Our people

Our people drive our success

We come to work each day knowing that we have the ability to truly influence our growing business.

We are a talented, international team who are encouraged to flourish in a vibrant atmosphere where the work is challenging, communication is free flowing and everyone is willing to learn from each other.

If you are interested in being part of the team, click the button below. Otherwise, keep scrolling to see what makes us tick…

Our values

As Roy Disney (the older brother of Walt, and co-founder of Walt Disney) once said, “It’s not hard to make decisions once you know what your values are”. Our core values define how we choose to progress as a company and as individuals.

We are straight talkers

We are open and upfront with our clients and each other.

We commit

We do what we say we will, and are passionate about doing it.

We do the right thing

We act fairly and responsibly with each other, our clients, our partners, and the people that receive our advertising.

We never stand still

There is no blueprint for what we do, so we constantly seek out the new, to deliver for clients and our business.

We are better as a team

We do great work, but truly brilliant work happens when we bring together our diverse skills in technology, data and media.

Life here is more than work

We are more than just great programmers, marketers, and analysts. Our people are encouraged to seek out the ‘extra-curricular’ stuff too!

At Infectious Media, you’ll find (in decreasing order of activeness)…

  • A lunchtime running club
  • An all-star football team
  • Regular yoga classes and rock climbing
  • Games, film and quiz nights
  • Summer evenings at the cricket
  • Fans of Farringdon’s pub scene
  • Anything else our team can dream up!

Benefits

Competitive salary & bonus

Our independent annual salary benchmark and profit & performance related bonus ensures that you are competitively paid. Your hard work and loyalty will be recognised with rewards on your anniversary.

Time Out

We know how important a positive work/life balance is. People are happiest when they are motivated, energised and engaged. This is why we offer up to 30 days of leave each year.

Social

We like to think we’re a friendly bunch. Our Monday lunches and Friday drinks help to start and end our week right. Social occasions are regulars –  our quarterly all-staff meetings usually end with a drink or two nearby.

Health

Your wellbeing is important to us. We have a number of ways we do our bit to keep you fit, including: subsidised gym membership, Ride2Work cycle scheme, health cash plans, and regular fresh fruit throughout the day.

Flexible working

We get it. Work can sometimes get in the way of life. With ‘flexitime’ and the ability to work from home when needed, you will be able to work around the other stuff going on in your life.

Family & future

Our enhanced maternity and paternity packages allow peace of mind as you welcome your new baby into the world and our pension helps take care of your future finances.

Giving back

Running a marathon? Climbing a mountain? If you’re working hard to raise money for charity, we’ll give you time off and we’ll top up your fundraising pot by making a donation to your chosen recipient.

We commit to your development

Once you’re through the door, we make sure you have everything you need to develop as a colleague, and as a person. We want everyone to benefit from our holistic approach to learning and development, including:

  • An in-depth induction with our IM Academy and on-the-job training
  • Regular Brunch & Learns where we share our knowledge and great work with one another
  • Management training program
  • Mental health awareness and resilience workshops
  • Life skills, such as financial education
  • Ample opportunity to improve your public speaking skills (but that’s up to you!).

The results speak for themselves: we are proud that in 2017, 80% of our staff were promoted within a two year period.

If you want your career to move fast then Infectious Media is definitely the place for you!

Career Pathways

In our career pathways series, we feature some our team’s journey through the business, their development, and their life at Infectious Media

Fredie Unabia

Fredie Unabia:
Technical Account Manager

Rach

Rachael Morris:
Optimisation and Insight Director

Marie Turk

Marie Turk:
Account Director

Recruitment Process

The interview process needn’t be daunting at Infectious Media. Here’s what to expect when you apply for a job with us:

  1. For the roles that require you to know your way around data or spreadsheets, entry level applicants will be asked to complete a short maths test.
  2. ‘Meet and greet’ interview
    This is an opportunity for you to talk through your experience and your career goals. We’ll also take the chance to tell you all about the role and the culture here at Infectious Media.
  3. Second interview
    Here we like to delve down a bit further. All candidates, whether you’re interviewing for an entry level role, or senior position will be given a task. The task will vary depending on the nature of the role – it could be analysing data, presenting your thoughts on the future of advertising, or a technical task.

