About the role
Here at Smithfield, we are looking for a Media Manager to come and join the team. Someone who is organised, happy to talk to clients and has a good understanding of offline media planning and buying. A strong background in print, door to door and radio a bonus. We will provide guidance, training, and the ability to up skill within the role.
Smithfield Agency: An independent media planning and buying agency with offices in Farringdon, London - we are specialists in Brand Response and Performance Media so we love measuring business outcomes for our clients.
Main core activity Media planning and buying, account management:
· Planning & buying regional media campaigns
· Liaising with clients and managing briefs
· Working with the team to provide a co-ordinated response
· Using planning systems to inform your planning decisions
· Ongoing reporting and analysis of activity
· Experience in buying and negotiating media
· Building relationships with suppliers across different media
Knowledge/skills: Ideally 3+ years of relevant media planning and buying experience
You will need:
· excellent Microsoft office
· research skills
· strong presentation and negotiation skills
· client management skills
· good attention to detail
· bags of common sense
· oodles of enthusiasm
We offer a competitive salary + other benefits.
A bit about us…
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 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 embarked into the world of work – we have continued to give them new challenges and allow them to develop their careers with us.