Account Manager

The Company

Generation Media are the World’s leading independent specialist for communication to children, families and young people globally. All our work is underpinned by insight and proprietary tools, designed to meet the unique set of objectives for every brief we receive. We champion professionalism within our sector and wider media market, ensuring our clients business is given the care and attention required by supplier partners.

Navigating our clients through the changing digital media landscape is key. Their success has contributed to our business growth and we act as an extension of our clients marketing teams, saving them both time and money.

As well as supporting client growth we have a proactive new business programme and benefit from positive word of mouth and client referrals which have contributed to success. We operate on a global level through our carefully selected agency partner network and centralised management from the UK office with on the ground support in Germany too.

Our Culture

Our people are the beating heart of the business. We have an award-winning team and pride ourselves on being a recognised centre of excellence of talent development.

We have just secured our 9th gold accreditation from the internationally recognised Investors in People and our 6th Platinum award from the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) Continuous Development Programme as well as being named as a Campaign Magazine Best Place to Work. Every member of the team is steered by the strength of our “DNA” company culture (Development, eNergy and teAmwork).

We are an equal opportunities employer who looks to recruit ambitious, talented, and self-starting individuals.
Working for Generation Media provides a unique opportunity with career development being directly linked to business growth.

What is our Purpose?
We aim to generate the best, the best for our customers, the best for our company and the best for the community (that’s you!).

Zakres obowiązków:

Title: Account Manager
We are looking for an Account Manager with 18 months + media agency experience.
The tasks the individual would be expected to assist/lead on are below but not limited to (training will be provided for certain areas):
• Assist team in the planning of your clients portfolio whilst overseeing the Optimisation team to ensure full campaign delivery and optimisation.
• Establish strong working relationships with media partners and other third parties to ensure we have reviewed all appropriate media channels and options for our client.
• Manage compilation of key client reports including buying results, reports and market competitive reporting.
• Work directly into and assist the Associate Director in the day-to-day running of the account teams client portfolio, working directly with clients and advising them on their media planning strategy.
• Assist with the preparation and presentation of material required for client and internal meetings
• Assist with the preparation of pitch material for Business Development, as well as have the opportunity to be involved in international briefs and planning


Essential Behaviours/Skills:
• Previous media agency experience of 1-2 years (with planning or buying experience)
• Planning experience using either TGI, DS Media suite of tools, CARIA, Ad Dynamix or equivalent systems/tools.
• High level of computer literacy, especially in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Confidence, positivity and ability to present yourself amongst internal/external colleagues
• Relationships with external media partners
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Good presentation skills
• Ability to work independently and within a team
• Great attention to detail, combined with great organisational skills
• Ability and confidence to learn and apply new skills

Desirable Skills:
• Previous experience across children, youth or entertainment sectors
• Additional languages
• Background working across International territories
• Relevant degree/qualifications within Media space i.e IPA Exams/ FB Blueprint, Google certificates etc

Co oferujemy:

Contractual Benefits (following successful completion of a 3-month probation period)
• Performance related annual bonus
• 2pm Early Friday Office Closure across January-September
• Hybrid working available (50-60% of the working week) with Flexible start time to allow for avoidance of daily commute times
• Employee pension scheme
• Company Health Insurance
• Company Life assurance policy
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Inclusion in externally accredited company training programme
• 24 days contractual annual leave (Include statutory 20 days / 1x day off for birthday/ Additional bonus 3 days available for planning holiday in line with demands of the business/ Incremental days also available for length of service )
• Christmas to New Year office closure
• Cycle to office scheme available to all employees
• Annual season ticket loan (after 12 months employment)

What about the fun stuff?
• We host a Summer away day for all team members every year (this year is a Generation Media festival with silent disco and glamping for all!)
• Quarterly socials fully funded by the company
• Wellbeing weeks hosted on a quarterly basis including access to massages, coffee vouchers, goodie bags and more…
• Access to fruit, snacks and breakfast on a daily basis in the office
• On site games room with pool table, ping pong/XBOX games etc

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