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Healthcare has been at the cusp of a dramatic transformation for many years – the digital era has seen pharma pushing boundaries to explore new and exciting techniques that enhance the patient experience. To support this ever-changing landscape, we welcome specialists within Film, UX, Software Engineering, QA, and Digital Project Management who have all helped to bolster our services and make our innovative ideas come to life. The expertise from within our specialist functions supports the whole business is going the extra mile with our client’s briefs.

Graduate Media Buying Executive

Manchester or London

Havas Lynx are looking for a Graduate Media Buying Executive to come and join us!
This is a full-time, permanent role and we are looking to hold interviews ASAP.
Applications will be reviewed week commencing 7th February.

Who we are:
The Havas Lynx Group is a fully integrated communications group – with UK offices in Manchester and London. The majority of the work we do is within the healthcare and wellness sector and we are proud winners of prestigious awards for creativity and innovation!

We are happy to be seeking a Media Buying Executive to join our current Graduate Programme. We really believe in investing in talent and ensuring people are consistently adding to their experience and skill set – you can read more about the Graduate Programme at our website here.

Media Buying Executive role:
As the Media Buying Executive you will play a key role within the Media Buying team in developing, negotiating and purchasing promotional advertising space designed to reach the highest number of people in your target audience at the lowest possible cost. You will be expected to grow your knowledge and expertise in the healthcare media publishing landscape, evaluating each publisher’s performance and achieving the best results for your clients with each campaign.

Your day-to-day will see you:

  • Work with media planning team to research the most effective vendors and mediums to reach and engage target audiences
  • Share media recommendations, specifications and best practices to use booked media with the account and creative teams to utilise buys most effectively
  • Work alongside other members of the Media Buying team to communicate media requirements to publishers, establish rates and availability of media and negotiate prices and favourable packages
  • Maintaining contact with media publishers, ensuring statistics, circulation and viewing figures are up to date
  • Develop clear and concise presentations that demonstrates the rationale behind your media selection, how it addresses KPIs and delivers value to them
  • Build your profile around the agency and liaise with our multidisciplinary teams so that they understand how and when to involve you and the rest of the team with their client activity

 The successful candidate will:

  • Have recently graduated in a relevant degree
  • Has a keen interest in digital media 
  • Display very strong organisational and time management skills
  • Be professional, approachable and confident in communicating with others
  • Be able to demonstrate instances where they have worked in a team
  • Be a proactive person who possesses a keen eye for detail

You will become one of over 200 graduates who have joined the Havas Lynx Group to commence their careers. We place a great deal of focus on the development of our people, supporting you and providing ample opportunity to progress. We offer two invaluable internal training programmes at Havas Lynx Group, the #LXAcademy and, as previously mentioned, the Graduate Programme. You can view more information via the blog area of our website.

What we offer:

  • Hybrid working – split home and office-based working
  • #LXAcademy – our huge bespoke training programme for personal and professional development
  • Full wellbeing programme including organised sports - yoga, football, running club, hiking and more
  • Early finish on Friday’s throughout the year plus extra early finish during summer months
  • Later start on Monday’s during winter months
  • Wellness Wednesdays extended lunch hour to focus on wellbeing
  • Enhanced parental leave plus one-year return to work benefit
  • Medicash healthcare cash plan
  • Life insurance
  • 28 days holiday (inc. bank holidays) plus additional 3-days as part of discretionary Christmas shutdown
  • Increasing holiday allowance connected to length of service
  • Auto-enrolment pension
  • On-site financial advisors
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Office dogs
  • And the best, fully paid for, company parties and socials!

If you need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please let us know :)

We’re very proud of our heritage and culture so, as a result, you’ll find the Havas Lynx Group is a sociable, friendly environment where personality is important. Take a look at our social media channels for a glimpse of what we get up to via @havaslynxeu on Instagram and Havas Lynx Group on YouTube and Facebook.

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Graduate Media Buying Executive (Manchester or London)