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We help brands make BOLD MOVES

Nowadays, brands want rapid, spectacular growth and they expect media to deliver it.

Clients used to give us media briefs that said “deliver 80% awareness” or “give me an impactful Christmas campaign.”

Now we hear

“Take me from 4th to 1st in my category”

“Help me grow 10% in a market declining 10%”

“Make me the most loved brand in my industry”

These are huge asks of media, that can’t be met through tweaking the media plan of two years ago.

Decades of advertising research prove that without a big change, large brands stay large and small brands stay small.

This is why Zenith help brands make BOLD MOVES.

Bold moves are big, brave changes to media strategy, delivering more impact for brands and more value for consumers.

Bold moves are backed up with a solid forecast – they are a better path to growth.

Bold moves build a partnership – we believe in this approach so much we link our growth to your success.

Bold Moves bring bigger ROI

This approach works for our clients, our people and consumers – it’s why we are recognised as the UK’s best media agency.

Our commitment

At Zenith UK, we believe that fostering an inclusive culture where all talent can thrive makes our company stronger. It enables a greater idea exchange, which fosters innovation and creativity, and enriches our perspective.We are committed to Publicis Groupe’s wide variety of talent engagement and inclusion programming, and encourage our people to take an active role in continuing to drive positive change within our agency.   

The department

The Planning Executive role will be on one of Zenith UK's key clients – Coty. This role will be working across the Consumer Beauty and Skincare division. With a portfolio containing market-leading brands such as Rimmel, Max Factor, Kylie Cosmetics, Lancaster, and Philosophy.

There is an exciting opportunity to learn and grow on these campaigns, as we activate category-leading media within the UK beauty industry and work closely with our clients to meet their business needs. The Exec will own and lead on tasks as well as support on bigger workstreams, to ensure a balance of exciting and challenging work to drive their development.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Planning Manager in running the day-to-day account, being the main point of contact for certain junior clients and requests.
  • Work with the Planning Manager to deliver effective media plans, follow ups and material to clients.
  • Collaborate with clients, channel, and activation teams to ensure smooth and timely campaign setup and go-live.
  • Being a tools champion for the planning team (learning how to use TGI, Addynamix, Commscore etc.)
  • Staying on top of and completing tasks requested from our global teams
  • Circulating agendas and material in advance of meetings, preparing contact reports ensuring material is completed by the due date
  • Consolidating the Post Campaign Analysis with the support of the manager
  • Managing client finance processes

Qualifications

  • Great written and verbal communicator with fantastic attention to detail
  • A team player who is keen to work hard and collaboratively with clients and colleagues alike
  • Excellent organisational skills and time management / ability to prioritise a diverse workload
  • Solid working knowledge of Excel and Powerpoint
  • Eagerness to learn and positive attitude, always willing to take on a new task
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Positive and passionate approach that motivates those around you

Additional information

Zenith UK has fantastic benefits on offer to all of our employees. In addition to the classics, Pension, Life Assurance, Private Medical and Income Protection Plans we also offer;

  • WORK YOUR WORLD opportunity to work anywhere in the world, where there is a Publicis office, for up to 6 weeks a year.
  • REFLECTION DAYS - Two additional days of paid leave to step away from your usual day-to-day work and create time to focus on your well-being and self-care.
  • HELP@HAND BENEFITS 24/7 helpline to support you on a personal and professional level. Access to remote GPs, mental health support and CBT. Wellbeing content and lifestyle coaching.
  • FAMILY FRIENDLY POLICIES We provide 26 weeks of full pay for the following family milestones: Maternity. Adoption, Surrogacy and Shared Parental Leave.
  • FLEXIBLE WORKING, BANK HOLIDAY SWAP & BIRTHDAY DAY OFF You are entitled to an additional day off for your birthday, from your first day of employment.
  • GREAT LOCAL DISCOUNTS This includes membership discounts with Soho Friends, local restaurants and retailers in Westfield White City and Television Centre.

Full details of our benefits will be shared when you join us!

Publicis Groupe operates a hybrid working pattern with full time employees being office-based three days during the working week. 

We are supportive of all candidates and are committed to providing a fair assessment process. If you have any circumstances (such as neurodiversity, physical or mental impairments or a medical condition) that may affect your assessment, please inform your Talent Acquisition Partner. We will discuss possible adjustments to ensure fairness. Rest assured, disclosing this information will not impact your treatment in our process.

Please make sure you check out the Publicis Career Page which showcases our Inclusive Benefits and our EAG’s (Employee Action Groups).

The deadline to apply to this role is Friday 14th June. 

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