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Make a global agency your media playground as their new Planning Executive and enjoy fun perks like staff activities and nights out in the heart of Manchester!






Up to £28,000

GBP 28000

Date Added






Manchester City Centre (Hybrid Working)

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

Planning Executive - Manchester City Centre (2 Days a Week in the Office) - Up to £28,000 - Agency

Our client is a global media agency with regional office in Manchester City Centre and they are now looking for a Planning Executive to work on a TOP new clients, working with a number of household brands. You will be working alongside the Client Lead and Planning Lead, and will be a main contact point for your clients, helping to plan their media and manage the accounts.

If an agency that not only offers great clients, and progression wasn’t enough for you, how does the following sound? Our client provides some amazing benefits, including; 28 day holiday (rising by 1 day each year, up to 33), 2 mental health/charity days each year, your birthday off, free gym, private healthcare, membership to The Dining Club and Retail Card, cycle to work scheme, hybrid working and that’s just scratching the surface!

Ideal Candidate:

  • A persistent, inquisitive, and curious approach to problem-solving
  • Expertise with planning tools and industry intelligence, such as: YouGov, Touchpoints, TGI, and Mintel etc
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • You pay close attention to detail and have a good administrative background.
  • Capacity and eagerness to operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Eagerness to learn and take responsibility for your own development
  • Solid working knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The primary point of contact for clients on a daily basis, exhibiting an innovative and proactive approach in all client interactions.
  • Assure that all client expectations are managed well and that all client demands are met and exceeded promptly, professionally, and effectively.
  • Possess a thorough awareness of the client's business, brand, industry, rivals, and target markets.
  • Assume leadership in managing and executing campaigns after the client has given sign off, coordinating closely with Activation teams and communicating with agency partners to keep everyone informed.
  • Sending clients your weekly status reports and comprehensive campaign reporting.
  • Collaborate closely with the client lead to comprehend and proactively manage the short-, medium-, and long-term goals and expectations of the client.
  • Ensure that all financial management procedures are top-notch. Verify POs and keep an accurate PO tracker, make sure clients pay on time, resolve any billing disputes, etc.
  • Fully acquaint yourself with our clients systems and tools, to ensure that you have a firm grasp of them and are comfortable discussing them with clients.

This is an outstanding opportunity to be part of a large global business that reward their staff with excellent benefits! If you want to hear more, then get in touch with our Agency Recruitment Consultants on 0161 833 1044 or if you know you’re the right fit, then apply now!

Please note due to high volumes of applications unfortunately we are not always able to respond to all unsuccessful applicants. However we wish everyone who applies the very best with their job search. 

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