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Media Assistant

Salary £25,000
Location London, Farringdon
Role Marketing
Job Type Permanent
Size 20-50
Job overview
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the UK's leading media agencies as a Media Buyer! As part of your role, you will provide support across the planning, buying, and optimisation processes, whilst working to maintain important media relationships - apply today!

Looking for Account Executive jobs, Media Buyer roles, or Graduate Media jobs in London? Want to work for a leading media agency? Apply for this Digital Media Assistant job in London today!

Company profile - Media Agency

In this Media Assistant role, you will be joining an established media agency, designed to help evolve clients' brand growth by executing campaigns across all paid traditional and digital media channels such as TV, Radio, and Press Media. Based in London, the company is ranked as one of the UK’s top 20 and fastest-growing media agencies with billings of over £75 million.

A vibrant team of entrepreneurial & ambitious individuals, they have a fantastic track record of building challenger brands into big household names, such as, Moonpig, Wayfair, Oak Furnitureland, Virgin Experience Days, and many more. This company is owned by an EOT (Employee Ownership Trust), so all staff have a vested interest in the success of the agency.

The business is expanding quickly due to recent success and is now looking for a Media Buyer to join the team!

Job description - Media Assistant

In this Digital Advertising position in London, you will be working in the planning and buying team of a leading independent advertising agency. In this team, advertising campaigns for their high-profile clients really come to life. You'll be strategising, setting up, and optimising media campaigns, alongside managing relationships with advertising partners and the media.

You'll have client objectives and briefs to meet, so your role will be incredibly strategic. You'll need to be comfortable with numbers and data handling, as the world of advertising involves lots of figures and percentages, and you'll pull insights from client and campaign data in order to inform key decisions for each advertising campaign. With plenty of upwards progression available, if you're passionate about getting into advertising - this is the role for you.

Key responsibilities - Media Assistant

In this Media Buyer job in London, your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting across planning, buying, and optimisation processes for each advertising campaign
  • Assisting in maintaining media relationships and negotiating prices to drive client revenue and ROI
  • Work closely with a Senior Media Planner, supporting on all projects
  • Collaborate with the Account Management and Analysis + Insight teams to develop and execute intelligent, insight-led media strategies to meet our clients’ objectives
  • Develop strong relationships with internal teams and key media owner contacts
  • Work across digital and traditional media channels
  • Compiling data and producing client reports within Excel and PowerPoint
  • Updating daily client reports
  • Getting stuck in with plenty of ad hoc projects

Job requirements - Media Assistant

  • A minimum of a 2.1 from university (an analytical degree is beneficial)
  • Experience or internships in Media, Marketing, Or Advertising is highly beneficial
  • A keen interest in Media Planning & Buying is essential
  • Previous experience in an organisational role is beneficial
  • A strong interest in branding
  • Analytical thinker who is comfortable working with data
  • A highly motivated individual, who is proactive and commercially minded
  • Excellent client-facing skills and confidence when working with others
  • Exceptional attention to detail – supported by a diligent, highly-organised, and meticulous approach
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Confident, courageous, and versatile individual looking to have a tangible influence on challenger brand success stories

Benefits of the job - Media Assistant

  • A great starting salary of £25,000 (rising to £27,000 following probation pass!)
  • Excellent growth and personal development plans, a real opportunity to progress
  • Invaluable exposure to high profile clients and brands within a range of industries
  • The opportunity to work in an exciting and fast-paced environment
  • Great offices based in Farringdon with flexible working
  • Pension scheme, socials, and free fruit in the office
  • Joining a company owned by an Employee Ownership Trust, where all staff have a vested interest in the success of the agency

On the hunt for Media Buying jobs in London? After a career in Media? Want to kickstart your career at a leading media agency? Apply for this Advertising Executive role in London today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

Rachel Forrest
Account Manager