GroupM l Manager - Social

Social Media & Content Gurgaon, India Mumbai, India Bangalore, India


Position at GroupM


GroupM is the world’s largest media investment company and is a part of WPP. In fact, we are responsible for one in every three ads you see globally. We are currently looking for a Manager -Social to join us. As part of the largest media agency in India, you’ll have the opportunity to leverage the scale that comes with the job.

You will become an integral part of this growing team and will be working with both internal teams and external parties to ensure campaign delivery objectives are met. Your key role will be supporting internal and client teams with troubleshooting issues and being on top of future technologies and solutions. This team is responsible for delivering international solutions, particularly in APAC & EMEA, with some global influence.   You will enjoy working in a collaborative team environment and will hold a ‘can do’ attitude with the passion to learn and grow.

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

Reporting of the role

This role reports to the Associate Director -Social

3 best things about the job:

  1. You will be the owner of transforming the agency’s digital media buying from “manual” insertion order to data and technology-driven buying, generating higher ROI for clients and higher revenue/margin.
  2. It’s Programmatic. The world is moving in that direction. You will be charged with driving that for the largest media agency in India working across all the publishers, vendors and start-ups creating disruption to “traditional” way of doing business
  3. Working with cross-functional teams to drive efficiency and automation at scale.

 Measures of success –
 In three months:

  • Working with all constituents of paid social eco-system under one single roof
  • As a go-to person, you will be expected to support the team for client operations in a timely manner and gather and analyse information skilfully
  • Understanding team requirements, creating & executing solutions to achieve goals.

In six months:

  • Ability to work with a diverse team. Be a biddable media expert across self-serve paid Social platforms.
  • Get proficient with latest trading techniques and deals by managing largest portfolios

In 12 months:

  • Emerged as a coveted champion on performance marketing solutions.
  • Become proficient is escalation handling and resolve conflicts.
  • Maintain regular measurement of the ROI of campaigns

What your day job looks like:

  • Making Strategies and Planning
  • Execution and Optimization for Paid campaigns across social media platforms
  • Creating Performance reports & review deck for clients
  • Understanding the projects and client’s requirements & deliver accordingly

 What you’ll bring:

  • Should be able to Multi-task and handle multiple clients at one time
  • Hand on experience in social media advertising and ad creation & optimization 
  • Active interest in digital, Paid media, planning, strategizing, web analytics and other aspects of performance marketing.

 Minimum qualifications:

  • 4-6 Yrs of Experience of running paid social campaigns
  • In-depth knowledge of social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat etc.)
  • Have created Media plans for client briefs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in MS-Office and Social Media Management Tools like SocialFlow, Sprinklr, etc.

 About GroupM -

GroupM leads and shapes media markets by delivering performance-enhancing media products and services, powered by data and technology. Our global network agencies and businesses enable our people to work collaboratively across borders with the best in class, providing them with the opportunity to accelerate their progress and development. We are not limited by teams or geographies; our scale and diverse range of clients let us be more adventurous with our business and talent. We give our talent space, support and tools to innovate and grow.

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About India - 

Digital media advertising in India continues to grow at 30% in 2018, cementing India’s position as the second-largest internet market with close to 500 million users by end of the year. 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.

GroupM India is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our people are our strength so we respect and nurture their individual talent and potential.