AV Planning Manager
We are currently looking for an experienced AV planning manager in our investment arm Amplifi. The purpose of the role is to ensure that the highest level of quality is applied to all AV output. Working with your Associate Director, identify continuous improvements of our AV product to deliver better performance for our clients; To ensure the wider trading and business goals are met and your team are developed and are progressing in line with career aspirations.
•Development of plans and forecasts for specific clients in the DAN North portfolio
•Utilise all AV planning tools to maximum efficiency to deliver engaging and innovative planning solutions
•To provide support to senior team in developing best in class AV strategies
•Demonstrate the ability to manage all aspects AV for multiple accounts and quality control output from members of your team
•Maintain expert knowledge of the AV marketplace to anticipate opportunities and threats
•Ensure all AV trading agreements are delivered in line with defined parameters and targets
•To drive partnerships that deliver strong business results
•Maintain a good understanding of the business’ commercial strategies and use this to influence plans, clients and media owners
•To build strong client and media owner relationships, with the aim to understand their motivations and needs to deliver better results
•Proactively manage, motivate and develop your team members, through regular reviews of performance and aligning their development plans
The Ideal Candidate
•Ability to pre-empt issues and be pro-active in producing solutions
•Has the ability to work accurately under pressure and with short deadlines
•A high degree of numeracy and literacy are essential
•Excellent communication and client facing skills
•Comfortable with presenting to colleagues and clients, including interpretation of data
•Proactive in raising own commercial awareness of the industry beyond channel specialism
•The ability to communicate effectively across multiple stakeholders in multiple locations
•Aptitude to build and maintain strong working relationships
•A solid grounding in AV activation & trading, as well as a breadth of market knowledge
•Excellent analytical and problem solving skills in a previous role
•Proven track record in effective management, development of team members
In addition to a competitive salary we are committed to creating a great environment for all our employees. We offer everything you would expect from a large company including 25 days holiday plus the opportunity to buy more holiday, flex your working hours and take 2 paid volunteering days each year to support charitable causes.
We also provide pension contributions, life assurance, free eye tests, season ticket loans, a cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, and a whole host of great local and national discounts from leading retailers that you’ll have access to as an employee.
About the Company
Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. With consumers more connected, through a range of devices, than ever before, the era of media convergence is presenting many opportunities as well as a new, complex media eco-system. From identifying who the consumers are, to how they make their decisions.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands - Carat, Dentsu, Dentsu media, iProspect, Isobar, mcgarrybowen, MKTG, Posterscope and Vizeum and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. Offering a distinctive and innovative range of products and services, Dentsu Aegis Network is headquartered in London and operates in 145 countries worldwide with over 30,000 dedicated specialists.
Amplifi is the media investment arm of Dentsu Aegis Network. The core objective of Amplifi is to deliver efficient trading along with strategic & innovative media solutions, whilst embracing the changing world of media. Working closely with our media partners to ensure a point of difference vs the market; to be the media agency of choice. It is pivotal that we are agile, pioneering and collaborative to ensure we deliver innovative and strategic thinking whilst maintaining commerciality. As part of your performance discussions, you and your manager should agree which will most enable you to deliver your objectives.
We value the strength diversity brings to our business and are working hard to build a more inclusive workplace through partnerships with Stonewall, Business Disability Forum and Business in the Community’s race and gender equality campaigns. We are happy to discuss all flexible and agile approaches to working for all our roles – we can’t promise we will be able to offer you everything you want or need but we do promise to discuss it with you openly and honestly.
If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.