Planning Director – Media Agency

Up to £65000
Central London
Media Agency, Planning

Planning Director position across a major healthcare client and at a mid-sized Central London agency.


There will also be additional work on a fashion / sneaker brand (25%).


We’re looking for a senior AD / junior BD level candidate with solid planning experience who is looking to accelerate their career on one of the agencies flagship accounts.


There is a very strong digital element to this role, so we are looking for people with strong digital experience (but with some offline experience also).


Salary to £65,000 + benefits with hybrid working options.



The role;

As Planning Director you will be responsible for working across a variety of exciting campaigns, putting together innovative plans across multiple channels for these accounts.


  • Your role is to champion, demand and push integration, connectivity and communications ideas
  • Pure planning role with scope to progress to Group Director level
  • Will suit someone with strong digital planning expertise that has broader comms planning experience across offline
  • Will suit someone happy working on innovative, fast-paced accounts but maintain planning rigour at same time



About You;

  • Experience in integrated planning role in media, publisher / vendor, or communications discipline (digital, content)
  • While this is a cross-channel role, digital planning experience is essential.
  • Up-to-date knowledge and experience leveraging the whole digital landscape to deliver on client goals (performance, addressable, SEO, Content, application of data solutions etc) is required.
  • Experience leading, managing and motivating a team
  • Ability to lead strategic thinking for integrated marketing communication plans encompassing traditional and non-traditional media strategies
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain high level professional relationships with senior clients, colleagues and vendors
  • Ability to assess client needs for utilization and development of planning and research tools and resources
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