Graduate Media Assistant – Media Agency – London, up to £21,000

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Graduate Media Assistant – Media Agency – London, up to £21,000

Our client, a leading independent media planning and buying specialising in bespoke media solutions for a diverse range of clients is hiring for a budding Media Assistant – this is a fantastic and exciting chance to become a valued and integral member of such a dynamic and successful media business.

Working across a varied portfolio of clients some key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing excellent client service, maintaining specific accounts
  • Research of media opportunities
  • Production of media schedules and media appraisals/recommendations
  • Research of target audience
  • Identifying key opportunities for clients
  • Day to day client contact, responding to ad hoc client requests
  • Weekly reporting and managing continued optimisation of campaigns
  • General administration duties
  • Liaising with media owners

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be degree educated with a 2.1 grade or higher
  • Strong numerical abilities as there will be a large amount of data/analytical work
  • Have gained some commercial office related work experience
  • Be focused on pursuing a career in media planning and buying – this is not a creative role.
  • Possess excellent attention to detail
  • Be confident, ambitious, self-motivated individual with a desire to learn and develop
  • Be able to work smart and fast and have excellent relationship and communication skills
  • Have excellent organisational skills and a proactive, conscientious approach to their work
  • Be fully proficient in Word, Excel and Powerpoint

Interested?

If you’re looking to kick start your career with an exciting media agency and work across some great clients, then this is a fabulous business to join! Asides from a competitive starting salary, there’s excellent career opportunities on offer for the successful candidate.

Interviews taking place immediately with a start date within the next 4-5 weeks.

Please apply immediately – email your CV to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: EW-MA-1102

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Business Development Executive – B2B, Marketing Technology. London – to £24,000 (DOE) + uncapped commission

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Business Development Executive – B2B, Marketing Technology. London – to £24,000 (DOE) + uncapped commission

We are recruiting for a budding Business Development Executive for our client, an exciting and evolving tech innovator, delivering high quality SaaS products that address the key business needs for thousands of global brands in the communications and marketing industries.

This is a fantastic role for someone who is keen to pursue a career in Sales as there is strong support and training to help you hit the ground running, with paths for quick progression.

The main objective of the Business Development Executive is to make targeted outbound calls and follow up on targeted marketing campaigns to make sales appointments for your colleagues to attend.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Generating sales opportunities through high volume, targeted outbound telephone calls, working from lists within the CRM system and through following up of targeted outbound marketing campaigns.
  • Conduct basic research on the company and decision-making unit in order to target your approach.
  • Carrying out basic level needs analysis on the phone to establish key areas of interest and obtaining an understanding of an organisation’s communications objectives.
  • Developing and maintaining a high level of understanding of the Company’s product portfolio and value proposition and talking about these in context.
  • Gaining knowledge of the competitive landscape and using this to the company’s advantage to overcome objections and book high quality meetings.
  • Keeping the CRM system up to date with all details of prospects
  • Using CRM information to manage and prioritise pipeline and to target senior decision makers.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have the ability and willingness to carry out business to business calls (previous cold calling experience is desirable but not necessarily essential).
  • Be ambitious and interested in a long-term career in sales.
  • Be a dynamic, confident and target driven self-starter.
  • Have an articulate with an excellent telephone manner.
  • Be persuasive and persistent, yet friendly and personable.
  • Have the ability to take initiative to research contact and organisation information.
  • Be naturally organised and able to prioritise effectively.
  • Have good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.

What’s on offer?

Asides from a competitive basic salary (up to £24,000), commission plan, and benefits package the successful candidate will be joining a large, established and successful business which operates with a friendly, collaborative and hardworking atmosphere with amazing opportunities for career progression.

Interested?

Please apply immediately now, or email your CV to Ellie at Shape Media – apply@shapemedia.co.uk

*Please note we are only able to consider candidates who already have the right to work in the UK*

 

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Account Director – Global Agency, London – up to £45,000

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Account Director – Global Agency, London – up to £45,000

My client, a leading global media group, is seeking an experienced Account Director to join their International Team.

