Media Buyer / Media Planning Executive – Leading Marketing Agency Ref: 14359

Competitive Salary + Company Benefits and Perks

Excellent opportunity for a media-savvy candidate with experience and understanding of buying media across TV, OOH, Print, Online, Audio, Mobile to join a leading international student-focussed marketing group.

Role Info:

Media Planner & Buyer – 12 Month FTC
Central Brighton / Part Remote
Competitive Salary
Plus Benefits

Who we are:

We're a student specialist marketing group. Connected and curious. We think student. We do, we learn, we refine, and we apply what we've learnt. Just like students (and let's face it, we could all be a bit more student). Impact is something to aspire to – looking beyond impressions, reach, clicks, conversations and inspiring a focus on the bigger picture. More students enquiring, applying, and enrolling. Let's work together.

We help brands and organisations understand, engage and convert the global student audience by blending data and AI with award winning creative advertising expertise.

We are 100 passionate specialists working across offices in Brighton, Portsmouth, New York and Changsha (China).

The Media Buyer / Media Planning Executive Role:

The Media Planner & Buyer is a key member of the Media Activation and Performance team, their role is to identify new media opportunities for our clients which allow them to reach their target audience at the right cost. They consult on media plans matching the right brief with the right media. Negotiate and book direct media campaigns. They are experts in TV, OOH, Print, Online, Audio, Mobile etc.

As in-house experts they are required to consult on planning and ensure all delivery is completed to best practice and highest standards.

Key Responsibilities Include:


+ Research new media opportunities for our clients (specific to Student Audience)
+ Consult on media plans to ensure the right media is selected
+ Negotiate and book media activity for clients
+ Ensure activity goes live
+ Inform clients of successful activation
+ Ensure all activity is tracked accordingly


+ Ensure the campaigns are hitting their KPIs
+ Liaise with suppliers on how to improve performance
+ Escalate any at risk campaigns to the Head of Media A&P


+ Provide insights to clients on campaign performance


+ Be up to date with media trends & best practice at all times
+ Be the expert in media and a point of contacts for any media queries.
This includes consultancy and client contact.

About You:

+ Experience in Buying Media across TV, OOH, Print, Online, Audio, Mobile and others.
+ Must have a thorough understanding of media buying and placement principles, practices and procedures.
+ In depth knowledge of Microsoft Office.
+ Must possess strong communication (written & verbal), interpersonal, negotiation, and analytical skills.
+ Must pay extreme attention to detail and be able to proofread documents for accuracy.
+ Understanding of basic media planning terms and concepts such as GRPs, ROI, reach and frequency.

What we offer in return:

As well as a unique and rewarding working environment we treat our staff to flexible remote working days and hours as standard, commencing with 26 days’
holiday (including birthdays off), pension scheme, healthcare scheme, gym and travel subsidies. Your personal development is fundamental to our success and
everyone has a tailored progression path designed to suit them.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We passionately believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your attitude, experience and skills.

We expect you to live our ABC values

+ Accountable – we do what we promise we’ll do
+ Brave – we challenge the status quo
+ Curious – we’re inspired by what we do and want to inspire others

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Graduate Media Buyer, Graduate Media Planner, Intern Media Buyer, Intern Media Planner, Account Executive, Digital Account Manager, Digital Marketing Exec, Agency Account Exec, Junior Media Planner, Junior Media Buyer, Online Advertising, Digital Advertising.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.