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Finding a better way

Welcome to PHD – we’re a global communications planning and media buying network, built on a culture of smart strategic thinking and creative innovation.

Adweek Media Plan of the Year Awards 2018, 3x Winner

Honored by Adweek with 3 Media Plan of the Year Awards

2nd Most Awarded Network in the World

More offices in the WARC Media 100 than any other network. Ranked 2nd most awarded Media Agency Network in the world for the second year running.

Overthrow II – 10 strategies from the new wave of challengers

PHD's latest publication, Overthrow II explores the 10 different challenger strategies used most powerfully today, each of them embodied in interviews with incisive leaders who have used them to break through in their market.

Industry leading insights

Future proofing our clients’ businesses through unparalleled insight into the challenges brands face.

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  • Cannes Lions Festival

Game changing media planning

Our global planning and collaboration platform SOURCE combines playful gamification techniques with hard-core strategic principles to deliver innovation. It's not just a work tool, it's our business ecosystem.

Welcome to PHD Media

We’re a global communications planning and media buying agency network delivering smart strategic thinking and creative innovation for the world’s leading brands.

Brilliant media thinking is in our DNA. A culture of thought-leadership, creativity and innovation has seen us grow from a challenger agency in the UK, to a global leader with over 6,000 employees in 100 offices worldwide.

We combine the latest industry insight with the best creative minds to produce planning innovation and create award-winning work for some of the world’s largest advertisers.

Finding a better way is our ethos and sums up how we approach everything – from a new client brief to the way we work.

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The network of choice for the world’s leading brands

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PHD's talent is what sets us apart. Meet our leadership team...

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We believe a positive and nurturing culture creates business momentum and that the agency with the strongest culture delivers the most innovative media product.

Career Opportunities

We believe that the most important career decision people can make is the culture they choose to grow in. At PHD we’re like a big family. One that nurtures talent, harnesses potential and encourages growth.

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