AV Planning Manager

Zoek Pin London, Greater London, England


Permanent (Full time)

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AV Planning Manager
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Role Overview - (London, Leeds, Manchester, Stafford)

You will own the AV buying and planning process to deliver top quality results for our clients. You'll also role model the behaviours and decision-making capabilities required to enable DAN collaboration and delivery of best in class.

Key Responsibilities

Client Planning

  • Attend client WIP and Media briefing sessions to understand the requirements of each client
  • Construct overall media strategy in answer to the client brief
  • Apply understanding of each brief and deliver clear strategy matching client requirements
  • Deliver strategy in supporting slides and specialist media plans to the client teams
  • Ensure any changes to the plan are in line with overall strategy

TV Activation

  • Understanding each clients needs and ensure effective buying strategy is put in place to deliver key KPIs
  • Monitoring campaign performance and consistently tracking to ensure each KPI is delivered on in full
  • Staying up to date with new programming and how that might help deliver on client KPIs

Value Delivery

  • Work with Team Lead on tracking AV performance vs. targets, both locally and globally.
  • Ensure all templates are up to date and delivered on time
  • Develop and suggest planning and buying solutions of how to achieve on targets
  • Ensure each supplier delivers all value across the period factoring in value owed when required
  • Ensure quality targets are achieved on all clients
  • Have a clear under-standing of all VOD activity and work with VOD activation to ensure delivery


  • Complete audit packs and associated works and ensure they are updated monthly and accurate and delivered on time
  • Track performance vs. audit scales, flag performance and put action plan in place where required
  • Review audit deck and deliver response to Head of AV, ensure actions are delivered on for the next audit

Operational Finance

  • Ensure all financials are up on the system by required timelines, any historic issues are resolved in a timely fashion

Professional Skills

  • Delivers through themselves
  • Great understanding of all elements of AV
  • Ability to brief effectively and challenge responses
  • Client and value focused
  • Makes relationships count
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong negotiator
  • Good mathematical acumen
  • Ability to think strategically

Key Experiences & Qualifications

  • Strong Mathematical and Analytical ability
  • Strong understanding of AV landscape and how the marketplace works
  • Effective negotiator who can deliver value
  • Experience in TV, Trading or Digital
  • Strong planning experience
  • Very high strong buying credentials

About dentsu international

Part of dentsu, dentsu international headquartered in London operates in over 145 markets worldwide with more than 48,000 dedicated specialists. We help clients to win, keep and grow their best customers and achieve meaningful progress for their businesses. With best-in-class services and solutions in media, CXM, and creative. ... with us

Joining dentsu international, you’ll join a team of 48,000 people.  It’s an opportunity to produce career defining work. Along the way, you’ll team up with inspiring colleagues and encounter a richness of clients, cultures and experiences.  We offer exciting challenges, memorable experiences and opportunities to shape your future.

Inclusion and Diversity

We’re proud to be different and that starts with our people. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone. We won’t define people by their race, gender, sexual-orientation, age or disability. Individuality is what makes us great, we want everyone to bring their full self to work and create something amazing. That’s what we care about. So, whether you’re joining us, or looking to move to a different part of the business, we work hard to make sure we create equal opportunities for everyone.

We are happy to discuss flexible and agile approaches to working for all our roles – we can’t promise we will be able to offer you everything you want or need but we do promise to discuss it with you openly and honestly. If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with our recruitment teams.


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