Media Trainee, Graduate Programme

Job description

As a media trainee at Republic of Media, your job will be to assist in the planning and buying of advertising communications campaigns for our clients. Working in the comms planning team, you will be in a client-facing role while also developing skills as a media planner and buyer. This is a graduate role, and is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to progress rapidly within a structured training & development programme. The principle role of the Communications Planning department is to analyse data from multiple sources to generate insights that feed into media planning decisions and strategies. As a graduate trainee, you’ll be trained in various media analysis tools, and taught how the media buying industry works. Understanding consumers is at the core of our business. As you progress, you’ll be expected to create media schedules and other client documents so accuracy is paramount. Managing data, you will support the comms planning and account handling team and help them respond to client briefs to get the best results for the campaign. You will build key external relationships with a variety of media owners across all media including TV, digital, press, outdoor and radio. From these media owners, you will also negotiate and buy media space. To apply please supply a short cover note in the space provided and attach a CV, or send both to the email address shown below quoting Job Ref 222.

The Package

£18,000 basic salary Bonus based on company performance (paid every year since opening) Private healthcare + income protection (conditional) Generous contributory pension

The Agency

Republic of Media is a Freethinking independent communications planning and media buying agency with offices in Manchester and Edinburgh. We provide effective solutions across paid communications channels to advertisers in various sectors including FMCG, gambling, finance, public sector and more. Republic of Media delivers market-leading performance through value-focused buying, backed by understanding and insights. An IPA (institute of practitioners in advertising) member agency, we have been trading for over 7 years and are one of the fastest growing media agencies in the UK. We guarantee a structured programme of personal development to enable you to carve a career in media, a competitive salary, plus the challenge and excitement of joining a new and fast growing agency.
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