Associate Business Director
Mumbai, India
6d ago


Position at Wavemaker

Wavemaker India

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 Manager - Digital to join us. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering media solutions across all digital platforms (SEM, paid social, programmatic) and at the same time be operationally proficient.

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 the Director - Digital

3 best things about the job :

  • Work in a truly integrated team
  • Opportunity to evolve your digital knowledge and skills constantly
  • Access to regular trainings and resources that are unavailable elsewhere
  • In this role, your goals will be :

    In three months :

  • Understand the category and brand objectives for the year
  • Handle the client's day-to-day requirements
  • In six months :

  • Manage the planning, implementation, and delivery of all digital campaigns
  • Gain expertise in proprietary and syndicated planning tools
  • Become a trusted advisor to the client by making media recommendations that drive outcomes
  • In 12 months :

  • Improve team's capabilities across search, paid social and programmatic media
  • Evolve media strategy to ensure we hit client KPIs and take campaigns to the next level
  • Be accountable for the implementation and performance of your campaigns
  • What your day job looks like at Wavemaker :

  • Be the trusted advisor to clients for all things related to digital
  • Work with media partners for planning and negotiations
  • Presentation of strategy and implementation ideas to clients
  • Develop and follow best practices for media planning & operations
  • Ensure projects / campaigns are tracked and measured based on agreed KPIs
  • Provide guidance to the team on planning, operations, and optimization of digital campaigns.
  • Be a team player and work well with all members of the team to ensure all tasks are fulfilled
  • Ensure financial process is followed in terms of client set-up and invoicing
  • What you'll bring :

  • At least 5 years' experience in a media agency, at a client or a media owner in a related capacity
  • Strong digital background with technical skills across biddable media essential
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders
  • Competency in media planning and buying across all digital platforms
  • Working knowledge of advertising technology platforms including ad servers, DSPs, biddable media platforms etc.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • A strong sense of accountability and responsibility
  • Comfortable with numbers with great attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills
  • More about Wavemaker

    We believe there always is a better way to grow. We positively provoke growth for our clients by reshaping consumer decision-making and experiences through media, content and technology.

    The Wavemaker way is globally consistent. Fueled by the world's most powerful consumer data, we understand where and how marketing can intervene decisively to help brands win more sales.

    Our name is our mission and our method. To make waves, you need to be provocative, even fearless. We do our best work for brave brands and people who want to be challenged to go further and faster.

    We know it's not easy, but if it's in you, we will get it out of you.

    Our 7,600 people across 90 markets provoke growth for some of the world's leading brands and businesses. Our attitude of Positive Provocation is enabled by :

  • deep knowledge we have of our clients' business
  • confidence to challenge what's gone before
  • the support to go further than we thought possible
  • We are a part of GroupM, WPP's global media investment management company. Discover more on , Twitter and LinkedIn

    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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