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Comms Planning Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Package Description

Are you an ambitious & innovative communications planner, with a passion for working on a high profile automotive account? Then you’ve come to the right place!

Vizeum’s ambition is to be the most exciting place to work for, and to work with, in the industry. At Vizeum we understand that the relationship between consumers, media and technology has fundamentally altered the way brands interact and communicate with their consumers. This thought is central to the way we operate with our clients and run our business.

Here at Vizeum our people are put first; working from a beautiful open-plan office based a stone’s throw from Regent’s Park which is surrounded by cafés and restaurants, so you’re never short of something to get for lunch.

About The Client

Shop Direct is one of Vizeum & Dentsu Aegis’ most important & innovative clients who we have a truly world class collaborative partnership with. As they use services across the breath of the Dentsu Aegis network, this is a fantastic account to gain exposure to everything the operating model can do and give you the chance to work with lots of different brilliant people in their respective fields.

Shop Direct is the UK’s second biggest online pureplay retailer, with the digital department stores Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com and VeryExclusive.co.uk. They have delivered record breaking profits for the last 3 years.

Very is Shop Direct’s flagship brand and is the UK’s fastest growing department store with an unbeatable range of famous brands. Last year they also launched Very Exclusive, a fashion retailer democratising luxury fashion & selling brands such as Vivienne Westwood and Marc by Marc Jacobs.

Whilst they are a fast paced retail business they understand the power of brand and spend significantly in building this. Hence this is a very varied account giving you the opportunity to plan & deliver big innovative brand campaigns alongside delivering smart shorter term tactical campaigns. Shop Direct understand the power of data and we are currently working closely with them on how we use data to fuel smarter planning & buying decisions.

About the Account Manager Role

As the Account Manager, you will be working with the Account Director to deliver exceptional & innovative media planning and account management for Shop Direct on the UK account.

Your Key Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Working with the Account Director to ensure the planning process is delivered end to end, mobilising appropriate resources from across the network and supporting specifically the Planning and Strategy Directors involved on the client business to develop strategic, integrated, consumer focused solutions to client business challenges
  • Sharing information, experience and insight with client to build trust and mutual respect; aims to attain position of Trusted Advisor to client;
  • Presenting innovative solutions to client challenges.
  • Ability to analyse numerical data and pull out reasonable and rational conclusions to underpin innovative strategic plan.
  • Management of a small team, carrying out direct reports’ reviews and giving feedback

But... What can we offer you?

Our agency drives culture through our own employees, with clearly set objectives there is unprecedented potential for career progression, with almost 75% of our roles being filled by internal promotions. You will have access to Dentsu Aegis’ training and development programmes, you’ll work closely with the world’s biggest media partners to access exclusive features and products (tier one partnerships with Google, Facebook and Twitter!)

We are committed to creating a great place to work, so you’ll also get the little perks such as free toast in the morning, team days out, kitchen’s with free fruit, teas and coffee, 2 extra days’ holiday to get involved with charity work and you always get another day off for your birthday! But most importantly you’ll be part of a fun and collaborative team culture, and you will work in an environment where you are supported, pushed and developed!

Like what you’ve read? Hit the “apply” button and let’s chat!


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