Mindshare | Supervisor, Strategic Planning

Media Planning Shanghai, China


Position at Mindshare

Strategic Planning, Supervisor– Mindshare, China


Overview of job 
We are looking for energetic and curious mind to join us to work with the top media-spending client in China. This Strategic Planning Supervisor position will work on integrated planning on certain category. You will be a trusted advisor not just to the clients but internally with key stakeholders within the agency. 

Reporting of the role

This role reports to the Planning Director.

3 best things about the job:

  • Learn most advanced planning process and skill with full media at your deployment
  • Direct coaching from team’s most senior members
  • Good learning ground for understanding integrated media solution.


Measures of success – 

In three months:

  • Get deep understanding of client business.
  • Manage all day-to-day assignments in an effective way.


In six months:

  • Independently complete 80%+ queries from client, including the most important annual presentations to clients.
  • In a Forward-looking client management cycle, anticipate clients’ common queries and provide response or solution actively.


In 12 months:

  • A strong knowledge of clients' marketing challenges and be able to provide media recommendations/solutions to address clients' business needs.


Responsibilities of the role:

  • Provide high-quality strategy and tactics in client proposal and reporting.
  • Strong problem-solving capability and implementation capacity.
  • Manage day to day operational work on the given client(s) with the team.
  • Ensure client projects are kept on track while adhering to campaign objectives.
  • Manage the daily communication with multiple parties; able to tackle sudden requests/issues with proper attitude and professional skills.
  • Understand and keep updated with the latest media, esp. digital trends




About Mindshare

Mindshare, the global media agency network, and part of WPP, the largest marketing communications network in the world, has more than 7,000 employees, in 116 offices across 86 countries. Mindshare APAC has won over 300 awards in 2014/2015 and was the most awarded agency at the 2015 Campaign Asia Awards Festival. Mindshare was also recognised as the SMARTIES™ APAC ‘Agency Network of the Year 2015’ for the third consecutive year. Mindshare is also home to The 2015 Festival of Media Asia Pacific Rising Star – Jason Maggs.

To learn more about Mindshare and our philosophy of Original Thinking, visit us at www.mindshareworld.com


About China

GroupM is the leading global media investment management company for WPP’s media agencies including Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, and the outcomes-driven programmatic audience company, Xaxis. Responsible for more than US $108B in annual media investment by some of the world’s largest advertisers, GroupM agencies deliver an advantage to clients with unrivaled insights into media marketplaces and consumer audiences. GroupM enables its agencies and clients with trading expertise, data, technology and an array of specialty services including addressable TV, content and sports. GroupM works closely with WPP’s data investment management group, Kantar, and together they account for almost 50% of WPP’s group revenues of more than US $19B. GroupM delivers unrivaled marketplace advantage to its clients, stakeholders and people.

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.