EssenceMediacom I Executive Planning

Media Planning Jakarta , Indonesia Requisition ID:30521


Position at EssenceMediaCom

Overview of job

EssenceMediaCom 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 Executive Planning to join us. In this role, you will be responsible for crafting and implementing creative & effective communication campaigns, which are grounded in strategy and insights to drive our client’s business ambitions. 

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 Manager/Sr. Manager.

3 best things about the job:

  1. A fun & competitive environment that combines the best of being creative media thinking whilst balancing the little details that matter and at the same time being part of the largest media company in the world.
  2. Working within a culturally diverse team, servicing some of the top clients in the organisation.
  3. Opportunity to work with regional counterpart from internal and client.

Measures of success –

In 3 months :

  • Been up to speed with cutting edge proprietary planning tools as well as able to extract & analyze important data; validating our recommendations.
  • You would have a pulse of the business category & knowledge of competitive frame.
  • Worked on moderate scaled live campaigns.
  • Have initiated contact with key media partners and understood the baseline of their offerings particularly digital.
  • Connected with internal specialist & external stakeholders units to integrate solutions.

In 6 months:

  • Been able to comprehend and apply our proprietary planning framework model in key campaigns.
  • You would have landed live; larger scaled campaigns.
  • You will have started to build relationships with the key decision makers within the current client portfolio.
  • Mastered a flawless media execution process, working alongside various stakeholders.


In 12 months:

  • Developed strong category acumen - from a media and business point of view.
  • Identify a pipeline of commercially viable solutions to support our clients goals
  • Have created & executed a pipeline of exciting business building ideas which could potentially be industry award winning.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Respond to / follow up on clients campaign briefs and requests received, and working alongside the team.
  • Orchestrate/support the inputs from the strategy, implementation and specialist teams to develop innovative, business building solutions for clients
  • Manage the planning, execution and post mortem of the campaigns briefed in
  • Engage with specialist partners to drive commercially viable media solutions
  • Build trusted, meaningful relationships with clients, as well as relevant internal & external stakeholders 

What you will need:

  • Curious & willing to learn with passion in order to leverage opportunities from challenger to leading brands
  • Strong analytical skills, balancing a macro view and the little details that matter
  • Excellent personal/organizational management
  • Good interpersonal & social relations
  • Experience in handling marketing campaigns which have a digital infused whilst eager to integrate them seamlessly with mainstream media
  • Strong understanding of the cultural and consumer trends that are changing the media landscape
  • Ideally 1 years in media/digital/marketing experience


More about EssenceMediaCom

We are a global communications agency leading with breakthrough thinking, building explosive growth for brands, and helping our clients see the bigger picture. Our daring global network of 10,000 influencers help our clients breach traditional boundaries in media, uncover novel ideas, and unleash exponential growth. EssenceMediacom challenges conventional thinking to build, propel, and supercharge our clients’ businesses at scale and lead our industry in critical areas such as diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability.  

EssenceMediacom understands that our people are tasked with big goals: building breakthrough growth for brands and leading with breakthrough thinking in our industry. Our people are at the heart of this work because their ideas will enable us to decode the intersections of people, content, and technology to bring our aspirations to life. Our success is down to our eclectic, diverse, and talented people. EssenceMediacom is a place for us to grow our careers and expand our horizons. EssenceMediacom is committed to building an agency culture that supports our people, puts diversity at the forefront of our operations, and creates opportunity for all. This collective culture will be our “new power” where ideas are freely exchanged, and collaboration is actively encouraged in a place where you can innovate in our hyperconnected world.  


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About Indonesia

With a population of 260 million, Indonesia is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic markets in the world. With an increase in consumer disposable income, Indonesia is now firmly on the radar for multi-national companies seeking to invest in emerging markets.

Whilst the Indonesian media landscape is still dominated by terrestrial TV with 65% of all advertising spend, digital media is now poised to go through a period of exponential growth.  There are around 170 million internet users in Indonesia and more than 70% of them are accessing the web via mobile. The opportunity to transform a media landscape on such a scale is unprecedented in the APAC region.

We're looking for creative and diligent people to join us on this exciting journey of transformation. We're ready to create impactful solutions for media challenges, shaping the next era of media with our diverse and passionate team.

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.