MediaCom | Media Executive (fresh graduates are welcome)

Media Planning Tokyo , Japan


Description

Position at MediaCom

Description

Overview of job
MediaCom 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 Media Executive to join us.

At GroupM Japan, our people are our strength, which is why fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion is important to us.


3 best things about the job:

  1. Join one of the fastest-growing agencies in Japan, with a passionate team
  2. Work across a diverse client portfolio of international and local brands
  3. Be part of a global network, with opportunity to collaborate with co-workers across different markets and cultures

 

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

  • Become familiar with all relevant media and systems, and the team processes
  • Provided superior administrative support to the team
  • Obtain the basic knowledge and relevant skills of media planning and buying
  • Support daily routines with working partners (mentor, planning team, media vendors and creative agency)

 

In six months:

  • Able to build knowledge of media landscape
  • Start to understand MediaCom’s vision to “See the bigger picture” for clients, and see how it is applied to the team’s processes and output
  • Built an understanding of clients product portfolio
  • Grow to work closely with working partners mentioned above on media campaign (campaign executions and daily routines)

 

In 12 months:

  • Start to develop a strong media POV and develop media recommendations
  • Built trusted relationships with media partners and clients
  • Start to develop trusted and influential relationships with media owner

What your day job looks like at MediaCom:

  • Support supervisor and manager on key functions include but not limited to Media Planning, Buying, Trafficking and Finance administration
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation on the effectiveness of different media channels
  • Manage and use various research, advertising, tracking and trafficking tools given on various post-campaign reports
  • Identify appropriate media strategy and tactic, with the guidance from supervisor and manager


What you’ll bring:

  • Able to manage multi-task and have a good interpersonal skills
  • Administrative tasks such as project and finance tracking
  • Good at numbers and have attention to details
  • Able to work independently but also a good team player
  • Passionate to pursue career in media/digital industry

 

Minimum qualifications:

  • Degree in any discipline, major in Marketing information management, business, mathematics would have an advantage.
  • PC literate (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Bilingual preferred; Japanese and English. Fluency in English will be an advantage
  • 1-year related working experience is preferred but fresh graduates are welcome

 

More about MediaCom

Hello. We are MediaCom.

We believe in People First, Better Results.

MediaCom unleashes brands’ growth by helping them See the Bigger Picture. This means that we apply our unique ‘Systems Thinking’ philosophy and technology to all marketing levers: media, message and data. As a result, we design communication strategies that deliver short term results and help brands build for the future.

As part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, and GroupM, WPP’s consolidated media investment management arm, we have access to the richest data, most robust benchmarks and most advanced capabilities in the market. This helps us provide comprehensive solutions to all marketing challenges.

Our success is underpinned by our long-standing ‘People First, Better Results’ belief. We know that by investing in our people’s whole-person wellbeing, careers and capabilities, we will help grow our Clients’ businesses.

In 2020 this approach led MediaCom to be crowned Global Media Network of the Year by Eurobest and Festival of Media Global, in addition to being the most awarded agency at the WARC Media Awards.

MediaCom is one of the world’s leading media communications specialists, with billings of US$17.6 billion (Source: COMvergence, 2020), employing 8,000 people in 125 offices across 100 countries. Its global Client roster includes adidas, Coca-Cola (TCCC), Dell, Groupe PSA, Hasbro, Mars, NBC Universal, P&G, Richemont, Shell, Sony, Uber and Walgreens Boots Alliance

To find out more about MediaCom visit us here:  www.mediacom.com

 

About Japan

Japan is both the world’s third-largest media market and third-largest e-commerce market. As one of the first markets to develop a full mobile e-commerce ecosystem circa 2001 to 2002, Japanese digital consumers are experienced and discerning; digital marketing campaigns are sophisticated, multi-layered labor of love. While growth is lower in this mature market, e-commerce is projected to increase by 12% in 2016, 11% in 2017 – emerging technologies are driving substantial growth. Programmatic spend across all devices has seen a 156% increase between 2012 and now, with mobile Programmatic spend expected to grow 174% between now and 2017. If you want to excel in a mature, refined media advertising atmosphere and reach savvy consumers with equally-savvy media plans, Japan is the place to be.

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.