UM International is a media communications agency located in Clerkenwell, the creative heart of London. We employ over 100 curious minds and have UK media billings in excess of £250m.
We put human insight at the core of our media strategies, and use these insights to tap into the moments that matter most to consumers. This approach fuels our successful partnerships with many UK and global companies.
We are dynamic, empowered and entrepreneurial.
We pride ourselves in being an equal opportunities employer and diversity and inclusion is at the heart of what we believe in. IPG Mediabrands are committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications regardless of gender identity, race, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion or belief.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The role is within the Spotify EMEA team, which currently oversees media activities running in 15 EMEA markets - from the Nordics down to South Africa.
Reporting into the Senior Account Manager, the Account Executive will act as a key support in all projects including regional audience analysis, guidelines and media strategies, central activations, liaison with creative and PR agencies as well as all administrative tasks – ensuring consistency in the process & output across all campaigns run from the EMEA team.
We work with regional clients based in Berlin, as well as number of local clients around Europe. We work very closely with our global team in New York on all global projects. The successful candidate will be joining a team of over 200 members globally, and one of the most important strategic accounts for the agency.
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participate in briefing meetings with clients and partner agencies;
Support the team in the development of regional audience and channel work analysis and insights, as well as regional media strategies;
Support the team in sharing regional work with local markets, and ensuring consistency and alignment in-market;
Become fluent in the usage of all relevant industry and proprietary agency tools and assist the team as required.
Plan and execute ad-hoc campaigns across social, programmatic & display;
Liaising with Social and Programmatic teams to ensure all responses are delivered on time and to standard
Supporting team to deliver reporting to the client.
Support the administrative part of the account including updating status documents and organising meetings;
Upload campaign data into agency tools for finance and reporting;
Become team go to person for pulling data from industry/agency tools, such as competitive information and audience insight data.
Be passionate about all things media including an interest in human behaviour and insight
Be analytical and curious. Having a critical eye on information given to you checking that it is clear and consistent
Be a curious and inquisitive individual with an open, challenging and engaging approach
Confident users of microsoft excel and powerpoint
Have excellent attention to detail
Have strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
Have numerical skills
Have a pro-active and can-do attitude
Finally, show an ability to think on their feet, be proactive, take ownership of projects and know how to have a good time!
We guarantee that your career with us will be varied and exciting. Every day in this fast paced environment presents a different challenge and if you work smart and are the best at what you do, your time here will produce endless possibilities for your future.
You will get our support in developing your skills at every step of your career journey with us. Your manager will help you create a tailored career path and through our in-house experts, and online performance management and learning and development tool, you will have access to a wide range of internal and external courses. In addition to this there are always plenty of internal sessions on the latest developments in the industry, e-learning courses, bite-size learning sessions and on the job training and development.
We aim to provide all of our people with a supportive and fun work environment where you can develop your full potential and benefit from the broad range of opportunities within the agency both in the UK and globally. When you join us, we want to make sure you feel valued – and that you are rewarded for your fantastic work. So we also offer a range of benefits:
25 days annual leave. In addition to your annual holiday entitlement, the office usually closes between Christmas & New Year
Additional holiday for long service
Group Income Protection (after 2 years’ service)
Private Medical Insurance or Health Cash Plan (dependent on level)
Group Personal Pension Plan with matched contributions from 3-6%
Core Hours (Mon-Thurs, flexible start/finish times)
Early finish Fridays
Generous Maternity & Paternity Pay
Wellbeing programme, including subsidised monthly massages
Paid time off for Volunteering
Independent mortgage advice
Employee Assistance Programme
Interest free season ticket loan
Free eye tests
Regular Bar Night
Flexible benefits including Dental, Travel insurance, Ride2Work, GymFlex and many more!
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