Media Manager

Media Planning, Implementation & Activation Beirut, EMEA


Position at Mindshare

Three best things about the job:

  1. Working on one of the most prestigious accounts, You will have great exposure to integrated campaigns across all channels
  2. You will also work alongside a diverse and talented team in a collaborative team environment
  3. Attain a strong understanding of cross channel media strategy by working on the fastest growing and diversified category


In this role, your goals will be:


In three months:


  • Get to know our client and immerse yourself in their business
  • Ensure delivery of work to a high standard and in a timely manner
  • Get to know your team members, assess to lead & coach your direct reporting team


In six months:


  • Have developed a good understanding of the clients' category
  • Be leading client WIPs and managing key relationships


In 12 months:


  • Be well-respected by your client for your knowledge and service
  • Have built a deep and influential relationship with day-to-day media contacts
  • Have contributed to the Mindshare culture through participation and behavior that aligns to the Mindshare values
  • Have cemented your role within the team and contributed to the team delivery and success of a variety of client campaigns


What your day looks like at Mindshare:


  • Deliver and execute best in class media plans, on time and with the know-how to manage your way through any bumps in the road
  • Understand all media channels (in particular the ever-changing TV/Screens landscape) with the ability to identify the strengths and weaknesses of each channel and the impact these have in delivering on the client objectives
  • Stay abreast of market trends and movements with regards to supply, innovation, and technology, have a point of view and bring these to your planning solutions
  • Negotiations with media not just pushing down on price, but collaborating to drive innovation and add tangible value to clients
  • Identify and clearly articulate what's working and why linking media performance to business goals


What you'll bring:


  • Ability to strategize for your clients on the communication channel planning front
  • Knowledge of media channels
  • Knowledge of media industry planning tools
  • High levels of energy and a desire to deliver great work
  • A willingness to learn and desire to challenge yourself
  • Best in class attention to detail and accuracy across all aspects planning and implementation
  • A collaborative approach
  • Passion for the media industry and specifically the importance of investment in the process
  • Excellent client, team, and media relationships
  • A track record of a successfully crafted & implemented end to end campaigns


Minimum qualifications:


  • 4-5 years’ experience in media planning, MENA media landscape, digital and offline media knowledge and excel skills.
  • Undergraduate qualification in advertising, marketing, communication or similar field preferred but not essential