Media Reservation Manager

Location London
Discipline: Digital
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £44.5k DOE plus benefits
Contact email: steve@air-recruitment.com
Job ref: SS709
Published: 27 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Media Reservation Manager, Fully Remote (UK) – Up to £44.5k DOE plus benefits

This leading Digital Media Agency, based in the heart of London, is growing by the day and they’re now on the hunt for a Media Reservation Manager to join their talented team.

The Media Reservation Manager will be joining a team that is responsible for providing thoughtful and exciting recommendations for Search, Social, Programmatic and most recently Reservation media, leading supplier relationships, and then executing those recommendations expertly.


This Media Reservation Manager role is key within the Display team taking responsibility for the day to day planning and buying across all campaigns.

The Media Reservation Manager role will involve a large degree of client contact and you must be confident and professional in holding face to face client meetings and presentations.

Some of the things we’d like this Media Reservation Manager to do:

  • Focus on managing multiple campaigns across client brands, from planning, briefing media owners, to campaign set up, reporting and optimisation across all display channels (Predominant focus on publishing, audio and digital display and partnerships)

  • Develop and deliver clearly thought out channel strategies that help assist the overall media strategy. This includes confidently presenting your work to clients, both in documented and verbal form

  • Establish strong working relationships with key internal teams as well as media owners and clients

  • Responsibility for booking and invoice management

  • Contribute to team knowledge sharing and implement best practices

  • Utilise proprietary and industry tools to evolve client campaigns

  • Work with their Investment and Commercial leads to understand and deliver client pricing and value guarantees

  • Develop a strong understanding of the various media owner offerings in this space

  • Understand Display channels measurement - Pamco, Rajar, Midas etc

  • Have a full understanding of the wider client competitive set

  • Understand how Display works in conjunction with other media channels (predominantly programmatic)


The kind of experience we’re looking for in this Media Reservation Manager:

  • Proven experience at a media agency working across at least two of the display disciplines 

  • Proven management experience of another team member

  • Commercial acumen

  • Ability to deal with clients

  • Excellent knowledge of media planning fundamentals e.g. reach, frequency, channels, formats, etc.

  • Experience of managing media owner relationships