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Client Leadership Associate Director - C4 and Phillips

Employer
Omnicom Media Group
Location
London, GB
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
16 Mar 2024

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Sector
Legal
Role
Associate
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

About the Role

OMD is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Client Leadership Associate Director, an integral role within the C4 and Philips account teams. Reporting into the Client Leadership Client Partner and Business Director, the position presents a fantastic opportunity for someone to play a key role on two of our most exciting accounts and work alongside market renowned specialists across our business.

As a Client Leadership AD, you will play a critical role within the team, taking responsibility for the day-to-day management of campaigns, building effective media planning solutions and driving creative work, and delivering exceptional client service. Working under the guidance of the Client Partner/Business Director, you will have ownership of campaign development and implementation, taking client briefs through the OMD's planning process (called Design), working closely with specialists across the agency, and being a key client contact throughout. You will also be responsible for managing and developing Account Managers and Account Executives on your patch and will be expected to represent OMD's vision and values, working collaboratively with others in the business to drive both commercial opportunities for the agency and the delivery of best-in-class work for our clients.

About You

  • Excellent written & oral communication & presentation skills, including the ability to answer client briefs strategically, think on your feet and respond directly to challenging questions.
  • To take a client brief independently and work with the wider team to develop a response from start to finish, calmly dealing with (and where necessary pushing back on) urgent requests and orchestrating the right specialists to support.
  • Managing the output of more junior members of the team and quality controlling output
  • Understand, in detail, all critical industry and UK planning tools, to a level where you can use & apply to your media thinking and confidently teach others.
  • Have exceptional organisation skills & attention to detail - in both written and data based workstreams.

Be Your Best Statement

We want everyone to make the most of the opportunity to shine and showcase your talents and we are happy to make adjustments in the recruitment process so you can be your best. Please discuss any specific requirements with your dedicated Talent Team member or if you would feel more comfortable, you can email us confidentially at beyourbest@omnicommediagroup.com to let us know how we can support you.

About OMD

We help our clients make better decisions, faster to unlock extraordinary growth using three industry-leading capabilities: Decisions Science, Connected Performance and Agile Innovation. We transform better customer understanding into faster marketing impact with world-class talent and technology, and we do this with some of the world's most iconic and influential brands.

We are part of the world's largest media network, with more than 12,000 people working in over 100 countries and are currently AdWeek's Global Media Agency of the Year.

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DE&I statement

At OMG, our vision is to be an agency where difference is valued and everyone is able to thrive in a culture of equality, inclusion and belonging. We are committed to providing a truly inclusive environment that reflects today's society, where everyone is able to bring their true selves to work, and where diverse voices and backgrounds are valued, heard, and well-represented.

We will process your personal data in accordance with our Recruitment Privacy Notice which is available on www.omgukcareers.com

Company

Omnicom Media Group UK (OMG)

OMG is made up of four distinctive, fully integrated media agencies - OMD UK, MG OMD, PHD and Hearts & Science, all operating as part of a global agency network.

Each agency is enhanced by having access to a range of specialist Group capabilities across digital, data and technology, content, sponsorship and partnerships, and multi-cultural marketing. This support and combined scale helps us to drive best practice, unlock new strategic value, and provide and develop specialist products and services for future scaling and differentiation.

Our specialist capabilities are also specialist agencies within their field: Fuse is a leading Sports & Entertainment partnership agency, Drum is the UK Content Agency of the Year and Unite is a diversity-driven agency, authentically connecting brands with diverse audiences.

 

Omnicom brands

Working at a media agency

Simply put, a media agency takes a client’s messaging for their brand and looks at how best to strategically communicate it to the consumer, taking into account people’s habits and behaviours (when and what they watch, read, listen to, how they buy products etc.). A media agency will typically have many departments that cover each specialist area within this process, all working together to deliver commercially successful, outstanding campaigns for the client.

Working at OMG

OMG is an inclusive community of over 1600 employees. Our people are passionate about media and driving innovation and we’re not afraid of doing things differently here. Inspiring our people and our clients is at the heart of everything we do.

In 2020, we relocated all our agencies into our Bankside headquarters on the Southbank in London. This has opened up new levels of support across the agencies, whilst retaining their independent brilliance and entrepreneurial spirit. For our people, this has also provided great opportunities for mobility within the agencies, allowing them to thrive in different environments.

We are looking for people that welcome and embrace difference, thrive on collaboration, have a positive outlook and match us on our passion for media, innovation, and transformational thinking.

But most importantly, we are keen to meet and hear from people that want to shape the OMG community, that value difference and diverse thinking.

Diversity & Inclusion at OMG

Our vision is to be an agency group where difference is valued and everyone is able to thrive in a culture of equality, inclusion and belonging. We are committed to providing a truly inclusive environment that reflects Real Britain and the cities where we are based, where everyone is able to bring their true selves to work, diverse voices and minority communities are valued, heard and well represented.

At a wider Omnicom level, we have the Omnicom People Engagement Network (OPEN), the umbrella group for all employee engagement groups and activities across Omnicom globally. These groups include gender, ethnicity, LGBTQ+ and disability, and work to foster an inclusive and engaging working environment.

As part of our commitment to creating a truly inclusive environment, we have nine employee advisory groups at OMG and 80 passionate representatives from across our business working collaboratively to develop best in class initiatives and programmes of inclusivity, support and belonging for the business to adopt, either at a Group-wide level or for agencies to deliver through their own diversity and inclusion programmes so that we can strengthen the sense of belonging within OMG.

Disability Advisory Group

OPEN DisAbility’s core objective is to put disability inclusion at the heart of all we do; for our people, our clients, and for consumers. The group works to empower those with visible and invisible disabilities throughout their entire employee life cycle, while at the same time working to create and celebrate inclusive creative outputs for our clients.

OMG Disability are creating a group-wide culture of acceptability and confidence in the disclosure and provision of continuous education to all teams and hiring managers, and we are developing sympathetic and flexible working conditions and practices in the workplace and the home space for everyone at OMG. We are certified Disability Confident Level 2.

Recruitment

We are committed to running a recruitment process free from bias and open to all. Our Be Your Best initiative allows any applicant to contact our Talent Team confidentially to discuss any specific requirements that may help to make the recruitment process as accessible and straightforward as possible.

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