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 Client Partner to join us. In this role, you will be responsible for running a portfolio of high-profile brands with services scope focused on client delivery (client delight, trusted advisor, engaging with the senior clients & strong health of the relationship), communications strategy and media campaign implementation management, by harnessing your amazing insight, analytics and strategy skills.
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 General Manager
3 best things about the job :
It will need you to be resourceful, be driven as well, as can drive your teams to newer heights and create your own new stellar success stories
You get to wear multiple hats the brand expert, the creative storyteller, the analytical wizard, the digital expert & the communication-planning expert.
This will have both its days of heady achievement, as well as days of frustration as the job is not easy and there are many competitors who are trying as much as you to be the clients trusted advisor
You get to work with a great bunch of peers who will both inspire and challenge you, as well as be ace up your sleeves for the growth
In this role, your goals will be :
In three months :
In six months :
In 12 months :
To continually delight the client
What your day job looks like at Wavemaker :
Would need to focus on opportunities for higher-order value added services. Will be responsible for leading scope of work & fee / commission negotiations with clients and implementing smart contracting practices to ensure we are rightfully compensated for our efforts
Should be able to lead strategic conversations on Media and communication planning
Will have to monitor & drive all elements that lead to client incentives. Other measures of success include Industry awards and upstream engagement on projects
This would include identifying training needs for team membersCreate an atmosphere where cross-functional teams work together effectively.
identify and follow through on appropriate training and career development for the team
What youll bring :
Minimum qualifications :
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 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, WPPs 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, theres 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 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.