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Broadcast Media Apprentice Universal Mccann

UM Birmingham is a fully integrated service media agency, here to help brands reach and connect in the moments that matter most.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    05 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001733774

  • Positions

    1 available

We use intelligent data to draw valuable insights, so that we can understand and curate the best possible strategy to motivate customers - at the right time, in the right place.

Our integrated, media-neutral approach to delivering brand or direct response messages allows us to deliver the most impactful combination of media channels. Whether we’re working digitally through SEO, PPC and Display marketing or via offline channels like TV, Print, Radio, Door Drops or Out of Home advertisements, our goal is always meaningful connections.

Based out of Birmingham, but serving clients nationally and internationally, across multiple sectors - we are a growing team of media specialists and are proudly part of the IPG network, one of the world’s most powerful marketing group of companies.

The UM Broadcast media team are a fundamental part of the wider UM Birmingham Media team.  It is an incredibly dynamic market that is rapidly evolving following on from the change in consumers viewing habits as a result of lockdown.

Our client base spreads from clients with budgets in the tens of thousands to those with budgets in the tens of millions, spread across; healthcare, power tools, home appliances, food and technology. 

We are in the middle of a period of rapid growth and are looking for an apprentice hungry to learn the bedrock of TV planning, buying and campaign management who can support the wider team.

The right candidate will be given training across; negotiation, systems, planning tools, Video on Demand, Sponsorship and TV trading to name just a few areas.

Core Duties:

  • Producing TV adverting spot lists for an array of clients on a daily basis
  • Update overnight and consolidated viewing data across client campaigns
  • Monitoring competitor activity and producing competitor reports using Excel, PowerPoint and industry tools
  • Updating campaign monitoring reports and dashboards
  • Downloading campaign performance data from industry tools and creating reports
  • Approving client TV and VOD bookings to media owners
  • Maneuvering TV airtime to deliver client campaign KPIs

General:

  • Undertake ad-hoc reporting for the wider media team as and when required to do so
  • Act as a positive advocate for the company at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate, i.e. good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint in particular
  • Strong administrative skills
  • A keen attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise workloads while working to multiple deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate to senior stakeholders in client marketing teams, as well as to media owners and colleagues
  • Strong mathematical skills

Personal qualities

  • A proactive and positive can-do attitude
  • A genuine interest in TV as a marketing channel

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English and Maths).

Future prospects

Permanent role as a Broadcast Media Executive and beyond.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

UM Birmingham is a fully integrated service media agency, here to help brands reach and connect in the moments that matter most.

We use intelligent data to draw valuable insights, so that we can understand and curate the best possible strategy to motivate customers - at the right time, in the right place.

Our integrated, media-neutral approach to delivering brand or direct response messages allows us to deliver the most impactful combination of media channels. Whether we’re working digitally through SEO, PPC and Display marketing or via offline channels like TV, Print, Radio, Door Drops or Out of Home advertisements, our goal is always meaningful connections.

Based out of Birmingham, but serving clients nationally and internationally, across multiple sectors - we are a growing team of media specialists and are proudly part of the IPG network, one of the world’s most powerful marketing group of companies.

Employer

Universal Mccann

Address

Communication House, Highlands Road

Birmingham

B90 4WE

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Training

Training provider

THE WEST MIDLANDS CREATIVE ALLIANCE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The West Midlands Creative Alliance Limited

Contact

Matt Carroll 0121 7530049 matt@creativealliance.org.uk

Advertising and Media Executive Level 3 Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Advertising and media executive

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Oct 2021