Senior Media Analyst (Global Investment)

Salary: £23,000 - £33,000+ benefits | Location: London | Job type: Permanent | Job reference: OXSMA943

We are looking for a Media Senior Analyst to join the Global Investment/Trading team of this Global Agency network.  We are looking for candidates who demonstrate an interest in Advertising who also has strong numerical and analytical ability. The ideal candidate will have worked within a media agency, media owner or media auditor for around 2 years.

 

The Global Investment team is a dedicated unit to drive value creation and monitor and deliver media buying commitments to a well-established and growing client base. This unique role offers the opportunity to focus on growing the client base as part of a new business function within the team setting the commitments that the team delivers on, as well focussing on value creation strategies.

 

The team is built around experienced media traders, auditors and analysts whose job is to share and apply investment best practice across the network and ensure that clients always receive the best media value and investment guidance. The team play a vital role in setting, quantifying and tracking media buying performance across all markets for global clients.  They strive to define new ways of measuring value to ensure they continue to lead the industry in this area.

 

Your principal responsibilities will include:

 

  • Assist with day to day management of the investment New Business assignments and fulfilment of objectives
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  • Help co-ordinate and collaborate on multiple New Business and development projects
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  • Assist regional and local Investment teams, internal teams and senior management
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  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the investment community
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  • Support team on global pitches, in market communications and updates to the rest of the pitch team
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  • Ensure pitch process is followed rigorously, completing templates and training internal Global Investment team and markets to ensure accurate information is gathered for submission
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  • Best Practice Curation, managing library of company written materials allowing quick access for RFP process and case study extraction for pitches and wider Investment work
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  • Knowledge Management Curation for the wider Global Investment team, collaborating with markets and internal Global Investment team to capture their contributions
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  • Collect data from markets, assist in checking and production of holistic pitch overview to present to senior management stakeholders
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  • Support use of investment products across new business
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  • Represent the agreed pitch process offer and strategy to stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.

 

The successful candidate will enjoy the variety, speed and detail involved in the new business process, including the broad range of interactions from senior management to specialist units.

 

Your success will be measured based on your communication ability and relationships with the network, your ability to resolve issues that arise or identify appropriate escalation routes. You will be viewed as a technical expert, showing improvement of processes and development of quality control systems. You show leadership within the team and are able to deliver clear and accurate reports and presentations to internal stakeholders.

 

Desired Skills & Experience

 

  • Strong understanding and interest in media measurement metrics, KPIs and market pricing dynamics across all media
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  • Enquiring mind to push boundaries and create new approaches.
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  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure and across several projects.
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  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, able to explain complicated concepts with clarity
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  • International media experience ideal but not essential
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  • Passionate about media communications
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  • Ideally experience at a media auditor, in a local market agency media buying (any medium and doesn’t have to be UK) or within an International Media Investment/Trading/Accountability team.
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  • Excellent attention to detail & well established organisational and analytical skills
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  • You will be highly numerate, expert in value methodology and highly competent on excel (i.e. manipulating data sets using pivots, creating formulae etc.)