Increase your chances of success with these key tips:

  • We’re pretty casual over here. So swap that suit and tie for something that more reflects who you are
  • Research, research, research. What we do isn’t always the most straightforward. Take some time to figure out what our business does, and get some understanding of how it works
  • Show some passion! Come armed with some questions about the business, the industry and your role within it
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Our Recruitment Manager, Lucy, is on hand to answer any questions you have about this process. Drop us an email at hr@infectiousmedia.com.

Current opportunities

If you can’t see the right role for you above but are excited about a career at Infectious Media, we always love talking to outstanding new people. If this is you, send over your CV and we’ll see where we can fit you in.

Recruiters, please be aware we manage our hiring in-house, and do not work with external partners. Thanks!

  • Business Development Director EMEA
    London

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast paced, ambitious business that’s disrupting the media buying landscape. Since its founding in 2008, Infectious Media has remained a leading voice within the programmatic advertising industry and we are proud to have clients who are amongst the most innovative and advanced advertisers in the world. We have a unique agency and technology proposition that is customised to suit enterprise advertisers. Already in 2018 we have won Best Performance Marketing Technology at the Performance Marketing Awards and been named one of Tech City UK's Future Fifty. Independently owned we provide clients with complete transparency through everything we do, building trusted long-standing partnerships. Reporting into the Revenue Director, as part of the sales team, you'll be be selling directly to senior stakeholders from the largest advertisers in Europe as well as creating ground-breaking solutions in programmatic media buying, to drive the growth of the business.


    Here's what you'll do:
      • Your overarching objective will be to deliver sustainable revenue through outbound prospecting and inbound opportunities
      • You’ll bring in new contracted clients and manage contract negotiations

      • You’ll oversee RFI and RFP processes from qualification, through to written submissions and close

      • Project manage new client onboarding together with a Client Partner and operations teams

      • Come up with  innovative ways to engage prospects and move them through a long sales cycle and develop long term relationships with multiple stakeholders

      • You’ll multi-task to balance immediate short-term revenue opportunities with long term pipeline development

      • Work with Marketing to develop collateral and create bespoke strategies to deliver effective sales and influence decision makers to get on the pitch list


      • Work with, and mobilise other teams in the business including Client Services, Solutions, Analytics and Technology for pitch support

      • Provide weekly reporting on sales activity, forecasting pipeline and revenue numbers

      • Bi weekly reporting to the business on challenges, market development and opportunities

    Here's what we'd like you to do - must haves: 
    • Excellent knowledge of programmatic and experience of selling programmatic solutions direct to advertiser
    • 5-10 years business development sector relevant experience
    • A background managing long and complex sales cycles
    But you'll also:
    • Be a programmatic thought leader
    • Challenge clients
    • Be strategic in the way you think to solve clients business problems by connecting our solutions to their problems
    • Use your consultative selling technique to understand the client’s requirements and develop pitch winning solutions
    • Be autonomous
    • Have advanced technical knowledge
    • Embody Infectious Media values
      • We are better as a team

      • We are straight talkers

      • We commit

      • We never stand still

      For more information on how we use your data as an applicant, please click here - 

      http://www.infectiousmedia.com/recruitment-privacy-policy/

       

     


  • Senior Business Development Manager
    London

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast paced, ambitious business that’s disrupting the media buying landscape. Since its founding in 2008, Infectious Media has remained a leading voice within the programmatic advertising industry and we are proud to have clients who are amongst the most innovative and advanced advertisers in the world. We have a unique agency and technology proposition that is customised to suit enterprise advertisers. So far in 2018 we have won Best Performance Marketing Technology at the Performance Marketing Awards and been named one of Tech City UK's Future Fifty. Independently owned, we provide clients with complete transparency through everything we do, building trusted long-standing partnerships. Reporting into the Revenue Director, as part of the sales team, you'll be be selling directly to senior stakeholders from the largest advertisers in Europe as well as creating ground-breaking solutions in programmatic media buying, to drive the growth of the business.


