Media Strategist

As a Media Strategist you will own all aspects of media strategy and planning. You will also have an integral role in the media strategy for pitches and support the cross-sell and up-sell of other channels, activities and projects.
Our planning team delivers award-winning, inventive, successful digital strategies for our clients. We do this by distilling a range of insights (from existing activity, research, trend analysis, competitor behaviour, interviews, and client workshops), turning these insights into effective media plans. We consider ourselves problem solvers and innovators that work collaboratively with the client delivery teams and the client to accelerate performance and bring fresh perspectives to activity.
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What does the role involve?

  • Strategy development – working with the client delivery team to identify an approach and strategy across multiple media disciplines
  • Understanding the use of attribution, media mix modelling and planning tools to pull together insights and audience behaviours to tackle our clients buggest challenges
  • Building strong relationships with mid and senior level client stakeholders and internal agency teams
  • Understanding of marketing technology landscape and how this technology can help activate performance campaigns
  • Work with client delivery team to help generate insight that leads to in-flight optimisation and testing
  • Pro-actively monitor the digital landscape to identify trends and partners for our clients
  • Build media strategy for new business pitches with a focus on data-driven performance marketing from month 1

What are we looking for?

Someone who already has experience working in a strategy team, or someone looking to move away from day-to-day planning/activation and day-today client management, into building longer term strategies for clients.

You are analytical, methodological and know the digital media landscape inside out. You have experience developing media strategies that have overachieved for different brands and campaigns. You can move fast, but equally, your recommendations are grounded in insight. You’re comfortable working independently and in a team.

  • 4-6 years online media planning experience minimum
  • Experience developing digital media strategies for large clients that ensure they reach addressable audiences across multiple channels
  • Strong understanding of attribution and digital measurement – experience using Google Analytics or similar tools essential
  • Strong knowledge and passion of all digital channels – both paid & organic
  • Working knowledge of third-party digital marketing research tools
  • Strong knowledge the Google Marketing Platform and how this is used to maximise media strategy performance, knowledge of other DSPs, the Adobe Marketing Platform and Adservers is a bonus
  • Presentation skills: ability to explain recommendations in clear and compelling ways
  • Awareness of non-digital channels an advantage but not a requirement
  • Proficient in MS Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Equal Opportunity Statement

SYZYGY is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees, and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond. Please let us know if you may need any additional support when applying for the role or if you are invited for an interview.

Excited about this role?

Simply send us your CV with a covering letter to or give us a call.

The benefits of working at SYZYGY

Flexible working hours
Start later in the morning, finish earlier in the evening – do what works for you. We care about the quality of the work you deliver, not when it gets done.
Family first policy
Whether it’s getting home for bed time or being present for those events that can’t be missed, our flexible hours and remote working mean you can put family first.
Remote working options
Two days a week you’ll be encouraged to come to the office for Team days. Otherwise, our state-of-the-art hardware allows you to work where you want, when you want.
Education and Development
You’ll have access to GroupM courses, WPP Coursera qualifications and LinkedIn Learning, along with mentoring, regular knowledge sharing sessions and industry certifications.
Health and Retirement provision
We offer private medical insurance for you and your family, subsidised eye care and dental, and with our pension plan and life insurance, your health and future is secure.
Physical and Mental wellbeing
Your wellbeing is important. We offer discounted gym access, free massages, a dedicated nutritionalist, a cycle-to-work scheme and access to our Mental Health Allies scheme.
30-day holiday package
You’ll get 25 flexible holiday days a year, the days between Christmas and New Year off, and at least a half day off for your birthday – plus all public and bank holidays.
Social events
Socialising with colleagues is important. We host a weekly ‘Thirsty-Thursdays’ after work drinks, all-agency lunches, summer parties on our rooftop and a special trip at Christmas.
Rooftop garden
Our rooftop, with its incredible view across London, is a great place to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of the office. It’s also great for summer BBQs!
Agency dogs
We’re dog people, because let’s face it, they brighten up everyone’s day. So your faithful, four-legged friend is a welcome to join you in the office any time.
WPP partnership and discounts
As part of WPP you’ll get discounts on a range of products and services, including Apple products, Majestic Wine, car hire and free entry to the National Portrait Gallery.
Fruit and drinks
Quality coffee, soft-drinks, fresh fruit and snacks (the healthy and the chocolatey kind) are always available. There’s also a beer fridge for when the day is done.
Eating nearby
Our office is on Lamb’s Conduit street, a short walk to Covent Garden, Leather Lane Market and a wide range of restaurants, so you can sample the best cuisine from around the world.
There’s four fridges, artisan coffee machines, microwaves, filtered water and a range of treats every day. Everything you need if you’re bringing food from home.
Public transport links
With our office right in the centre of London, you’re only a few minutes walk from the Tube, Overground, National Rail and multiple major bus routes.
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Human Resources Aurelie Haroutunian
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