Assistant Digital Executive

Job description

The tasks the individual would be expected to assist/lead on are below but not limited to (training will be provided for certain areas):
• Support the Digital Operations team in the day-to-day management of Digital activations across the agency.
• Activate campaigns across multiple Digital channels, ensuring campaign parameters are implemented correctly at booking and delivery is in line with all planning benchmarks and optimisations.
• Manage your workloads and ensure you are replying to any client comms in a timely manner.
• Build and maintain strong relationships with internal account teams to ensure strong communication of campaign performance.
• Build and maintain strong relations with key media owners and ensure you are staying on top of relevant media news and updated.
Essential Behaviours/Skills:
• Numerical and technical aptitude.
• Strong attention to detail and organisational skills.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and work effectively as part of a team.
• Confidence, positivity, and an ability to present yourself amongst internal/external colleagues.
• High level of computer literacy, especially in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Ability to learn and apply new skills.
• A passion for digital media and a strong desire to progress and support growth across the team and wider business.

Desirable Skills:
• Previous media agency experience in Digital activation.
• Understanding of digital media platforms; Google Ads, ads platforms for social, e-commerce, programmatic, tagging
• Experience or interest in toys, gaming or entertainment sectors.
• Experience in working across international territories
The position would be reporting directly to the Account Manager.

The Package

What can we offer you?
Contractual Benefits (following successful completion of a 3-month probation period)
• All our team members participate in our Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) scheme.
• Performance related annual bonus.
• Summer hours across July – August, 2pm early Friday office closure.
• Hybrid working available (50-60% of the working week).
o Flexible start time to allow for avoidance of daily commute times
(8.30AM – 9.30AM).
• Employee pension scheme.
• Company Health Insurance.
• Company Life assurance policy.
• Employee Assistance Programme.
• Inclusion in externally accredited company training programme
• 24 days contractual annual leave:
o Include statutory 20 days.
o 1x day off for birthday.
o Additional bonus 3 days available for planning holiday in line with demands
of the business.
• Loyalty bonuses based on tenure including holiday allowances and cash bonuses.
• Christmas to New Year office closure
• Cycle to office scheme available to all employees
• Annual season ticket loan (after 12 months employment)
What about the fun stuff?
• We host a Summer away day for all team members every year (last year we did a Generation Media bespoke London Cab Scavenger Hunt, with drinks and karaoke to follow).
• Quarterly socials fully funded by the company.
• Wellbeing weeks hosted on a quarterly basis including access to massages, coffee vouchers, goodie bags and more…
• Access to fruit, snacks and breakfast on a daily basis in the office
• On site games room with pool table, ping pong/PlayStation games etc

The Agency

Generation Media

The Company

Generation Media are the World's leading independent specialist for communication to children, families and gamers globally. All our work is underpinned by insight and proprietary tools, designed to meet the unique set of objectives for every brief we receive. We champion professionalism and innovation within the advertising industry, ensuring our clients business is given the care and attention essential to a successful partnership.

Navigating our clients through the changing digital media landscape is key. Their success has contributed to our business growth, and we act as an extension of our clients marketing teams, saving them both time and money.

As well as supporting client growth, we have a proactive new business programme and benefit from positive word of mouth and client referrals which have contributed to success. We operate on a global level through our carefully selected agency partner network and centralised management from the UK office with on the ground support in Germany.

Our Culture

In 2023, we transitioned into an Employee Ownership Trust structure, making our employees the major shareholders and co-owners of our business. The success and growth of the business directly translate into financial benefits for all employees, including tax-free bonuses. It also fosters a culture of collaboration and inclusion whereby all employees have a voice and insight into business decisions through the trustee board.

Our people are the beating heart of the business. We have an award-winning team and pride ourselves on being a recognised centre of excellence of talent development. Working for Generation Media provides a unique opportunity with career development being directly linked to business growth.

We have just secured our 9th gold accreditation from the internationally recognised Investors in People and our 7th Platinum award from the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) Continuous Development Programme as well as being named as a Campaign Magazine Best Place to Work. Every member of the team is steered by the strength of our “DNA” company culture (Development, eNergy and teAmwork).

We are an equal opportunities employer who looks to recruit ambitious, talented, and self-starting individuals.