The Account Director will support the senior account team, develop strong client and industry relationships in order to manage day to day activity, whilst developing junior team members and advocating for the agency within the London market.  This is an opportunity to take an account leadership role on some of the agency’s core accounts and will form part of  the main client leadership and planning team, while being responsible for a team of six.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Ownership of client briefs – from strategy to implementation through to detailed reporting, optimisation and insight generation
  • Owning responses from client brief to execution ensuring that team and agency output is best in class
  • Managing client relationships on a day to day basis, coordinating the execution of the media plan with other internal specialist teams and with media owners as required
  • Working closely with the client and managing partner to understand client business challenges and identification of suitable additional agency services to address the client’s needs
  •  Placing client’s needs at the heart of all delivery and building strong, meaningful relationships with client peers
  • Managing external agency partner relationships & developing, managing ways of working together
  •  Driving innovation and fresh thinking across the client’s business as well as across the agency

Requirements:  

  • Strong experience which includes international media knowledge and cross channel planning and buying experience
  • An enthusiastic team player with experience of fostering a collaborative team culture
  • Excellent communication skills to maintain relationships across a range of internal & external partners
  • Working knowledge of paid, owned, earned and shared media and experience of evolving brands from a traditional media model is essential for this role
  • Strong commercial acumen with a willingness to sell-in commercial opportunities that are right for the client’s needs
  • Passionate about media especially the brand and performance dynamic, coupled with a strong business, market, consumer and brand/performance understanding
  •  Inspiring presentation skills with clients and in prospective new business pitches
  • Proactive nature, someone who makes things happen and thrives from accountability
  • Excellent attention to detail

Interested?

A competitive salary up to £45,000 based on experience, and a great benefits package is on offer for the successful candidate.

Please email your CV to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: EW:IMP:2410

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Senior Account Manager – Agency, London, up to £45,000 + bonus + benefits

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Senior Account Manager – Agency, London, up to £45,000 + bonus + benefits
  • Independent media agency with exciting growth plans
  • Working across an array of brands including entertainment
  • Excellent opportunity to develop management skills 
  • circa £45,000 basic + 10% bonus + fabulous benefits 

We are excited to be hiring for our client, a well-established and proudly independent agency who work with some exciting brands. They are an agency that always delivers, bringing together the collective power of smart thinking, relationships and big data.

The role:

The Senior Account Manager will be highly experienced in managing / leading client relationships in digital advertising planning and buying and with strong capabilities in at least one other offline media channel.

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Working closely with clients to ensure a full understanding of their business, digital needs and priorities
  • Working closely with the company Directors to ensure all accounts have a performance & commercial strategy
  • Working closely with suppliers to ensure that the team are constantly at the forefront of industry developments
  • Ensuring all activity meets or exceeds clients performance expectations
  • Manage budgets in line with strategy and ensure that monthly spend is on target
  • Management of junior members of the team to ensure that work is delivered to an exceptional standard, on target and on time
  • Quality control of work conducted by junior and more operational members of the team

Experience/Skills required:

  • Solid experience working in digital display campaign delivery, ideally gained in an agency environment and with strong client account management responsibilities
  • Experience of executing campaigns within other Media channels including Out of Home and/or TV
  • Excellent understanding of wider digital channels and environment
  • Highly organised with an acute attention to detail
  • Exceptional level of English, both written and spoken
  • Strong numerical and analytical capabilities, including use and creation of Excel formula

What’s on offer?

Asides from a competitive basic salary (up to £45,000) and benefits package including flexible working and unlimited leave, the successful candidate will join an agency which operates with a friendly, collaborative and hardworking atmosphere.

They are structured very differently to other agencies, with no barriers to people learning what they want and pride themselves on trust, integrity, respect and a can-do attitude.

Interested?

Please email your CV to Ellie at Shape Media – apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quite SAM-AM-1305

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Media Planning Executive – Media Agency, London – c.£22,000

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Media Planning Executive – Media Agency, London – c.£22,000

Our client, a growing, independent media planning and buying agency, is hiring for an entry level Account Executive to join their team –  this is a fantastic and exciting chance to become a valued and integral member of such a dynamic and successful media business.

Working across a varied portfolio of clients some of the role responsibilities will include:

  • Providing excellent client service support
  • Research of media opportunities
  • Production of media schedules and media appraisals/recommendations
  • Day to day client contact, responding to ad hoc client requests
  • Weekly reporting and managing continued optimisation of campaigns
  • General administration duties

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be degree educated with a 2.1 grade or higher
  • Have gained some commercial office related work experience
  • Be focused on pursuing a commercial career in the media industry
  • Possess excellent attention to detail and strong analysis skills
  • Be confident, ambitious, self-motivated individual with a desire to learn and develop
  • Be able to work smart and fast and have excellent relationship and communication skills
  • Have excellent organisational skills and a proactive, conscientious approach to their work
  • Be fully proficient in Word, Excel and Powerpoint

Interested?

If you’re looking to kick start your career with an exciting media agency and work across some great clients, then this is a fabulous business to join!

The successful candidate can expect a highly competitive starting salary  and excellent career opportunities.

