Media Planning Manager

Job Terms:
£63,000 per annum
Start date:
Posted By:
Nikita Vyas
12 Months

Job Description:

Do you have advertising and social media experience, and are seeking a new remote role? Our client is looking for a Media Planning Manager, and the role comes with an attractive salary of up to £63,000 pa and benefits package.

As a flexible Paid Media Executive, you will focus on building and creating best in class advertising campaigns that revere innovation and creativity.

Our top tech giant client’s advertising and social media team, are one global collective of advertising and social media experts located around the world. We partner across the Marketing + Communications organization to be integrated and transparent, and embrace a culture of smart, strategic work. The advertising and social team is part of the Brand team, tasked with producing great creative work – from the idea to the execution – and implementing social and paid media campaigns globally. We are a smart, creative, collaborative team, that has fun and enjoy working together in a truly human way.

The ideal candidate:

  • Passionate about advertising.
  • Experience in advertising and across paid media’s various components, from strategy to implementation and optimization
  • An innovator who understands that our People, Clients and Recruits are key audiences, who are integral to our success
  • A strong understanding of the UK advertising landscape - especially the B2B space
  • A true collaborator with a go-getter attitude
  • Understands the difference between media channels and how to use each most effectively

To give you an idea of how this flexible role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do:

  • Drive advertising excellence and superior execution for all global and local advertising campaigns reaching the UK and Ireland.
  • Develop and maintain best-in-class brand presence through paid media for the company's UKI’s initiatives and priorities.
  • Incorporate and adapt global paid media strategy for UK and Ireland markets to reach and engage with target audiences.
  • Lead the roll out and execution of key media partnerships, eg WIRED, Business Insider, Guardian, The Telegraph, Economist and Irish Times
  • Lead advertising for Talent Brand / Candidate Acquisition
  • Work in real-time with global paid search and paid social teams to adapt copy for the UK and Ireland markets in the most compelling and effective way.
  • Actively integrate with colleagues and extended teammates across all areas of the company's M+C, collaborating on initiatives and sharing learnings, insights and ideas.
  • Collaborate with paid media agencies, which will implement all campaigns.
  • Focus on building and creating best in class advertising campaigns that revere innovation and creativity
  • Partner with UKI Marketing + Communications, paid media agencies, internal paid media channel specialist and social teams to deliver messages to our key audiences in the most appropriate channels, meeting the objectives of the brief
  • Operate as part of a seamless, global collective of advertising and social media experts – with local expertise, helping to provide insights that are unique to the UK market. You will assist the global creative team on global campaigns as needed

To apply for this role, you will need at least 10 years of advertising experience, including digital advertising. You will also need:

  • At least 10 years of advertising experience, including digital advertising.
  • Knowledge of, and passion for advertising, with the ability to execute and implement multi-faceted campaigns.
  • Experience overseeing advertising and the understanding of what makes effective audience engagement—and what doesn’t.
  • Experience with UK paid media required as priority (ahead of Ireland).
  • Project management experience.

In return for your passion and expertise, you will receive an excellent benefits package, including a salary of up to £63,000 pa.

Don't hesitate to please get in touch with the Aquent team today to apply and register your interest for this remote full-time Media Planning Manager position.

Aquent is a leading talent services company, providing marketing and creative talent, managed services, extended workforce benefits, project management, and professional development. Founded in a dorm room in 1986, Aquent now employs 10,000 people each year across eight countries. In 1993, Aquent became the first staffing company to offer full comprehensive benefits to its temporary employees. Aquent is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued and where everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.

Client Description:

Our Client is a global professional services company with over 300 offices across 51 countries. They have a wide range of specialisations including systems integration, outsourcing, strategy, management consulting, big data/analytics, and technology. They are proud to work alongside many government entities and 89 of the global Fortune 100.


Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.