Assistant Manager Media Buying
GroupM
Karachi, Pakistan
3h ago

Overview of job

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 an Assistant 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 Investment .

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 MediaCom 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 MediaCom proprietary products.
  • Close negotiation deals and manage assigned clients.
  • What your day job looks like at MediaCom :

  • Execution media invite to all news channel for client media coverages and ensure maximum media to cover the event.
  • Solve billing issues.
  • Maintain rate card.
  • Responsible for weekly RPM check.
  • Ensuring execution of plans.
  • Confirmation of ROS and its delivery.
  • Send releases to channels.
  • Prepare CPRP workings.
  • Maintaining of fixed point chart.
  • Compiling, marking and confirmation of droppages from buying team and channels.
  • What you'll bring :

  • Must have strong organizational and numeracy skills
  • Flexibility and able to work under pressure.
  • Proficient in MS Excel.
  • Respect hierarchy and follow a complete chain for assignments.
  • Excellent personal / organizational management.
  • Able to set and meet multiple demands within challenging deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - ability to communicate effectively at all levels, internally and externally, formally & informally.
  • Minimum qualifications :

  • Must be a BBA / MBA from a reputable university or equivalent.
  • Must have an experience of at least 6 months - 1 year in media / digital / marketing experience.
  • More about MediaCom

    MediaCom helps brands unlock growth through media. We do this by applying our unique Systems Thinking approach to data, technology and creativity to design communication strategies that build brands and generate sales.

    As part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, and part of GroupM, WPP's consolidated media investment management arm, we have access to the richest data sets and most robust benchmarks in the business, enabling us to identify the best avenues for growth and unlock the potential in every brand.

    Our success is underpinned by our long-standing belief that if we invest in our people, we'll deliver better results not only for our teams but also for our clients.

    People First, Better Results" means that we invest in our people's careers and capabilities to help grow our clients' businesses.

    In 2018, this approach led MediaCom to become the first network to hold all six major Media Network of the Year titles concurrently : Adweek, Campaign, Cannes Lions, Festival of Media Global, M&M Global and WARC Media 100.

    The agency retained the WARC Media 100 title in 2019, also winning Agency of the Year (MediaCom Israel) and Campaign of the Year (Gillette - I Don't Roll on Shabbos, MediaCom Connections Israel).

    MediaCom is one of the world's leading media communications specialists, with billings of US$13.5 billion (Source : COMvergence, March 2019), employing 8,000 people in 125 offices across 100 countries.

    Its global client roster includes adidas, Coca-Cola (TCCC), Dell, Mars, NBC Universal, P&G, PSA, Richemont, Shell and Sony.

    For more information, visit www.mediacom.com

    Find us on Twitter mediacomglobal

    Like us on Facebook at facebook.com / MediaComGlobalNews

    Join us on LinkedIn at linkedin.com / company / Mediacom

    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.

    MediaCom

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