Senior Manager, Media Planning and Strategy

Job Details:

About the opportunity:
Media.Monks is looking for a Manager, Media Strategy & Planning candidate. This candidate is able to dive into media and consumer research, analyze business data and objectives and carve out opportunities. From there, this individual will be able to translate those insights into detailed media plans and work with teams to bring them to life. Ideal candidates in this role love data, but equally love creativity and love merging the two to create new ways for consumers and brands to connect. To succeed in this role, you should enjoy challenging assumptions and the status quo and be comfortable bringing to life things that have never been done before.

About the client:

Kraken, a recent win for the agency, is a popular cryptocurrency exchange founded in 2011. It is one of the oldest and most respected exchanges in the cryptocurrency industry. We manage full end to end services (from strategy to activation) for the client which is managed globally, but this role will be focused on the EMEA region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own daily and weekly client interaction; facilitating client calls and in-person meetings to handle one off requests/questions and to share campaign performance details.
  • Be the Internal champion for our client’s goals, coordinating closely with the Activation team who are responsible for implementing campaign optimizations and improving performance.
  • Lead campaign strategies and partner closely with client teams at Meta, TikTok, Google, Twitter, Amazon, Snapchat, Pinterest and other platforms.
  • Work closely with Media Analytics teams to track outcomes and pivot as necessary.
  • Utilizes media research tools and resources to influence strategic media recommendations, including but not limited to demographic data, reach & frequency, audience composition, competitive insights, and marketplace trends.
  • Works in partnership with Media Operations and Investment teams to ensure flawless execution of strategies, including appropriate financial stewardship.
  • Daily management of the entire media output for assigned clients, including meetings and communications across buying teams, account management, measurement and senior clients.
  • Ability to assemble and present materials for new business and media pitching activity; Participate in regional growth within Media including thought leadership and pitching.
  • Partner with creative teams (either internally or at client partner agencies) to translate creative territories to media executions.

Key Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of media planning and strategy experience within a paid media agency.
  • Ability to analyze complex data including audiences, market mix, market and sales information, competitive reporting.
  • Strong experience in digital and traditional media from strategy to execution – including a strong understanding of local marketplace dynamics.
  • Knowledge and experience across EMEA markets.
  • Excellent presentation and storytelling ability.
  • Ability to uncover the bigger picture in media objectives and translate this to tactical execution.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated track record of success managing large-scale media budgets with excellent financial stewardship
  • Strong working knowledge of critical tools, including: Nielsen, GWI, Kantar, MediaOcean, Pathmatics, YouGov, Statista, Google Trends, SEMRush etc.

About Media.Monks:

Media.Monks is on a mission to create a new future for this industry. Our vision? Build everything with a belief that changing for good comes from changing who does the work. Yep, that means you. Welcome to the party—one global, cross-cultural collective with a passion for using our skills to create better and a better world. That’s how we’re able to connect the dots between data, content, digital media, and technology from everywhere we are—a true end-to-end model. Joining the Media.Monks collective means having the opportunity to create award-winning work with some of the most gifted, focused, joyful, talents from all over the world.

At Media.Monks, you’ll be joining a highly ambitious company on a global mission to win the decade by changing the industry for good. Partner to 8 of the 10 most innovative companies in the world, Media.Monks works with established as well as up-and-coming global, regional, DTC and B2B brands, helping them own their data and build out customer ecosystems to elicit smart, efficient, high-impact engines for growth. We deliver table stakes quickly, creating cost efficiencies from day one to push up the creative effectiveness of our work with every cycle.

We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to building a respectful and empowering work environment for all people to freely express themselves amongst colleagues who embrace diversity in all respects. Including fresh voices and unique points of view in all aspects of our business not only creates an environment where we can all grow and thrive but also increases our potential to produce work that better represents—and resonates with—the world around us.

While we continue to grow our teams, please be mindful of fraudulent job postings and recruiting activities that may use our company name and information. Please be mindful to protect your personal information, especially your national identification number, and bank account information during a recruiting process. While Media.Monks may reach out to potential candidates via LinkedIn, we will always ask applicants to apply through our website ( ) and will never ask for payment or bank account information during the recruitment process.

Job Category: Advertising
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: London

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