General information

Agency: Initiative

Job Function: Client Services

Location: London, United Kingdom

Job Ref#: 13896

Description & Requirements

Position Summary


The Associate position is an entry level role requiring an eager, proactive, and energetic person who is passionate about media, marketing & consumer behavior. 


The Associate is an important position within the team, assisting in the creation of communications design briefs to help deliver on our clients’ business objectives.



Key Responsibilities

Internal

  • Learn how campaign reporting and analysis is done
  • Accurately load and maintain planning details within agency financial systems
  • Help compile POV reports and intelligence on current best practice planning approaches and outcomes for client, brand, and category
  • Attend team brainstorming sessions with other internal partners to learn how to generate creative & compelling connections ideas
  • Participate in departmental projects as requested
  • Proactively seek out mentorship and learning from key Discipline leaders at Initiative
  • Assist Communications Designers in compiling relevant industry research for the team to draw from

Commercial


  • Learn about our Specialty Business Units and how we can impact their revenue growth through planning outcomes

New Business


  • Support new business needs as required

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s):


Client


  • Able to assist with research and generate key media inputs for best in class communications planning solutions that propel the communications idea

Internal


  • Participates in agency and external personal growth & education initiatives
  • Assist with the media planning process & learns necessary tools
  • Fosters strong and positive internal relationships
  • Adherence to / use of agency processes and tools

Commercial


  • Ensures and advocates for agency partner relationships

Desired Skills & Experience


  • Proficiency with Microsoft programs, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate concisely and clearly, both written and oral
  • Great organisational and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of an integrated team
  • Detail-oriented, organized, conscientious, with the ability to multi-task and work well under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Passion for consumer behavior and what motivates audiences to react
  • Proactively seeks to solve problems with creative solutions
At Mediabrands and Kinesso, we celebrate difference and believe this makes us stronger. Mediabrands and Kinesso are equal opportunity employers and committed to championing an inclusive culture that provides a sense of belonging for all our employees. We do not discriminate against any applicant based on age, disability, race, colour, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, belief, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need any adjustments to ensure our recruitment process is fully accessible to you, then please contact us on recruitment.uk@mbww.com

About Us

Initiative is different to other media agencies.
We are not trapped by a legacy structure primarily centered on paid advertising. Instead, we are liberated by a new world structure designed to deliver highly differentiated and highly effective communications strategies for our clients.
We are the world’s fastest growing media agency built upon the strongest strategic capability of any agency in the market. Core to this strategic proposition is the belief that the faster a brand can move through culture the more relevant it can become.
We call this Cultural Velocity ™.
Our process is designed to create ideas that move through culture through unique insight, market leading analytics and strategic media brilliance.
Our new world model is comprised of “craft centers” – Client Advice and Management, Strategy, Communications Design, Partnership and Culture, Insights & Analytics.

At Mediabrands and Kinesso, we celebrate difference and believe this makes us stronger. Mediabrands and Kinesso are equal opportunity employers and committed to championing an inclusive culture that provides a sense of belonging for all our employees. We do not discriminate against any applicant based on age, disability, race, colour, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, belief, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need any adjustments to ensure our recruitment process is fully accessible to you, then please contact us on recruitment.uk@mbww.com