GroupM | Content Director

Social Media & Content Taipei, Taiwan


Position at GroupM

The role is both internally and externally facing. 

Specific responsibilities of the role are:

 1. Business Development

The role will constantly seek new ways of driving revenue opportunities through content projects in Taiwan, particularly in respect of the digital and linear TV opportunities.  This includes working cross-functionally with GroupM teams and agencies for possible collaboration opportunities.

 2. Content

The role will set the local content strategy and will seek out the best partners and content opportunities to drive the Motion business to the next level. Including co-development of original IP with local production partners and broadcasters to encourage regional and global opportunities for content production and distribution. 

 3. Business Administration

To set the strategy for commercial engagement with external partners, including broadcasters, online platforms, production entities, and distributors.

Ensure that the ownership of, and income from each project is properly mapped and tracked. 

The Candidate

The candidate will be a content, commercial, and operational generalist with a minimum of 8 years working experience, including 5 years in the media industry. The person will ideally;

- Have extensive experience, and depth of knowledge of all aspects of production, distribution, and TV investment;

- Have a comprehensive understanding of the current commercial market expectations in Taiwan with the TV production and distribution industry with an eye on revenue generation;

- Be an experienced commercial affairs executive, having led all types of negotiations with broadcasters, financiers, co-producers, rights holders;

- Be able to source and curate content from local producers, and international rights holders;

- Be a practiced operations manager with the ability to oversee day to day operation of the discreet business unit that is Motion;

- Be able to present Motion and conduct business discussions independently and confidently to senior executives (including C level executives) of internal teams and external parties;

- Be able to navigate a matrix environment successfully and tactfully;

- The role requires a self-driven, reliable, tolerant and clearly focused person who is great at detail, but who is able to deliver high quality work at both micro and macro levels. 

About GroupM 
GroupM is the world's leading media investment company responsible for more than $45B in annual media investment through agencies including Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, as well as the outcomes-driven programmatic audience company, Xaxis.

GroupM creates competitive advantage for advertisers via its worldwide organization of media experts who deliver powerful insights on consumers and media platforms, trading expertise, market-leading brand-safe media, technology solutions, addressable TV, content, sports and more.

About Taiwan
“Power of One” is the most important core value of our Taiwan office, where GroupM and its agencies  – Mindshare, Wavemaker and Mediacom thrive through teamwork and collaborations within an inclusive corporate culture.  You can expect a diverse, fun and transformative work environment where one can learn and grow.  In Taiwan, we are committed to shaping the next era of media where advertising works better for people.  This includes the people of our organization, our clients, and our communities and market.  

 One of the fastest-growing & most innovative economies in Asia, Taiwan is truly one of the most livable cities in the region with friendly people, great food served round-the-clock and the best cost to quality-of-life ratio in the whole APAC region.

 "Exciting opportunities awaits you in this bustling city!"