​Head of Media

The Head of Media, sometimes known as a Media Director, is in charge of all media campaigns for the business, from inception to delivery. They will also lead the Media team.


  • To help design and implement media campaigns for the business

  • Determine the best outlets for promotional strategies for the business

  • Monitor all campaigns, online and offline

  • Report regularly on the results of all campaigns

  • Optimise strategies for various channels and audiences

  • Create and review budgets for advertising

  • Collaboration with the Marketing Director/Head of Marketing

  • Ensure cohesive messaging across campaigns and channels

  • Leadership of the Media team

Expected Skills & Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of all types of media channels, on- and offline

  • Several years xperience as a Media Planner or similar role

  • Proven experience building effective campaigns

  • A good knowledge of digital marketing

  • Experience in budgeting and KPIs

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Good knowledge of analytics tools and the ability to manage data

  • Strong decision-making skills


The average UK annual salary for a Head of Media is £59,000. This can rise to around £68,000 in London. A Head fo Media in the north of England can expect approx. £51,000 per year. Annual bonuses are common for this role, alongside other benefits. (Glassdoor, March 2022)

Does this sound like a role you may be interested in? Click here to browse a range of available roles.

HR Recruitment Manchester
Marketing Recruitment Manchester

Upload Now

So we can start to get to know you from Adam and fully understand your skills, experience and what makes you tick, please upload your CV and/or portfolio, using the upload link below.