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!

  • Revenue Director
    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. Independently owned, we provide clients with complete transparency through everything we do, building trusted long-standing partnerships. Reporting into the CEO and managing a sales team, you'll 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 main objective will be to deliver sustainable revenue through structured outbound prospecting and management of inbound opportunities
    • You will own the new business number for the agency
    • You will set the sales strategy for the business but also work on your own leads to deliver revenue for the business
    • You will feel comfortable managing processes that are domestic, European or Global in their scope as well as consultancy opportunities
    • You will manage the sales team
    • 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
    • Work with Marketing to develop collateral and create bespoke strategies to deliver effective sales and influence decision makers to get on the pitch list
    • Provide weekly reporting on sales activity, forecasting pipeline and revenue numbers
    • Bi weekly reporting to the business on challenges, market development and opportunities
    • Be an active member of the Senior Management Team of the business involved in all decision making
    • Be a voice in the industry, representing IM at conferences and on social media
    Here's what we'd like you to do - must haves:
    • Excellent knowledge of programmatic and experience of selling programmatic solutions direct to advertiser
    • 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 techniques 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; we do the right thing
     


  • Strategic Partnerships 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. What makes us unique is that, unlike other agencies, we have built and maintained our own proprietary technology stack, including a real-time bidder (DSP), a multi-DSP log-level reporting and analytics system, a smart tracking pixel container management system and a high throughput data processing and analysis system. We use this advantage to deliver cutting edge programmatically targeted and optimised campaigns to big household brands using an advanced Product mix that underpins the delivery of all of our services.


    As a Strategic Partnerships Manager at Infectious Media, you will be part of the Product and Partnerships team responsible for maintaining and advancing our Supply Chain relationships and capabilities.. Our award winning campaigns using new buying techniques and strategies are a testament to our transparent and innovative approach to supply and data and we pride ourselves on helping both advertisers and publishers navigate the complex landscape as adtech evolves. Reporting into the Managing Partner, Product & Partnerships you'll be working across teams to define our approach and strengthen our supply chain proposition.

    You’ll be quick to establish credibility within the business, take initiative and establish effective working relationships across both technical and non-technical teams.

    Here's what we'd like you to do:
    • Lead the research and help implement a Supply Path Optimisation proposition/approach that enhances our clients ability to buy premium media more effectively

    • Keep IM at the forefront of emerging media in programmatic by assessing unique integrations that support innovative planning, buying and measurement of new digital channels including Programmatic TV, Audio and OOH

    • Oversee tests with 3rd party partners, from scoping to building case studies

    • Management of key Publisher and Data providers and retaining an expert knowledge of our agency supply mix and access points

    • Provide timely reports to the Senior Management team on how our buying patterns are changing month to month and highlight key trends or opportunities

    • Track spend with our key partners to ensure we are maximising the value from our tier 1 commercial agreements

    • Constantly assessing our media quality by building and implementing automated  recommendations from our brand safety and fraud products

    • Ensure our supply and data products can scale internationally and across platforms and channel

    This is what you'll have done already:
    • Cross team stakeholder management

    • 2 years experience in adtech with a deep understanding of the supplyside programmatic ecosystem

    • Excellent at gathering data, analysing trends and presenting the outcomes

    • Extremely good organisational skills

    • Good examples of putting logic and numeracy into practice to achieve a positive outcome

     


  • Graduate opportunities

    Are you a graduate looking for a career in digital marketing? Infectious Media are always on the lookout for top talent. As programmatic specialists, we have access to lots of data, so we love candidates who have a background in STEM subjects. Please upload your CV and cover letter and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.



  • Campaign Manager
    London

    Infectious Media is an international digital marketing agency that partners with global brands to deliver innovative, first to market digital campaigns. Founded at the dawn of the programmatic era we have developed specialist teams and technology that exclusively focus on making digital channels 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. The Activation team is the main interface between our clients and the rest of the business. We are not only responsible for building great relationships with our clients and delivering award winning digital campaigns, we are also accountable for the growth and development of our client’s businesses. Whether that involves being first to market with new digital channels, supporting measurement journeys, providing innovative optimisation solutions or educational workshops, we pride ourselves on the strong client partnerships built. We are currently looking for a Campaign Manager to join the team and become part of our close-knit family of passionate Activators. The Campaign Manager (CM) plays a key role within the Activation team. Reporting into the Account Director, the Campaign Manager owns all the client’s operational work from media responses and planning to campaign set-up and optimisation. You’ll be working closely with (senior) Campaign Executives in the team to ensure campaigns run smoothly and deliver to the campaign goals.


