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Kickstart your career with the Dentsu Digital Academy.

Always wanted a career in Digital Marketing, but don’t have the experience?

Join our cutting-edge Dentsu Digital team where, as a Digital Assistant in one of our Specialism teams, you will be automatically enrolled into our unique & industry leading Dentsu Digital Academy.

We are searching for Digital Assistants for 4 of our Specialism teams; Paid Search, SEO, Paid Social, Programmatic, Retail Media and Commerce Strategy. We welcome new joiners from all backgrounds; you can be freshly graduated, straight out of college, fancying a career change or just looking for a new opportunity!

As part of our Academy, your skills and knowledge will be nurtured by some of the most experienced minds in the industry - equipping you with the fundamentals to succeed in your role! Following a comprehensive induction programme, our Digital Assistants rapidly build a balanced portfolio of clients that vary by size and industry in one of our fantastic Specialism teams, and from there you will begin to work on digital marketing campaigns for our globally renowned clients.

About the role

The Digital Assistant role is a great opportunity for an individual with a passion for being at the cutting edge of Digital Marketing and a desire to work at a World Leading Media Agency.

Key accountabilities

Innovative Campaign Assistance

Assist in the implementation of high quality, innovative campaigns.

Daily Quality Checks

Accurately complete quality checks to ensure we deliver world class campaigns for clients in line with strategy. Client Growth: Provide support across optimisation on client activity and support the team in client growth.

Performance Analysis

Responsible for the generation of reports and insightful analysis on effectiveness of campaigns. Qualified Assistant: Completion of all relevant training and accreditation e.g. Google, Facebook, Amazon.

Industry Trends

Keeping up with what’s happening in the world of digital marketing; trendspotting for clients as well as staying up to date on platform updates that may be relevant.

Excellent Communication

Relationship building & communication with clients, internal teams, and industry partners.

What are we looking for in you?

  • Highly effective communication skills, both verbal and written are key for this role.
  • We expect you to have a high level of personal responsibility for the work that you complete.
  • The ability to follow processes, multitask and prioritise work accordingly is important.
  • High level of numeracy and literacy is essential due to the nature of the role being analytical and client-facing.
  • Well-developed logic, problem solving and reasoning skills, including an aptitude for data analysis.
  • Able to work under pressure with attention to detail as we thrive from being a centre of excellence and provide error-free work for our clients.
  • An eye for detail is key! Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a team; building relationships with your stakeholders is key to being successful at dentsu.
  • Experience in Excel would be preferable but not mandatory.
  • A strong sense of professionalism, commercialism, and a deep respect for others.

What does life at Dentsu look like?


From your first day you will embark on our extensive training programme. You will quickly be introduced to your specialism through in-person and virtual classroom sessions, online training, and various workshops. You will be assigned a buddy who is dedicated to your learning and, alongside your manager and the Academy Team, will assist you with any questions you may have.


You’ll be working with large sets of data from the beginning of your Dentsu Digital career! From the outset you will be spending time in Excel to learn where your campaign may need optimisation and also to spend time analysing your data.

Campaign builds

It will be your responsibility to get a briefing from the client on how they would like to build their campaign. You will advise on our best practice and then build it from scratch or sometimes improve upon existing campaigns. Additionally, you will have increased opportunities to assist wider teams with analysis pieces.

Consultative work

You’ll foster strong, professional relationships with your clients, keeping in regular contact with them through a variety of mediums. Whether this is through consistent email communication, weekly phone calls or sometimes regular face-to-face meetings. You will utilise your skills to understand your client’s goals and objectives as your relationship building skills progress, you could find yourself having increased involvement in your clients’ strategic decisions.

Tools and Platforms

Regardless of which specialism you join, you will need to become extremely familiar and confident working with numerous platforms. Through our training programme, you will also have the opportunity to take several courses to improve and enhance your skills on a variety of other platforms.

A little more about dentsu

We are dentsu. As champions for meaningful progress, we help our clients to win, keep and grow their best customers with best-in-class services and solutions in media, CXM, and creative.  With more than 46,000 dedicated specialists teaming across 145 markets, our ‘8 ways’ shape and guide the way we do things here, so that, together, we can achieve the ‘never before’ for our clients, for society and for each other.

  • We dream loud
  • We inspire change
  • We team without limits
  • We all lead
  • We make it real
  • We climb high
  • We choose excitement
  • We are a force for good  

Our business and the industry that we are in is at the most exciting point in its history. The power of innovative technology coupled with creative excellence and advanced media opens up a new world of opportunity. And we all have the opportunity to shape its future. This is our commitment to our talent.

Proud of difference

We are proud to be different, and we know that starts with you. You will not be defined by your race, gender, sexual-orientation, age or disability, but by your thinking and actions. We want you to bring your whole self to work, because leaving nothing behind, helps us stay ahead.

About our benefits

We offer everything you would expect from a large company – like 25 days’ holiday plus your birthday off – and a few additions, like 2 paid volunteering days each year to support charitable causes and 3 wellness days per year. We also provide pension contributions, life assurance, private health care, income protection, critical illness cover, travel season ticket loans, a cycle to work scheme, free eye tests and a whole host of great local and national discounts from leading retailers that you’ll have access to as an employee. You'll have a hybrid working schedule where you can flex your start and finish times.