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Creative Planning Co-ordinator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Our Team

The advertising team’s vision is to “seamlessly deliver excellence in everything that we do” and all teams are aligned to this one goal with clear team and personal KPIs. Delivering on this vision requires a culture of excellence where our  key values of are evident in the behaviours of everyone in the team at all times.

The Role

Reporting into the Creative Planning Manager, the Creative Planner will be required to work alongside the Creative Strategy Directors/Managers in creating accurate and efficient proposals. Primarily responsible for planning and booking campaigns according to both client briefs and Bauer strategy, coordinating relevant insight and assisting Account Directors in providing outstanding customer service to key London agencies. 

Role Responsibility

  • Communicate Bauer’s positioning to agencies and be an advocate for One Bauer Media.
  • Plan cross platform campaigns accurately using audience based software delivering to client deadlines.
  • Manage the optioning of proposals through the Bauer Branded Content Calendar and Production Heads.
  • Manage the booking of multi-platform campaigns, to ensure all activity is accurately accounted for and delivered.
  • Consistently support the upsell of ideas to increase revenue and improve revenue shape.
  • Include any additional delivery in post-campaign planning to be used in PCA presentations.
  • Provide support and develop effective working relationships with key London agencies and clients alongside the wider Proposal Management, Creative & Brand Solutions teams, Creative Suite and other colleagues across the business.
  • Competently and efficiently use all required systems including PlanIt, Operative One and Telmar.

The Ideal Candidate


  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal.
  • The proven ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks.
  • Maintaining accuracy under time-pressure.
  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail.
  • Conscientious - a willingness to work hard and go beyond the call of duty with a can do attitude.
  • A true team-player with a sense of fun and loads of enthusiasm.



  • Experience in a similar planning or customer service related role.
  • Previous media experience working with either agencies or clients.
  • A creative approach to all aspects of business and a clear passion for ideas.
  • The ability to engage audiences through creative presentations.
  • Competent using Excel and PowerPoint.

The perfect candidate for this role is expected to live and breathe our values and demonstrate signature behaviours

Package Description

Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Discounted high street vouchers
  • Internal Bauer Academy – Wide range of learning opportunities to support with your Career Development ((4) Bauer Media Group - Academy: Posts | LinkedIn)
  • Opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension 
  • Cycle to work scheme, tech loan scheme and groups discounts for healthcare insurance
  • Discounted subscriptions on Bauer publications (50%)
  • Thrive initiatives – Wellbeing at Bauer
  • Opportunities to contribute to our Belonging@Bauer and Sustainability initiatives

Flexible Working

We want to make sure that we find the right people to work in our teams, and we know that the traditional 9-5, five days a week doesn’t suit everyone. So, we would love to hear from you if you feel you’re a great fit for this role and would like to work flexibly. If you are the right person for this role, we’ll find the right working approach for you. 


About the Company

About Bauer Media Group

Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 15,000 shares a passion – to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.

Bauer Media Audio is Europe’s leading digital commercial broadcaster and audio operator. Experts in the power of sound, the company reaches over twenty-five million listeners daily through its market-leading broadcast radio, online services, and podcasts. Spanning 8 countries - the UK, Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Poland and Slovakia - BM Audio owns leading brands including KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100 and RMF.

Belonging at Bauer Mission statement

People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.


What we will offer you

Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.

Our mental health at work

We’re proud to be the driving force behind the “Where’s your head at?” campaign, which is working to put Mental Health First Aiders on an equal footing with traditional workplace First Aiders. This is a priority for all of us that work at Bauer and we now have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders supporting and working across all of our UK locations.

Bauer Core Values

We are PASSIONATE WITH PURPOSE, creative and commercial…

We know why we are here, and we LOVE what we do!

Our CREATIVE AMBITION and AGILITY takes us further, faster…

You can be as BIG as the space YOU want to fill.


To each other, to our audiences, to our advertisers.


And all ideas are welcome.


We raise it, own it, sort it.

We CARE that everyone feels VALUED and SUPPORTED…

A place where we can all do our best work.


We always have each others back.



For more information about Bauer Media UK please check out our Website https://www.bauermedia.co.uk/

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