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Account Director/Senior Strategic Planner Buyer - Media Company

Posted 9 March by Additional Resources Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Account Director/Senior Strategic Planner Buyer - Media Company - London or Manchester

Salary circa £45k +monthly /annua l bonus + pension and Healthcare plan

Candidates must have media and buyer experience preferably working for a media or PR company to qualify to go forward.

The company are extremely good at keep their clients happy allowing them to develop long and fruitful relationships. The majority of their billings last year were for clients who they have worked with for over 5 years.

Their account handlers are experienced in all disciplines and operate over all types of media and that ensures that a client gets the integrated campaign that they need.

They have digital specialists in each of their regional offices allowing clients face to face access to the expert handling their campaign.

Job description and role

The company is looking for an experienced Account Director or senior strategist. Based either in London or Manchester, the successful candidate will head up some of our key accounts, participate in new business work and contribute to the agency`s overall strategic planning offering.

There will be some travel involved to meet their clients around the country.

The candidate:

The successful applicant will have a strong background in media planning and buying, either from a client services or an investment background. Alongside big-picture strategy and thought leadership s/he will equally be at home among the granular detail of our clients` planning and buying activity; presenting and pitching; mentoring junior team members; maintaining strong relationships with media owners and partner agencies and supporting their Account Managers in the provision of first-rate media services to their clients. You will bring an understanding of all media channels and planning tools such as Hitwise and TGI, and be happy to learn and use their in-house buying software.


These are interesting times. Here is a chance to join a thriving media independent at a pivotal moment in the development of the agency and the independent sector itself. An opportunity to work with a growing team of first-rate media professionals; to carve out a role and develop relationships that will enrich our client offering and secure the continued success of a profitable agency.

An excellent salary for the right candidate, employer-contributed pension, dental and medical insurance (after qualifying period). 20 days` holiday, rising to 25 after five full years` service. Quarterly staff outings. Monthly and annual discretionary bonuses. Depending on location, rooftop bar, VR machine, PS4.

Additional Resources is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

Required skills

  • Account Director
  • Senior Strategic Planner Buyer

Reference: 34647669

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