We have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Media Planner & Buyer, preferably with experience in healthcare or pharmaceutical marketing, who is looking to work in a fast-paced agency environment. In this role, you will be working in our London office with a great team. You will report to the Marketing Director and have training and support from our full marketing team. You will work with Nitro’s entire marketing, commercial and client services teams on key global brands in the pharmaceutical industry. We are looking specifically for someone who has strong experience in digital media planning buying role.

A successful candidate will be comfortable attending client meetings (in London and across Europe); presenting ideas and marketing plans to clients; reporting on successes and offering recommendations to improve performance and deliver on agreed KPIs. We are looking for someone who thrives in a busy agency and who can think on their feet.

Primary Responsibilities

The role of Media Planner/Buyer is exciting, varied and constantly evolving. In this role, you will:

  • Plan, buy and optimise owned and paid media activity
  • Report on owned media and paid media performance
  • Take and respond to client briefs (internal and external)
  • Develop paid media strategies and create key tactical plans to deliver on them
  • Execute media plans to the highest possible standard
  • Contribute insights and strategic thinking to all areas of the business (content, technology, media, data)
  • Analysing what is working and what needs improvement on an ongoing basis, and making recommendations back to the client
  • Collaborate with design, project management and developer teams on execution
  • Manage budgets for owned and paid media deliverables
  • Suggesting new and innovative ideas in the digital media landscape to clients, and demonstrate how these integrate into their existing plans
  • Liaise with suppliers when relevant
  • Present work internally and externally
  • Complete work to deadline and often under pressure

To succeed in this role, you’ll need:

  • Passion for digital marketing: You need to have in-depth knowledge of digital channels and experience of working with pharma or healthcare brands. You should have a strong understanding of compliance issues that pertain to this industry in both branded and unbranded campaigns.
  • Creativity: We are looking for a person with loads of creativity and new ideas for digital marketing.
  • Analytical mindset: You’re able to use your analytical brain to spot trends and identify opportunities for future activity. You’ll also understand why vanity metrics such as likes or visits are not considered measures of success and be able to help clients understand the true value of digital marketing activities.
  • Purpose-driven: We truly believe in what we’re doing and want you to be part of that. You’ll be joining an established team of marketing specialists who will support you in delivering the best to our clients.