Mindshare | Planning Director

Marketing & Business Development Taipei, Taiwan


Position at GroupM

Overview of job
GroupM is 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 a Director to manage a key luxury brand. In this role, you will be responsible for creating integrated media solutions and will also be responsible for handling day to day operations and ensure smooth functioning of the team and processes.

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:

3 best things about the job:
1.Get to work on an internationally famous luxury brand
2.Clients that support and encourage innovative, exciting work in the country and also on a global platform
3.Learn from the best in the business if you are willing to go over and above regular work

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

  • Complete knowledge of relevant categories
  • Understand agency function – manage media budgets with end to end campaign management
  • Able to understand agency and client working style and deliver on day to day requirements

In six months:

  • Independently work on the proprietary tools
  • Handle internal global Data Reporting and Requirements
  • Developed good client relationship

In 12 months:

  • Independently work on the client requirements
  • Work on end to end award winning solutions
  • Develop learning and experience across traditional, digital, on-ground and branded content planning
  • Train and mentor new joiners

What your day job looks like at GroupM:

  • Strategic thinking and planning:
    Develop media objectives and measurable KPIs based on clients'
  • Client relationships:
    Build and maintain good relationships with clients
    Manage clients' expectations
    Detect clients' real, underlying concerns or problems, and provide solutions proactively
  • Leadership:
    Establish great teamwork

    Develop and define clear, efficient work processes and responsibilities for the team
    Train and enhance team members' connection planning expertise
    Be responsible for the on time delivery and quality of the team's work
    Assist team members to complete tasks on time whenever and wherever necessary

What you’ll bring:

  • Good communication skills – Fluency in English is critical
  • Analytical skills
  • Makes good presentations
  • Team player and positive attitude

Minimum qualifications:

  • Preferably at least 8 years’ experience in media agency or related field
  • Digital media background is preferred
  • High English and Chinese proficiency is preferred
  • Experience in managing luxury clients is preferred
  • Passion in luxury fashion a plus


More about GroupM

GroupM is the leading global media investment management group serving as the parent to WPP media agencies including Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the programmatic digital media platform, Xaxis, each global operations in their own right with leading market positions. GroupM’s primary purpose is to maximize the performance of WPP’s media agencies by operating as leader and collaborator in trading, content creation, sports, digital, finance, and proprietary tool development. GroupM’s focus is to deliver unrivaled marketplace advantage to its clients, stakeholders and people, and is increasingly working closely for the benefit of clients with WPP’s data investment management group, Kantar. Together, GroupM and Kantar account for over 50% of WPP’s group revenues of more than $20 billion.

Discover more about GroupM at www.groupm.com
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About Taiwan

Taiwan is the fifth largest Asian market in terms of ad spend per capita. Here, TV is the most important form of media, with 89% penetration, but consumption rates are changing drastically, with 67% of TV watchers now getting their fix through the internet accessed on computers, mobiles, tablets and video on demand services.

Taiwan’s digital media market is truly a unique blend of local, regional and global players. It remains one of the most exciting cities in Asia, with friendly people, great food served round-the-clock and the best cost to quality-of-life ratio in the Asia Pacific region.