Comms Planning Manager - Global FMCG brand

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Planning Manager (UK) - FMCG - £40k - Leading Media Agency

The Role

The Planning Manager will be the lead day-to-day contact for a key brand within an FMCG portfolio. Globally the client is in the top 10 largest spenders on advertising. You would be responsible for a team of Account Executives, lead the wider team of representatives from each of the agency's specialist divisions, but also act as the lead contact for all the external partner agencies (creative, digital, PR).

You will develop a deep understanding of the client's business and the marketplace in which they sit in order to develop elegant media plans. The Planning Manager will be responsible for planning and recommending solutions to client briefs, and overseeing them through to implementation.

The account which the Planning Manager will oversee is a thoroughly cross media account, and this agency is responsible for the planning of all media. As a result the planning team demonstrate an expert level of knowledge of all media channels.

The Ideal Candidate

Are you looking to work in a positive, collaborative, motivating environment?

Are you an experienced Comms Planning professional with client management skills that are second-to-none? Can you instil confidence quickly in to a client by writing elegant and creative media plans?

Your background will ideally be in cross-media comms planning within a Media Agency. You will have vast experience in creating media-neutral recommendations, but still harbour a desire to develop, grow and improve your existing skills, including becoming a first class manager.

The ideal candidate will be have mastered the skill of maintaining an excellent client relationship whilst being able to challenge, enquire, and question the client in order to drive the best thinking and planning to enable both parties to succeed.

The Company

This is an agency that will give you the responsibility you need. The high profile nature of these accounts, internally and externally, means they offer you training, support and recognition at all levels. This company offers great incentives, benefits and huge scope for internal progression.#

Apply for this role today and become part of one of the leading media agencies in the UK. Please note all applications will be made in confidence. Feel free to call me directly on:

Lucinda Fowkes
Recruitment Consultant - Aspire

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