Ref
18352
Business Unit/Department
Talon UK | Planning
Location
London (Hybrid)
Employment type
Full-time
Closing date
29/08/2022
Salary
£25,000 - £30,000
Description

ABOUT US

Talon was established in 2012 with the ambition to create a global Out of Home (OOH) agency providing uncompromised advice and service for our clients. Today we are a high growth independent full service OOH agency with a team of over 150 people globally.

Together we are dedicated to driving client value through a combination of teamwork, expertise, creativity, data and proprietary technology.  We are agile and entrepreneurial our simple philosophy enables us to deliver outstanding work: Smarter as Standard

There's never been a more exciting time to be involved with OOH and we're excited about the next chapter.

 

OUR VALUES AND HOW WE WORK TOGETHER

WE ARE BOLD

We think big, we innovate and respectfully challenge the status quo, we take pride in ourselves, our work and our partnerships.

  • We Embrace change
  • We Challenge respectfully
  • We Lead the way

WE ARE HUMAN

We are a diverse collective of real, genuine individuals who value respect, fairness, and integrity and expect the same in return.

  • We value collaboration and togetherness
  • We are empathetic
  • We embrace individuality

WE ARE SMART

Our entrepreneurial spirit and learning centric culture ensures our knowledge provides maximum value to each other and our clients.

  • We Grow and learn
  • We are trusted
  • We are mission possible

THE ROLE 
The role of the planning exec is to support a busy team, working closely with the client 
manager across a portfolio of accounts to assist with the strategic planning of OOH 
campaigns and having responsibility for the general campaign admin across the wider 
team. The Client exec will be a highly driven individual who will be able to identify proactive 
opportunities to pitch OOH to our agency and client partners. They are reliable with high 
attention to detail when given tasks to complete


RESPONSIBILITIES AND RELATIONSHIPS 
• Work with the team to help service a range of clients and agencies. 
• Produce information to ensure the smooth running of clients’ accounts including 
competitive date, availabilities, and costings. 
• Undertake the design, delivery, and implementation of campaigns to fulfil client 
briefs. 
• Prepare post campaign analysis and present quarterly updates and new insights
• Liaise with media owners and suppliers to book campaigns and be self-starting to 
gain a full insight and knowledge of their out of home portfolios. 
• Develop strong relationships with day-to-day agency, client and media owner 
contacts.
• Endeavour to pro-actively grow and develop clients’ business 
• Utilise in house systems on a regular basis ensuring they are kept up to date with all 
the latest planning information and campaign status.
• Have a thorough understanding and utilise all tools and systems, e.g. Route. 
• Ensure all Talon insight is read and incorporated into planning process where 
applicable
• Ensure all Planning templates and guidelines are being used – response to brief, 
proposals, buying reviews/PCAs, etc
• Understand Talon philosophy and specialist business unit’s offerings and 
communicate them appropriately
• Develop and grow industry knowledge through attendance of internal and external 
training programmes – become a member of the Talon Executive programme
• Share knowledge and best practice across the team and business
• Get involved in wider company initiatives including new business pitches, Cogs, etc
• Comply with all company and departmental policies and procedures
• Demonstrate proper care and respect for corporate assets


WORKING HABITS AND CORE SKILLS
• Motivator – Provides enthusiasm and seeks ways supports team
• Innovator – Fresh thinking, spots new opportunities
• Commercial thinker – Puts the business first and generates added value
• Influencer – Presents themselves with authority and instills confidence
• Decision Owner – Proactive with customer’s and supplier’s business; ensure a high 
standard of team output, can multi-task and always ensures attention to detail
• Enthusiast – Energetic, open to constructive criticism; goes over and above day job
• Educator – Shares knowledge and looks to further personal development


YOUR EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS 
• Previous media planning and/or office/admin experience
• Experience with dealing with clients and suppliers
• Microsoft office skills