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Senior AV Executive
IPG Mediabrands

London | £ On Application


A Senior AV Executive works within a brand team to deliver top class Television, Radio, and VoD campaigns that translate to meaningful results for our clients’ businesses.

As TV is often a client’s largest and most high profile media investment, a successful campaign combines an intelligent implementation of the strategic plan, close control of the execution, good communication with the client and other parties and excellent value for money


Airtime Buying (70%)

-Delivery of daily, weekly and monthly targets for campaigns
-Constant negotiation with TV broadcasters to access targeted inventory
-Maintaining continual records on quality and value delivery via excel spreadsheets
-Booking, updating and monitoring airtime schedules on a daily basis
-Booking and negotiating radio campaigns
-Booking and monitoring Online Video Campaigns – liaising with our programmatic trading desk

Research and administration (20%)

-Using daily audience data to determine campaign status and targets
-Matching of post-campaign data versus targets
-Preparing post campaign reports

Implementational Planning (10%)

-Preparing implementational detail on TV and Radio plans
-Gaining a thorough understanding of the role of the campaign within a client’s overall communication strategy

Required Skills

We are seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working and curious individual that will contribute to make UM the most exciting place to work.

-Experience working in a busy Broadcast department either media agency, owner or client side
-Numeracy, and the confidence to handle significant investment sums (>£1m)
-Ability to work as part of a team but also be self-motivating and willing to take on responsibility
-Excellent communication and negotiation with the ability to overcome barriers
-Methodical and meticulous approach
-MS Excel and PowerPoint to intermediate level
-A passion for AV is essential

Company description

UM London is a media communications agency located in Clerkenwell, the creative heart of London. We employ over 100 curious minds and have UK media billings in excess of £250m.

We put human insight at the core of our media strategies, and use these insights to tap into the moments that matter most to consumers. This approach fuels our successful partnerships with many UK and global companies including Johnson & Johnson, GoPro, Fitbit, Dairy Crest, The Economist, and Western Union.

As part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG), UM has 151 offices in 130 countries and employs 3,600 creative thinkers and doers.


We’re proud to offer a raft of services that go way beyond the traditional media planning & buying business model.

Keeping our client’s business objectives at the heart of all we do, we offer expert services across media strategy, planning, investment, research & insight, business management, ideation, digital, analytics & econometrics, search and barter.

We have industry-leading opinion formers heading up each area, and are committed to providing the right mix between marketing intelligence, audience insight, creativity and shrewd media investment.

We give our clients the best opportunity to grow their business through delivering;

-Better Science
-Better Art
-Better Outcomes

Package description


We guarantee that your career with us will be varied and exciting. Every day in this fast paced environment presents a different challenge and if you work smart and are the best at what you do, your time here will produce endless possibilities for your future.

You will get our support in developing your skills at every step of your career journey with us. Your manager will help you create a tailored career path and through our in-house experts, and online performance management and learning and development tool, you will have access to a wide range of internal and external courses. In addition to this there are always plenty of internal sessions on the latest developments in the industry, e-learning courses, bite-size learning sessions and on the job training and development.

We aim to provide all of our people with a supportive and fun work environment where you can develop your full potential and benefit from the broad range of opportunities within the agency both in the UK and globally.

When you join us, we want to make sure you feel valued – and that you are rewarded for your fantastic work. So we also offer a range of benefits:

-25 days annual leave
-In addition to your annual holiday entitlement, the office closes between Christmas & New Year
-3 days off per year for charity work
-Subsidised monthly massages
-Group Income Protection after 2 years
-Life Assurance
-Enhanced family friendly policies
-Group Personal Pension Plan with matched contributions from 2% to 6%
-Free breakfast
-Early finish Fridays (4.00pm)
-Independent mortgage advice
-Free eye tests
-Regular Bar Night
-Retail discounts
-Employee Assistance Programme
-Interest-free season ticket loan
-Wellbeing programme
-Plus a huge number of flexible salary sacrifice benefits including private medical Insurance, health screening, childcare vouchers, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, GymFlex, and many more!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to provide a response for everyone.

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