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Offline Media Planning 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: 07 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - 9am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001733779

  • 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 Planning, Client Service and Offline media team are a fundamental part of the wider UM Birmingham Media team.  We nurture effective relationships with cross-channel and offline only clients, and take the lead on media planning decision making.

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 foundations of media planning theory along with real world experience of buying across offline channels (Newsbrands, Cinema, Audio, Out of Home and Direct channels).  The role will involve integration with other areas of the Media team as we seek to deliver truly integrated media services to our clients.

The right candidate will be given training across the evolving media landscape; media planning theory and tools; offline media trading and associated tools for booking and invoicing; negotiation skills; best practice client servicing, to name just a few areas.

Core Duties:

  • Supporting the team across all offline media buying – Print, Radio, Outdoor and Direct media
  • Creating daily, weekly and monthly reports using Excel pivot tables
  • Media planning research using industry standard and agency-owned tools
  • Assisting with the preparation of PowerPoint presentations 

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

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate to senior stakeholders in client marketing teams, as well as to media owners and colleagues
  • A proactive and positive can-do attitude
  • A genuine interest in the media landscape

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

Permanent role as a Media Executive and beyond.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): 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 753 0049 matt@creativealliance.org.uk

  • Advertising and Media Executive Level 3 Standard
  • Functional Skills if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Advertising and media executive

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 07 Jan 2022