Wavemaker | Assistant Media Planner
Islamabad, Islamabad, PK
2d ago
source : WHATJOBS

Description Wavemaker 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 an Assistant Media Planner to join us. In this role, you will be responsible toentail 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 roleThis role reports to Senior Media Planner3 best things about the job : A competitive yet fun environment that combines the best of being excellent mediaplannersof creative media thinking and at the same time being part of the largest media company in the worldOpportunity to learn and create leading work, working alongside specialist departments, who are evolving experts in the fieldBe an expert hybrid planner in both traditional and digital mediumsIn 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 recommendationsYou would have a pulse of the business category & knowledge of competitive frameWorked on moderate scaled live campaignsHave initiated contact with key media partners and understood the baseline of their offerings particularly digital and traditionalConnected with internal specialist & external stakeholders units to integrate solutionsIn six months : Been able to comprehend and apply our proprietary planning framework model in key campaignsYou would have landed live;
  • larger scaled campaignsYou will have started to build relationships with the key decision makers within the current client portfolioMaster a flawless media execution process, working alongside various stakeholdersIn 12 months : Develop a strong category acumen - from a media and business point of viewIdentify a pipeline of commercially viable solutions to support our client’s goalsCreate and execute a pipeline of exciting business building ideas which could potentially be industry award winningWhat your day job looks like at WavemakerWork closely with Media Planner to develop and maintain media plansPrepare and update purchase orders within the execution frameworkManage Tracking of Client and Competition.

    Facilitate timely and accurate campaign launches including troubleshooting and resolving any issues with media / account teams and media vendorsAnalyze data to provide client with recommendations for optimizations.

    Maintain relationships with media suppliers and internal teamsPrepare and update media flowcharts for Media Planner’s assistance.

  • Take ownership over client reporting responsibilities, incorporating a variety of resources, from media companies and third party resourcesMonitor client billing;
  • resolve any related issuesEnsure all media projects proceed according to plan and on deadlineParticipate 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 etcTo acquire knowledge on the demographic profiles and analyze the changing habits of the likes and dislikes of the targeted customers.

    Steward’s 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 you’ll bring : Curious and willing to learn with passion in order to leverage opportunities from challenger to leading brandsStrong analytical skillsExcellent personal / organizational managementGood interpersonal & social relationsExperience in handling marketing campaigns on mainstream mediaStrong understanding of the cultural and consumer trends that are changing the media landscapeMinimum qualifications : Minimum 1 year in media / digital / marketing experienceFresh graduates are also encouraged to applyBBA / MBA in Marketing or Media Sciences from a reputable university.

    Digital media experience is an added advantageMore About WavemakerWe 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' businessThe confidence to challenge what's gone before.

    The support to go further then we possibly thought possibleWe are a part of GroupM, WPP's global media investment management company.

    Discover more on wavemakerglobal.com, Twitter, LinkedIn.About PakistanGroupM 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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