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Digital Media Planning Executive (6 month FTC)

Greater London
Full time
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Warner Bros. Discovery
Advertising, media & publishing
10,001+ employees
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Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role…

The Digital Ad Operations team is looking for a Media Planning Executive to develop and coordinate digital ad sales media campaigns across Warner Bros Discovery’s International portfolio. The Executive will report to the Digital Planner and will support on response to client brief, forecasting inventory, building media plans, coordinating with central and international teams and monitoring campaign bookings and tracking inventory availability.

The Digital Ad Operations team sits within the International Ad Sales organization. The Media Planning Executive will be part of talented team of individuals located in London and Paris. They can expect to build media solutions which support the ad sales teams and grow the global ad sales revenue.

To be successful as a Digital Media Planning Executive you should have an understanding of ad systems, digital marketing, campaign & inventory tracking and be able to translate a client’s objectives into a digital media strategy. You will work closely with other internal teams, including 15 International Sales Teams, Revenue Management, Business Intelligence and Brand Solutions, to deliver seamless, integrated media experiences.

Please note - this is a fixed-term contract for 6 months.

Your Role Accountabilities…

  • Support frontline sales teams with responses to media briefs from Clients & Agencies.
  • Develop integrated digital media strategies, considering campaign budgets and KPI’s.
  • Perform inventory forecasting on Ad Servers such as GAM/ Freewheel.
  • Coordinate with market-based local teams to access Ad inventory across the WBD digital portfolio.
  • Liaise with local teams and campaign traffic managers to book campaigns.
  • Tracking of campaign status and inventory utilization.
  • Maintain close working relationships with sales teams, traffic managers and market-based local inventory managers, to keep all parties informed and up-to-date on sales pipeline.

Qualifications & Experience…

  • Some experience in digital media industry, including knowledge of digital solutions.
  • Experience in ad campaign management, planning and forecasting.
  • Ideally the candidate will have understanding of ad systems such as GAM & Freewheel.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Solutions driven with initiative
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Fluent in English, second language beneficial (French, Spanish)
Hybrid Working - This role is advertised as a Hybrid work model, that combines remote and in-office work, following our current company policy and to be agreed with your Line Manager. Subject to any applicable laws, WBD / your Line Manager reserves the right to change this working agreement where this is essential to business needs and upon reasonable notice to you.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

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