Media Executive

Entry Level: Recent Graduates and Students London, England


Description

Position at Mediacom

The Role

We’re searching for a Media Executive to act as support for the Shell Worldwide Client Team across all lines of business. 

The key focus areas for this support will be in reconciling local market spends and overseeing an up to date media calendar, along with administrative tasks as required (status sheets & calls, timelines, reporting etc).

The role will be required to communicate with multiple managers within the team and with multiple Shell clients.

About the team and/or client

The Shell Team at MediaCom is one of the largest within the International Dept and known for setting their forward thinking, positive approach and meritocracy within the team. They have a Can do Attitude and are looking for keen individuals who can take ownership of their responsibilities.

MediaCom have worked with Shell for 10 years, first across EMEA and since 2005 we have handled the full global media assignment working across 5 main lines of business: Retail, Corporate Communications, Lubricants, Recruitment and B2B assignments. Shell is one of our major global partners, who employ 93,000 people worldwide in 90 territories, selling 145 billion litres of fuel through 46,000 service stations, with 10 million consumers passing through their Retail stations every day. Shells turnover in 2010 was $368 billion.

 We have created a global network team for Shell we call “Team Media For Shell” (TM4S) – over 300 talented, passionate experts working across 30+ markets and managing a global media spend of c.$250m. TM4S is a GroupM solution led by MediaCom and in certain markets we have joined forces with GroupM companies such as JWT in Brazil, Mindshare in Columbia and Maxus in SE Asia. The strength of GroupM gives Shell a unique opportunity to have a choice of agency in any particular market, while at the same time having very clear leadership from MediaCom.

Shell are a very innovative and progressive client, they’re investing more in digital media and rapidly exploring how digital solutions can grow their brands. They are keen to test new technology and want to work with digital media owners to be among the first clients to try new solutions. Shell are a very globally led client who are increasingly investing in global media solutions, so working with Shell in a global provides great opportunities to work on innovative and interesting projects.

Key Responsibilities:

FINANCIAL REPORTING:

  • Timely delivery & accuracy of monthly cost & booked database and quarterly commissions to MediaCom Finance and the client
  • Identify and address queries with markets in order to deliver on the above in a timely fashion
  • Work with managers to ensure booked database is correct and up to date
  • Assist managers to become a champion for the client’s Global Finance process to ensure both internal MediaCom teams and local markets are compliant

COMPETITOR SPEND & REVIEWS:

  • Ensure local markets are delivering quarterly competitive reports & that these are uploaded to software accurately
  • Provide status updates to all members of team
  • Field any invoice requests related to local competitive data charges

MARKET COORDINATION

  • Develop strong relationships and fluid communication with local markets in order to ensure accurate information is supplied in a timely fashion
  • Maintain up-to-date contact lists for all global & local teams to ensure information is easily accessible
  • Participate in discussions with markets once briefing has happened to ensure they fully understand requests and are able to complete to deadline
  • Assist managers to produce and distribute campaign guidelines to markets
  • Pro actively consider new templates or ways of working which could be introduced to assist in better/faster task delivery
  • Review plans from local markets to give an opinion to your manager on whether you feel the strategy has been fulfilled

 

TEAM SUPPORT

  • Provide support to the teams on all lines of business, helping with the following
  • Help analyse local plans and strategies and gain experience in this
  • Attend client meetings/calls and follow up with notes
  • Support the various roles whether it be trafficking, digital, market planning or global, where they need help

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE:

  • Completion of Group M’s university courses (digital, programmatic, etc)
  • Develop industry knowledge by sharing monthly industry updates/latest innovations with colleagues
  • Meet regularly with media owners to keep up to date with the latest trends

We are an equal opportunities employer. All GroupM agencies are equal opportunities employers and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender identity, disability, culture/religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.