Comms Planning Manager, Manchester

Job Details

Job Title Account Manager
Line Manager Leigh Herbert, Head of Client Services
Salary Negotiable, depending on experience
Department Communications Planning
Location Central Manchester (occasional travel to Edinburgh)
Hours 37.5 per week
Contract Permanent (3 month probationary period)

 About You

As an Account Manager in the Communications Planning team, you’ll be the primary point of contact for a wide variety of clients across multiple sectors including retail and financial services. The Account Manager’s role is to manage the planning process from taking and developing the client brief through to delivery and evaluation and everything in between. Working in an integrated communications team, you’ll analyse data to gain insights, develop media strategy and ideas, plan digital and offline media and actively negotiate media buys for clients in press, radio and other media. You’ll also work closely with expert buyers in TV and Digital.

The Account Manager is a pivotal member of the agency team. Dealing directly with clients and understanding their business challenges, you’ll work with research and analysis systems to develop consumer and market insight. You’ll develop effective media strategies and brief specialist media teams to develop plans to deliver on those strategies.

Communications Planning Account Manager’s ensure that work delivered to clients is of the highest standard. You will also have an active role to play in new business, getting involved regularly in pitches and tender processes that help to grow our business.

About Us

Republic of Media is an independent communications planning and media buying agency with offices in Manchester and Edinburgh. We are The Freethinking Agency – thinking without boundaries to deliver results for more than 50 retained clients from bet365 to Magners Cider. Our values define who we are and the type of people we’re looking for: Progressive, United, Open, Positive and Agile.

An IPA (institute of practitioners in advertising) member agency, we are one of the fastest growing media agencies in the UK. We guarantee a structured programme of personal development to enable you to develop a successful career in media, a competitive salary, plus the challenge and excitement of joining an ambitious, fast growing agency.

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