Manager Media Buying
GroupM
Lahore, Lahore
3d ago

Description

Position at Mindshare

Mindshare 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 a Manager Media Buying to join us. In this role, you will be responsible for handling media vendors and facilitating clients throughout the buying process and additional duties as assigned.

The role includes both independent and coordinated buying initiatives.

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 the Associate Director - Pricing & Special Projects .

3 best things about the job :

  • Being part of a talented, and passionate team.
  • Working and interacting closely with top media corporations
  • Opportunity to implement and execute industry first initiatives
  • In this role, your goals will be :

    In three months :

  • Complete knowledge of buying and planning systems.
  • Understanding of the Mindshare buying and planning process - includes basic understanding and importance of proprietary tools.
  • Execute basic media and proprietary campaigns.
  • In six months :

  • Conduct negotiations with partners and close deals.
  • Analyze and interpret data and its impact.
  • Develop strong relationships with partners.
  • In 12 months :

  • Develop, execute and analyze negotiation deals.
  • Promote Mindshare proprietary products.
  • Close negotiation deals and manage assigned clients.
  • What your day job looks like at Mindshare :

  • Responsible for constructing airing deals.
  • Monitoring of KPI clients.
  • Ensuring keeping a track on daily TV activities - Ratings.
  • Monitoring positions and droppages.
  • Monitoring competition.
  • Co-coordinating with other support functions.
  • Prepare CPRP workings.
  • Working with strategic units.
  • Coordination with channels to ensure placements, and reduce droppages.
  • Generation of weekly droppage report and take up issue with the channel.
  • What you'll bring :

  • Superior time management and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and number skills.
  • A pro-active approach with excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Media knowledge and understanding of systems.
  • Minimum qualifications :

  • Must be a BBA / MBA from a reputable university of equivalent.
  • Must have an experience of at least 2 years in media buying experience.
  • More about Mindshare

    We were born in Asia in 1997 and for more than 20 years our values of Speed, Teamwork and Provocation have guided us in a world where everything is media.

    We are the Cannes Lions Media Network of the Year 2019 and WARC Media 100 #1 Media Network 2020, with the top 3 most creative campaigns in the world for the past year.

    In Asia Pacific we have been Campaign Asia's Media Agency Network of the Year every year since 2015 and we are also Performance Agency of the Year.

    Our 10,000 people work with some of the world's best brands and companies to accelerate their growth. In 116 offices across 86 countries we integrate brand and demand, ruthlessly focus on outcomes and create the unexpected.

    We manage $24bn in billings and are the largest media agency in GroupM, WPP's Media Investment Management arm, which is the #1 media holding group globally with billings of $63bn (Source : COMvergence 2019 ).

  • Hear our stories (and join us) at www.mindshareworld.com and follow us at : WeChat ID : Mindshare China; Instagram and Twitter : mindshare ;
  • Facebook : facebook.com / mindshare and Linkedin : LinkedIn.com / company / mindshare .

    About Pakistan

    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 - 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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