EssenceMediacom | Marketplace Director

Buying, Trading & Investment Sydney, Sydney Requisition ID:33372


Position at EssenceMediaCom

Hello. We are EssenceMediacom. GroupM’s newest and largest agency, committed to delivering marketing breakthroughs for brands. We have disrupted the old models across media, creative, innovation and analytics to find new opportunities for advertisers and deliver truly integrated media solutions. Born out of two pioneering agencies, EssenceMediacom fuses Essence’s performance, data, analytics and creative technology DNA with MediaCom’s scaled multichannel audience planning and strategic media expertise.

About the role

As Marketplace Director, you are the responsible for the overall delivery of high quality marketplace plans, ensuring your team of talented marketplace planners and buyers are using data, technology and tools to deliver best in class media solutions. 

You will work collaboratively with the strategy and planning teams to execute multi-channel campaigns delivering best in class media solutions for our clients. This is an opportunity to work across one of GroupM’s largest clients, top tier clients that we have retained for the last 12 years. It was also one of the most awarded clients at the MFAs, nominated for three awards, taking home ‘Best Use of Content’ and ‘Best Long Terms Results.’

What will make you stand out

  • Oversee the marketplace output of the team, translating in channel strategy recommendation to marketplace activation
  • Contribute to Marketplace product development and direction
    Meet with media owners, tech vendors, auditors amongst others to keep abreast of the latest opportunities for your clients
  • Identify new commercial opportunities over and above media recommendations
  • Influence your client and get their buy in on your point of view or opinion about a recent market trend or development
  • Work collaboratively with a client who is open to innovation, and recommendations
  • Leading a team of 7, maintaining a healthy team culture, through training and development initiatives, managing people related issues as a priority to ensure overall happiness levels of team
  • Manages the workflow, talent development and quality control in your group
  • Hold regular performance reviews across the year ensure standards and talent development
  • Actively take steps to make improvements to improve retention
  • Creating long term development opportunities fostering your teams career growth during their time at EssenceMediacom

More about You

  • Either currently in a Marketplace Director level or have a minimum of 2-3 years as an experiences Manager, or Associate Director
  • Experience leading teams in a sometimes challenging environment
  • Knowledge of the media industry highly regard
  • Solutions orientated, with a deep understanding of the continuously changing the offline landscape

 What we can offer you

  • Our ‘Strive’ flexible working policy
  • Learning and Development Academy
  • WPP Global Employee Discounts
  • Reconnect Program (work in our offices overseas)
  • Industry leading parental leave
  • Birthday leave, Summer days, Culture initiatives across the year
  • DE&I program
Apply now and send your CV via the link!