Media Activation Manager - Display Reservation BT/ITV, London, Greater London

Agency Essence Global
Created 06/11/2021
Reference 7312H
Category Media
Country United Kingdom
State Greater London
City London
About Essence

Essence, part of GroupM, is a global data and measurement-driven media agency whose mission is to make brands more valuable to the world. Clients include Google, Flipkart, NBCUniversal, L'Oréal and the Financial Times. The agency is more than 2,000 people strong, manages $4.5B in annualized media spend, and deploys campaigns in 121 markets via 22 offices in APAC, EMEA and the Americas. Visit for more information and follow us on Twitter at @essenceglobal.

About the role

We are looking for a Media Activation Manager. This team offers the opportunity to work with extremely large budgets and savvy, forward-thinking clients. It is a fast paced account, but there is still plenty of room for strategic and innovative thinking.

As part of GroupM we have access to some of the best technology and tools available including econometrics, proprietary web analytics and a wide range of planning and evaluation tools.

Some of the things we'd like you to do
  • Reporting into the Reservation AD and direct reporting line for the SAE's & AE's you will be fully responsible for the day to day strategic and implementational planning and buying of display across print, digital, OOH & audio.
  • You will take a trading focus in your role ensuring trading targets are met.
  • You will work closely with the planning teams and other specialist teams within the agency to ensure an integrated approach to the strategic and activation planning across all display channels.
  • You will lead negotiations with media owners and develop the negotiation skills of junior members of the team.
  • You will ensure all campaigns within your team are reported, measured and optimised effectively (and objectives/KPI's are exceeded).

A bit about yourself:
  • You take an active interest in learning about our clients business
  • You have a strong POV on relevant industry topics
  • Able to work across multiple display channels
  • Not daunted by a challenge, tackling it head on
  • Used to working closely with partner agencies to identify the best solution for our clients
  • Work together with teams internally at Essence (Ops, Investment, Search & Social)
  • Keep up to date with new innovations within the media marketplace and identify how they could be used by our clients

What you can expect from Essence

Essence's mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world. We do this by employing the world's very best talent to solve some of the toughest challenges of today's digital marketing landscape. It's important that we hire people whose values reflect those of our own: genuine, results-focused, daring and insightful. As an Essence employee, we promise you a workplace that invests in your career, cares for you and is fun and engaging. We believe these factors create a workplace where you can be yourself and do amazing work.

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