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Media Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Marketing & Communications

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  • Salary:

    £32k - 35k per year

  • Contact:

    Becky Smith

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 914 8556

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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  • Consultant:

    Becky Smith

Media Manager, Award- winning Media Agency, Manchester City Centre, £35k

Forward Role are working exclusively with a global award-winning media agency in Manchester City Centre who are renowned for their creativity and innovation.  Following a high-profile new client win, they are establishing a brand new team and looking for a Media Manager who will play a key role within the agency and really add something special to their newly formed account team.

Working on an instantly recognisable client in the sports sector, this role would suit a Senior Media Executive or Media Planner looking for an exciting step up where you’d work with an entrepreneurial and dynamic team.

As a Media Manager you will support the Account Director in the day to day running of a pivotal client account alongside the wider team. You will be manage fully integrated on and offline planning campaigns and the overall buying delivery. Given that the clients media buying is AV led, any prior experience of AV and dealing with major broadcasters would be ideal. Your role will be focused solely on a key client with a huge budget and you will be expected to liaise effectively with their dynamic marketing team.

As Media Manager your role will involve taking a client brief, fully understanding the aim of their campaign and creating a response that is of the highest quality. As the team is growing, you will also manage and contribute to the wider progression of your colleagues and this is a genuinely unique opportunity in the North to join a leading agency at an exciting time of growth!  


  • Proven experience within a media agency or media company
  • Experience in a client facing role in a media agency or similar environment
  • Energetic and determined individual
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong understanding of both online and offline media and the ability to think across the whole media mix.
  • Solid understanding of media terminology/concepts.
  • Team player!
  • An inquisitive, fun and self-aware individual!
  • Prior knowledge of AV would be ideal.

Working for this forward thinking media agency offers a number of great benefits to the right candidate, such as very generous holiday package and unrivalled access to training & development programmes. If you are considering a new role then this could be the perfect opportunity to really develop your skillset and move forward within a supportive agency environment.

Media Manager, Award- winning Media Agency, Manchester City Centre, £35k

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