Group Head - Media Planning
Mumbai, India
3d ago

Overview of job

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 Business Group Head to join us. In this role, the candidate should be proficient to create integrated media solutions.

Responsible for handling day to day operations.

Reporting of the role

This role reports to the Business Director / ABD.

3 best things about the job :

  • A fun environment that combines the best of being entrepreneurial whilst at the same time being part of the largest media group in the world
  • Working within dynamically young Media specialists servicing some of the biggest brands in the region
  • A role where there is no limits for good ideas
  • In this role, your goals will be :

    In three months :

  • Understand the agency functioning
  • Handle the client’s day to day requirements
  • Understand knowhow of digital media
  • In six months :

  • Master proprietary tools
  • Involve in strategic planning
  • Create a 360-planning approach for new campaign
  • In 12 months :

  • Use of proprietary tools for annual plans
  • Recommend and execute a plan along with SU plans
  • What your day job looks like at Wavemaker :

  • To build and foster client relationships by taking charge of the client’s media requirements from formulating strategies and plans to final implementation
  • Provide media plans across mediums post media brief mining and other data analysis.
  • Provide insights led solutions for brand problems through Destination Planning and other media tools. Generate ideas for brands and lay down communication approach to achieve innovations across mediums.
  • Contribute to new business presentations and analysis through insights, media plans and innovations
  • Focus on the quality of output / consistent performance / professional code of conduct / sense of ownership / honesty and integrity.
  • Lead a team of planners by supervising and mentoring them to raise the quality of deliverables to the client
  • What you’ll bring :

  • 5 - 8 years of relevant work experience
  • A thorough knowledge of the media marketplace and opportunities available and build constructive relationships with key media owners where relevant
  • An innovative approach : in use of media
  • Industry Software Knowledge & usage BARC, TAM, IRS, TGI
  • Team Playing
  • Communication Skills
  • Eye for detail
  • Meticulous process & execution management
  • 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.

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    About India

    Digital media advertising in India continues to grow at 30% in 2017, cementing India’s position as the second largest internet market with close to 450 million users.

    The Internet growth is driven by mobile data and connectivity, making it an exciting market for all integrated marketing services, fueled by the collective market investment in data and technology.

    With a booming economy, both traditional and new age industries are witnessing a boost in consumption, making India a high potential advertising market.

    With renewed foreign investments across several industries, India is an exciting market for any advertising professional.

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