Senior Planner

Posted 7 April by Select Appointments Easy Apply

My client are an award-winning creative agency. They believe the best ideas are sparked by insight, developed without channel prejudice, and delivered with skill and passion at every touchpoint.

We over a hundred and 40 staff working across offices in Norwich, London and Leicester, they are part of one of the UK's most respected networks.

They are currently looking to recruit a Senior Planner to join the team in either Norwich or London. Reporting in to their Planning Director, you will take responsibility for, ownership and delivery of integrated communications and campaign plans, across several key client accounts.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Receive, interrogate and interpret client marketing and communications briefs from which to develop the agency comms planning response
* Source and provide customer insight to support robust strategy development, including the commissioning, management and interpretation of both primary and secondary research
* Write validated, coherent and detailed communications plans for presentation
* Write compelling creative briefs with powerful propositions to inspire the creative process
* Brief, judge and validate creative work in context to it being on-strategy and connected to the audience insights and proposition developed
* Present communications plans and strategies to clients in support of the agency's creative response, able to articulate a strong point of view
* Act as a centre of excellence on media channel planning and developing CRM and customer journey recommendations with an omni-channel approach
* Manage ROI and effectiveness measurement feedback

Key skills and attributes

* Previous experience of integrated planning in an agency environment
* Must be fully conversant with digital channels (without necessarily being a digital specialist)
* Strong team player, capable of working with and alongside senior team members and client personnel, adding gravitas, credibility and real value to the agency's service to clients
* Must be confident, articulate and persuasive (verbally and in written work), a good presenter with strong communication skills, excellent client skills and passionate about creative product
* A natural multi-tasker. Must be flexible, self-motivated, capable of working quickly and accurately, able to prioritise and deliver to deadlines
* High levels of proactivity, quality control and personal curiosity are essential in this largely self-directed role working closely with senior client services and agency leadership
* Must be familiar with PowerPoint and Microsoft Office suite generally

Benefits and applying

* 22 days' holiday + bank holidays
* Additional day off for your birthday!
* Health Shield cover
* Company pension
* Childcare vouchers
* Cycle to work scheme
* Life insurance

An excellent salary is on offer - please send your CV to Emma Baylis with your salary expectations - or call Emma on for more info!

Required skills

  • planning
  • channel
  • strategy
  • multi channel

Reference: 34851635

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