Wavemaker l Associate Business Director - Media Planning
Mumbai, India
6d ago

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 an Associate Business Director to join us. In this role, you would be responsible to create integrated media solutions.

Responsible for handling day to day operations.

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 Client Leader.

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
  • Measures of success

    In three months, you would have :

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

  • Won client confidence
  • Initiated & delivered at least 2 key projects
  • In 12 months, you would have :

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

  • Provide strategic communications & planning leadership on your set of business
  • Help build effective media interventions on the back of strong Comms planning
  • 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’ll bring :

  • 8-10 years experience in managing 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
  • Ability to understand mediums beyond ATL
  • Excellent communication / presentation / client management skills
  • Deep understanding of all media especially Digital. Experience in Mobile Marketing preferred
  • 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

    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, fuelled 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.

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