Graduate Media Executive

Job description

Here at Smithfield, we’re looking for new talent to come and join us in our London office and begin their career in the exciting world of ‘media land.’ You don’t need to have a degree in media; in fact any degree where you develop strong analytical skills and use lots of numbers will allow you to be successful with us. This is your proverbial foot in the door of the advertising world. Main core activity that you will support the planning and buying teams with in your exec role: • Planning and buying media campaigns • Managing client budgets effectively • Managing media bookings • Liaising with suppliers to ensure delivery of campaigns • Managing day-to-day client requests • Building relationships with current/prospective clients Knowledge/skills: You do not need to know which precise role in the advertising industry would suit you best but if you have a genuine interest want to contribute, then drop us a line. You will need: • excellent Microsoft office • research skills • strong presentation and negotiation skills • the ability to analyse and interpret statistics • excellent IT skills • some evidence of work experience • bags of common sense • oodles of enthusiasm

The Package

Competitive salary. 22 days holiday per annum. Regular social events. Season ticket loan after completion of probationary period Contributory pension scheme after six months. Private medical insurance after twelve months.

The Agency

Smithfield Agency: A leading media planning and buying agency with offices in Farringdon, London and on Oxford Road in Manchester - we are specialists in Performance Media so we love measuring everything for our clients and showing real time results.

We are looking for: People who are enthusiastic, proactive voices looking for an outlet for their ideas. Having an opinion is a good thing. We want confident, adaptable performers, equally comfortable crunching numbers as speaking with clients.

We are: Passionate about performance and delivering outstanding service to our clients – we provide a great environment for you to learn. Members of both the IPA and the DMA there are opportunities for learning and growing you’re your knowledge and skills set right off the bat.

There are IPA exams that give further qualifications and as members of the IPA we are proud to be part of their Continuous Professional Development programme – the media industry is constantly changing, but with the right support we can help you make it! We have a number of people who have been with us since they joined – we have continued to give them new challenges and allow them to develop their careers with us.