Position at Wavemaker
Wavemaker is an agency of GroupM, the worlds 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 an Assistant Media Planner to join us. In this role, you will be responsible to entail devising media strategies for a portfolio of brands, working with globally renowned publishers, and continuously innovate in the growing media Industry.
At GroupM APAC, our people are our strength, which is why fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion is important to us.
Reporting of the role
This role reports to Senior Media Planner
3 best things about the job :
A competitive yet fun environment that combines the best of being excellent media planners of creative media thinking and at the same time being part of the largest media company in the world
Opportunity to learn and create leading work, working alongside specialist departments, who are evolving experts in the field
Be an expert hybrid planner in both traditional and digital mediums
In this role, your goals will be :
In three months :
Been up to speed with cutting edge proprietary planning tools as well as able to extract and analyze important data; validating our recommendations
You would have a pulse of the business category & knowledge of competitive frame
Worked on moderate scaled live campaigns
Have initiated contact with key media partners and understood the baseline of their offerings particularly digital and traditional
Connected with internal specialist & external stakeholders units to integrate solutions
In six months :
Been able to comprehend and apply our proprietary planning framework model in key campaigns
You would have landed live; larger scaled campaigns
You will have started to build relationships with the key decision makers within the current client portfolio
Master a flawless media execution process, working alongside various stakeholders
In 12 months :
Develop a strong category acumen - from a media and business point of view
Identify a pipeline of commercially viable solutions to support our clients goals
Create and execute a pipeline of exciting business building ideas which could potentially be industry award winning
What your day job looks like at Wavemaker
Work closely with Media Planner to develop and maintain media plans
Prepare and update purchase orders within the execution framework
Manage Tracking of Client and Competition.
Facilitate timely and accurate campaign launches including troubleshooting and resolving any issues with media / account teams and media vendors
Analyze data to provide client with recommendations for optimizations.
Maintain relationships with media suppliers and internal teams
Prepare and update media flowcharts for Media Planners assistance.
Take ownership over client reporting responsibilities, incorporating a variety of resources, from media companies and third party resources
Monitor client billing; resolve any related issues
Ensure all media projects proceed according to plan and on deadline
Participate in media-planning strategy meetings with team members, and help develop new ideas for client media plans.
Maintain a record of basic deliverables i.e. Droppages, premium positions etc
To acquire knowledge on the demographic profiles and analyze the changing habits of the likes and dislikes of the targeted customers.
Stewards media buys in market to assure continuity and campaign delivery.
Create and maintain detailed / accurate files for each client for whom you are responsible.
Demonstrates highly organized campaign / timeline management, with strong attention to detail.
What youll bring :
Curious and willing to learn with passion in order to leverage opportunities from challenger to leading brands
Strong analytical skills
Excellent personal / organizational management
Good interpersonal & social relations
Experience in handling marketing campaigns on mainstream media
Strong understanding of the cultural and consumer trends that are changing the media landscape
Minimum qualifications :
Minimum 1 year in media / digital / marketing experience
Fresh graduates are also encouraged to apply
BBA / MBA in Marketing or Media Sciences from a reputable university.
Digital media experience is an added advantage
More About Wavemaker
We always believe there is a better way to grow our clients and our people. We do this by positively provoking growth for our clients and people.
We work with clients to help them grow and shape their consumer's brand decisions and experiences through media, content and technology.
We have one single attitude - Positive Provocation.
Our name is our vision and our method. To make waves, you need to be provocative, even fearless. We always make sure we have each other's backs through inclusive culture.
We do our best work for brave brands and people who want to be challenged to go further and faster. We know its not easy, but if it's in you, we will get it out of you.
Our attitude of positive provocation is enabled by :
The deep knowledge we have of our clients' business
The confidence to challenge what's gone before.
The support to go further then we possibly thought possible
We are a part of GroupM, WPP's global media investment management company. Discover more on , Twitter, LinkedIn.
GroupM Pakistan is the leading global media investment management operation in Pakistan. We see major growth coming on Digital platforms with internet penetration growing to 87 million broadband users and 85 million 3G / 4G subscribers.
Social media platforms have also grown substantially in Pakistan where Facebook stands at 34 million subscribers and Tik Tok has replaced Instagram to become the second most penetrated social platform.
While the digitalization of the market is happening at a fast pace, it has also opened up opportunities for specializations like e-commerce, Digital Content, Video Planning solutions, Technology and Data & Analytics in Pakistan.
GroupM Pakistan is a closely knit community where we value differences in opinions and thrive amidst this growth. Be a part of our dynamic team now!
GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity its about belonging.
We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and thats 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.