Account / Planning team

Job description

Thanks to new business growth, Bicycle London is seeking a new member for the account management and planning team. We're looking for someone with 1-4 years' media planning and buying agency experience - we're open to different levels.

This person will work on a patch of about 4 clients and be the hub of all campaigns and projects on their account patch. They'll report into a Business Director, who in turn reports into the Chief Client Officer/Founder. Depending on their level, they may have an Account Executive as a direct report.

It's essential candidates must have worked across both offline and online media, and be well versed in project managing campaigns from client briefing through to final report, across all channels. You'll know how to brief internal channel specialists and media owners, conduct effective audience and category research, and have strong grasp of the UK media landscape (formats, vendors, environments etc).

You'll have excellent attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills, a genuine passion for advertising and a can-do problem-solving attitude. You're proactive, curious driven, commercially-minded.

Our office is based in Clerkenwell and we are usually based there 3+ days a week, with Wednesday as our anchor day.

The Package

Salary dependent on experience (1-4 years', £29k-45k)

Flexible, extensive benefits post probation. These include:
The obligatory beer/soft drink fridge, fruit and snacks. But more importantly…
Cycle to work scheme (of course)
In-office Brompton bikes available for employee use
Two additional days of holiday per year for volunteering/charity work
Additional holiday for every full year as an employee
Pet-friendly office
Annual away day & monthly socials (not just the pub)
Free Audible membership
Private healthcare, death in service, pension
Personal development fund to explore your passions and hobbies
Well funded training & development programme
Annual performance-based bonus scheme of up to 8.3% of salary

The Agency

Bicycle London

About Bicycle:
Founded in June 2021 by people who believed that a better type of media agency wasn’t just possible, but needed, from a standing start we are now 33 strong and one of the fastest growing media agencies in the world. We already count Kroo, Carwow, Livescore, Virgin Bet, Belvoir Farm, Branston Pickle, Sarson’s Vinegar, Moju, Zenb, OFX, Movember, ANNA Money and Estrid amongst our clients. We also won The Drum’s Global Startup of the Year Award in 2022. We are IPA Gold accredited, and B Corp certified.

Our headquarters are in Clerkenwell, London and we have fully global capabilities in-house. We’re home to intelligent people who want to create incredible work on interesting brands. We are 100% independent, with no external investment whatsoever.

Our mission:
To leave the industry better than we found it. To create famous and impactful work that you want to tell your mum about. To make a living and have fun doing it.

Our values:

Balance - We…
Know there is more to life than work
Embrace diversity, equality and mental wellbeing
Play to our individual and collective strengths

Momentum - We…
Always move forwards as people, as teams and as an organisation
Have a positive, inquisitive and can-do attitude
Are powered by passion and enjoyment in what we do

Freedom - We…
Create the space to make and respect the right decisions for our clients, always
Are honest and open, and have the confidence to say it how it is
Are each the master of our own destiny
Bring our whole selves to work