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Are you a graduate wanting to kick-start your career with a young company in the vibrant media industry? If yes, then we might have the job for you! Our Manchester-based client is searching for a new Planning Assistant to help the Planning team with compelling proposals and campaigns.

Category

Media

Reference

aab030518l

Salary

Up to £22,000

Date Added

03.05.18

Level

Assistant

Location

Manchester


Are you a graduate wanting to kick-start your career with a young company in the vibrant media industry? If yes, then we might have the job for you! Our Manchester-based client is searching for a new Planning Assistant to help the Planning team with compelling proposals and campaigns.

 

Our client is an innovative company who provides their clients with access to the best in digital media platforms. Having built a reputation on honesty and excellent service, they help global clients engage targeted audiences with compelling strategies. Based in Manchester, the company is looking for an ambitious Planning Assistant to be part of their vibrant office culture!

The Planning Assistant will help the Planning team as they work closely with their clients to understand their business objectives and advertising strategies and translate them into high-value campaigns. The Planning Assistant will be responsible for aiding in the preparation and implementation of compelling and successful proposals. The successful candidate will use their analytical nature to identify successes that may be replicated, as well as opportunities for learning and improvements for future campaigns.

 

Key responsibilities of the Planning Assistant:

  • Working with the client services and sales team to understand the client goals for each campaign
  • Input ideas and product knowledge to media strategies
  • Building and maintaining contacts with supply partners and the Select Trading Team
  • Building agency relationships to build respect and trust in your judgement and advice
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of campaigns for the benefit of future campaigns
  • Adding a planning focused narrative to all PCARs
  • Working with existing templates to create and present successful proposals, including cost schedules
  • During implementation:
    • Logging all RFP’s within the CRM system with detailed notes
    • Track all proposals from creation to close
    • Nominating campaigns to be turned into case studies

 

The Ideal Candidate for the position of Planning Assistant:

  • At least one years proven experience in a similar role.
  • An analytical eye for detail and an understanding of what performance means
  • A natural problem solver, who can adapt to the ever-changing environment and react quickly to challenges
  • The ability to manage relationships with multiple parties, including agencies, clients and media owners
  • Great interpersonal skills – an excellent team worker who communicates well and ensures all products are delivered on time
  • Excellent organisational skills and a desire to provide first class media strategies
  • An interest in the digital media industry and a desire to learn and understand the intricacies of the landscape would be a desirable quality
  • A self-starter with a consistently positive attitude towards your job, team and company
  • Digital media is a very sociable and vibrant industry; therefore, a willingness to interact with colleagues and clients outside of work hours would be expected.

 

 

This is an amazing opportunity to start your marketing career with a friendly team! If this sounds perfect to you, then apply online or contact our award-winning team on 0161 833 1044!

 

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