MediaCom | Digital and Innovation Executive

IT & Technology Singapore, Singapore


Position at MediaCom

Overview of job

MediaCom is an agency of GroupM, 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 a Digital and Innovation Executive to join us. In this role, you will work as part of the regional Hub in Singapore to drive Digital best practice and Tech and data led innovation for one of the largest brands in our portfolio. The role would be based out of our APAC Hub in Singapore and would involve working closely with multiple markets in the region

At GroupM , 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 Innovation and Digital Director APAC

3 best things about the job:

  1. Opportunity to work directly with one of the world’s largest and fastest moving brands
  2. A fun, flexible work environment that combines the best of entrepreneurialism whilst at the same time being part of the largest marketing services group in the world
  3. Working within a proven, high performing team with an excellent network of support and development opportunities within MediaCom-GroupM and WPP

Measures of success

In three months, you would have:

  • You will be up to speed with MediaCom Hub’s services, tools and client business
  • Understand our value proposition and able to articulate this confidently
  • Have begun to build a trusted advisor relationship with key stakeholders both internally and externally

In six months, you would have:

  • Identified key opportunities either using Group Products and Tech or 3rd party technology which are best suited to drive tangible business growth for the client
  • Built a strong working relationship with key stakeholders that include Regional planning teams + Offshore delivery team + Measurement and Business Sciences team
  • Support the regional planning and in – market client teams to identify Brand and Market combinations to test new products and Platform innovations
  • Support regional lead with Project management of regionally led projects – this would include, process documentation, supporting proposals, coordination with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the delivery team to bring the ideas to life via flawless execution

In 12 months, you would have:

  • Started to reapply successful tests across a larger set of brand and market combinations
  • Have clear documentation of all Innovation initiatives
  • Have a solid understanding of the client’s business, particularly areas that need transformation and innovation within digital marketing
  • Lead projects independently

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Crystallise Innovation and Digital opportunities into execution plans that are embedded within the client’s overall campaign plans
  • Process documentation
  • Project management for centrally led projects
  • Ability to evaluate Tech. Data and content solutions that are best suited for the business
  • Manage workflow with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Works hands on with planning and analytics team to build plans and learning modules
  • Share and reapply successful use cases across the region

What you will need:

  • 1-3 years of experience in digital marketing, media, content or data
  • In-depth practical and theoretical knowledge of Digital media and the most prevalent platforms – Facebook, Google, Twitter, would be a strong advantage
  • Innate curiosity and passion for new and emerging technology in the digital marketing space
  • Desire to challenge the norm while not losing sight of key priorities
  • Ability to present solutions to clients and stakeholders
  • Superior written, presentation, analytical, quantitative, and verbal skills
  • You should be culturally flexible and enjoy working with teams from across different countries, and be comfortable traveling if required
  • Strong GSuite and PowerPoint skills, comfortable using Excel to manipulate and analyse data.


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 GroupM Singapore 

GroupM Singapore operates in one of the most dynamic and exciting environments in the world. Although it is a small domestic market, there is a vibrant media industry which is undergoing rapid evolution as digital technology reshapes the way marketing supports advertisers’ needs. Being at the crossroads of Asia means, that aside from the local clients and media owners, we also have a high proportion of multi-national clients, renowned brands and media owners. Making GroupM Singapore the Number One organisation to join and develop your career in media investment.

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.