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Media Agency - Business Director (Digital) HD3840

Location London, United Kingdom
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Job Sector - AGENCY
Job Ref HD3840
Telephone 447818566044
Salary To £65,000 dep on experience


About the agency:

Our mission is to create meaningful connections between people and brands to drive business success with one vision, one voice and one P&L. They are the only truly integrated marketing and communications company in the UK.

A multi-disciplinary offering, all united under one leadership, all in one building. Advertising, media, data and technology, digital, social, mobile, CRM, UX, sports and entertainment, public relations, corporate communications, healthcare, design, research, employer branding and recruitment.

Clients can select one, some, or all of these services depending on their needs, via one business lead.

The Role:

This is a fantastic role for a senior digital planning expert to provide excellence in digital and client leadership, with an influential point of view, and the ability to see the bigger picture and provide a forward-thinking approach not just within digital but across all aspects of campaign planning and activation.

As well as providing best in class client servicing you will also be part of managing and developing a team, imparting your knowledge to strengthen client relationships and encouraging organic strategic growth.

Responsibilities include:

 Working as part of a client facing team including comms planning and client leadership. Liaising with colleagues daily.
 Defining and owning the digital agenda on all levels – from activation strategy to digital channel investment and supplier/partner selection
 Setting the overarching direction for digital activation and own performance of all activity
 Where relevant, working with clients as their strategic digital consultant – above and beyond media, supporting them on technology, data, content and more – all in collaboration with relevant agency teams, in particular Data and Insights.
 Understanding clients’ businesses and hence their needs and requirements in the context of delivering those services and helping clients select relevant partners and technology outside of the agency if suitable
 Articulating clients’ digital activation strategy for the year and monitor, tweak, course-correct as appropriate, working with client, client teams, activation planning and implementation teams
 Ensure strategic and tactical setup is ambitious and meets or exceeds client expectations
 Liaise closely with trading team and platforms to ensure we are supporting key media partners and fulfilling our commercial ambitions as defined by budget
 Operating in a non silo’d, programmatic first approach supporting our pure play platforms
 Being a key stakeholder in ensuring TRR scores are appropriate in the areas of digital subjects
 Driving the innovation agenda ensuring that new initiatives are fostered on all levels and implemented appropriately - bringing innovative digital thinking to clients ensuring they remain informed on digital advertising
 Become integral to new business pitches as and when called upon

Who we’re looking for:

 Someone with proven ability make things happen, with genuine passion for digital who wants to create the new and different using data, content, technology and analytics.
 People and culture are what makes agencies special and we want someone who is great to work with as part of a like-minded team.
 The successful person will be someone with proven ability to build close relationships with clients but who also immediately builds credibility, amongst the team and the industry.
 It will be of benefit if you have executed digital in some form. Digital specialism is not just about ‘what’ digital but making sure how we activate is protective of our client’s brands, and set up to allow the communications to be measured and optimised effectively.
 This role is to work with the specialist leads to make sure the best practices and solutions are brought to bear on our clients.
 We would like someone to join the existing team who are driven to make the digital industry better and to help our clients gain advantage by creating future models, ways of working and digital solutions.

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