Media Executive Apprentice

Edit Agency Ltd
Bath, Somerset
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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We are looking for two Media Executive Apprentices to join Edits growing Connected Acquisition team. You will be supporting in the production of media plans for client campaigns, cultivating strong relationships with suppliers to deliver greater value to Edit and our clients.

This is a great opportunity if you are looking to kick start your career in Media, working within an exciting, busy marketing agency in the heart of Bath.

Main responsibilities:

  • Ensure complete understanding of briefs to ensure Edit’s proposals are appropriate
  • Meet clients’ business objectives by helping produce cost-effective and innovative media proposals
  • Be aware of profitability of clients and allocate appropriate time to all briefs
  • Use in-house research tools (e.g. TGI, Addynamix, JicMail Discovery) to enhance and inform presentations to clients and Edit peers
  • Forecast and interpret clients’ results and use this for planning and negotiations
  • Negotiate costs through a solid understanding of how media/list costs are calculated
  • Manage the execution of campaigns to ensure they are delivered as per the proposal
  • Assist with internal forecasting by checking figures and ensuring they are accurate at all times
  • Keep abreast of industry news by subscribing to relevant websites and titles, identifying marketing trends and pro-actively suggesting new opportunities for clients and Edit
  • Attend and support senior members of the team prior to and during client meetings
  • Ad hoc travel outside of working hours where required
  • Represent Edit at supplier and client social events
  • Build and develop supplier relationships to deliver value to clients and the team
  • Meet internal and client deadlines

Essential Requirements

  • Head for numbers/analytical
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Effective time management of all tasks
  • Keen and willing to learn required skills
  • Proactive and enthusiastic
  • Responds quickly/thinks on feet
  • Creative mindset
  • Excellent MS office skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both in writing and verbally with people at all levels

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