GroupM Nexus | Associate Director - Ecommerce

Programmatic, Biddable, Paid Media & SEO Bangalore, India Requisition ID:32352


Position at GroupM Nexus

Overview of job

GroupM is the world’s largest media investment company and are a part of WPP. In fact, we are responsible for one in every three ads you see globally. We are currently looking for an Associate Director – Ecommerce to join us in Bangalore office. In this role, you will be responsible for …Driving Growth in Ecommerce for GroupM clients. 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: Director – Ecommerce

3 best things about the job:

  1. Opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing industries in India - Indian e-commerce market is expected to reach $120 billion by 2026 from as low of $38 billion in 2021.
  2. It will foster your entrepreneurship skills – One of the unique divisions within the ecosystem which will foster your entrepreneurship skills by providing unlimited opportunities to build & run ecommerce business.
  3. Opportunity to work with some of the biggest brands across industries.

In this role, your goals will be: 
In three months:

  • Work closely with partners/ marketplaces to build plans, AOPs’ & pitches.
  • Develop and advise on eCommerce marketing & campaign strategies for clients across the marketplaces, platforms.

In six months:

  • Start making significant business impact through your understanding, knowledge, and initiatives.

In 12 months:

  • Accelerate the ecommerce vertical for GroupM Nexus

What your day job looks like at GroupM:

  • You are the client’s go-to eCommerce consultant for self-serve ecommerce advertising platforms.
  • Drive eCommerce growth with effective and efficient campaigns
  • Build, manage & lead ecommerce team.
  • Develop effective working relationships with key marketplace platforms to ensure delivery of best-in-class e-Commerce solutions and recommendations to clients.
  • Help GroupM agencies with right strategies & supporting data points to win ecommerce business/pitches.

What you’ll bring:

  • 6+ years of overall experience with minimum 3 years in managing advertising across platforms such Amazon, Flipkart, Big Basket, Blinkit, Zepto etc.
  • Prior experience in a media agency is a must.
  • Experience with automation tools such as Pacvue, Quartile will be preferred.
  • Client-facing experience with the ability to both present to an audience in an articulate and engaging manner and develop one-on-one relationships with stakeholders.
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels of an organization, fostering strong cross-functional teamwork.
  • Willing to challenge clients and colleagues based on proven case knowledge and experience.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with a willingness to go the extra mile to deliver results.
  • Strong project management and planning skills, with the ability to conceive strategy and drive execution in a fast-paced environment.
  • Go-getter and self-starter attitude
  • Solid understanding of marketplaces & extremely good in numbers
  • Problem solving skills.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Any graduate, we will look for your skills & experiences, not your certificates.

More about GroupM

GroupM makes advertising work better for people. GroupM Nexus comprise world-leading addressable specialists who provide media activation services and proprietary solutions that limit risks and guarantee outcomes. Underpinned by our digital media philosophy – everything that can be addressable, should be, as long as it translates into value for our clients – GroupM Nexus offer addressable solutions across Search, Social, Programmatic, Ad Ops, and eCommerce.

As the largest media investment company in the world, we are agency partners to 1 out of 2 Top 100 global brands, representing more than $50 billion in media spend globally.

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About India

2020 brought opportunities for brands to innovate because of which we saw an evolving media stack. The growth of digital is set to soar high because of changing consumer habits. With approximately 500 million smartphone users, low-priced data plans, 45 to 50 million e-commerce shoppers, approximately 60 OTT offerings and a young population, India is a mobile-first internet market. It is also one of the top 10 ad spend markets in the world and is set to climb the ranks. Global big tech corporations have made considerable investments in top e-commerce/retail ventures and Indian start-ups, blurring the lines between social media, e-commerce and mobile payments, resulting in disruption on an unimaginable scale.

At GroupM India, there’s never a dull moment between juggling client requests, managing vendor partners and having fun with your team. We believe in tackling challenges head-on and getting things done.

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