Media Planning - Account Manager

Job description

Key responsibilities of the role:

• Develop basic OOH solutions for clients/agencies as experience grows
• Develop an understanding of client's sector
• Effectively communicate with other Kinetic markets and work with them on client cross-market requests
• Work with different currencies to ensure the client’s budget is planned and invoiced correctly
• Collate production requirements
• Co-ordinate campaign photography and sharing with clients
• Undertake competitive analysis and post-campaign analysis
• Compile production reports
• Prepare site tour documents and logistics of site tours
• Identify and appropriately raises client issues
• Update internal databases
• Demonstrate use of industry and Kinetic planning tools and following 4D planning process
• Collate information from vendors, updating market reports and availability
• Develop knowledge of vendor activity, building relationships with Media Owners
• Begin to develop strong relationships and networks throughout Kinetic
• Get involved in the wider Kinetic initiatives - helping with training, forums, agency initiatives (Green Team, Team Roots, Team Pride, Team Enable, Mental Health Allies) and events

We think you’d enjoy this role if you are:

• Someone who has a good understanding of media (essential) and OOH (ideally)
• Someone who has demonstrable success in a media planning environment including 2 years at an Account Exec level
• Someone who develops positive, productive, respectful relationships with colleagues (internal) and clients (external)
• Someone who has strong organisational skills and attention to detail, follows process and instruction well but can consider the wider picture too, as well as excellent at multi-tasking
• Someone who has good numeracy, can manage budgets and is sensitive to wider commercial implications
• Someone who is keen to grow and learn, to benefit from training in a breadth of areas led by Kinetic, GroupM, WPP and external providers
• Someone who is confident, engaging, positive and alive to possibilities; is articulate with good written and listening skills too

We’d really like it if you had:

• GCSEs – to include English and Maths (A to C), A-Levels or equivalent standard and a university degree
• Good understanding and use of MS Office /Windows – Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Confidence to use internal technical tools – pick up new technology and systems well and adapt to change (digital/technical skills)
• Excellent understanding of social media and internet

The Package

The Package
• Pension, medical, life assurance and income protection

• Access to a wide variety of industry recognised courses provided by internal WPP and Group M sources, external trainers and bodies such as the IPA, NABS etc

• 25 days holiday, rising to 30 days with length of service
• Office closure between Christmas and New Year (so no need to use holiday)
• Flexible bank holiday policy – option to move national holidays for days of personal significance
• Your birthday day off
• 1 day off annually for volunteering
• Core hours of 10am- 4pm within a flexible working schedule and 4pm early finish Friday
• Opportunity to join internal networks – Green Team, Team Pride, Team Roots, Team Enable, Social Committee, Charity Committee amongst others

• Opportunity to participate in internal and external mentoring programmes
• Enhanced Family Leave Policies
• Annual Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
• Employee Assistance and Lifestyle Provider
• Long term anniversary awards
• Plus, lots more evolving wellbeing and social perks

The Agency

Media Planning & Buying - Out Of Home specialists

Kinetic is the UK’s #1 specialist out of home (OOH) agency. We work with more of the UK’s leading brands & agencies than anyone else to influence valuable audiences on the move. We are a diverse group of passionate experts, united in our devotion to one medium.

We are entering a new era for OOH, one defined by significant growth, disruption, & tech innovation. We want to be the agency that is leading the industry through this change. To deliver outcomes that are human, inspiring, & effective.

Our company values demonstrate how we build relationships & conduct business. They are- agility, integrity, innovation, passion & focus. Our world is changing, & we are looking for new talent to join us. People who are excited by the possibilities ahead for OOH, that share our appetite for change, that can live our values & will help us to transform our business & the wider industry.