Please apply immediately – email your CV to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: EW-IAW-0111

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Manager – Affiliate Marketing, Central London, c.£35,000-£40,000 (based on exp) + benefits

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Manager – Affiliate Marketing, Central London, c.£35,000-£40,000 (based on exp) + benefits

Rare opportunity for an experienced affiliate marketing manager to join one of the UK’s most prominent and leading performance marketing businesses in their Key Accounts team.

This is a great chance for anyone looking to move into a position of responsibility to gain valuable experience working with one of the UK’s best known brands.

As a Team Leader, you will lead a team dedicated to the management of your client’s range of affiliate programmes, reporting to the Account Director. This exciting and dynamic role will be responsible for liaising with team members, clients and the Account Director as a main point of contact for the escalation of issues, and the strategic coordination of the our top accounts.

The successful candidate will have breadth of experience in the affiliate industry, and in particular in dealing with major blue chip clients, as well as experience in people management

KEY TASKS:

  • Manage all aspects of your brand affiliate campaigns, ensuring clients are satisfied with their campaigns and the effect on their overall business
  • Ensure sufficient company communication regarding all clients within your team
  • Overall responsibility for team members and their performance and development
  • Ensure an appropriate working environment for team members
  • Provide a point of escalation for team members
  • Help to nurture dynamic team environment
  • Ensure good account management practices are being delivered effectively by team members at all times.
  • Provide feedback to Account Director on the effectiveness of the team, the performance of members of the team and the quality of service
  • Show leadership ability to take responsibility for other members of the team on a day-to-day basis

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Strong account management experience in an affiliate marketing role, with a particular focus on blue-chip clients.
  • Possess a high level of industry knowledge and will have developed a presence within the wider affiliate community.
  • Strong experience in coordinating teams in projects and working practices
  • Have a high level of communication and client relationship skills.
  • Demonstrate an excellent level of account management skills, including the ability to optimise large campaigns
  • Have a strong level of affiliate marketing knowledge to present varied options for brand clients in the structure of their campaigns
  • Demonstrate experience with different program structures, including lead based, mobile phone, standard retail and sign-up
  • Show a good understanding of network ethos and help the team to manage accounts using that direction
  • Exhibit a leadership approach in dealing with Account Managers

This is a unique and exciting management opportunity if you are looking to join an ambitious, leading digital marketing business with a fantastic culture and great scope for career advancement.

The successful candidate can expect a highly competitive basic salary (up to £40,000 based on experience) and a comprehensive benefits package.   Interested? Please apply immediately or email your CV to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: EW-PTL-1902

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Senior Business Development Director – Programmatic, Central London, highly competitive base + 40% commission

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Senior Business Development Director – Programmatic, Central London, highly competitive base + 40% commission

Our client, an exciting, high growth, global, digital advertising technology business is seeking a motivated and proactive, experienced Senior Business Development Manager to join their  team and leverage their position, driving new business with a specialism in Retail across both clients direct and agencies.

After achieving huge growth across the retail vertical, they are looking to continue this by expanding their Retail sales team. This role will report directly into the Global Retail Director based in London.

Key responsibilities:

  • We are looking for a strong individual to convert the impact of the company’s programmatic lifecycle lead advertising solutions into key business from a broad base of relevant retailers.
  • In addition, the right individual would understand where they sit in the wider advertising eco- system, and find commercially beneficial business in a highly challenging, exciting area.
  • Highly driven, the right person would be expected to lead and work collaboratively with the wider team to build creative and engaging solutions.
  • This is an opportunity for someone to work for one of the best companies in the space, where the right people get recognised and rewarded for great work and results.


Skills/Experience:
  

  • A consistent and strong background with an impressive track record of commercial success in the digital ddvertising marketplace which the candidate would need to demonstrate.
  • Currently be working in a senior sales role within an online advertising business – programmatic experience is desirable.
  • Well-connected across the retail vertical with senior contacts essential, with a passion for all forms of digital advertising, in particular having a passion for promoting the merits of display advertising.
  • A proven track record of creating opportunities and delivering results.
  • Innovative commercial skills, with a keen sense for business.
  • A strategic awareness, with vision and an ability to think laterally.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good agency contacts at all levels.
  • Imagination, creative thinking and the ability to relate to and empathise with, creative people.
  • Key client direct contacts within the UK retail industry.

Working in a successful, thriving ad-tech business you can expect a highly competitive salary, 40% commission (+ uncapped), plus benefits and strong career development opportunities.

Interested? 

Please email your CV to: @apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: SSM-1705

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PPC Account Executive – Sport/Gaming clients – Agency, London, to £26,000

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PPC Account Executive – Sport/Gaming clients – Agency, London, to £26,000
  • Leading independent media agency
  • Sport/Gaming brands
  • Up to £26,000 basic

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and ambitious PPC Executive who is looking for the opportunity to make their mark within a growing agency.

