Planning Account Director

Planning Account Director

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  • Sector:

    Media Planning & Buying, Account Management

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  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary

  • Contact:

    Nicola Leborgne

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Planning Account Director – Sky - Negotiable - London


The Client

One of the most exciting, biggest, and fastest growing accounts in the UK – Sky Broadband. It’s a game changing time for the world of broadband right now, with the importance and need for reliable connectivity within the home and rapid expansion of ultrafast speeds across the UK, we are facing some real step changes in the industry with Sky at the forefront.


The Role

Support and influence in leading the planning process for Sky Broadband from start to finish. This includes working across the entire campaign life cycle – from strategy and creative integration to execution and evaluation across both brand and acquisition campaigns. You will be at the forefront of building a digital-first gaming strategy for Sky Broadband as well as working with our creative systems team on innovative media-first ideas.


These are what we think are 3 best things about the job.

  1. The expectation, support, and tools to deliver best in class digital planning work across one of the biggest, growing accounts in the UK.
  2. As one of our flagship clients, you will work with the best and most passionate talent in the industry, both internally at MediaCom and externally at Sky.
  3. The opportunity to work on a huge variety of briefs, driving business growth for Sky with a focus on digital, gaming and innovative creative execution.


Who are you?

You are a specialist in media planning and looking for a new, exciting challenge – or an experienced manager seeking the next career step! You will have a real passion for media, experience identifying and interpreting true insight and the ability to plan against client outcomes from strategy through to measurement. You will have strong client facing skills, be a confident communicator and looking to join an ambitious, growing, digital-first team.


What we can offer you.

  • Company pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • 25 days holiday (increases with length of service)
  • Life assurance
  • Permanent health insurance
  • WPP share options scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Free eyecare vouchers and money off glasses
  • Extensive training and development
  • Corporate gym memberships
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Interest free travel loan
  • Free breakfast (cereal and fruit)
  • Smart shopper (online discount on a variety of products)

About MediaCom


MediaCom is the UK’s largest planning and buying agency, with over 1,400 employees across five offices in London, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and Edinburgh.

We believe in People First, Better Results. This means that through investing in our people’s whole-person wellbeing, careers and capabilities and creating a culture of belonging, we achieve brilliant results for both our clients’ businesses and our own. We champion individuality and diversity in our people through an abundance of initiatives and training, and attract and retain the greatest talent in the industry.

Our mission is to See the Bigger Picture for our clients. We apply our unique ‘Systems Thinking’ philosophy and technology to all marketing levers: media, message and data. As a result, we design communication strategies that deliver short term results and help brands build for the future. 

MediaCom represents some of the greatest brands in the UK and beyond, both big and small. This includes Sky, British Gas, Sony, Boots, DFS, TUI, The Coca-Cola Company, Tesco and Cancer Research UK. Our client work is celebrated at the industry’s most prestigious ceremonies, and we were named Campaign’s Agency of the Decade for 2009 and 2019.

MediaCom is a member of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, and part of GroupM, WPP’s consolidated media investment management arm. As such, we have access to the richest data, most robust benchmarks and most advanced capabilities in the market. This helps us provide comprehensive solutions to all marketing challenges.

To find out more about MediaCom visit us here! You can also follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram!

*Although we cannot make guarantees, we welcome conversations about flexible working for all roles at MediaCom London*


Sounds good? We’d love to hear from you!

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