Mediacom I Media Planner

Media Planning Manila, Philippines


Position at MediaCom

MediaCom, the largest media agency in the country handling blue chip accounts such as Procter and Gamble Philippines, Unilab, Inc., Jollibee Foods Corp., Monde Nissin among others, is looking for talented and passionate individuals who would like to establish a career in Media by joining the agency as Media Planner.

In this role, he will be responsible for the development, negotiation, implementation, and monitoring of optimized monthly media schedules of brands which are generated with the use of Mediacom’s proprietary system. He will work closely with the media manager in developing recommendations and in managing the media investments of brands assigned to him.

3 best things about the job:

  • Exposure to best-in-class planning, trading and negotiation approaches
  • Opportunity to handle the country’s top companies and brands
  • Being part of an organization that promotes excellence through mentoring and talent development programs while maintaining an environment of fun and camaraderie

 Measures of Success:

 In 3 to 6 months you should have:

  • Mastered the use/application of planning and buying tools (both industry and proprietary) to ensure accurate and efficient media plan preparation and implementation for the brands assigned to you.
  • Established a clear understanding of the local media landscape, the client’s business and the reports that need to be submitted on a regular basis.

What your day job looks like at MediaCom:

A Media Planner handles specific brands and performs the following tasks:

  • Primarily responsible for the development and implementation of optimized monthly media schedules aligned with client-approved campaign targets
  • Utilizes media planning and buying tools (both industry and proprietary) in the development and implementation of monthly media schedules
  • Manages day to day coordination and campaign level negotiation with media partners
  • Handles management of media assets and maintains close coordination with client and creative agency on the timely delivery of materials for implementation
  • Delivers accurate and timely tracking reports, which includes but not limited to: post campaign reports, spending reports, value measurement, etc

What you'll bring:  

  • Strong analytical and number skills
  • Passion for learning and openness to new challenges
  • Project management skills, good at multi-tasking and organization
  • Proactiveness
  • Self-starter attitude
  • Team player mindset
  • Time management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Confidence and a can-do/positive attitude.
  • High level of accountability and integrity.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Graduate of a Business, Marketing or Research-related course: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management, Marketing Management, Advertising, Economics, Communication Research, Communication Arts, etc.

  • Fresh Graduate or 1-2 years work experience in a related field ie. marketing, advertising, research.

About MediaCom

We believe in People First, Better Results.

MediaCom unleashes brands’ growth by helping them See the Bigger Picture. This means that we apply our unique ‘Systems Thinking’ philosophy and technology to all marketing levers: media, message and data. As a result, we design communication strategies that deliver short term results and help brands build for the future.

As part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, and GroupM, WPP’s consolidated media investment management arm, we have access to the richest data, most robust benchmarks and most advanced capabilities in the market. This helps us provide comprehensive solutions to all marketing challenges.

Our success is underpinned by our long-standing ‘People First, Better Results’ belief. We know that by investing in our people’s whole-person wellbeing, careers and capabilities, we will help grow our clients’ businesses.

In 2020 this approach led MediaCom to be crowned Global Media Network of the Year by Eurobest and Festival of Media Global, in addition to being the most awarded agency at the WARC Media Awards.

MediaCom is one of the world’s leading media communications specialists, with billings of US$17.6 billion (Source: COMvergence, 2020), employing 8,000 people in 125 offices across 100 countries. Its global client roster includes adidas, Coca-Cola (TCCC), Dell, Groupe PSA, Hasbro, Mars, NBC Universal, P&G, Richemont, Shell, Sony, Uber and Walgreens Boots Alliance.

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About the Philippines

In recent years, the Philippines has emerged as one of the fastest growing economies in Southeast Asia. Al-Jazeera noted the market demonstrating “an unprecedented period of macro-economic buoyancy and political stability”, spurring both domestic and international business growth. It is also one of the largest and fastest growing digital markets in Southeast Asia, with growth expecting to increase exponentially in the next few years.

With a population of 109.5 million, 59.2% of these currently have access to the internet. By 2022, the Philippines' internet population is forecasted to be 73%. Coupled with the Philippines’ vibrant economic growth and the expansion of its digital footprint, GroupM Philippines is well-positioned as an exciting and innovative organization for media players and talent to be.

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.