Joining a growing team responsible for supporting the wider team in the planning, activation, optimisation and reporting of all PPC campaigns. There will also be the opportunity as part of the roles remit to work across the agencies search activity as well as work extremely closely with the SEO, analytics and wider media specialists.

Reporting into the Operations Director you will play a key part in a fast paced, deliverables based world and everyone that is part of the team need to work together to ensure they always deliver a high standard of work on time with pride. This is a great time to be joining a team who are creating the foundations of what an agency should look like and should deliver for clients to ensure they add value at every step.

Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Working on paid performance campaigns to achieve the best possible results for clients
  • Responsible for day to day management of campaigns, working towards pre-defined goals and optimising budget and strategies against KPIs
  • Suggesting new ideas and insights
  • Troubleshooting tracking and set-up issues
  • Reporting back to the Account Managers and Director on performance of campaigns in Excel, keeping them abreast of changes and optimisations made
  • Generate and analyse advanced daily/weekly/monthly reports and highlight insights
  • Learning best practices and the correct actions to take in any given situation
  • Defining requirements, tracking implementation and ad server integration with bid management tools
  • Plan and forecast performance according to the trends and seasonality

Skills/Experience required:

  • Experience setting up and managing multiple DR social and ideally PPC campaigns in a digital agency setting
  • Well versed across Google Adwords, Google Analytics, ad-server tracking
  • Ability to manage own workload to ensure that individual, team and company targets are achieved
  • Provide prompt and efficient support to the Biddable team in the implementation of day-to-day activities involved in client account management and service, online campaign management and reporting.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work to and hit deadlines
  • Presentable with professional attitude
  • Eagerness to learn and progress in career
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to manage internal and external relationships

What’s on offer?

Asides from a competitive basic salary (c. up to £26,000) and fab benefits package, the successful candidate will join an agency which operates with a friendly, collaborative and hardworking atmosphere.

Interested?

Please email your CV to Ellie at Shape Media – apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: PSE-0819

 

 

 

 

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Account Manager – Affiliate Marketing, Central London, up to £32,000 + benefits

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Account Manager – Affiliate Marketing, Central London, up to £32,000 + benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity for a hard working, confident, dedicated digital marketing candidate to join one of the leaders in the performance marketing space – working within a fast paced, supportive client services team which services some of the UK’s most prestigious consumer brands – this really is a great chance if you are looking to move into a position of responsibility and gain valuable experience with this global digital business, while working on a leading travel brand.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and optimise assigned accounts to fulfil the needs of the client.
  • Implement and advise on affiliate marketing concepts to optimise assigned accounts.
  • Communicate regularly with assigned accounts to satisfy needs of the client.
  • Manage affiliate relationships necessary for the successfully management of assigned programs.
  • Assess the needs of the client and use the resources available to meet these needs wherever possible.
  • Take a pro-active approach in solving issues with assigned clients, escalating issues to the appropriate team level when necessary
  • Effective use of company systems to manage assigned programs.
  • Work with support team to integrate programs successfully.
  • Train merchants in the operation of affiliate programs in preparation for launch support handovers.
  • Work independently to produce all necessary account management documentation and reporting.
  • Produce regular and bespoke reports on assigned programs.
  • Provide support to senior team members in the management of larger brand clients when necessary.
  • Attend appropriate client and networking events to enhance client relationship development.

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Relevant client services / account management experience in a digital marketing function with exposure to affiliate marketing campaigns.
  • Proven track record of successful client and team relationship building, including strong networking skills.
  • Possess strong and professional communication (both verbal and written) and an ability to exchange information with others clearly and concisely.
  • Hands on experience working in the affiliate marketing industry, including an understanding of different affiliate types and how they operate and how Affiliate Marketing fits within the context of the wider online marketing mix.
  • Experience across a number of online verticals (such as fashion, travel, telecoms) and knowledge of lead generation will be an advantage.
  • An understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of the CPA/CPL model compared to other models such as CPC or CPM.
  • Good standard of academic achievement (A-Level or Degree).
  • Academic or professional background in Marketing.
  • Proven track record of successful client and team relationship building, including strong networking skills.
  • Excellent computer literacy including advanced proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel.

Rewards Package:

A fantastic benefits + perks package is on offer for the successful candidate including:

  • Competitive salary linked to experience and competencies – up to £32,000 basic
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Season ticket travel loan
  • A supportive and fun work environment
  • Access to training and development

Interested? Please apply immediately or email your CV to Ellie at Shape Media: apply@shapemedia.co.uk

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