The Goodstuff Planning Manager gives Goodstuffers the opportunity to start taking responsibility for running client briefs through the agency and the management of junior Goodstuffers. They have a firm grasp of the building blocks of what make effective and inventive media plans and work in close collaboration with the planning and investment teams to make them happen. They build strong relationships with clients, and consistently deliver on the fundamentals of how to delight them on a daily basis. They effectively delegate to those in supporting roles to enable them to deliver excellent work and grow their knowledge.
Reporting to Planning Director.
• Translate strategies into media ideas and plans, demonstrating a strong understanding of how each channel works within the overall strategy. • Write directional and inspiring investment briefs with clear deadlines and deliverables. • Take a keen interest in the theory and best practice of media and commit to increasing your knowledge and abilities in these areas. • Manage the day-to-day running of accounts and seamless management of media plans. • Develop close client and Goodstuffer relationships. • Demonstrate good understanding of your clients’ business challenges, objectives and KPIs. • Lead client status meetings and ensure accurate and timely delivery of status reports and follow through. • Write and deliver clear and compelling client presentations. • Train junior team members on financial best practice and oversee finance processes. • Support direct reports in efficient management of invoicing processes and quick issue resolution. • Contribute to accurate and timely forecasting. • Cultivate strong Goodstuffer relationships across departments • Ensure accurate and consistent weekly completion of timesheets and those of direct reports • Take on line management responsibility and help grow and develop direct reports on a daily basis. • Develop a clear understanding of the roles, responsibilities and workflow across the team. • Develop a good understanding of GoodProcess and how to best manage the process itself, and those contributing. • Effectively delegate with clarity and clear and regular communication.
• Brand Planning craft skills • Experience across TV, OOH, Print as well as exposure to Digital • Confident, committed and professional • Good knowledge of the fundamentals of media best practice • A passion for media effectiveness and the creation of ideas • A can-do attitude and positive approach, even in challenging situations • Strong communication and presentation skills (written and oral) • Good team player who is also a self-starter • Creative, analytical and numerical ability • Organised and excellent attention to detail • Effective time management skills and ability to manage multiple workstreams • Ability to think around problems and get to inventive solutions
Made of different stuff
Goodstuffers are a group of individuals made of different stuff. Collectively we shine in support of our mission: to be the World’s most inventive media agency. Our invention is born out of divergent thinking in an inclusive environment which comes together to create something truly original and good. Truly Goodstuff.
To support this, we have an Equal Opportunities Policy; except we call ours the Do the Right Thing Policy. It’s simple. We believe in fairness. That means, first and foremost, we recruit on merit and ability. We treat each other, fairly, with dignity and respect – we give a shit. We create an inclusive environment in which everyone belongs. When we recruit, promote, train, or reward we do that on the basis of aptitude and ability. We help and encourage everyone at Goodstuff to realise their full potential.
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