    Here's what you'll do:
    • Your overarching objective will be to deliver sustainable revenue through outbound prospecting and inbound opportunities
    • You’ll bring in new contracted clients and manage contract negotiations
    • You’ll oversee RFI and RFP processes from qualification, through to written submissions and close
    • Project manage new client onboarding together with a Client Partner and operations teams
    • Come up with  innovative ways to engage prospects and move them through a long sales cycle and develop long term relationships with multiple stakeholders
    • You’ll multi-task to balance immediate short-term revenue opportunities with long term pipeline development
    • Work with Marketing to develop collateral and create bespoke strategies to deliver effective sales and influence decision makers to get on the pitch list 
    • Work with, and mobilise other teams in the business including Client Services, Solutions, Analytics and Technology for pitch support
    • Provide weekly reporting on sales activity, forecasting pipeline and revenue numbers
    • Bi weekly reporting to the business on challenges, market development and opportunities
    This is what you'll have done already - must haves:
    • Excellent knowledge of programmatic and experience of selling programmatic solutions direct to advertiser
    • A background managing long and complex sales cycles
    But you'll also:
    • Challenge clients
    • Be strategic in the way you think to solve clients business problems by connecting our solutions to their problems
    • Use your consultative selling technique to understand the client’s requirements and develop pitch winning solutions
    • Be autonomous 
    • Have advanced technical knowledge
    • Embody Infectious Media values
    • For more information on how we use your data as an applicants, please click here - http://www.infectiousmedia.com/recruitment-privacy-policy/  

     


  • Campaign Executive - entry level
    London

    Infectious Media is looking for skilled, numerate and enthusiastic individuals who want to kick off their careers in advertising to join our Campaign Activation team. Since its founding in 2008, Infectious Media has remained a leading voice within the programmatic advertising industry, with cutting edge technology, great clients and some of the most talented people in the market. But what is programmatic advertising? In essence, it is the automated delivery of targeted advertising to consumers. It relies on smart people overseeing enormous amounts of data to make sure we are doing our best work for our clients, which is where the Campaign Activation team come in. You’ll be given comprehensive training, the chance to work with some high profile global brands and invaluable insight into the world of digital marketing.


    Campaign Executive’s are the ones who actually deliver all of our client’s campaigns, making sure we carry out the plans agreed with our clients correctly and with an eye to delivering concrete results. This requires an enormous amount of attention to detail, a studious mindset and a willingness to get involved with complex problems at speed. Beyond that, you’ll contribute to client relationships, help evolve our technology (built in house) and deliver improvements in efficiency across the business. No previous experience is necessary, just an inquiring mind, a good grasp of numbers and a willingness to learn.

    Here's what you'll do:
    • Manage and own campaigns, making key decisions about how to improve our targeting to produce the best possible performance
    • Put together a weekly summary of the actions you've taken, so the account team can share these with the client, explaining your choices and the impact on the campaign
    • Sit in on client calls, providing additional detail and background where needed
    • Be the go-to person for clients
    You'll already be: 

     


  • Campaign Manager
    London

    Infectious Media is an international programmatic agency that partners with global brands to deliver effective and efficient media campaigns. Founded at the dawn of the programmatic era we have developed specialist teams and technology that exclusively focus on making programmatic work for advertisers. This is a unique opportunity that will see you join an organisation that prides itself in delivering high performing advertising solutions for some amazing client names all within a fun, professional and rewarding working environment.


    Encompassing a variety of disciplines within the Campaign Activation team you will have a Campaign Executive to report into you and will be part of the team that bridges the client and delivery of your campaigns. The basis of the role is about building relationships and understanding clients; acting with their best interests at heart you will act as the go-to-person supporting the Account Director in the delivery of the strategy and campaigns.

    Here's what we'd like you to do:
    • You will be responsible for the management of campaigns and campaign performance against forecasts as well as the measurement and analysis of digital campaign data.

    • You will lead the contact with the client and be responsible for the reporting and documentation output.

    • Liaising closely with Account Directors and the wider Campaign Activation team, you will understand campaigns, relaying feedback to clients and advising them on how to achieve the best performance.

    • You’ll be charged with identifying additional revenue opportunities for existing clients, creating proposals and presenting on strategy and campaign results.

    • Our Campaign Managers are very important in driving our clients’ strategies forward. 

    • As well as your own client responsibilities, you will be expected to work with the other Campaign Managers to come up with and implement company and client focused initiatives.

