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Account Strategist - Education

Glasgow, UK

Job Type

Full Time


£36,000 - £42,000

About the Role

As an Account Strategist you'll manage, support Media Planning, Research, Buying and Execution across a number of client accounts. Reporting to a Partner, you will work collaboratively with Channel Teams to develop creative concepts and drive real ROI for our clients. You will contribute and create career defining work whilst supported and working with strong relationships every day.

Working within Education Vertical, you will be working with Universities and Colleges to drive Student Recruitment, Engagement and Brand uplift.


  • Media and Audience Research

  • Media Planning and Buying

  • Digital Media execution with Channel Teams

  • Managing client communication and relationships

  • Development & work on media schedules and media spend management on proprietary tech stack

  • Working with clients on opportunities to maximise return and performance

  • Coordinating with external media owners to achieve best value

  • Creating and editing briefs for the Creative shop


  • Minimum 2 years marketing or agency experience

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Some knowledge and understanding of Further and Higher Education

  • Understanding of Student Recruitment

  • Evidenced awareness and knowledge of media planning and execution

  • Excellent computer literacy and use of Office suite


JACK RYAN® is one of the UK's fastest growing connected media agencies. By using data driven insights, gold standard strategy and through years of expertise, we are helping brands turn their user interactions into qualified transactions every day.

With significant client wins and accelerated growth in 2023 through on-going investment in People, Technology and Places we are expanding our team across numerous vertical

Why work at JACK RYAN

Putting People First: This is not just a tagline; it's our ethos. Our team members, whether permanent or contractual, are our greatest asset. To this end, we have initiated programs and policies that prioritise the welfare, growth, and happiness of everyone associated with JACK RYAN. Our emphasis on building and maintaining relationships is what sets us apart, ensuring a holistic work environment for all. All employees are able to access our Private Healthcare and Employee Wellbeing Plan from Day One.

Fair and Equal Pay: At the core of our belief is the assurance of a compensation that not only recognises but also rewards talent and dedication. We're proud supporters of the Living Wage Foundation, and our remuneration standards consistently surpass the benchmarks set by the organisation. We believe in shared success; hence, our annual bonuses reflect the company's performance, ensuring that our prosperity is collective. Our proactive approach to salary reviews via an internal committee ensures that our team members are always compensated fairly and in line with their contributions. We also firmly stand against zero-hour contracts, and our pledge towards employment stability is unwavering.

Learning and Training: Personal growth is synonymous with professional growth. At JACK RYAN, we invest in the potential of our people. Every employee is entitled to tax-free annual training via the Open University. With CPD Accredited® training, e-learning modules, key skills workshops, and collaboration with media giants like Meta for specialised training, we ensure our team is always at the forefront of the advertising world. Tailored annual training plans ensure that every individual’s professional aspirations are mapped out and achieved.

Join us and be part of a legacy where your potential is recognised, your growth is nurtured, and your contributions are celebrated. At JACK RYAN, the future of advertising begins with you.

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