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Planning Account Manager

Posted: 5 Jan 2021 Closes: 4 Feb 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PBM_743999730164798

Company Description

SPARK FOUNDRY is a thriving global media network and part of Publicis Groupe, one of the world's leading communications groups. We are globally connected with over 8,000 employees in 110 offices across 70 countries.

At SPARK FOUNDRY, we harness a startup spirit with a powerhouse soul, melding an entrepreneurial, innovative business approach with the full resources, capabilities and clout of Publicis Media.

SPARK FOUNDRY holds the IPA Platinum CIPD Award for outstanding Learning and Development, reflective of the fact that the agency has achieved IPA Gold Accreditation for the last four years. We pride ourselves on having an industry leading Learning and Development programme where every single member of staff has access to a personal business development plan, with almost 100 training initiatives available.

We have also been recognised by Mumsnet as being a family friendly company, receiving Gold Accreditation for the last three years, for the support we provide for our parents and families. We are the only media agency to obtain this award.n media.

Job Description

The Team/Department Profile

SPARK FOUNDRY's planning department is the heart of the agency - in terms of its function, its people and its location. We are diverse in our experience, personalities, nationalities and the clients we look after - and we celebrate that diversity.

Our clients are professional but also creative and fun and this is reflected in the way we work and relate to each other. We're a great team who know that the way to deliver great work is to work together - and we enjoy it. We are a tight-knit team who socialize together and share in each other's successes.

The clients you will be working on in this role are from the automotive, finance and technology sector.

Qualifications

Who are we looking for?

Our Account Managers are invaluable to the pulse and success of our agency. We seek talent that are collaborative, enthusiastic, innovative, passionate about client servicing, and are personally motivated in helping shape and evolve the brands we partner with.

You need to have great communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills - our clients like to be challenged but with diplomacy.

You will be involved in the integration of the inter-agency team and maintaining good, strong relationships with the various specialist teams in the building. In addition you will be helping manage the delivery of the campaigns, researching into audiences, supporting the team in providing reporting, and assisting in brainstorms and in the development of media activations.

You will be expected to combine a strong proficiency working with numbers with creativity and innovation in how you approach challenges.

In the planning team you will get exposure to all media channels and direct client contact from the start. It's a challenging, fast-paced and fun role that for the right candidate will be the catalyst for a turbo charge of their career i

Publicis Groupe UK

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