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Media Planner

City:  London
Country/Region:  GB
Application Deadline:  0

Media Planner


Contract: Permanent


Location: Hybrid working model with a central London office location


Pandora’s in-house Media Planner will work channel agnostically to plan the media budget for BRIS alongside the Head of Paid Media and Pandora’s media agency. You’ll work on offer plans and budget recommendations to channel owners based on overall ROAS targets and fluctuating marketing budgets. 


About Pandora


The largest jewellery company in the world, we give a voice to millions of people’s loves every day. We sell three pieces of our hand-crafted jewellery every second and have the largest network in the industry, with almost 7,000 points of sale around the globe and a strong online business.

We pursue sustainability in everything we do and have set ambitious and measurable targets across every touchpoint of our business, from sourcing through to the materials we use and the marketing of our products.


Our people


Our global workforce is made up of over 26,000 passionate people who, in 2021, helped Pandora record the highest earnings to date, led by a refreshed long-term growth strategy. The pace of our progress has created an energising, ambitious culture, where we are empowered to be ourselves and equipped to deliver our very best. As we continue to grow, we also continue to invest in our talent. We’re looking for people who share our values and can help us bring our ambitions to life.   


What to expect from the role


  • Work with the channel owners to create campaign briefs and work alongside the media agency to establish Quarterly and  annual objectives and advertising strategy
  • Liaise with marketing finance business partner to establish budgets, campaign ROAS’s and changes in marketing budgets
  • Work on several briefs simultaneously
  • Recommend the splits of different types of media to use, as well as the most effective time spans and locations
  • Work with colleagues, other departments and media buyers either in-house or in a specialist agency
  • Make and maintain good contacts with media owners, such as newspapers, magazines and websites
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of campaigns to inform future ones.
  • Manage administrative process for financial and campaign reporting
  • Report on the finical impact of global media trails on BRIS marketing plan and budget i.e. Liftlab, Onesearch
  • Responsible for different marketing scenario planning to present back to senior leadership team include General Manager and Marketing Director
  • Manage the relationship with NeuStar and Global Paid Media to schedule QBR’s and cascade the output to the wider team while making recommendations for future quarters based on BRIS data and wider cluster lens


What we are looking for


In order to be considered, you must demonstrate the following:


  • Significant experience in media buying
  • Experience in the following will strengthen application but not all is required
    • Broadcasters' Audience Research Board (BARB) - a television measuring service
    • Google Analytics - tracks and reports website traffic
    • The Publishers Audience Measurement Company Ltd. (PAMCo) - audience measurement for published media
    • Route Research - for out-of-home advertising
    • Radio Joint Audience Research (RAJAR)
    • Kantar Media Expertise


Personal competencies


  • Commercial flair
  • Good interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills, for liaising with colleagues, clients and media owners
  • A good grasp of literacy, for writing reports and presentations
  • Proficiency with numbers, for data analysis and negotiations
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills
  • The ability to work with IT resources such as databases and spreadsheets, for the collection and management of information
  • Capacity to work effectively under pressure.


Key KPIs


  • Make decisions on the best form of media for specific clients and campaigns
  • Undertake research and analyse data using specialist industry resources
  • Identify target audiences and analyse their characteristics, behaviour and media habits
  • Present proposals, including cost schedules, to Head of Paid Media and Channel Marketing managers


Why work with us?


We offer a number of unique benefits that make Pandora a great place to work:

  • A highly competitive salary with regular salary reviews
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Early finish Fridays (weekends with Pandora start every Friday at 3pm!)
  • 55% employee discount
  • Free daily lunch credits
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Buy/sell holiday options
  • Celebrate your birthday with a day off to celebrate!
  • Join our Employee Wellbeing Centre – including access to; Employee Assistance Programme, ‘Cycle to Work’ scheme, gym discounts and more . . .
  • Winniperks - Our online benefits platform with plentiful retail, hospitality and entertainment discounts
  • At Pandora we love a party! Especially at Christmas, when you will receive an extra special gift.


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