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Media Planner

Born Social


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join the forward-thinking team at Born Social as a Media Planning Manager, where your expertise will shape the social media strategies for the world's emerging brands.


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£33600 - £39900

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20 Curtain Rd

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Organisation summary: Born Social is an innovative global social media agency dedicated to guiding brands through the complexities of social media. With a decade-long track record, we collaborate with notable clients like Guinness, Primark, and Ford, as well as rising stars such as Nando's, Peloton, and Fever-Tree. As a B Corp, we value People, Planet, and Profit equally and aim to cultivate a culture that fosters the growth of top social-first talent. With over 100 staff in the UK & US, we are rapidly expanding and now seeking a strategic and creative Media Planning Manager to join our dynamic team.

  • Role Summary:
    • Devise comprehensive media strategies and content plans for diverse clients.
    • Collaborate with Strategists, Data & Insight Analysts, Creatives, and Client Services teams to ensure creative alignment and campaign success.
    • Contribute to account growth and new business pitches, showcasing the value of media planning.
    • Forge strong relationships with media agencies and platform representatives to enhance our offerings.
    • Advance agency-wide understanding and application of media planning.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Minimum 2 years of media planning experience, specifically in social media.
    • Proficient in building campaigns on platforms such as Meta, TikTok, Google AdWords, YouTube, Snapchat, Spotify, and Pinterest.
    • Analytical mindset with a passion for problem-solving and data interpretation.
    • Ability to work with numbers, analyze trends, and derive insights.
    • Excellent collaboration skills and experience working with diverse stakeholders.
    • Confidence in presenting ideas and educating others about media planning intricacies.
  • Application Process Details: Not specified.

Media Planning Manager

London (Hybrid Working) 

A benchmarked salary between £33,600 to £39,900 based on your level within our progression framework. 

👋 Who we are
Born Social is a global social media agency that brings social-first thinking to the brands of tomorrow.  

For the last 10 years, we’ve helped brands navigate and harness the chaos of social bringing method to the madness.From household names like Guinness, Primark and Ford to the next generation of big brands like Nando's, Peloton and Fever-Tree.

As a proud B Corp we care about People, Planet and Profit in equal measure. Working hard to attract, retain and develop the best social-first talent in our industry and creating a business and culture for them to thrive in. 

We're an ambitious team of over 100 people across the UK & US and not stopping there.  We're growing fast and so we're looking for another Media Planner to join our team.

As a Media Planner, you’ll leadthe alignment of media strategies across our accounts and be responsible for the delivery of content media strategy for clients.  You'll take our social first strategies and translate them into client media approaches, developing collaborative relationships with our client’s media agencies and producing media aligned content plans that deliver at scale.  All our planning campaigns should be designed to hit clients objectives, and articulate the importance of media strategy both internally & externally.

✏️ What you'll be doing:

  • Media planning: you'll lead on the creation of media plans on some of our key accounts, and support creative alignment across others.  Working collaboratively with our Strategists, Data & Insight Analysts, Creatives and Client Services team. 

  • Supporting growth: you'll support on account growth & new business opportunities through contribution to pitches and proving the value of media planning as well as owning relationships with our platform reps to build our offering.

  • Cross agency collaboration: you'll build strong working relationships with media agencies across key clients and help to share recommendations with them to produce media and creative social-first excellence for our clients

  • Internal support and education: you'll work with the media team to increase the understanding and relevance of media planning across the agency, as well as supporting the development of the social & beyond social expertise within the media team

👀 Who we're looking for:

  • You've got 2 years experience in a media planning for social with an in-depth understanding of paid social channels & formats

  • You have hands-on experience building campaigns on Meta and TikTok and have had exposure to other platforms like Google AdWords, YouTube, Snapchat, X, Spotify, and Pinterest

  • You're an analytical mind and love figuring out the best way to achieve client objectives using your creativity, problem-solving and evaluation of result
  • You're confident with numbers: this is a data-driven pursuit and you must be happy with looking at a table of figures, and spreadsheets and creating graphs and be able to tell insightful trends from what you see.
  • You're a collaborator and have experience working with multiple stakeholders to ensure media is considered from strategy into delivery 
  • You're confident presenting your ideas and get a kick out of helping others understand the intricacies of media planning

✌️ Our values:

Our values aim to pinpoint the magic ingredients for us at our best. We look for people who share our values and can add to our culture. 

See Challenge as Opportunity... is about our attitude and to be very clear, this is not a value of optimism, nor is it about loving every challenge.

Say It Simply... is how we communicate. Think of the basic rules of communication - honest, clear, confident.

Do What You Say... is the crux of our reputation and longevity. When you join Born Social, our trust is fully given. It is yours to lose. 

Make Each Other Better... is about our culture of collaboration and commitment to development. We are only as good as the people around us so we all take responsibility for developing each other, as well as ourselves.

Consciously bigger than all the others.  It ensures we grow right. It broadens our focus beyond Born Social and cements our commitment to doing what’s just, not what’s easy or immediately self-serving.  

💙 Everyone's welcome:

We celebrate different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds here at Born Social. As an equal opportunities employer, we believe in the power of an inclusive and representative team. We welcome applications regardless of race, religion or belief, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, family, or parental status. We don’t simply comply with the Equality Act, we go further and take pride in building a stronger and more creative work environment, committed to inclusion, diversity, and representation.

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