Mindshare | Strategic Planning Senior Executive

Comms & Strategic Planning Guangzhou, China


Description

Position at Mindshare

Overview of job
Mindshare is an agency of GroupM, the leading global 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 Strategic Planning Senior Executive to join us. 

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 Planning Manager.

3 best things about the job:

  1. Young and like-minded colleagues working together.
  2. Work with amazing people from different units like strategic planning, social media and Data & Analytics to name a few.
  3. Full media planning across all traditional & digital media activities.

Measures of success –

In three months:

  • Have an understanding of the agency portfolio of clients
  • Provide assistance in the evaluation of media opportunities

In six months:

  • Assist line Manager in annual review/planning proposal for the client.
  • Start to build a relationship with specialists from client side

In 12 months:

  • Be the person whom the client goes to for day-to-day activities. Able to propose ideas and activities to answer identified challenges.
  • Mentor new Planners/Interns and assist in leading a small scale project (identify need, formulate idea into plan, set the scope and present to the Manager).

 Responsibilities of the role:

  • Act as Planner in the team and manage daily execution jobs.
  • Develop implementation media plans and monitor the whole process from briefing to post buy.
  • Ensure regular reporting is delivered on time and accurately.
  • Ensure that campaigns are tracked and measured based on agreed KPIs and media efficiencies
  • Work with internal specialist resources and group resources.

What you will need:

  •  2 years of media planning experience, with strategic planning experience. 
  • An independent, self-driven individual with highly responsible nature.
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization, managing complexity and challenges.
  • Energetic, think differently, clear about career objective.
  • Good command of English skills.
  • Good at Excel/PPT/Word tools.

More about Mindshare

We were born in Asia in 1997, a start up with a desire to change the media world. Now we are a global agency with more than 7,000 employees in 116 offices across 86 countries, operating as one team - #teammindshare. We believe that in today’s world, everything begins and ends in media. We aim to be our clients’ lead business partner, to grow their business, and drive profitability through adaptive and inventive marketing. We do this through speed, teamwork and provocation and by operating as a network of networks rather than a rigid hierarchy. We create new things and have fun doing it. Whenever and wherever you join us, you open a door to opportunities in any and of all aspects of media, technology and innovation. We will support you, recognize you and reward you, making Mindshare the place where you do the best work of your career.

Mindshare APAC has won 500 awards in the last year alone, including “Agency Network of the Year 2017” by both the MMA SMARTIES™ and Campaign Asia for the fifth and third consecutive year, respectively. Mindshare is part of GroupM, the media investment management arm of WPP, the world’s leading communications services group. To learn more about Mindshare and our philosophy of Original Thinking, visit us at www.mindshareworld.com and follow us on Twitter @mindshare and facebook.com/mindshareapac and linkedin.com/company/mindshare.

 

About China 
GroupM is the world’s leading media investment company responsible for more than $50 B in annual media investment through agencies Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the outcomes-driven programmatic audience company, Xaxis. GroupM’s portfolio includes Data & Technology, Investment and Services, all united in vision to shape the next era of media where advertising works better for people. By leveraging all the benefits of scale, the company innovates, differentiates and generates sustained value for our clients wherever they do business.  
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.