Global Investment Executive

Data & Analytics London, England


Position at MediaCom

About the Global Investment Management Team:
This team has three core objectives:

• Managing client media buying cost efficiency deliveries and incentive schemes across the MediaCom client portfolio; these can take the form of year-on-year media cost savings targets, targets vs an auditor pool and/or quality targets.

• Disseminating trading best practices within the network and supporting local trading operations in their roll-out. As the dedicated global investment team at MediaCom, we provide support to our network colleagues in other markets.

• Leading the buying and pricing elements of international and multi-local pitches. We ensure that we are proposing advantageous and competitive rates.

Following a number of Global new business wins, MediaCom Worldwide are seeking to expand it’s current team and to manage a series of new and current assignments, where our clients require a centralised measurement of media buying performance.

Clients currently being handled by the unit include: Danone EMEA, GSK, NBC Universal, UIP, Sony, T-Mobile, Bayer, Shell, Dell, Nikon, Akzo, Ryanair, Richemont and PSA.

The Global Investment Executive will be part of one of the two main client teams within the global investment department. On a day-to-day basis they will report to the Global Investment Manager, but ultimately report to the Global Director. Key responsibilities will include:

• Tracking year-on-year media buying performance savings and efficiencies Vs targets using our proprietary tools across all media (emphasis on TV and Digital) and a variety of markets for a number of clients.

• Working with and mentoring local markets to ensure they understand our commitments and the savings calculation process.

• Taking responsibility for several market, building up a comprehensive knowledge of how media works in each country and liaising with local colleagues to understand specific factors affecting their ability to meet the delivery target;

• Developing knowledge of how media buying and performance tracking works and the various methodologies used to track savings delivery;

• Coordinating collection of audit data, ensuring data is correct and all special cases are correctly represented and communicated to auditor;

• Generating ad hoc reports and regular reporting documents
Skills, Behaviours and Experience Required

We are looking for a candidate with professional experience in media or an analytical field who is inquisitive, has a strong eye for detail and accuracy, likes working with data and numbers, has an analytical and problem solving approach with a strong work ethic and a thirst for developing in to a global media investment professional. Other key attributes we are looking for are:

• Strong numerical skills
• Comfortable dealing with large data sets;
• Proactive and a self-starter;
• Possess strong excel and PowerPoint skills;
• A strong attention to detail;
• Excellent organisation and time management skills;
• An interest in working globally across international markets;
• Appreciates and recognises cultural sensitivities and adopts their approach

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.