Media Strategist

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  • London  
  • Company
    Square Enix  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    10 July 2019  
    Posted on
    11 June 2019  

Job Summary:

Media Strategist for all EU/ANZ and media buying on console and EU adviser for all media buying initiatives across the EU marketing teams–UK, France, Germany and Export.

Key Deliverables:

  • Assess media agencies in UK/France and Germany to ensure they are best in class and rates are competitive.
  • Ensure all EU teams are aligned on media spends/ placement and assess trends and changes, advising accordingly and finding cost savings where appropriate.
  • Buy media, on console, with Sony Playstation after targeting/ segmentation and budgets are agreed.
  • Monitor results of media strategies across all EU mediums/ agencies/ channels and give post mortem/ active campaign reports.
  • Work closely with the digital/ regional EU teams to ensure media supports promotional activity and is performance monitored.

Key Stakeholders:

CMO, GM Europe, Marketing Director GAS, Marketing Director Export, UK, France, US Head of Marketing, EU marketing Director.

Reports to: GM - PAL Europe.


Knowledge and Experience:


  • 5 years minimum experience in a prominent media-strategy role with an agency.
  • On the cutting edge of the media landscape.
  • Entertainment industry media buying experience.
  • Demonstrable results illustrating targeting, retargeting, segmentation and tangible results.
  • Launching AAA campaigns.


  • French and German Language.
  • EU media buying/ strategy experience.

Competencies, Skills and Attributes:


  • Great communication and advocacy skills.
  • Strong creative outlook.
  • Diplomatic, but, assertive.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • High level of initiative and able to manage remotely.
  • A strategic orientation.
  • A can do/ will do mentality.
  • A team player.
  • Competent at managing budgets.


Marketing Degree/ Qualification:

Please note that Square Enix does not accept speculative candidate submissions from recruitment agenci.

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