Digital Investment Head of Strategy

Buying, Trading & Investment Manchester, Manchester


Position at MediaCom

Hello. We are MediaCom.

We believe in People First, Better Results.

MediaCom unleashes brands’ growth by helping them See the Bigger Picture. This means that we apply our unique ‘Systems Thinking’ philosophy and technology to all marketing levers: media, message and data. As a result, we design communication strategies that deliver short term results and help brands build for the future.

As part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, and GroupM, WPP’s consolidated media investment management arm, we have access to the richest data, most robust benchmarks and most advanced capabilities in the market. This helps us provide comprehensive solutions to all marketing challenges.

Our success is underpinned by our long-standing ‘People First, Better Results’ belief. We know that by investing in our people’s whole-person wellbeing, careers and capabilities, we will help grow our clients’ businesses.

In 2020 this approach led MediaCom to be crowned Global Media Network of the Year by Eurobest and Festival of Media Global, in addition to being the most awarded agency at the WARC Media Awards.

MediaCom is one of the world’s leading media communications specialists, with billings of US$17.6 billion (Source: COMvergence, 2020), employing 8,000 people in 125 offices across 100 countries. Its global client roster includes adidas, Coca-Cola (TCCC), Dell, Groupe PSA, Hasbro, Mars, NBC Universal, P&G, Richemont, Shell, Sony, Uber and Walgreens Boots Alliance.

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Job Overview

This a newly created role within our Digital Investment team, working in parallel with our Head of Activation, and our colleagues in Planning & Management

Operating at a group account director level, this role is themed around education, client and agency development, ensuring:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Relevant parties are kept abreast of market developments and their implications at a client specific level
  • Client media communication strategy is developed and is in turn aligned and in synchronicity with Digital media
  • Client campaigns are strategically aligned from a Digital Investment perspective – clear use of frameworks and alignment of objectives, media application and KPIs
  • Clear use of tools / data for the planning and the outputs of campaigns within Digital Investment
  • Partner collaboration and development
  • Active participant for new business, and clients new to the department
  • Development and delivery of case studies and award entries from the department

If you feel you’re ready to take the next step in your career, and are keen on this challenging and developmental role within an ever evolving area of the industry, we would love to hear from you!

Mediacom is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We want applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to race, colour, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.