Job Description

Description

Position at Mindshare

Mindshare 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   Executive, Exchange Planning   to join us.

In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the tactical media plan and its proper implementation, working to implement the brand’s overall media strategy in the context of changing marketplace conditions and opportunities.

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:   Manager, Exchange Planning  
3 best things about the job:

  1. A learning environment with mentorship 
  2. Opportunities to work across local and international client and agency teams
  3. Performance driven role with a focus on growing business

In this role, your goals will be: In three months:

  • Adapted and bonded with the internal team across the agency
  • Overseen past work and plans to the best of your ability
  • Gained initial client trust and comfort level to drive their business

In six months:

  • Driven strategic plans for your clients
  • Shown significant signs of growth potential

In 12 months:

  • Grown existing client businesses
  • Mentored and trained your team to be better at their core skills

Responsibilities:

  • Campaigns : Media planning and buying across TV, print, cinema and OOH as well as financial loading, reconciliation & daily campaign reporting
  • Client relations : Build and develop solid and influential relationships with your client. Develop a deep understanding of your client's category to have an enhanced understanding of their communication needs
  • Internal relations : Work in partnership with internal strategists and specialist departments to create market leading work
  • Personal development : Take the time to learn about your colleague discipline and educate yourself across the best practice in offline media, as well as a broader understanding of the overall media landscape

Minimum qualifications:

  • Under graduate degree in communication or media or business management (Post-graduate/masters preferred)
  • At least 1 years in media planning experience or related field required
  • Knowledgeable about and experienced with the concepts, approaches and issues involved in tactical media planning
  • Familiar with the timelines, processes and needs of the implementation of all media
  • Knowledgeable about new approaches to and developments in tactical planning
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to work successfully with teams, handling multiple projects and meeting tight deadlines under pressure
  • Ability to make decisions and use critical thinking
  • Knowledge and use of various research systems

More about Mindshare

We were born in Asia in 1997, a start up with a desire to change the media world. Now we are a global agency with more than 7,000 employees in 116 offices across 86 countries, operating as one team -   #teammindshare . We believe that in today’s world, everything begins and ends in media. We aim to be our clients’ lead business partner, to grow their business, and drive profitability through adaptive and inventive marketing. We do this through speed, teamwork and provocation and by operating as a network of networks rather than a rigid hierarchy. We create new things and have fun doing it. Whenever and wherever you join us, you open a door to opportunities in any and of all aspects of media, technology and innovation. We will support you, recognize you and reward you, making Mindshare the place where you do the best work of your career.

Mindshare APAC has won 500 awards in the last year alone, including “Agency Network of the Year 2017” by both the MMA SMARTIES™ and Campaign Asia for the fifth and third consecutive year, respectively. Mindshare is part of GroupM, the media investment management arm of WPP, the world’s leading communications services group. To learn more about Mindshare and our philosophy of Original Thinking, visit us at  www.mindshareworld.com   and follow us on Twitter  @mindshare  and   facebook.com/mindshareapac  and  linkedin.com/company/mindshare .

About Thailand

In a population of 66 million people, Thailand’s mobile penetration is at a whopping 137% with smart phone penetration at 61%. Digital spend has grown 18% year-on-year since 2016 and most people are now accessing the internet via mobile devices. Bangkok is one of the top Facebook cities in the world and Thailand ranks high in time spend viewing YouTube.

The audience fragmentation, following years of a virtual FTA TV duopoly, is creating huge trading and content opportunities. Thailand is one of the fastest-growing media and marketing communication markets in the region. Those looking for a rewarding and dynamic career in media have no better place to be than Thailand.


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