MediaCom | Associate Director, Planning

MediaCom | Associate Director, Planning

5-8 years
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Position at MediaCom
MediaCom is an agency of GroupM, the world's largest media investment company and are a part of WPP. In fact, we are responsible for one in every three ads you see globally. We are currently looking for aAssociate Director, Planningto join us
At GroupM APAC, our people are our strength, which is why fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion is important to us.Reporting to: Business Director
3 best things about the job:
  1. An enjoyable environment that combines the best of your skills whilst at the same time being part of the largest marketing services group in the world.
  2. Working within a network of like-minded media people across agencies offering support and mentorship as you develop your career.
  3. Work diversity involves liaising with internal and external stakeholders across a range of disciplines, solving business problems for clients.

In 3 months:
  • You will need to develop a complete understanding of how the retail category works.
  • Deliver on the strategic requirements of all the brands

In 6 months:
  • Be the first port of call for the client for any strategic guidance s/he will need
  • Initiate and deliver projects that go beyond standard comms planning
  • Make strategy base plans and manage media monies with full responsibility for the campaign

In 12 months:
  • Make your boss redundant for any Future Group meetings where strategic decisions are being made.

Responsibilities of the role:
  • Make strategy base plans and manage media monies with full responsibility for the campaign
  • Plan and present media campaigns across multiple communication channels.
  • Consult with clients and other team members to establish and achieve specific media goals and objectives.
  • Evaluate media proposals by research. Provide necessary support in managing and optimization of traditional and online media campaigns.
  • Provide campaign reports with results, campaign conclusions, and suggested optimizations.
  • Evaluate the results of all campaigns to ensure they meet clients goals and to gain learning for future planning.
  • Troubleshoot media discrepancies with clients.
  • Maintain and stay current on industry news and research.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and publishers.
  • Manage and lead a team with effective client servicing.

Join us if you have
  • 5+ years planning experience in a media agency, client-side in-house team, or media owner capacity
  • Good English skills in both verbal and written
  • Strong media background with a strategic outlook
  • Solid experience in media planning and buying across all digital/ traditional platforms, with hands-on experience in advertising technology platforms
  • Highly evolved presentation and reporting skills.
  • Experience in managing multiple work streams and integrating on large projects and teams
  • Demonstrated experience and success working in a client-facing role
  • An ability to coach, guide, and develop junior members of the team
  • A passion for data, insights, and ideation is preferred
  • Shows depth of understanding of the industry, business, brands, and consumers in client conversations.

About Mediacom
Hello. We are MediaCom.
We believe in People First, Better Results.
MediaCom unleashes brands growth by helping them See the Bigger Picture. This means that we apply our unique Systems Thinking philosophy and technology to all marketing levers: media, message and data. As a result, we design communication strategies that deliver short term results and help brands build for the future.
As part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, and GroupM, WPP's consolidated media investment management arm, we have access to the richest data, most robust benchmarks and most advanced capabilities in the market. This helps us provide comprehensive solutions to all marketing challenges.
Our success is underpinned by our long-standing People First, Better Results belief. We know that by investing in our people's whole-person wellbeing, careers and capabilities, we will help grow our clients businesses.
In 2020 this approach led MediaCom to be crowned Global Media Network of the Year by Eurobest and Festival of Media Global, in addition to being the most awarded agency at the WARC Media Awards.
MediaCom is one of the world's leading media communications specialists, with billings of US$17.6 billion (Source: COMvergence, 2020), employing 8,000 people in 125 offices across 100 countries. Its global client roster includes adidas, Coca-Cola (TCCC), Dell, Groupe PSA, Hasbro, Mars, NBC Universal, P&G, Richemont, Shell, Sony, Uber and Walgreens Boots Alliance.
To find out more about MediaCom visit us here:
About Vietnam
It's no secret Vietnam is the fastest growing media market in the Asia Pacific. Ad spends in Vietnam grew rapidly last year, with internet penetration reached in excess of 59.4% during 2019. With a population of more than 90 million, this market carries huge potential and possibilities for media players and talent. GroupM Vietnam fosters a culture of innovation and values our diverse and collaborative work environment.
GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity - it's about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that's what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.

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About GroupM

GroupM is the world’s leading media investment company responsible for more than $50B in annual media investment through agencies Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the outcomes-driven programmatic audience company, Xaxis. GroupM’s portfolio includes Data & Technology (Choreograph), Investment and Services, all united in vision to shape the next era of media where advertising works better for people. By leveraging all the benefits of scale, the company innovates, differentiates and generates sustained value for our clients wherever they do business.

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