability to manage and mentor a team, as well as influencing the senior team with the delivery of solutions and delivery of reports.

Apply Now

You can apply for this role now by sending us your CV or by calling us now!

Max Coltart

Consultant - Media Planning & Buying

We recruit for a variety of opportunities in Planning so feel free to get in touch with us to find out how we can help you. You can learn more about me by looking me up on LinkedIn. Search for Max Coltart .