Mindshare | Manager - Media Planning

Media Planning Mumbai, India


Position at Mindshare

Reporting of the role

This role reports to the – Senior Director – The Exchange

3 best things about the job:

  1. Working for the fastest growing multiple client, it provides and asks for unusual approach to the traditional media 
  2. Lead & mentor a team of experts to deliver high quality product for client portfolio
  3. Attain strong understanding of cross channel media strategy by working on fastest growing and diversified category

In this role, your goals will be:

In three months:

  • Understand the category and brand objectives for the year
  • Understand and take initiative towards agencies goal for the year.

In six months:

  • Successfully lead the account and engage with the client on brand’s media approach
  • Initiated & delivered at least 2 key projects
  • Understands the In-house products/software’s very well to demonstrate the same during client conversations

In 12 months:

  • Worked on Award entries
  • Built high credibility with the team & client

What your day job looks like at Mindshare:

  • Provide strategic communications & planning leadership on your set of brands
  • Help build effective media interventions on the back of strong Communication planning
  • Act as a senior level contact for the client and have a strong understanding of cross channel media strategy. Should be able to lead strategic conversations on Media and communication planning
  • Be responsible for the planning team career development & progression in the team
  • Develop creative ideas and disruptive communication innovations for the client, aligned with their business, customer, and brand goals.

What you’ll bring:


  • Persuasive
  • Pro active
  • Communication skills
  • Stake holder management
  • Makes good presentations

Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-6 Years of experience handling traditional media planning
  • Experience in handling multiple clients in top agencies is preferred
  • MBA – Marketing

More about Mindshare

We were born in Asia in 1997, a start up with a desire to change the media world. Now we are a global agency with more than 7,000 employees in 116 offices across 86 countries, operating as one team - #teammindshare. We believe that in today’s world, everything begins and ends in media. We aim to be our clients’ lead business partner, to grow their business, and drive profitability through adaptive and inventive marketing. We do this through speed, teamwork and provocation and by operating as a network of networks rather than a rigid hierarchy. We create new things and have fun doing it. Whenever and wherever you join us, you open a door to opportunities in any and of all aspects of media, technology and innovation. We will support you, recognize you and reward you, making Mindshare the place where you do the best work of your career.

Mindshare APAC has won 500 awards in the last year alone, including “Agency Network of the Year 2017” by both the MMA SMARTIES™ and Campaign Asia for the fifth and third consecutive year, respectively. Mindshare is part of GroupM, the media investment management arm of WPP, the world’s leading communications services group. To learn more about Mindshare and our philosophy of Original Thinking, visit us at www.mindshareworld.com and follow us on Twitter @mindshare and facebook.com/mindshareapac and linkedin.com/company/mindshare.

About India

Digital media advertising in India continues to grow at 30% in 2017, cementing India’s position as the second largest internet market with close to 450 million users. The Internet growth is driven by mobile data and connectivity, making it an exciting market for all integrated marketing services, fueled by the collective market investment in data and technology. With a booming economy, both traditional and new age industries are witnessing a boost in consumption, making India a high potential advertising market. With renewed foreign investments across several industries, India is an exciting market for any advertising professional.