Considering your next move?
If you would like to join an award winning team that delivers great results, then we’d love to hear from you. MTM is a market-leading integrated communications agency, voted top 20 in the country by its clients (recommendedagencies.com), and located on the water at Ocean Village in Southampton.
We are looking for a talented paid digital advertising manager / media buyer; someone striving to excel in their career and to be part of an agile, forward-thinking team.
Our agency vision is to be outstanding, to deliver service excellence and make a real difference to our clients. You must have 3+ years digital advertising experience , knowledge of the marine industry would be an advantage though not essential.
If this sounds like the role for you, then read on.
A new exciting opportunity for a paid digital advertising manager / media buyer to join our award winning, market-leading integrated communications agency based in Southampton.
This is an important role for a talented performance marketing professional, looking to progress their career at an agency where they can make a positive difference and be empowered to drive client campaigns.
We are seeking a skilled individual to handle the strategy planning, negotiation and procurement of digital advertising inventory for our clients. Your primary objective will be to ensure that advertisements effectively reach target audiences through high-quality channels efficiently and on budget. In this role, you will need to excel in planning, negotiation, possess strong critical thinking abilities, and establish trust and rapport with both brand partners and media professionals. If you possess a deep understanding of current media channels and advertising options, we are eager to meet you. Your ultimate goal will be to optimise ad exposure, surpass competitors, and effectively manage budgets to achieve maximum impact. In addition to dealing with publications / placements directly, you will also work across the Google and Microsoft advertising networks.
Your responsibilities will encompass strategic media buying, campaign optimisation, budget management, vendor negotiation, asset delivery and performance analysis. By leveraging your expertise, you will contribute to the success of our clients’ advertising campaigns while driving growth for our organisation.
Your contribution will be valued, we will support you and give you every opportunity to excel in your career.
Developing effective media buying strategies
Negotiating ad space and time slots with various media outlets
Participating in media planning to identify target audiences and craft effective campaigns
Help identify target audiences and plan media campaigns
Compare and negotiate rates, ad space and airtime
Optimise plans and budgets according to the best media mix
Prepare schedules and adjust when needed
Experiment with new platforms and channels
Ensure ads are creative and displayed appropriately
Monitor costs and return on investment (ROI)
Report to clients and build long-term relationships
Manage Google Adwords accounts and campaigns effectively
Manage Microsoft Ads accounts and campaigns effectively
Proven experience as Media planner/buyer or similar role; experience in digital media is preferred
Familiarity with media-buying, planning and research
Interest in following advertising and media trends
Working knowledge of media analytics software (e.g. comScore)
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Organisational and multitasking abilities
Attention to detail
Critical thinking skills
Qualifications in Google / Microsoft ads courses
Apple MacBook or PC depending on your role/preference
Training budget/opportunities to allow you to develop
Attendance to relevant seminars and industry gatherings
The flexibility to collaborate in the office, combined with home working on Fridays
Fun and supporting environment in our waterside offices at Ocean Village
Regular 1-to-1 support, including weekly meetings and annual reviews
No boundaries collaboration across agency services
Regular, free lunches and dinners to bring us together and celebrate successes
Company get togethers at least twice a year, all expenses paid
Exceptional remuneration, above average industry rates
25 – 35 days holiday depending on length of employment
Plus your birthday as an additional free holiday day
Contributory pension scheme - 3%
Cycle to work scheme
Employee travel season ticket loans
Free eye tests
Our investment in you
We’re serious about producing the very best, so we make sure you're equipped to do it. You'll be provided with the tech setup that maximises your potential and lets you work with freedom. Just tell us what works for you.
You're trusting us with the next phase in your career - so we're trusting you to work in the manner that works best for you. At home, in the office (when we can) or a mix of both - we'll work with you to find a routine that works.
We do things properly. We have an excellent agency reputation and are trusted by some of the largest and most respected organisations in the world. We expect you to be at the top of your game and represent us to the best of your ability when working directly with clients.
We want to be the best and continually improve. We invest in our team and our process, we do retros after every sprint to improve the way we work. We expect you to feed into these sessions and contribute to ensure that we keep improving.
We have a consistent digital team, testament perhaps to our investment in and care for everyone, it means that our team grows together. You'll work alongside some amazingly talented colleagues who will help you progress and you will enjoy sharing your experience to help others. We also provide an annual budget to help you up-skill - whether that's learning new tech or gaining certifications.
We care, we're an ethically minded agency and operate in a way that not only helps our business, but helps others do good; whether that's other businesses, charities or organisations. We hope you think in a similar way.
Your next step
If this is you and you like what you have read, we would like to hear from you, email your CV with a covering letter to [email protected]
Application deadline: 28th August 2023
Expected start date: By 1st October 2023