We are looking for a full-time team member who may already be a star, or a star in waiting, to join our crew.
You will ideally have experience within the media industry, either within an agency or the media supplier side, and whilst the scope of the role is flexible dependent on your experience, key elements of the role will include:
• Working with the Strategic Director in the development of media plans and coordinating bookings across all media channels
• Becoming adept (if you’re not already) in the implementation and optimisation of digital campaigns, particularly across social media channels, and providing ongoing management and monitoring of online campaigns and compilation of client reports as required
• Developing and maintaining strong relationships with our clients and media partners
• Showing a real desire to immerse yourself in this exciting and dynamic industry
What attributes do we think you need?
• A good brain – be good with numbers and love solving puzzles
• Ability to work fast and under time pressure
• Commitment to a supreme client service ethic – nothing is too difficult
• Experience with Microsoft office software including excel, powerpoint and word
• Knowledge of various social media platforms
• A desire to continue, or create a new media buying and planning career
• Yep - maybe a little bit more enthusiasm still………
What’s in it for you?
A great working environment
The chance to work with some really cool clients
The opportunity to develop a great career whilst learning from some of the most experienced people in the business
Plenty of fun and laughs (and maybe a bit of cursing at times)
Who are we?
The Media Dept is a Christchurch based media agency, who work with a number of great clients and brands across many different industries. We take extreme pride in delivering great results and service for our clients, and have fun doing it.
If this sounds like you, please send your CV and covering letter by Wednesday 06 March to:
The Media Dept
We can’t wait to hear from you.
Long time since a telco, especially given their awful customer service, have made me feel something. I didn't want to like it, but sometimes the heart overcomes the head...
Damon and team - thanks for making me cry - bastards!!
Best ad overall in years. Better than Lotto in my view. Well done all.
This is how emotional advertising should be done. Well done Vodafone. The best telco ad in years.
Apart from alluding the dog was put down it's rather one-dimensional compared to Lotto and Speights and Coloursteel even.
Exciting new world? You mean like how this same idea was done 15 years ago? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UBLjdtwxag
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Who's it for: Vodafone
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