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Digital Media Manager / Media Planner / Media Buyer

Job Title: Digital Media Manager / Media Planner / Media Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Salary: 30000 - 40000
REF: HDLR 2169
Contact Name: Amanda Doodney
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

2169 - Digital Media Manager / Media Planner / Media Buyer - Hampshire – Perm - c£30 - £40K   

We are currently working with a data driven advertising agency that are looking for a Digital Media Manager to help them to fuel the agency process with good quality insights and information that leads to the generation of campaigns that deliver results.

The day to day interaction will be with the media planning / buyer team and other agency department’s suppliers and clients as necessary.



You will be a trusted member of the media team / agency and active in delivering the services of the agency to the highest standard. Delivers the day to day running of the media buying unit and cooperates with other team members to have a positive impact on the unit and the wider organisation. Helps control workflow between team members and support development of the media team.

Represent the agency in a professional manner and to assist in establishing the credibility of the agency in line with the mission of the business.

Oversees the core media planning and buying role within the agency that identifies which media platforms would best advertise a client's brand or product. By integrating all data sources available are able to guide their clients to optimize their advertising campaigns across the media mix.

Ensures media planner / buyers are combining creative thinking with factual analysis to develop appropriate strategies to ensure that campaigns reach their target audiences as effectively as possible. They apply knowledge of media and communication platforms to identify the most appropriate mediums for building awareness of a client's brand.

Acts as a quality control point for deliverables from the media buying team.

Deliver a client service that exceeds the expectations of the client. Instil total confidence in the internal team and the client regarding the ‘media buying and planning’ on the account.

Alongside specialisms, has good knowledge and experience across all media.


  • Background  in digital media planning / media buying

  • Ideally agency background / experience.  

  • Strong office based skills especially in Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Is a team player and a motivator to those around them.

  • Has good management skills and able to coach and develop junior team members.

  • Has very strong interpersonal skill and presentation skills.

  • Has a good network of industry contacts that can be drawn upon if required.

  • Has a ‘can do’ attitude and is willing to adapt to fit the needs of the team.

  • Able to demonstrate detailed knowledge across media channels.