    This is what you'll have done already:
    • 2+ years of hands-on programmatic, digital display or digital planning experience

    • A proven passion for digital media/advertising & technology

    • Strong people skills, you should be the social type who can interact with people confidently

    • A natural interest in technology, proficiency with computers and a technical/analytical mind-set

    • Excellent communication skills

    • A degree education

    • Enjoyment when working as part of a team, a strong social orientation

       

    • For more information on how we use your data as an applicant, please click here - 

      http://www.infectiousmedia.com/recruitment-privacy-policy/
     


  • Account Director
    London

    Infectious Media is an international programmatic agency that partners with global brands to deliver effective and efficient media campaigns. Founded at the dawn of the programmatic era we have developed specialist teams and technology that exclusively focus on making programmatic work for advertisers. As part of the Infectious Media team, you can expect to work with some of the world’s leading brands. The Account Director is a pivotal role at Infectious Media. Reporting to a Client Partner, you'll be tasked with managing one of our top clients, helping to lead strategy that delivers performance. You will also be managing a team responsible for delivering and optimising campaigns. Our ideal candidate will have experience in programmatic at an agency.


    Here's what we'd like you to do:
    • Drive forward the client strategy and be accountable for the delivery of it

    • Be the ‘internal client’ –  Ask questions and challenge the teams and status quo in order to be confident we are delivering the very best work

    • Build strong relationships with senior clients based on great communication, mutual respect and fantastic work

    • Be seen as a trusted advisor to clients on all aspects of Programmatic media buying within the broader (digital) marketing context

    • Set client expectations and work to ensure we deliver to or above them

    • Lead a team of campaign managers and execs to plan and deliver outstanding campaigns for your clients

    • Identify and nurture talent within your team. Encourage knowledge sharing and personal and professional development, leading by example.

    • Ensure timely and accurate delivery of agreed client requirements; reports, calls etc.

    • Deliver accurate spend and performance forecasting for clients and business

    • Identify and resolve potential issues and blockages before they become critical

    • Spot the opportunity to pitch to existing clients on new products and platforms and develop the strategy to make it a reality

    • Support the new business team providing strategic direction and resource

    This is what you'll have done already:
    • You'll currently be an experienced Digital Account Manager or Account Director

    • Be comfortable with talking about data and its applications

    • Experience managing and developing people

    You may also have:
     


  • Data Analyst
    London

    Infectious Media is an international programmatic agency that partners with global brands to deliver effective and efficient media campaigns. Founded at the dawn of the programmatic era we have developed specialist teams and technology that exclusively focus on making programmatic work for advertisers. As part of the Infectious Media team, you can expect to work with some of the world’s leading brands including John Lewis, M&S and Mastercard. We are looking to bring a bright and ambitious analyst with a couple of years of experience, to help drive our analytics and measurement practice. Ideally, this person will be able to help us build out our Google Analytics offer. Working with team members from all across the business, you will find yourself with a high level of responsibility, working directly with clients to determine what they need and how to deliver it. Because this role will lean towards the consultancy side of our business there will also be opportunities to work with the business development and sales teams.


    Here's what we'd like you to do:

    • Your day to day duties will include but not be limited to: 
    • Support our Campaign Activation team by providing deep campaign analysis services, highlighting potential ways the campaigns can perform better.
    • Provide ad-hoc reporting to all areas of the business.
    • Maintain and update existing reports and dashboards.
    • Support in building our Google partnership and consult with clients on maximising the use of their Google tools (GA360, C4M)
    • Partner with the business to solve complex data requirements.
    • Assist in the production of larger scale analytic products
    • Meet with clients to discuss their reporting needs, producing briefs for work based on these meetings
    • Deliver completed analyses to the client, whether in document/email or presentation form
    • Work with Campaign Activation to sell in custom pieces of analysis to our clients
    This is what you'll have done aleady: 

    • Bachelor's degree in a STEM subject or related field
    • Keen interest in new technologies for big data applications.
    • Strong experience working directly with data on statistical problems, using specialist software. 
    • Ability to write SQL..
    • Experience using Google Analytics to support on client challenges, ideally onboarding and supporting clients in initial use.
    • Strong written and oral presentation skills with the ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Strong work ethic; must be self-motivated and able to take the initiative.
    • Effective time-management skills; must be able to prioritise and meet deadlines.
    • Detail-oriented.
    Nice to haves: 

