Apprentice Media Administrator

Are you passionate about helping others to achieve their goals, no matter the obstacle or challenge? Do The role of Apprentice Media Administrator is to support the team in the day to day running of our client accounts. You will develop a good understanding of working in a small independent media agency. We work across a wide range of different clients and sectors within a fast-paced and ever-evolving environment, so no two days are the same.

What will the apprentice be doing?

Developing media proposals

  • Provides basic support in responding to client briefs. Collates information relating to different media opportunities for assessment as part of overall plan

Media research

  • Takes data and produces charts detailing competitor spend, audience analysis & media mapping

Developing media schedules

  • Supports the development of media schedules, taking relevant media information provide to help populate media schedules

Implementing media campaigns

  • Supports the accurate processing of media bookings, production schedules & production specs

Campaign monitoring

  • Supports with the production of in-campaign reports, liaising with media owners to ensure relevant information is supplied within agreed deadlines

Post campaign analysis

  • Contributes to post campaign analysis reports by requesting relevant data, insight & delivery reports and helping compile results within post campaign documentation

Media channel knowledge

  • Developing basic knowledge of the full range of media channels, building an understanding of each media type and the various benefits/options within each

Budget management

  • Supports across the processing of media bookings ensuring all relevant information is added to internal systems accurately

General office admin

  • Telephone call handling – answering in-bound calls/managing enquiries
  • Collecting, opening and distributing mail
  • General filing
  • General office tidying
  • Setting up client and media owner meetings
  • Coordinating internal social events

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The role of media administrator is an entry level position and is the start of a long career within media and advertising for the right candidate. We typically see individuals progress to Media Assistant from this level with the potential to then develop through to Media Planner/Buyer, Account Manager and Account Director as experience and knowledge grows over time. If you are seeking a dynamic, sociable, fast paced career, with the opportunity to work with and help all different types of businesses, then the media industry offers fantastic career prospects.