    Here's what we'd like you to do:
    • Lead the day to day contact with clients (calls and/or face-to-face) to ensure that campaign management is in line with client expectations, providing feedback and advice on how to achieve the best performance

    • Manage the campaign delivery process, anticipating client needs and planning accordingly

    • Overall responsibility for campaign performance against forecasts as well as the measurement and analysis of campaign data across the various digital channels and devices (Display, Video, Social, Audio, OOH etc)

    • Build relationships with key media partners and technology vendors (e.g. Google / Facebook) to deliver the best service and opportunities for our clients

    • Identify additional revenue opportunities and create accompanying proposals

    • Support (senior) campaign executives to develop and grow within the team 

    • Work with the other Campaign Managers to brainstorm and implement wider company and client focused initiatives

    This is what you'll have done already:
    • A degree education

    • 2+ years of hands-on programmatic, display, video, social or digital planning experience (client, agency or DSP side) 

    • A proven passion for digital media/advertising & technology

    • Strong people & communication skills

    • Excellent client service approach and ability to multitask with great attention to detail

    • A technical/analytical mind-set

    • Enjoyment when working as part of a team
     


  • Client Partner
    London

    Infectious Media is an international digital marketing agency that partners with global brands to deliver innovative, first to market digital campaigns. Founded at the dawn of the programmatic era we have developed specialist teams and technology that exclusively focus on making digital channels 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. The Activation team is the main interface between our clients and the rest of the business. We are not only responsible for building great relationships with our clients and delivering award winning digital campaigns, we are also accountable for the growth and development of our client’s businesses. Whether that involves being first to market with new digital channels, supporting measurement journeys, providing innovative optimisation solutions or educational workshops, we pride ourselves on the strong client partnerships built. We are currently looking for a Client Partner to join the team and become part of our close-knit family of passionate digital marketers.


    Reporting into the Managing Partner, the Client Partner will build and own relationships with senior client stakeholders to fully understand their business objectives and challenges, drive client strategy and lead bigger picture projects for our clients, the team and the agency. Whilst this role sits within the activation team, you’ll also be working closely with our strategy and senior leadership teams to successfully deliver key projects for both our clients and the agency.

    Here's what we'd like you to do:
    • Build strong relationships with senior client stakeholders leading to successful partnerships
    • Be seen as a trusted advisor to clients on all aspects of digital marketing, shape requirements, provide thought leadership and consult with them on how to best achieve their business objectives
    • Provide educational support to clients as required
    • Lead and develop client strategy against wider marketing and business objectives
    • Produce compelling strategic proposals and recommendations which clearly communicate the story and rationale 
    • Lead and manage bigger picture projects for clients, the team and the company
    • Grow new business from existing clients, spotting the opportunity to develop new and creative ways to add value
    • Seen as a visionary with the application of new products/technology for clients
    • Adept in the use of data, media and creative capabilities across various digital channels
    • Maintain or improve client health and satisfaction scores
    • Work alongside sales to contribute to new business pitch strategy and storytelling
    • Motivate and inspire team members, supporting with training, learning and development
    • Conduct half yearly assessments for direct reports and support managers as they conduct team assessments
    • Develop strong relationships with all colleagues based on strong communication and collaboration
    • Proactively seek ways to improve internal processes and ways of working with the clients
    • Actively deliver against IM company values as a role model for the team and ambassador for the company
    A bit about you:
    • At least 8 years’ experience working within the media industry, with extensive digital media or digital consultancy experience
    • Commercially minded, with an impressive track record of contributing to new business through pitches and growth of existing business
    • Proven track record of managing and building sizeable client accounts
    • Good knowledge of our competitors and their position in the market
    • Experience of pro-actively managing and developing a strong account team
    • Highly numerical and analytical
    • A proven passion for digital media/advertising & technology
    What we'll give back to you: 
    • At Infectious Media we care about the well-being of our employees and we want to make sure that you get every opportunity to develop your career during the time you’re with us. 


      • Training to support your personal development aligned with the core competencies of the role

      • iManage programme to help you grow your line management skills

      • iMentor programme to gain support, advice and direction for personal development 

      We also offer a range of benefits for our IM employees - to name a few: 


      • Competitive salary & bonus

      • Flexible working hours (start between 8 or 10am) 

      • Standard 25 holiday each year, with 1 extra day for each year length of service (up to 28)

      • Free company lunch every Monday & free fresh fruit throughout the week

      • Subsidised gym membership (multiple gyms are within walking distance of the office) 

      • A full overview of our benefits can be found on our website

      We also moved into a brand new office earlier this year and we are now part of the We-Work community that offers even more:

      • Breakfast every Monday 

      • A barista that will make you fresh coffee every morning 

      • Free Yoga & Mindfulness classes 

      • Free drinks on tab after 4pm 

      • Variety of events: from workshops to thought-leader panels and cheese tastings

     


  • Campaign Executive
    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:
    • Numerate

    • Someone with strong communication skills

    • Interested in technology/advertising

    • Some media experience

     


  • Senior Campaign Manager
    London

    Infectious Media is an international digital marketing agency that partners with global brands to deliver innovative, first to market digital campaigns. Founded at the dawn of the programmatic era we have developed specialist teams and technology that exclusively focus on making digital channels 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. The Activation team is the main interface between our clients and the rest of the business. We are not only responsible for building great relationships with our clients and delivering award winning digital campaigns, we are also accountable for the growth and development of our client’s businesses. Whether that involves being first to market with new digital channels, supporting measurement journeys, providing innovative optimisation solutions or educational workshops, we pride ourselves on the strong client partnerships built. We are currently looking for a Senior Campaign Manager to join the team and become part of our close-knit family of passionate Activators.


