Senior Media Manager

Advertising & Creative Services
Cairo, NA


Role Title & Location: 
Senior Media Manager, Cairo 
Role Summary & Objectives  
This role will be reporting to: Business Unit Director 
Three best things about the job:  
  1. Working on one of the most prestigious accounts, you will have great exposure to integrated campaigns across all channels with a focus on digital
  2. You will also work alongside a diverse and talented team in a collaborative team environment
  3. Attain a strong understanding of cross channel media strategy by working on the fastest growing and diversified category
  4. Working on advanced Global & Local CPG accounts with a strong agenda for digital maturity
In this role, your goals will be: 
In 3 months:  
  • Get to know our clients and immerse yourself in their business
  • Ensure delivery of work to a high standard and in a timely manner with high focus on digital channels including biddable
In 6 months:  
  • Have developed a good understanding of the clients' category
  • Be leading client WIPs and managing key relationships
  • Contribute to sound Yearly Strategies & Quarterly Performance Reviews for key brands under the portfolio
 In 12 months:  
  • Be well-respected by your client for your knowledge and service reflecting positively on clients’ agency scores
  • Have built a deep and influential relationship with day-to-day media contacts and internal specialist’s teams
  • Have contributed to the Essencemediacom culture through participation and behavior that aligns to the Essencemediacom values
  • Have cemented your role within the team and contributed to the team delivery and success of a variety of client campaigns
 What you'll bring:  
  • Knowledge of media channels and media industry planning tools with a focus on digital biddable channels
  • Solid presentation and analytical skills with digital focus
  • Knowledge of TV media and planning principles
  • High levels of energy and a desire to deliver great work
  • A willingness to learn and desire to challenge yourself
  • Best in class attention to detail and accuracy across all aspects planning and implementation
  • A collaborative approach
  • Passion for the media industry and specifically the importance of investment in the process
  • Excellent client, team, and media relationships
  • A track record of a successfully implemented end to end campaigns
 Qualifications and experience: 
  • At least 5 years’ experience in client facing role and campaign management, preferably with FMCG based clients.
  • Experience in creating cross-media plans that deliver on client goals whilst having a solid understanding of how paid media channels (incl performance based) work together.
  • Functions as a primary point of contact for day-to-day campaign management and client requirements.
  • Understands budget planning and prioritization to ensure it is aligned with the overall investment plan.
  • Independent with the right skillset to coach junior team members in developing and implementing plans along with reporting.
  • Refine ongoing reporting procedures and working practices.
  • Identifies new opportunities for clients proactively.
  • Work in alignment with Trading, Social, Web Analytics, Paid Search and SEO.
  • Supports wider team in holistic account management.

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