Manager Media Buying
GroupM
Lahore, Pakistan
2d ago

Description

Position at Wavemaker

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 Manager Media Buying to join us. In this role, you will be responsible for for negotiating media deals for the company's local clients.

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 Business Director .

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 Wavemaker 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 Wavemaker proprietary products.
  • Close negotiation deals and manage assigned clients.
  • Responsibilities of the role :

  • 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 will need :

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

    Wavemaker is a billion dollar-revenue next generation agency that sits at the intersection of media, content and technology.

    We are obsessed with the customer's purchase journey and is what connects our mission directly to our client's business challenges.

    We invented WM Momentum, the world's most comprehensive study into how people make purchase decisions and have conducted over 375,000 surveys in 70 markets and across more than 30 categories.

    We are a business that is powered by the creativity and curiosity of our 8,500 people in 90 countries, united by our PACED values.

    We are a part of GroupM, WPP's global media investment management company.

    For more information, go to www.wavemakerglobal.com

    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.

    Wavemaker

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