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Manager, Integration (Media)
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.
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