MediaCom I Associate Partner, Client Leadership

Media Planning Jakarta , Indonesia


Position at MediaCom

As Associate Partner Client Leadership, you will drive the successful smooth running of an account, smarter media solutions, the integration of all the relevant business areas offered by the company, and the profitability of that business.  It requires strong leadership, cutting edge negotiation ability, communication and management skills coupled with control of many delegated tasks.

Reporting of the role

This role reports to the Growth Product

3 best things about the job:

  1. Brand: You will be working on top premium & competitive brands that continuously make impact in the market!
  2. The Team: You will be part of a team of young passionate individuals with hip leadership and loves thinking outside the box.
  3. Client & Business: manage the client’s media business in the fastest moving and most fascinating categories and country.

Measures of success –
SMART goals will be agreed with you based on specific client portfolio as part of on-boarding process.

In three months:

  • Actively lead strategic and media planning for your client portfolio
  • Be responsible for client, agency and company network relations
  • Ensure your team members are meeting objectives and adhering to job specifications

In six months:

  • Positively developed client relationships, ensuring the highest possible level of client service and product delivery as measured through client feedback and evaluation
  • Planned, directed and managed team structure and resource allocation across your team and for each client to ensure optimum and adequate resource for each client

In 12 months:

  • Play an active role in the development of the agency culture
  • You will be able to understand, engage and collaborate with the network of local, regional and global resources within MediaCom and GroupM

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Regularly presented work to clients and showcased internally as best practice
  • Challenge the status quo with the client and internal teams to provoke development of the client business
  • Input and manage performance goals in PDP employee review system for individual members of your team
  • Hold regular discussion and appraisal with team members regarding their progress
  • Ensure regular and open dialogue with all people in your teams and have a clear view of their career progression capabilities
  • Be an advocate of creative media thinking to all members of the team
  • Ensure all members of team attend and complete all relevant company training courses
  • Seek and drive new business opportunities for company at every opportunity
  • Have frequent contact with senior level media owners to facilitate company profile and in the development of initiatives

What you will need:

  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience across a broad range of clients preferred but not essential
  • Degree level education
  • Exceptional leadership, business and interpersonal proficiency
  • Prior thriving managerial experience
  • Possess commercial awareness and demonstrated business acumen
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills as well as strong selling skills
  • Possess sound financial management skills
  • Conduct all business relationships in an efficient, courteous and straightforward manner
  • Ability to resolve any issues in a consistent, fair and objective manner
  • Possess thorough market and industry knowledge – historical and current - and to identify opportunities for client and agency
  • Can demonstrate thorough client knowledge – also client’s market and competitors information
  • Have top-line knowledge of the broader picture – other markets and key clients
  • Proficient English preferred
  • Be inquisitive, be open-minded and be brave.


More about MediaCom

Welcome innovators, initiative takers and instigators. 


Founded in 1986 and established in Japan for over 10 years, we have grown to become 8,500 of the world’s leading media communications specialists, in 125 offices, across 100 countries.

We are proud to be recognised as the Japan Media Agency of the Year in both 2017 and 2018 with a Silver Award in 2019. With clients including Adidas, Mars, SK-II, Dell, The Coca-Cola Corporation, Cartier, IKEA, Peugeot and Citroen, working at MediaCom is a gateway to working with leading global brand organisations and connecting to people across the planet.

But the real secret to our success is simple (and not really a secret). It’s our People First, Better Results philosophy.


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.