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A bit about us

Total Media is a leading independent UK and international media agency that connects people to brands. Our media strategies are based on people’s behaviours – understanding how audiences think, feel and act – so that we reach them contextually, during the moments that matter.

We work across the full spectrum of media planning and buying, with fantastic media teams dedicated to client servicing, broadcast, publishing, digital, data and content production.

The role

We are looking for an experienced digital display planner to own the day- to- day digital buying on BMW. Your primary client will be BMW, with support on additional smaller clients to be determined at a later date. This is a new client win for Total Media, so you will be able to come in from the start and help us onboard and grow this exciting new account.

On clients outside of BMW you will get hands on experience in programmatic trading & optimisation, however this is not essential pre-requisite knowledge.

What we’re looking for

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 2+ years experience planning and activating display campaigns.
  • Programmatic trading experience with DV360, The Trade Desk and Teads preferred.
  • Strong communication & client management skills, and passionate about new technology within digital advertising.
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and implement digital strategy.

Key responsibilities

Display Planning and Buying

  • Delivering best in class display planning and execution, working with the central programmatic & biddable team to deliver holistic digital plans.
  • Reporting into the Senior Digital Account Manager and with the support of an Account Executive, you will take briefs from strategy team and translate these into best practice digital media plans.
  • Managing display campaigns from strategy, implementation and reporting and acting as the day to day lead from a Display perspective.
  • Utilising digital planning tools to identify appropriate campaign solutions.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with display media partners and 3rd party tech providers.
  • Negotiating with digital providers to ensure maximum value is obtained for the client.
  • Delivering innovative recommendations across media plans for all clients.
  • Managing Account Executives and QA work delivered by them.
  • Understanding of behavioural planning strategies and implementing behavioural concepts within digital media.
  • Training of the wider team on latest developments within the industry and results experienced across clients.
  • Having a basic understanding of all offline and online media activation disciplines.

Campaign Management

  • Working with Account Executive to ensure effective campaign set up, optimisation and reporting.
  • Daily usage of platforms such as Doubleclick, Google Analytics and understanding of DSPs.
  • Working alongside digital providers to ensure optimum performance for clients.
  • Understanding campaign stats and implementing learnings to help build future recommendations.
  • Sharing best practice methods of activating and  knowledge  to the wider team.


Meet the hiring manager

Sean Golding

Sean Golding

Sean has been at Total Media for four years, heading up the programmatic team. Sean is passionate about growing and developing the programmatic capabilities at TM, and working closely with other teams in the agency to deliver integrated planning and the strongest possible results for clients.

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