Media Planning Assistant
Are you looking for a career in a dynamic, social and exciting industry?
Do you want to gain experience of a wide range of sectors, learning how media can solve business challenges? Carat are recruiting entry level talent, looking to launch a career in media, working across a range of well-known brands.As Account Assistant you will learn lots working with a team of talented media specialists across a range of clients in the client services team.
Learning about customer profiling and how to identify the right target audience for your clients' products and services. You will be trained how to use audience analysis software to contribute insights to your clients’ campaign targeting.
You will also learn how to use industry tools to research competitor advertising activity for your clients, giving them real insight in how to get ahead in their sectors.
Your work will be used in client proposals and reports.
Understanding your clients’ targets you will take on responsibilities for data monitoring and campaign reporting.
Through intensive training you will quickly begin to take on your own campaigns, getting experience with insight, planning and campaign monitoring.
You will get to know your clients and their business’, building relationships and making sure you develop knowledge of their market, business requirements and individual personalities.
You will learn the day to day requirements of account management, including all elements of account administration.
Proactive support role for your team, helping out across your team's accounts.
The Ideal Candidate
- A great communicator who is able to think on their feet.
- You must be proactive, keen to learn, eager to help and contribute to the output of your team.
- You will be able to manage multiple projects at once, ensuring you always have an eye on the details.
- You will be interested in current media trends but understand that there are difference between different audiences’ media consumption.
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 – like 25 days’ holiday – and some things you wouldn't, like 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.
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.
Carat is part of the fastest growing global media group. Representing the whole of the agency to our clients your role demands impressive collaboration skills as well as the agility to add value across the 20+ channels we manage on behalf of our clients. Having an ambitious attitude will see you thrive. We share our passion for media with our clients, so they know they can trust us to keep them at cutting edge of the industry and deliver pioneering media campaigns.