Senior Planner / Strategist

Senior Planner / Strategist

We are Shopper Media Group (SMG), the parent company of three small-medium, fast-growing agencies; Capture, Lobster and Threefold, who each have a unique specialism and an unrivalled client list. Across the group, we have a shared vision and mission to transform the world of shopper media.

We are looking for a Senior Planning Manager to join the Central SMG Team, working across all three agencies, with access and influence across a huge client base.

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Idea generation, number crunching & strategy development
  • Media planning
  • Working with others internally to craft a compelling story to our clients, clearly demonstrating our approach and rationale, supported by research and data.
  • Creating and deploying tools needed for the organisation to run effectively, to minimise duplication and ensure consistency of output.
  • Consultancy projects

We’re looking for:

  • A proven track record in creating marketing plans for brands that have delivered results
  • A balance of creativity (coming up with exciting ideas at pace) and commerciality
  • An ability to analyse data to glean relevant insights
  • Flawless attitude in all environments, with a strong will to succeed
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to deliver best in class client service (even internally), at all times
  • An ability to work at pace, across multiple projects and subject areas

What to expect:

By joining SMG, you’ll be provided with excellent development opportunities and will be supported and coached by a diverse team of professionals. Our benefits package will also help enhance your life outside of work too, these include, our 20% discretionary bonus scheme, 4pm finish on Fridays, plus many more.

We encourage and welcome employees to ask about the flexibility they need and in return we will always explore what is possible. Our Hybrid Working policy enables our teams to work where best for them, whether that is at home or in one of our office locations, with an expectation that it will be a combination of the two. We are currently working remotely, however this role can be based within our London or Manchester offices.

Shopper Media Group are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are fully committed to providing equality in the workplace and ensure all opportunities for, and during employment, will be afforded to individuals fairly and irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race including colour, ethnic or national origins and nationality, religion or belief or sexual orientation (“the protected characteristics”). We want our organisation to reflect the diversity of our communities and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. 

Interested? Apply today and we will be in touch and if your application is suitable for the opening. We would like you to perform at your best so if you require any adjustments to support you through your application, let us know.

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Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits, as well as awesome colleagues, engaging work, and the opportunity to help us build three award-winning agencies - here's just a few...

  • Friyays!

    3pm beer o'clock and 4pm finishes every Friday to kickstart your weekend off right!

  • Hybrid working

    More important now than ever! We understand that life is not all about us - we like to flex around you too.

  • Training & development

    We have a dedicated UniHub of training programmes, plus credits towards a course of your choice.

  • We give back

    A team dedicated to making sure we find the time out to help others.

  • Bonus scheme

    A 20% discretionary bonus scheme.

  • Season ticket & deposit loan scheme

    Need a little assistance getting a deposit together for your new flat? We can help with that.

Life at SMG

Our workplace culture is super important to us and we have a team dedicated to making SMG a great place to work. Whether it's Wellbeing Wednesday, a virtual quiz, or giving back to our charity partner The Trussell Trust, there is always something going on here at SMG. 

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