Senior Media Manager / Strategist

Location London
Discipline: Advertising, Creative Agencies, Digital, Paid Media
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35k-50k DOE plus benefits
Contact name: Steve Souster

Contact email: steve@air-recruitment.com
Job ref: SS704
Published: 17 days ago

Senior Media Manager / Strategist, Central London / Work from Home – £35-50k DOE plus benefits

This Senior Media Manager / Strategist will see you play a vital role within a globally-recognised integrated agency who produce some exceptional behavioural change work. Here, you’ll be working on media campaigns which genuinely improve lives across the world.

This Senior Media Manager / Strategist will focus on strategy and media planning for diverse projects in multiple countries across the globe.

We want this Senior Media Manager / Strategist:

• To bring a rigorous approach to the development of media dissemination strategies and planning in order to effect knowledge, attitudes and behaviours in target audience groups across the world

• To use and champion multiple sources of research, best practices and critical thinking including bringing innovating media strategy and planning approaches into the business

• To set an example within the agency in media strategy/planning and digital/performance marketing to answer client problems by developing effective ways of working, tools and techniques and sharing them with the organisation

• To give communications strategy and media guidance to other members of the strategy and other departments as and where appropriate

• To manage junior media strategists/planners to work as part of the team to deliver results


This Senior Media Manager / Strategist will have:

• Experience of designing the implementing integrated media campaigns in a range of channels best suited to the audience including but not limited to digital, performance, TV, OOH, radio, social and influencer marketing

• A working knowledge of the pros and cons of earned media channels including social media, public relations and public affairs

• Knowledge of fundamental techniques, tools and practices of a media strategist

• The ability to quickly analyse and process large volumes of data and insight from multiple sources

• The ability to craft and present simple and effective communications strategy and media plans designed to reach a target audience sometimes in hard-to-reach environments

• The ability to work with messaging strategists and creative staff/partners to ensure the media and communication strategy/planning creates the greatest impact with the resources available

• Adept at managing multiple partner relationships including but not limited to media buying agencies, digital platforms, data suppliers and in country media consultants

• An ability to understand the culture and media landscape of a country and be able to translate this into usable insight for the dissemination of messages through paid, earned and owned media

• Knowledge of multiple forms of research – both in the development of strategy and the subsequent reporting of it

• Experience in a similar working environment

• Excellent oral and written communications skills (English)

• An interest in geo-politics and international relations