Media Planner / Buyer

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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…

Bray Leino Media are a highly experienced team of media professionals; media & commutations planners, strategists and channel specialists responsible for media trading. We cover all channels on and off line; digital, digital media, programmatic, paid search and SEO. out of home, radio, cinema and TV as well as creative media solutions and partnerships. We work with clients as part of a ‘full service’ in conjunction with the Bray Leino creative offering, as well as media only business, working with clients direct.

What will I be doing?

You will:

  • Assist in the delivery of media campaigns for Bray Leino’s B2B media clients. Day to day campaign management and relationship building with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop understanding of client business, products, markets, audiences and objectives.
  • Understand, interrogate and assimilate media briefs.
  • Build and implement media plans as appropriate.
  • Work with all internal departments to produce integrated comms plans which meet and exceed client expectations
  • Work with specialist teams, partner agencies and directly with media owners across all channels to plan and buy media activity for your clients, both in the UK and internationally
  • Learn to assess the value of different media opportunities in the context of the client’s business and ensure client receives most competitive media rates available through negotiation with media owners
  • Research innovative media opportunities to be presented to clients as part of scheduled and ad hoc planning processes
  • Pull together media reports and documents (e.g. competitive, post campaign analysis) and interpret data to provide useful insights.
  • Manage billing for assigned clients, identify and resolve billing discrepancies as needed. 
  • Support in the delivery of new business tenders and pitches.

About You…

  • Previous experience in media planning and buying
  • Experience in delivering marketing activity either within an agency or client-side business
  • Confident & positive attitude with a desire and appetite to develop.
  • A fast learner and adaptable with the ability to assimilate information quickly.
  • Well organised, able to manage self and work to deadlines and pro-actively.
  • Possess a basic understanding of all media channels.
  • Ability to negotiate and buy media cost effectively.
  • Should possess a strong drive to be proactive and strives to deliver the highest quality of work in the most efficient way possible.
  • Some experience in presenting with strong written and spoken communication skills.
  • Strong numerical skills.

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