Essence | Business Director- Client Servicing, Offline
Gurgaon, India
21d ago

Position at GroupM

Essence, part of GroupM is a global data driven agency that blends data science, objective media and captivating experiences to build connections between brands and consumers.

We are looking for a Business Director with offline planning experience of minimum 10 years. This is a high impact, critical position to manage planning work for a leading automobile brand.

You will be the key custodian of executing client services, working closely with brand marketing and media teams at the clients' end

Reporting of the role

This role reports to the VP- Client Services

3 best things about the job :

  • Be a part of the most dynamic team & spearhead the brand
  • Lead & mentor a team of skilled offline & online experts to deliver high quality product for client portfolio.
  • Attain strong understanding of cross channel media strategy by working on wide-ranging categories
  • In three months :

  • Presented brand & plan strategies to all the clients handled
  • Understood Essence way of working & are able to navigate through the verticals
  • In six months :

  • Won client confidence
  • Initiated & delivered at least 2 key projects
  • In twelve months :

  • Worked on Award entries
  • Built high credibility with the team & client
  • What your day job looks like at Essence :

  • Provide strategic communications & planning leadership on your set of business
  • Help build effective media interventions on the back of strong communication
  • Act as a senior level contact for the client and have a strong understanding of cross channel media strategy. Should be able to lead strategic conversations on Media and communication planning
  • Be responsible for the planning team career development & progression in the team
  • Develop creative ideas and disruptive comms innovations for the client, aligned with their business, customer and brand goals
  • What you will bring :

  • 10-12 years’ experience in managing offline media planning / communication strategy & client relationships
  • Strong understanding of brands & consumers
  • Highly passionate, collaborative, outgoing, creative media leader and thinker
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Highly articulate, story-telling capability
  • Business acumen
  • Excellent communication / presentation / client management skills
  • About Essence :

    Essence, part of GroupM, is a global data and measurement-driven agency that blends data science, objective media and captivating experiences to build valuable connections between brands and consumers.

    Clients include Google, FrieslandCampina, and the Financial Times. The agency is more than 1,100 people strong, manages over $3.

    2B in media spend and deploys campaigns in 71 markets via its global offices throughout North America, EMEA and APAC. Visit essenceglobal.

    com for more information and follow us on Twitter at essenceglobal

    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.

    GroupM APAC is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our people are our strength so we respect and nurture their individual talent and potential.

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