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Planning / Strategy Manager

Greater London£45000 to £50000 per annum

This top tiered media planning and buying agency are looking for a Planning/Strategy Manager to join the planning team. The ideal candidate will be joining a dynamic and growing team that has a strong belief that integrated teams should be at the heart of every advertising campaign.
As Planning/Strategy Manager you will be responsible for the day to day contact and overall responsibility for the smooth running of the account. The role is a pivotal one for integration of all investment and specialist disciplines, bringing together AV, Digital, Print, Radio, OOH, Sponsorship, Research and Analytics.

The role:

This role requires a strong planner and strategist who has an eagerness to understand and promote the role of brand planning.
You will be developing and delivering strategic vision for both the brand and media briefs.

Good understanding of consumer insights using relevant industry tools and bespoke agency research tools, when putting planning rationale together.
Liaise with clients other agencies (creative, PR) to ensure integrated and deliverable campaigns.
Develop inspiration and ideas for innovative media plans and strategies.
You will be working with a client that loves to be challenged and enjoys continual fresh ideas.

The candidate:

Passionate about communications planning.
A “can-do” approach.
Team player.
Good level of digital knowledge, numerate with strong prioritisation skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Be a strong innovator with a genuine interest in emerging technologies and how they can be used to help your client.
Be someone who is always looking to learn and develop.

SYLEX currently has a number of planning roles available at leading media agencies that may be of interest to you. We recruit into the majority of the top 20 media planning and buying agencies. Contact Siobhan McAndrew for a full list of current opportunities.

Contact Siobhan on 020 7920 6404 / Siobhan@sylex.co.uk

Job ref: SM 12053
14 December 2012
11 January 2013
SM 12053
Siobhan McAndrew
B2B, B2C, Digital
Full Time
Permanent