Mediacom | Media Manager

Media Planning Manila, Philippines


Position at MediaCom

We are seeking for a high-performing individual who is capable of managing a team within MediaCom. 

MediaCom, the largest media agency of GroupM is looking for talented and passionate individuals to join the Group as Media Manager. As Media Manager, you  will have a huge opportunity to showcase your skills as you work across local and multinational brands/categories.

Reporting of the role: 
This role reports to the Associate Media Director in the Philippine office.

3 Best things about the job:

  1. Being part of an inspired, passionate, dynamic & talented group.
  2. Work with top Philippine corporations & talents allowing for excellent training and exposure to the media industry.
  3. Flexible & fun working environment.< strong="">
Measures of success:

In three months, you would have…

  • Be able to function independently and establish a strong working relationship with the team and is able to fully understand and deliver on time all day to day requirements for accounts being serviced.

In six months, you would have…

  • Be able to work with the team to deliver within schedule all quarter and semestral requirements like media reviews and communications planning decks.

In twelve months, you would have…

  • Be able to establish a strong working relationship with Clients as reflected in established Client feedback mechanisms like The Referral Ratings (TRR), Client-Agency Performance Evaluation (CAPE), Performance-Based Remuneration (PBR) etc.

Responsibilities of the role: Be prepared to get involved!  The office work is fast-paced and exciting but that means you need to be ready to adapt to challenges and have good prioritization skills.  We’re not looking for someone who will just copy and paste previous media plans for new briefs  We’re going through a step change as we move away from just best practice execution but also covering best practice strategic thinking too.  Shy and retiring wallflowers may find the role tricky too as there is a lot of face-to-face time involved in the role, not only presenting to clients but also internally to the rest of the MediaCom team.  We should be ideas led and creativity is crucial.  Owning that one thought, that strategy and that one thing that puts us in the driving seat of a campaign is an important goal for every project we undertake. 

What you will need:

  • Lead one of the groups within a business unit in terms of media planning and buying.
  • Directly service clients and support groups (eg creative partners, activations and digital teams) to deliver integrated communications plans for brand requirements
  • Ensures key deliverables to clients  are met or achieved
  •  Ensures media metrics are guarded and achieved in all buying requirements and media executions
  • In charge of achieving best possible PBR for the agency through beyond average scores in media savings /buying KPIs, Business KPIs and client agency performance evaluation
  • Minimum 4 years experience in media planning and media buying.
  • Strong Digital and Integration experience/skills
  • Extensive Media Planning background
  • Media Buying and Negotiations not limited to middle management only
  • Highly skilled in Excel, Powerpoint, AGB and IMS Nielsen Tools
  • Exudes leadership, and can lead team of at least 5pax
  • Cohesive in understanding client businesses
  • Fluent and confident
  • Willing to work with exciting new accounts and must be open with developing media innovations for the company and clients

More about Mediacom

Welcome innovators, initiative takers and instigators. 

Founded in 1986 and established in Japan for over 10 years, we have grown to become 8,500 of the world’s leading media communications specialists, in 125 offices, across 100 countries.

We are proud to be recognised as the Japan Media Agency of the Year in both 2017 and 2018 with a Silver Award in 2019. With clients including Adidas, Mars, SK-II, Dell, The Coca-Cola Corporation, Cartier, IKEA, Peugeot and Citroen, working at MediaCom is a gateway to working with leading global brand organisations and connecting to people across the planet.

But the real secret to our success is simple (and not really a secret). It’s our People First, Better Results philosophy.

Our focus is on providing long term, rewarding careers and we know that when we invest in our people, we’ll deliver better results not only for them, but also for our clients.

We also know that talent comes in all shapes, sizes, genders and ethnicities. That’s why our agencies are open environments that celebrate difference and have built in flexibility that reflects the many different ways in which people work and succeed. And its why we actively encourage participation in our Global Mobility programme with opportunities to live and work around the world.

We are super connected and our employees contribute to and shape the working environment, from promoting work-life balance and well-being to organising team events and celebrations.

Do you want to work with smart, creative, connected and enthusiastic people in a stable and rewarding environment? So do we.

Welcome to MediaCom.

About 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.