AV Investment Manager - Media Planner/Buyer

  • Full-time

Company Description

Zenith, we help brands make BOLD MOVES.

Bold moves are big, brave changes to media strategy, delivering more impact for brands and more value for consumers.

Bold moves are backed up with a solid forecast – they are a better path to growth.

Bold moves build a partnership – we believe in this approach so much we link our growth to your success.

Bold Moves bring bigger ROI. This approach works for our clients, our people and consumers – it’s why we are recognised as the UK’s best media agency.

Our Commitment
At Zenith UK, we believe that fostering an inclusive culture where all talent can thrive makes our company stronger. It enables a greater idea exchange, which fosters innovation and creativity, and enriches our perspective. We are committed to Publicis Groupe’s wide variety of talent engagement and inclusion programming and encourage our people to take an active role in continuing to drive positive change within our agency.   

Job Description

If you want to join a media buying team where your growth and advancement are promised, genuinely supported, and achievable, this is your role!

The Zenith AV team is organically grown, from the Head of Department down to the Senior Execs, the majority of the team has been promoted into their role after proving their ability to excel and commit to their client’s needs. 

What will you be doing?

As a result of internal moves, we have an opportunity for you to join us as a Video Planner/Buyer in this golden age of content. You'll be working with high-profile clients and will be the conduit connecting our clients with their target audiences, driving brand awareness, and delivering relevant, impactful content through bespoke strategies.

Your key responsibilities will include negotiating with various sales house teams to drive added value opportunities for your client, deadline management, market intelligence sharing, relationship building, and leveraging audience behaviour insights.

Why join Zenith UK?

  • Build Productive Relationships - You will forge meaningful connections with internal teams, clients and media owners which will provide you with valuable networking opportunities, mentorship, and career advancement
  • Access to Industry Experts - You will benefit from the guidance and expertise of seasoned professionals within the team while you develop the autonomy to tackle challenges independently.
  • Client-Centric Culture - Clients are collaborative and approachable and view the Zenith team as partners.


Who we are looking for;

  • Advanced negotiation, presentation, and communication skills, essential for navigating interactions within the team, agency, clients, and media owners.
  • Confidence in implementing plans for TV, Video on Demand, Connected TV, and Cinema.
  • Expertise in Media Ocean tools, Prisma, Excel, and PowerPoint, alongside familiarity with the media auditing process.
  • Creativity, a willingness to embrace new ideas, and the confidence to challenge conventional briefs.

Join Zenith and use your strategic insight to make Bold Moves. Apply now!

Additional Information

Zenith UK has fantastic benefits on offer to all of our employees. In addition to the classics, Pension, Life Assurance, Private Medical and Income Protection Plans we also offer;

  • WORK YOUR WORLD opportunity to work anywhere in the world, where there is a Publicis office, for up to 6 weeks a year.
  • REFLECTION DAYS - Two additional days of paid leave to step away from your usual day-to-day work and create time to focus on your well-being and self-care.
  • HELP@HAND BENEFITS 24/7 helpline to support you on a personal and professional level. Access to remote GPs, mental health support and CBT. Wellbeing content and lifestyle coaching.
  • FAMILY FRIENDLY POLICIES We provide 26 weeks of full pay for the following family milestones: Maternity. Adoption, Surrogacy and Shared Parental Leave.
  • FLEXIBLE WORKING, BANK HOLIDAY SWAP & BIRTHDAY DAY OFF You are entitled to an additional day off for your birthday, from your first day of employment.
  • GREAT LOCAL DISCOUNTS This includes membership discounts with Soho Friends, local restaurants and retailers in Westfield White City and Television Centre.

Full details of our benefits will be shared when you join us!

Publicis Groupe operates a hybrid working pattern with employees being office-based on Mondays and two other days during the working week.

We are supportive of all candidates and are committed to providing a fair assessment process. If you have any circumstances (such as neurodiversity, physical or mental impairments or a medical condition) that may affect your assessment, please inform your Talent Acquisition Partner. We will discuss possible adjustments to ensure fairness. Rest assured, disclosing this information will not impact your treatment in our process.


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