Want to build upon your knowledge and forge a career in one of the most exciting and dynamic areas of Media Marketing?

Join our cutting-edge Media team where, as a Media Assistant in one of our specialism teams, you will be automatically enrolled into our unique & industry leading Media Academy. We are searching for Media Assistants for three of our specialism teams; Display, AV and Out of Home.

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!
If you’d say you’re a logical person with a love of media, and enjoy working in a reactive, fast-paced environment, a position in our Media Academy might just be the ticket…

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 Display, AV and Out of Home offering.

About the role

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

Have a look through some of the key accountabilities in the role and the type of person we’re looking for below.

  • Campaign Planning Assistance: Supporting the team to provide best-in-class implementation and innovative a digital offline solutions in response for our clients
  • Buying Excellence: Demonstrate the ability to follow the campaign booking process accurately and understand how to approve campaigns in line with best practice
  • Develop Relationships: Build on market knowledge by building relationships with key media owners and internal stakeholders
  • Performance Analysis: Responsible for the generation of reports and insightful analysis on delivery and effectiveness of campaigns.
  • Financial Accuracy: Support the team in ensuring timely and accurate billing of client campaigns on a monthly basis
  • Industry Trends: Keeping up with what’s happening in the world of display, AV and OOH, having an opinion, and proactively sharing updates both internally and with wider stakeholders
  • Time Management: Demonstrate good time management skills by working to deadlines
  • Training Excellence: Develop a strong understanding of all relevant systems, tools, terminology and processes

What are we looking for in you?

  • An interest in Excel and the ability to showcase examples of data analysis experience.
  • Highly effective communication skills, both verbal and written are key for this role.
  • We expect you to have a positive attitude with strong sense of responsibility and accountability.
  • 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, with basic knowledge of MS Office suite.
  • 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.
  • A strong sense of professionalism, commercialism, and a deep respect for others.
  • Ability to demonstrate why you are interested in pursuing a career in media, with passion and clear research into the industry.

What does life at Dentsu look like?

Training

From your first day you will embark on our extensive training programme. You will quickly be introduced to Display, AV and OOH Print Advertising through virtual classroom sessions, online training, and various workshops. You will be assigned a buddy who is dedicated to your learning and, alongside your manager, will assist you with any questions you may have.

Data

You’ll be working with large sets of data from the beginning of your Amplifi Academy career! From the outset you will be spending time in Excel to learn where your campaign may need optimisation and 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 or weekly phone calls. You will utilise your skills to understand your client’s goals and objectives, and as your relationship building skills progress, you could find yourself having increased involvement in your clients’ strategic decisions.

Tools and platforms

As a Media Assistant, 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.

Happiness

It’s hard to overstate the importance we place on employee happiness. We want all our employees to enjoy coming to work and to work in a super-friendly and supportive team.

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.

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.

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