The Lowdown
AKQA Media are looking for a Planning Executive to join the team! Are you someone who can take ownership of large campaigns? Are you process driven with a keen eye for detail? Do you have what it takes to build deep client relationships? This is an opportunity to be the Planning Executive on the account, growing your skills and priming yourself to take that next step. We need you!

Three best things about this job

  1. Working on one of the key accounts within the agency
  2. Part of a fast paced, fun loving team
  3. Ability to build relationships with local clients

What’s your role –
In 3 months:

  • Own designated client briefs from start to finish
  • Own and grow key media owner relationships
  • Establish client relationships with marketing and media managers

In 6 months:

  • Understand how the clients work flows between AKQA Media’s teams – Planning, Trade and Strategy
  • Present recommendations and campaign results & learnings to clients

In 12 months:

  • Understand your client, their business objectives, the operating climate and the commercial challenges that face them

And Beyond:

  • Opportunity to grow and develop within your role as an Executive whilst gaining support and guidance towards your next career step!

What will help you succeed

  • Experience in offline media planning & buying
  • Excellent attention to detail and numeracy skills is a must
  • Proven track record in project management
  • Ability to multi-task – candidate needs to be able to juggle circa 5 campaigns at any one time, whilst also following process to ensure SLA’s are met for the client
  • Communication skills – ability to build and maintain meaningful relationships with internal teams, the client and media
  • Financial management skills – understanding the requirement to manage the financial process end to end
  • Passion for media and motivation to continually learn and develop

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