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About the Role

The role of a Manager is to supervise and manage our integrated media planning product and assume an active role in the business. The Media Planning Manager will assist with the development of media strategies and operating procedures and will also be responsible for leading, mentoring, coaching and developing employees. This role requires you to work as part of an integrated media planning team to ensure the product is grounded in insights and experience, resulting in flawless media executions.


  • Accountable for leading the preparation, writing and presentation of integrated media plans, proposals and analysis that satisfy client objectives and that go beyond the brief

  • Maintain stewardship and accountability of the media plan, regularly evaluating and monitoring execution

  • Liaise and foster knowledge-sharing with other disciplines internally, partner agencies and other departments to ensure that media and client knowledge is current

  • Ensure that all media plans adhere to the agency's values, philosophies and processes

  • Lead the preparation and presentation of evaluations of media opportunities, media trends and issues of interest to clients

  • Awareness of client KPIs and objectives, ensuring that tracking is in place for check-ins as required

  • Manage and lead a team of employees. Effectively communicate agency goals, manage workloads, provide ongoing performance feedback and support professional development. Interview and participate in hiring decision of employees if/when required

  • Accurately and effectively manage client's day-to-day planning requirements, with a strong understanding of client's business objectives and KPIs

  • Inform leadership of potential challenges and opportunities as it relates to client and/or people management

  • Influence decision making by encouraging appropriate strategies and benefits of offerings to clients

  • Participate in additional agency/team projects and new business presentations as required

  • Oversee financial media control, including purchase authorizations, billing and budget control reports and ensure that discrepancies are resolved in a timely fashion



  • Bachelor’s degree is required

  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in integrated media planning with a knack in ideation, preferably from agency

  • History of developing positive on-going business relationships with a focus on client service

  • Ability to develop and foster strong relationships and partnerships, both internally and externally

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively apply knowledge and insights gained from research resources to media planning

  • Previous experience managing and developing employees

  • Proactive approach to problem solving, supporting the team, self-development, etc

  • Proficient with media research tools (e.g., Clear Decisions, Vividata, Neilson), and media tools (e.g., Prisma)

  • Strong learning agility, with a passion for continuous development

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Independent thinker with highly developed organizational skills and a strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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