Mediacom | Business Group Head - Media Planning Mumbai, India
Mumbai, India
6d ago

MediaCom India

Overview of job MediaCom 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 Business Group Head to join us. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the media mandates for some of the key clients for MediaCom.

Your understanding of inclination towards softwares for media planning & business reconciliation will be added advantage on as youll be leading an integrated team.

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 : Business Director. 3 best things about the job :

  • You would be working in one of the most exiting agencies and lead a team of energetic and dynamic individuals.
  • Scope to work on various target segments
  • Systematized working process & Vertical Learning Curve
  • In this role, your goals will be : In three months :

  • You would be expected to have full understanding on your portfolio of brand / s
  • Understand the different stakeholders within agency and start building relationship with them.
  • Helping your team to craft the agency response to the client briefs.
  • In six months :

  • Ability to lead strategic & executional discussions with clients.
  • You should be able to have full understanding of what is happening on your clients & lead your team in that aspect.
  • Be visible as the leader of your team within the agency as well as with clients
  • Start interacting with our regional agency teams on client where applicable
  • In 12 months :

  • Lead the annual planning process for our clients.
  • Be the seamless bridge between local clients & regional / global agency team.
  • Converse on measurement metrics across touchpoint based on campaign objectives
  • Win awards in both internal and external forums like FOM, Cannes, Smarties, RAMAI, etc.
  • Ability to start driving agency KPIs; balanced with client KPIs
  • What your day job looks like at MediaCom :

  • Based on the clients strategy, suggest options on the best form of media for specific clients and campaigns
  • initiate and drive quality analysis and cross-category case studies
  • Leveraging all GroupM learning and capabilities to deliver integrated solutions to clients
  • Good Business Acumen
  • Responsible for ensuring revenue targets
  • Team management from a development and delivering on client objectives
  • What youll bring :

  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in a similar set up.
  • Ability to lead the team with full authority. Also, being able to motivate the team & take them along during times of high media activity.
  • Being able to overcome the typical media agency pitfalls build relationship with team members across the planning, buying, operations & the finance / billing teams.
  • Being process driven
  • Having a good relationship with media partners
  • Ability to have a business acumen along with being a fundamentally strong media professional
  • Business Acumen with the ability to understand 360* degree mediums.
  • About MediaCom

    MediaCom helps brands unlock growth through media. We do this by applying our unique Systems Thinking approach to data, technology and creativity to design communication strategies that build brands and generate sales.

    As part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, and part of GroupM, WPPs consolidated media investment management arm, we have access to the richest data sets and most robust benchmarks in the business, enabling us to identify the best avenues for growth and unlock the potential in every brand.

    Our success is underpinned by our long-standing belief that if we invest in our people, well deliver better results not only for our teams but also for our clients.

    People First, Better Results means that we invest in our peoples careers and capabilities to help grow our clients businesses.

    In 2018, this approach led MediaCom to become the first network to hold all six major Media Network of the Year titles concurrently : Adweek, Campaign, Cannes Lions, Festival of Media Global, M&M Global and WARC Media 100.

    The agency retained the WARC Media 100 title in 2019, also winning Agency of the Year (MediaCom Israel) and Campaign of the Year (Gillette I Dont Roll on Shabbos, MediaCom Connections Israel).

    MediaCom is one of the worlds leading media communications specialists, with billings of US$13.5 billion (Source : COMvergence, March 2019), employing 8,000 people in 125 offices across 100 countries.

    Its global client roster includes adidas, Coca-Cola (TCCC), Dell, Mars, NBC Universal, P&G, PSA, Richemont, Shell and Sony.

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    About India

    Digital media advertising in India continues to grow at 30% in 2017, cementing Indias 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.

    More about Mediacom

    Welcome innovators, initiative takers and instigators.

    Founded in 1986 and established in Japan for over 10 years, we have grown to become 8,500 of the worlds leading media communications specialists, in 125 offices, across 100 countries.

    We are proud to be recognized as the Japan Media Agency of the Year in both 2017 and 2018 with a Silver Award in 2019. With clients including Adidas, Mars, SK-II, Dell, The Coca-Cola Corporation, Cartier, IKEA, Peugeot and Citroen, working at MediaCom is a gateway to working with leading global brand organizations and connecting to people across the planet.

    But the real secret to our success is simple (and not really a secret). Its our People First, Better Results philosophy.

    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.

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