Media Trading Account Manager

Job description

Purpose of the role:
This is a pivotal role in our trading team. This person will be partnering with one of our Trading Account Directors supporting some of our key accounts.

Overview of Key Accountabilities, Responsibilities, & Duties

• Responsible for the day to day running and management of the OOH campaigns across our portfolio of clients
• Responsible for booking OOH inventory and negotiating space with media owners to get the best prices across a variety of formats
• Use Excel to track, reconcile and report buying outcomes
• Learn and understand the OOH landscape across the UK
• Develop effective OOH solutions across your portfolio of clients
• Meet with Media Owners on a regular basis
• Option and buy campaigns as instructed by the Planning Teams
• Negotiate with Media Owners to obtain the best overall package for our clients ie price, distribution, quality, research and added value
• Undertake client site tours for clients and agencies
• Provide guidance to the vendors about digital developments

We think you’d enjoy this role if you are:
• Someone who has a great eye for detail, excellent numeracy and is naturally organised and structured in their approach
• Someone who is extremely pro-active and always go the extra mile
• Someone who is enthusiastic and flexible
• Someone who is confident with great communication and people skills
• Someone who wants to develop their buying and negotiation skills within this exciting and growing sector
• Someone who wants to grow and learn from an experienced team

We’d really like it if you had:
• Experience in a media buying environment

The Package

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

• £250 My Growth Fund – use the fund to contribute to anything that enhances your wellbeing or towards learning a new skill (new set of weights, language course, breathing course – your choice!)
• Plus, 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 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 (Lifeworks)
• Long term anniversary awards

The Agency

Media Planning & Buying OOH Specialist

Kinetic are the UK’s #1 specialist Out Of Home (OOH) agency. We work with more of the UK’s leading brands (Tesco, Warner Bros, Coca Cola etc) and 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, and tech innovation. We want to be the agency that is leading the industry through this change. To deliver outcomes that are human, inspiring, and effective.

Our company values - agility, integrity, innovation, passion and focus -demonstrate how we build relationships and conduct business. Our world is changing, and 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 and will help us to transform our business and the wider industry.