Media Manager (12 months FTC)

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 10/03/2023

Media Manager (12 months FTC)

Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

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About the role

We are delighted to share an outstanding opportunity within the Tesco Marketing function for a Media Manager. The Media Manager is at the heart of one of the largest and most effective in-house media teams in the UK. The role ensures operational media planning and buying excellence, by constantly assessing Tesco's approach to media.

This role would suit someone who has proven a broad-ranging media-focused role with experience of working with media agencies, internal client teams and key industry bodies.

The Hiring Manager for this vacancy is Tom Mardon / Recruiter: Ellie Goldby

You will be responsible for

  • Being a champion for media planning excellence within Customer, ensuring the most effective use of paid and owned resources to drive key objectives
  • Core member of the team that builds the Customer Communication Plan, using econometrics, competitive analysis and more to develop the annual comms plan
  • Ensuring the detailed execution of media plans through operational excellence; for example, creating, reviewing and updating media standards to ensure Tesco's media delivers the upmost quality at the best possible price
  • Working collaboratively with third party auditors to ensure the media agency delivers contractual buying guarantees
  • Ensuring Tesco has best-in-class contractual arrangements in place, working closely with Procurement and Legal
  • Running quarterly commercial governance meetings with the media agency
  • Setting principles for the deployment of Tesco’s owned media channels such as in-store tannoys and Smart-Screens
  • Developing relationships with key media partners, with a view to ensuring that Tesco can create tailored partnerships with them and always be at the forefront of new developments and opportunities in the industry
  • Being an active member of the media industry, and sitting on relevant groups such as ISBA’s AV Working Group and Origin Committee

You will need

  • It is essential to either have had experience of working in a media team client-side or at a media agency
  • A broad-ranging media-focused role with experience of working with media agencies, internal client teams and key industry bodies.
  • A role that has incorporated agency management and governance.
  • Experience of econometric modelling and how to interpret the outputs

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme 
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day’. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you. Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

We have recently announced that we will be moving towards a more blended working week – combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Please talk to us to about how this can work for you.

NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

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