Account Manager (Out of Home Media)

Location: London, England, United Kingdom
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Agency: Rapport - United Kingdom
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Ref#: 7641
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Job Function: Planning
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Type of Contract: Regular

About Us 

Rapport is IPG Mediabrands Out-of-Home (OOH) media buying and planning agency. We are best known for the strength of our relationships, rewarding connections and transparency.  At Rapport, we understand it's about our collaborative and successful partnerships and a passion to deliver valuable results. We excel at engaging, experiential and content-driven OOH solutions and are here to guide you through the evolving media landscape. Please visit Rapport’s website for more information. 

Role Description 

The role sits within our Direct Client Planning Team – a brilliant team of 5 talented people responsible for working on our direct clients such as Sky, NOW and AELTC. Within this role you will specifically be focused on working with Sky across and exciting variety of marketing verticals including Entertainment, Sports, TV Products, Broadband and Mobile.

 

As part of the Direct Team your key relationships will be with our clients as well as working in partnership with their agencies, from both a media and creative perspective. Key Internal relationships are with the Business Director, 2 x Account Directors, Account Executive and the wider Rapport teams such as Insight and IMPACT.

 

Working in a team of 5, your role as Account Manager is to assist the planning and implementation of OOH (Out of Home) campaigns from initial brief through to post campaign analysis. We require an individual who has excellent attention to detail, great knowledge of standard applications (such as Excel and Powerpoint) and is competent with industry tools (Route and Ebiquity/ Nielsen).

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing client campaigns from brief through to post campaign analysis
  • Market analysis and reviews including competitive analysis
  • Pulling together information for presentations such as TGI runs & Audience Data
  • Working with the creatives agencies to ensure they have all artwork specifications and ensure everything is delivered on time
  • Keep up-to-date with market trends and new developments
  • Support senior members of the team to balance workload across the team, helping with general administration and organisation
  • Take responsibility for client work e.g. attending agency/client briefings, taking ownership of briefs, managing client demands & expectations etc.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • You have strong attention to detail
  • You have experience of planning OOH campaigns
  • You are competent with industry tools (Route and Ebiquity/ Nielsen).
  • You have outstanding communication and relationship-building skills
  • You have a good level of numeracy
  • You have knowledge of industry trends and best practices
  • You are pro-active and flexible attitude
  • You have excellent problem solving skills
  • You have a good working knowledge of all Microsoft programmes (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel etc.).

Employee Transparency 

At Mediabrands and Kinesso, we celebrate difference and believe this makes us stronger. Mediabrands and Kinesso are equal opportunity employers and committed to championing an inclusive culture that provides a sense of belonging for all our employees. We do not discriminate against any applicant based on age, disability, race, colour, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, belief, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Please reach out to our Talent Inclusion Specialist Jess at [email protected] if you would like to have a confidential conversation regarding any adjustments that would ensure our recruitment process is accessible for you. Please note requesting a reasonable adjustment will not affect your application. 

The Perks 

We aim to provide all our people with a supportive and fun work environment where you can develop your full potential and benefit from the broad range of opportunities within the agency. When you join us, we want to make sure you feel valued – and that you are rewarded for your fantastic work. So, we also offer a range of benefits: 

  • Flexi–leave, with 25 days annual leave to be taken as minimum. In addition to your holiday entitlement, the office usually closes between Christmas & New Year 
  • Free breakfast and free lunch 
  • Early finish Fridays 
  • Core Hours (Mon-Thurs, flexible start/finish times)  
  • Retail discounts 
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifices car scheme 
  • Wellbeing programme, including Headspace & flu jabs 
  • Interest free season ticket loan 
  • Paid time off for Volunteering 
  • Group Income Protection 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Private Medical Insurance or Health Cash Plan (dependent on level) 
  • Group Personal Pension Plan with matched contributions from 3-6% 
  • Generous Parental Leave & Pay  
  • Independent mortgage advice 
  • Financial education 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Free eye tests 
  • Flexible benefits including Dental, Travel insurance, Cycle to Work, Gym Discounts and many more!