Media Manager

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Location Bristol

Salary Dependent on experience + benefits

Company Bray Leino

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A little more about the Digital Media Team & our vision…

The digital team is entering an exciting time, we are blending technology with advertising to provide a truly cutting-edge proposition for our clients. Buzz words like AI and machine learning are thrown around too readily, with us you will get first-hand experience of how these tools can be used in digital media.

You’ll be part of a close-knit team who work across data, search, social, programmatic and currently expanding our service offering across new channels.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Build trusted and credible relationships with all key client personnel acting as the key day to day media point of contact.
  • Develop thorough understanding of client business, products, markets and audiences.
  • Able to understand, assimilate and challenge the brief (assist clients in developing the brief if necessary) and set media goals and objectives.
  • Able to take responsibility for the development of the media communications strategy applying appropriate strategic or tactical solutions depending upon the briefed communications objectives.
  • Build and implement media plans as appropriate.
  • If implementing, ensure client receives most competitive media rates available and that campaigns are delivered as agreed by implementation teams and media owners.
  • Assess media and ROI performance to drive learning and demonstrate effectiveness.
  • Work with account teams to ensure that media is integrated with creative and strategic outputs and campaigns are executed well.
  • Communicate deliverables and timings to clients and colleagues.
  • Keep clients up to date with the changing media landscape and identify any creative, new or innovative opportunities to be included in proposals.
  • Effectively manage administration from client billing to timesheet completion.
  • Regular meetings with media owners to maintain and develop relationships, resolve any problems and gather market intelligence.
  • Make a leading contribution to communications and media strategy for new business tenders and pitches.

You will…

  • Possess a thorough understanding of all media channels.
  • Should possess a strong drive to be proactive, will have their own informed point of view and strive to deliver the highest quality of work in the most efficient way possible.
  • Ability to both work as part of a team or independently as required by the business. 
  • Experience of developing strategic media proposals and implementational plans.
  • Excellent understanding of the industry and all modern practices.
  • Ability to negotiate if required.
  • Confidence and ability to build relationships with clients of all levels of seniority.
  • Experienced presenter with strong written and spoken communication skills.
  • Possesses the ability to assimilate information quickly.
  • Excellent numerical skills.
  • Ability to identify and develop commercial opportunities that build agency revenues.
  • Have full working knowledge of all software tools required to complete the role: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Brad, Mediatel, TGI (Choices), and Nielsen AdDynamix.

Bray Leino team perks

25 days holiday rising after 2 years to

29 days

(plus Bank holidays)

Health Cash Plan

Claim back the costs of

dental, optical, physio treatments and more

Xmas break

Office closed between

Christmas and New Year

The basics

  • Company pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme

Rewarding loyalty

  • Enhanced employer pension contribution after one year's service
  • Outstanding training and progression

The extras

  • Health plan
  • Employee discount platform
  • Health and wellbeing programme
  • Corporate gym membership discounts
  • Bar-Leino open on Fridays stocked with free beer and cider

About the Bristol office

  • Minutes from the city centre and Clifton Village
  • Outstanding lunch and after work food and drink options on the doorstep
  • Onsite bar – The Pitcher – with ping pong, darts, foosball and Free Booze Fridays
  • People who visit Bristol often end up living here - it just happens

How we hire

  • We keep things simple, so our recruitment process should be quick and pain-free
  • If we like your application, expect a call very soon
  • You may need to visit us a couple of times to ensure you meet everyone you need to
  • For some roles, we’ll likely ask you to show us your portfolio
  • We like it when people want to work with us, so even if your initial application is unsuccessful, we’ll be in touch if a better suited role comes up