m/Six | Associate Director / Director, Planning

Media Planning Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Position at m/SIX

m/Six is an agency of GroupM, 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 "Associate Director / Director, Planning" to join us. 

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 the Client Partner.

3 best things about the job:
  1. A fun and dynamic environment that combines the best of being entrepreneurial whilst at the same time being part of the largest media company in the world.
  2. Good exposure to a variety of client portfolios, which will be valuable for your career growth.
  3. The opportunity to be part of the driving force for the group’s continuous improvement and growth as a media professional.
Measures of success

In three months:
  • To become completely familiar with your key client’s organizational structure, planning process, the marketing calendar, and the needs of key stakeholders.
  • To become the day to day lead for your key clients and have integrated within the m/Six team structure. 
  • To have taken responsibility for overseeing the SOW delivery for your client base.
In six months:
  • To start challenging clients to execute innovations. Start coaching your direct reports to deliver integrated planning.
In 12 months:
  • To expand the range of non-traditional media investments the client makes, and to be the go-to person for all matters connected to media. To continually delight the client.
Responsibilities of the role:
  • Entrenching client relationships that position m/Six as a principal business partner. Be unafraid to push back, be audacious and stand your ground in terms of ideas.
  • Build client satisfaction by delivering excellence in planning whilst managing expectations on deliverables to balance team workloads
  • Lead and hands on the day to day deliverables on your accounts as per client SOW, coordinating with cross-functional teams as required
  • Deliver an integrated connections plan across all relevant consumer touchpoints
  • Oversee the reporting and KPI commitments
  • Collaborating and responding to regional requests such as updates on market/category insights, spends, savings, competitor & audience insights, and reports
  • Identify new revenue opportunities on client base such as content partnerships, analytics, social
  • Operate with a talent mindset and coach direct reports
What you will need:
  • Minimum 6 years’ work experience, of which at least 3 years have been spent working on media/communications planning related business
  • Highly evolved planning, presentation, and reporting skills.
  • Experience in managing and integrating on large projects and teams
  • Demonstrated experience and success working in a client-facing role
  • Shows a depth of understanding of the industry, business, brands, and consumers in client conversations.
  • Good negotiation and selling skills required for m/Six products and services.

About m/SIX

m/SIX is a progressive and entrepreneurial international media network that was born digital. The agency prides itself on its pioneering, energetic approach and honest culture.

With over 40 offices worldwide, m/SIX is backed by WPP, the world's largest communications agency network, and embraces a unique ownership structure between The&Partnership and GroupM.

m/SIX specialises in driving commercial, as well as audience growth, in today’s data and tech-led media landscape, and is an industry leader in transparency, martech and next-generation audience insight.

About Vietnam

It’s no secret Vietnam is the fastest growing media market in Asia Pacific. Ad spend in Vietnam grew rapidly last year, with internet penetration reached in excess of 59.4% during 2019. With a population of more than 90 million, this market carries huge potential and possibilities for media players and talent. GroupM Vietnam fosters a culture of innovation and value our diverse and collaborative work environment.

GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it’s about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.