    • Knowledge of Google Optimise and/or Data Studio
    • Good understanding of statistical methods.
    • Evidence of self-motivated side projects.
    • Knowledge in analytical tools or business intelligence such as Tableau.
    • Ability to think and operate commercially, identifying opportunities to upsell.
    • Python experience preferred but not required
     


  • Junior Measurement and Analytics Consultant
    London

    Infectious Media is an international programmatic agency that partners with global brands to deliver effective and efficient media campaigns. Founded at the dawn of the programmatic era we have developed specialist teams and technology that exclusively focus on making programmatic work for advertisers. As part of the Infectious Media team, you can expect to work with some of the world’s leading brands including John Lewis, M&S and Mastercard.


    As we continue to build our consultancy offer we are looking for someone with a couple of years in themeasurement and analytics space to help accelerate our growth in this area. Ideally we are looking forsomeone who has worked on Google Analytics projects from a conception to delivery stage, and has a strong understanding of how clients in this space measure, and the opportunities that exist to improve the quality of measurement. You will find yourself with a high level of responsibility, working directly with clients to determine what they need and how to deliver it. Because this role will lean towards the consultancy side of our business there will also be opportunities to work with the businessdevelopment and sales team 

    Here's what we'd like you to do:
    • Working with our Activation, Analytics and Sales teams to identify client opportunities and how best to service these
    • Support on the delivery of high quality reporting, and innovate our approach to data and insight delivery to clients
    • Support in building our Google partnership and consult with clients on maximising the use of their Google tools (GA360, C4M)
    • Assist in the commoditisation of exising tools, and work with the product team to scope and deliver new tools for clients
    • Meet with clients to discuss their measurement, anlaytics and reporting needs, producing briefs for work based on these meetings
    • Deliver copleted analyses to the client, whether in document/email or presentation form
    • Work with Campaign Activation to sell in custom pieces of analysis to our clients 
    This is what you'll have done already:
    • Bachelor's degree in a STEM subject or related field
    • Keen interest in new technologoes for big data applications
    • Some experience working directly with data on statistical probles, using specialist software
    • Experience using Google Anlaytics to support on client challenges, ideally onboarding and supporting clients in initial use
    • Ability to write at least basic SQL
    • Strong written and oral presentation skills, with the ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Strong work ethic; must be self-motivated and able to take the initiative
    • Effective time-management skills; must be able to prioritise and meet deadlines
    • Detail orientated 
    It would be great if you also have: 
    • Knowledge of Google Optimise and/or Data Studio
    • Good understanding of statistical models
    • Evidence of self-motivated side projects
    • Knowledge of analytics or business intelligentce tools, such as Tableau
    • Ability to think and operate commercially, identifying opportunities to upsell
    • Python experience preferred but not required 
     


  • Paid Social Media Manager (freelance 6 month contract, client side)
    M&S Head Office, Paddington

    One of our retail clients - M&S - is looking for an excellent Paid Social Media Manager to join their marketing team for 6 months. The Paid Social Media Manager will play a pivotal role in delivering the FY19/20 paid social strategy and is also responsible for managing sophisticated social media campaigns whilst leveraging the current talent in the team. This is a client side role and you will be working closely with Infectious Media to drive the paid social strategy forward. Infectious Media is an international programmatic agency that partners with global brands to deliver effective and efficient media campaigns. Founded at the dawn of the programmatic era we have developed specialist teams and technology that exclusively focus on making programmatic work for advertisers.


    Here's what we'd like you to do:
      • Sharing strategic and technical knowledge with other team members in the social team (3)

      • Identify and implement processes to enhance efficiency and ways of working

      • You will not be required to be hands on, however it is expected that you are able to challenge the set-up and optimisation.

      • Cross-team collaboration to develop results-driven campaign strategy and execution.

      • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders across the business to ensure buy in and the successful delivery of internal projects.

      • Keep up to date with the latest industry news

    This is what you'll have done already:
      • At least 3 years of working experience in managing paid social activity, preferably in the retail space.

      • Demonstrated experience planning and managing strategic paid social campaigns across social media platforms (including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest etc)

      • Preferably you come with a Facebook Blueprint Certification

      • Be comfortable with talking about data and technology partners