    The Senior Campaign Manager is the senior owner for the quality of the client's operational work and also plays a key role in the strategic planning, relationship building and growth of the client accounts. Operationally you will be accountable for high standards of campaign brief responses, media planning, setup, optimisation, day to day management and reporting together with the Campaign Executives. Strategically you will lead larger projects with support from the Account Director.

    Here's what we'd like you to do:
    • Own the quality of output from the team to ensure that campaign management and performance is in line with client expectations

    • Ensure efficient team workflow and identify opportunities to improve this

    • Own and manage strategic planning, forecasting and brief responses across all digital channels and devices, providing a clear rationale for the selections and allocations made (Display, Video, Social, Audio, OOH etc)

    • Build relationships with more senior client stakeholders, acting as an advisor across the various aspects of digital marketing and providing educational support as required

    • Develop 6-12 month digital plans and quarterly business review documents for clients to drive account growth and development  

    • Identify additional revenue opportunities and create accompanying proposals

    • Act as the internal client for our product offering to ensure this is fit for purpose and reflects client needs

    • Build relationships with key media partners and technology vendors (e.g. Google / Facebook) to deliver the best service and opportunities for our clients

    • Line manage and mentor (senior) campaign executives to develop and grow within the team 

    • Support with generating ideas and implementing wider company and client focused initiatives

    This is what you'll have done already: 
      • A degree education

      • 3+ years of hands-on programmatic, display, video, social or digital planning experience (client, agency or DSP side) 

      • A proven passion for digital media/advertising & technology

      • Strong people and communication skills

      • Previous management experience

      • Excellent client service approach and ability to multitask with great attention to detail

      • A technical/analytical mind-set

      • Enjoyment when working as part of a team


    What we'll give back to you:

    • At Infectious Media we care about the well-being of our employees and we want to make sure that you get every opportunity to develop your career during the time you’re with us. 


      • Training to support your personal development aligned with the core competencies of the role

      • iManage programme to help you grow your line management skills

      • iMentor programme to gain support, advice and direction for personal development 

      We also offer a range of benefits for our IM employees - to name a few: 


      • Competitive salary & bonus

      • Flexible working hours (start between 8 or 10am) 

      • Standard 25 holiday each year, with 1 extra day for each year length of service (up to 28)

      • Free company lunch every Monday & free fresh fruit throughout the week

      • Subsidised gym membership (multiple gyms are within walking distance of the office) 

      • A full overview of our benefits can be found on our website

      We also moved into a brand new office earlier this year and we are now part of the We-Work community that offers even more:

      • Breakfast every Monday 

      • A barista that will make you fresh coffee every morning 

      • Free Yoga & Mindfulness classes 

      • Free drinks on tab after 4pm 

      • Variety of events: from workshops to thought-leader panels and cheese tastings

     


  • Technical Product 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. What makes us unique is that, unlike most other agencies, we have built a proprietary technology stack to allow us to greatly simplify the technology ecosystem for our clients, and provide a market-leading level of transparency when running and reporting on media campaigns. We use this advantage to deliver cutting edge programmatically targeted and optimised campaigns to big household name clients and demonstrate the true value in the new media marketplace.


    As a Technical Product Manager at Infectious Media, you will be part of the product team responsible for shipping features that keeps the business at the forefront of what is possible in adtech. Reporting into the Director of Technology, you'll be working with our Strategy team to define and prioritise what gets built, at the same time as keeping our industry leading technology active and delivering revenue. You will be someone that enjoys working in short development cycles, turning ideas into shipped products within a couple of weeks. You'll be able to work effectively with rapid feedback from our production systems and turn them into immediately actionable next steps. You’ll be quick to establish credibility within the business, take initiative and establish effective working relationships across both technical and non-technical teams.


    Here's what we'd like you to do:
    • Own the route from technical specification through to shipping features across our core applications.
    • Feed into, and execute on, our long term strategic roadmap as well as supporting the development of existing products.
    • Keep up to date on changes in the industry to ensure we're always at the leading edge.
    • Prioritise the backlog based on strategic and revenue goals.
    • Work with teams across the business, including Data Engineers, Application Engineers, Data Analysts, Account Managers, Marketing and Sales, to ensure we're heading in the right direction.
    • Run our sprint planning meetings and define our engineering direction for the coming week.
    • Prioritise and act on feedback from our end users.
    This is what you'll have done already:
    • Worked with design and engineering teams to define and ship features, ideally from a digital media / adTech / Online / eCommerce background.

    • Worked with Agile methodologies.

    • Worked directly with key stakeholders to define technical requirements.

    • Strong interest in technology, e.g. data analysis, software development, UI design, mobile.

    • A STEM degree with  2+ years experience in a Technical Product Manager or Business Analyst role. We will also consider people who have strong technical, analytics or operational adtech experience.