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 a Senior Media Planner to join us. In this role, you will be responsible for to maintain relationships with the brand teams.
You will work closely with the business managers and other executives, acting as media experts on all projects as required.
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 Media Director
3 best things about the job :
Young and like-minded colleagues working together.
Work with amazing people from different units like strategic planning, social media and data & analytics to name a few.
Dare to be different to stand out from the crowd & strive to succeed.
In this role, your goals will be :
In three months :
Have an understanding of the agency portfolio of clients
Provide assistance in the evaluation of media opportunities
Be the person whom the client goes to for day-to-day activities. Able to propose ideas and activities to answer identified challenges
In six months :
Assist line Manager in annual review / planning proposal for the client.
Start to build a relationship with specialists from client side
In 12 months :
Mentor new Planners / Interns and assist in leading a small scale project (identify need, formulate idea into plan, set the scope and present to the Manager).
What your day job looks like at Wavemaker :
Develop strategy for brands including annual phasing and budgeting to achieve brand KPI's.
Assist CH / BM to maintain responsive working relationships with brand teams to identify potential opportunities.
Troubleshooting and resolving any issues with media / account teams and media vendors.
Assist CH / BM in developing brand KPI's.
Analyze data to provide client with recommendations for optimizations.
Maintain relationships with media suppliers, internal teams and brand teams.
Prepare Quarterly / Semi Annual & Annual media reviews and way forward.
Responsible for timely deliverables of the deadlines for e.g. Annual Media Strategy Presentations, monthly post buys & any other requirement from client on ad hoc basis.
Resolve billing related issues.
Work cross-functionally with Client management team and Account Directors as needed.
Work with cross function departments / teams as part of the media management process.
Showcasing of launches & presentations to the brand team after launch.
Assisting CH / BM in participating in regional award is mandatory with at least once in a quarter.
Train Assistant Planner / Media Planner on media basics.
What you’ll bring :
Must have strong organizational and numeracy skills
Flexibility and able to work under pressure.
Proficient in MS Excel.
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 MBA from a reputable university of equivalent.
Must have an experience of at least 3-4 years in media / digital planning and buying.