Position at Wavemaker
Overview of job
Wavemaker is an agency of GroupM, the worlds 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 Manager Digital - Performance to join us. In this role, you will be the agencys expert in all areas related to digital search marketing and performance marketing.
You will lead Wavemaker team while working closely with GroupM to drive Wavemaker thought leadership in the digital performance arena, proprietary performance product / service adoption and elevate agencys digital performance offering and positioning amongst clients and in the industry.
At GroupM APAC, our people are our strength, which is why fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion is important to us.
3 best things about the job :
Lead Wavmakers digital performance offering capitalizing power of GroupMs data and technology strategies and innovative thinking for all current and new Wavemaker clients
Develop an ability to change perceptions with data driven insight and adopt the insights in an adaptive planning and operational manner in client campaigns
Opportunity to lead and support new business pitches and develop new business and revenue stream for Wavemaker through acquisition of pure / digital-centric clients
In this role, your goals will be :
In three months :
Lead and work with Wavemaker respective business planning teams to identify strategic opportunities in digital performance marketing for respective clients businesses and elevate adoption of digital performance marketing amongst these clients
Oversee and lead excellence digital performance executions for all Wavemaker clients campaigns
Set a standard operating process and seamless working relationship with GroupM search & performance to reduce operational issues
Gain rapport and credibility with Wavemaker tier 1 digital clients
In six months :
Grow Wavemaker digital search & performance marketing revenue amongst existing clients or new clients
Articulated the role of digital performance along the purchase funnel and its role to meet clients strategic business needs
Lead and build data driven insights, learnings, benchmarks for internal and external teams
Lead or support new business pitches
Developed and raised capabilities of internal Wavemaker planning teams in the area of digital search and performance marketing
In 12 months :
Build an adaptive planning and operations approach in respond our fast-pace digital landscape, need of performance marketing and clients business needs
Raise Wavemaker profile internally and externally in the space of digital performance marketing
Lead adoption and creation of Wavemaker proprietary digital performance product or service solutions amongst clients.
What your day looks like at Wavemaker :
Senior Manager Digital - Performance will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the websites campaigns, Optimizing user journeys, and aligning efforts with the digital acquisition and retention teams.
He / She will use data, heatmaps, and other engagement tools to brief optimizations into the development and design teams to ensure high conversion, a higher average order value and engagement.
He / She will have strong commercial acumen, be data passionate, and have great attention to detail.
Online Marketing :
Ensure that the product / trading strategies are supported by the acquisition / marketing strategy for all trafficked channels - including SEO, PPC, Affiliates and Display working with 3rd party etailors.
Ownership of on-site search, with responsibility to analyze usage, disseminate insight to the wider ecommerce team and optimize
Ownership of on-site merchandising, driving cross- / up-sell to increase UPT and AOV, with responsibility to analyze impact and optimize
Collaborate with the ecommerce team on optimizing the website customer experience / journey, feeding into decisions on content, functionality and layout across the site (e.
g. homepage, navigation, PDP)
Collaborate with the design team to upload content to the site
Feeding into the CRM strategy, email planning and segmentation / personalization from a stock and product perspective
Coordinate product information from the buying teams for the product catalogues
Ensure the correct classifications of product, ensuring all new styles are categorized correctly for the customer
Manage AB and multi variant testing, identifying conversion tests and managing Demandware to implement and analyze
Manage site navigation, search, categories, filters and product placement by setting merchandising strategy alongside the Head of Ecommerce.
Product Information :
Product data management - ensure that all product data is on the etailors websites sites including images, descriptions, product detail, and prices.
Online Product Management Ensure that products are merchandised while ensuring that products are simple to find, but yet maximizing sale opportunities.
Overall management of e-Commerce stock and involvement in the commercial plan for growth
Stock Availability monitor stock holding and report weekly on the site cover and work collaboratively with merchandising team to plan and maintain a sufficient stock holding.
Liaise with the buying teams to supply web exclusive styles, GWPs, and offers
Ensure inventory availability in advance of planned site launches, updates, marketing campaigns and promotional activity
Online sales budget control and forecasting identify and report on trends in trading performance and develop sales forecasts for peak trading periods online
Web Analytics monitor and measure site performance, while using this to make recommendation and improve performance. Use Google Analytics and other tools understand the customers and the journey that they are taking
Measure online conversion and identify tactics internally and with third parties to improve conversion rates.
Report on product sales and think of tactics to improve sales using bundling / pricing strategy along with commercials working
Identify areas of underperformance and develop strategies to improve
Monitor competitor and web sales trends to ensure web offer and experience is in line with customer expectations
What you'll need to bring :
Hands on experience with Google Analytics, Google Data Studio, Google Tag Manager, AHREFs / SEMRUSH, Salesforce & CRM & Apps Marketing.
You need to love and be savvy in data with a knack to identify insights, learnings from digital performance data and have the ability to translate data into strategy and a communication story that solves clients business problems
You are agile with an ability to embrace adaptive planning, optimization campaigns on the fly and develop tactics that improve the performance of the digital campaign
Positive energy, with strong communication and presentation skills along with the ability to mentor and develop talent is a must
You are passionate and firm believer of digital media, with a hunger to keep learning and contribute to drive digital strategy in a young, vibrant business that is ready to drive change in the market and the thinking of our client and prospects.
Minimum Qualifications :
More than 4-6 years experience in planning, executing digital performance campaigns (preferably media).
Must be a BBA / MBA from a reputable university of equivalent.
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 clients business challenges.
We invented WM Momentum, the world's most comprehensive study into how people make purchase decisions and have conducted over , 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, people in 90 countries, united by our PACED values.
We are a part of GroupM, WPPs global media investment management company.
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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 its about belonging.
We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and thats 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.