Group Head
Mumbai, India
3d ago


Position at Wavemaker

Overview of job Wavemaker, 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 L'Oreal, Mondelez, Vodafone and many more.

Media Planners are responsible for analyzing data, thinking creatively and dreaming up innovative strategies to make sure marketing campaigns reach the right target audience in the most effective way possible.

Armed with this critical analysis, Brand planning managers devise, propose, or recommend strategies for using certain media effectively to attract and retain customers, increase brand recognition, and maintain customer satisfaction and loyalty.

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 marketing services group in the world
  • Learn & Grow is the mantra we believe will help the candidate prosper in their career path
  • Attain a strong understanding of cross channel media strategy
  • Measures of success - In three months, you would have :

  • Understand the category and brand objectives for the year
  • Understood Wavemaker way of working
  • Brand's media requirement and way of planning
  • In six months, you would have :

  • Initiated & delivered at least 2 strategic projects in Integrated planning
  • Successfully lead media discussion with the client
  • In 12 months, you would have :

  • Worked on media briefs independently
  • Complete understanding of the portfolio
  • Worked and presented a 360 media approach
  • Responsibilities of the role :

  • 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 Provocative 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 by supervising and mentoring them to raise the quality of deliverable to the client
  • What you will need :

  • Media understanding, plans working knowledge, campaign management experience with both TV, print, radio and Digital media - planning etc.
  • Experience with Media Research Tools (Comscore, GWI, TGI, YouGov)
  • Minimum 5-6 Years work, preferably within media, communication, and advertising
  • Strong business, marketing & consumer understanding
  • Keeping abreast of current industry communication / media thinking
  • Strategic innovation & creativity skills , excellent presentation skill
  • Analytical skills - both qualitative and quantitative
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of media tools and techniques / processes
  • Understanding of all media channels (includes digital) and disciplines and the ability to develop simple and actionable ideas into strategies that matter
  • Team player and positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • 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

  • 2020 brought opportunities for brands to innovate because of which we saw an evolving media stack. The growth of digital is set to soar high because of changing consumer habits.
  • With approximately 500 million smartphone users, low-priced data plans, 45 to 50 million e-commerce shoppers, approximately 60 OTT offerings and a young population, India is a mobile-first internet market.

    It is also one of the top 10 ad spend markets in the world and is set to climb the ranks. Global big tech corporations have made considerable investments in top e-commerce / retail ventures and Indian start-ups, blurring the lines between social media, e-commerce and mobile payments, resulting in disruption on an unimaginable scale.

    At GroupM India, there's never a dull moment between juggling client requests, managing vendor partners and having fun with your team.

    We believe in tackling challenges head-on and getting things done.

    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.


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