EssenceMediacom | Marketplace Associate Director

Sydney, Sydney


Hello. We are EssenceMediacom. GroupM’s newest and largest agency, committed to delivering marketing breakthroughs for brands. We have disrupted the old models across media, creative, innovation and analytics to find new opportunities for advertisers and deliver truly integrated media solutions. Born out of two pioneering agencies, EssenceMediacom fuses Essence’s performance, data, analytics and creative technology DNA with MediaCom’s scaled multichannel audience planning and strategic media expertise.

In this role you will be the empowered negotiator, the confident trader and the system optimiser. As an Associate Marketplace Director, you will action the overall delivery of high-quality media investment plans, supported by your talented team of investment planners.  

What will make you stand out

  • Coach Managers regularly to deliver their work to a high standard and in a timely manner
  • Ensure the team are using all marketplace endorsed media planning/reporting tools
  • Ability to interpret relevant data sources to build insights that lead to optimised channel thinking 
  • Be a trusted advisor to clients at both senior and junior levels
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the client’s category
  • Respond to clients and media owners in a timely manner, consistently managing expectations
  • Deliver all forecasts to the Group Marketplace Director, and assist in the delivery of all contractual and commercial requirements 
More about you 
  • A investment media planning and buying expert, able to utilise all tools and confidently train and develop others
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities & has the high energy required to inspire and motivate the immediate and broader team
  • Can persuasively present and articulate to external stakeholders the functions and principles critical to the MediaCom Marketplace agenda
  • Knowledge of offline media channels and tools
  • Experience in planning and buying within media agencies 

What we can offer you

  • Our ‘Strive’ flexible working policy
  • Learning and Development Academy
  • WPP Global Employee Discounts
  • Reconnect Program (work in our offices overseas)
  • Industry leading parental leave
  • Birthday leave, Summer days, Culture initiatives across the year
  • DE&I program

Apply now and send your CV via the link!



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