AV Manager (Media Planning & Buying)
Wood Lane, London, W12

Company Description

Publicis Media is currently leading the field and winning AMAZING clients (have you heard about us winning L’Oréal yet?)—there’s never been a better time to join us! We're fuelling business growth by harnessing the modern media landscape to create personalised consumer connections on a HUGE scale and doing it to the highest of standards!

Our 2,000 UK experts collaborate with top agencies like Zenith, Starcom, and Spark Foundry (..who are ALL award-winning?). Due to our expert talent and leading resources, we excel in media strategy, analytics, data, technology, and performance marketing. As part of Publicis Groupe, we operate in over 100 countries with 23,500+ employees worldwide which also opens the door to phenomenal growth and development opportunities for our talent.

Want to work amongst the best? Then join us and be a part of our success story, you won’t regret it! ?

Job Description

As  AV Account Manager, you will work across the AV planning and buying process for high-profile accounts in our business. This role will benefit an ambitious individual who has the vision and skills to help brands through a turbulent marketplace and help them navigate through the hurdles that the AV landscape is facing. 

Whether you're a junior manager looking for a promotion or already in a management role, we're looking for someone who will be primarily responsible for planning, implementing and delivering AV campaigns. who can collaborate with our AV Director, and ensure that commercial, audit, and client priorities always take centre stage. 

The AV team is a highly collaborative, honest, supportive and proactive bunch of people who believe in going the extra mile to deliver a job brilliantly done. The clients range from large to small in terms of spend and we are able to provide each with the best solution they need for AV. We have weekly meetings as a department and keep each other updated with what is happening. The team are also great at helping each other when needed.


Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver a high quality client and/or media owner service when working with our external partners
  • Work collaboratively with Planning and Investment teams to deliver quality, timely responses for AV planning and buying
  • Be proactive and results-orientated in day-to-day client and/or campaign management
  • Ensuring all AV administration is completed accurately 
  • Using the appropriate systems and technology to get under the skin of audience behaviour and consumption of AV channels


The skills you'll need to thrive in this role and the support you'll receive in developing them further;

  • Innovative AV Campaign & Strategies: You will be at the forefront of devising cutting-edge AV media plans that captivate audiences and drive exceptional results for your clients

  • AV Implementation Expert: You will exude confidence in the planning and execution of AV channels, including TV, Video, Connected TV, and Cinema campaigns, staying up-to-date with industry trends to leverage the latest opportunities

  • Collaborative and Client-Centric: Your advanced negotiation, presentation, and communication skills will be crucial as you work collaboratively within our team, across the wider agency, with clients, and media owners to ensure the seamless execution of  your campaigns

  • Master Media Tools: Your proficiency in Media Ocean tools, Prisma, Excel, and PowerPoint will empower you to make data-driven decisions and present compelling insights

  • Detail-Oriented & Creative Team Player: Keen eye for detail, while fostering a creative and collaborative approach within the team

Additional Information

In addition to the classics, Pension, Life Assurance, Private Medical and Income Protection Plans we also offer;

  • WORK YOUR WORLD opportunity to work anywhere in the world, where there is a Publicis office, for up to 6 weeks a year.
  • REFLECTION DAYS - Two additional days of paid leave to step away from your usual day-to-day work and create time to focus on your well-being and self-care.
  • HELP@HAND BENEFITS 24/7 helpline to support you on a personal and professional level. Access to remote GPs, mental health support and CBT. Wellbeing content and lifestyle coaching.
  • FAMILY FRIENDLY POLICIES We provide 26 weeks of full pay for the following family milestones: Maternity. Adoption, Surrogacy and Shared Parental Leave.
  • FLEXIBLE WORKING, BANK HOLIDAY SWAP & BIRTHDAY DAY OFF You are entitled to an additional day off for your birthday, from your first day of employment.
  • GREAT LOCAL DISCOUNTS This includes membership discounts with Soho Friends, local restaurants and retailers in Westfield White City and Television Centre.

Full details of our benefits will be shared when you join us!

Publicis Groupe operates a hybrid working pattern with full time employees being office-based three days during the working week. 

We are supportive of all candidates and are committed to providing a fair assessment process. If you have any circumstances (such as neurodiversity, physical or mental impairments or a medical condition) that may affect your assessment, please inform your Talent Acquisition Partner. We will discuss possible adjustments to ensure fairness. Rest assured, disclosing this information will not impact your treatment in our process.

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