Senior Planning Associate Director

Senior Planning Associate Director

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    Media Planning & Buying, Comms Planning

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    Nicola Leborgne

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    8 months ago

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Senior Planning Associate Director - NOW - London


The Client

NOW is a streaming service, with a mission to bring the world’s best entertainment to your living room! Across Ents, Sports and Cinema, our team works across a wide variety of campaigns, from launching the new ‘And Just Like That’ series, to a thrilling F1 campaign, to investigating how to bring the content to life in outdoor spaces – every day is different on the NOW account. Alongside this, there are opportunities to be involved in projects across the wider Sky account and the agency too, such as sustainability initiatives. What is the role? A quick thinking, versatile Senior Associate Director who manages the outputs of a fast-paced planning team. The role entails a mixture of strategic planning, through the line implementation, management, measurement and commerciality.


The Role

A passionate, optimistic and self-motivated Executive to assist with the day-to-day management of the account, working closely with the Account Manager and Account Director to deliver creative, innovative and integrated campaigns across all channels for both brand and trading objectives. This includes ‘digital-first’ audience insight, competitive and market reviews and campaign performance analysis.


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


  1. The resources, support, and tools to deliver best in class work across one of the biggest, growing accounts in the UK!
  2. You will work with the best and most unique talent in the industry, both internally at MediaCom and externally at NOW.
  3. The opportunity to work on a huge variety of briefs, driving business growth for NOW through innovative executions backed by rigorous measurement. 


Who are you?

You are a planning enthusiast in the media industry, who is proficient in strategically planning across ground-breaking clients and pushes to deliver innovative, performance driving digital tactics. You have an unquestionable understanding of the media landscape and are comfortable with questioning the brief and our clients to get to the heart of the challenge and liaising with all channels to build integrated media solutions for the client. You have experience in line managing a team and can build strong and trusting relationships with key senior stakeholders internally and client-side.


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)



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


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*