EMEA Client Manager

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EMEA Client Manager

 

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 2021 this approach led MediaCom to be crowned Global Media Network of the Year by Adweek and Festival of Media Global, in addition to being Eurobest’s current Media Network of the Year and 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, Hasbro, Mars, NBC Universal, P&G, Richemont, Shell, Sony, Uber and Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

 

To find out more about MediaCom visit us here:  www.mediacom.com

 

Account Overview

Want to help grow a dynamic, global advertiser at the intersection of digital and data? Interested in working for a client rapidly expanding across categories with services benefitting all consumers? Keen to be part of a regional team that delivers next generation communications solutions? We’d love to talk to you for a role!

Media Futures Group (MFG) is a bespoke team within GroupM, made up of best in class digital, offline, and integrated media experts who work together to enhance media’s contribution to Google’s business. MFG is powered by Essence, Mediacom and other constituent parts of GroupM around the world.

 

MFG is committed to the growth of our people as a means to unleash the potential of our client’s business. We are invested in whole-person wellbeing, values and behaviours that reflect our mission and purpose, and providing the tools and systems needed to do the best work of your career. 

 

The convergence of expertise and excellence that our teams bring together makes MFG the most progressive and exciting team in advertising and media, globally. 

 

 

About the Role

Reporting to the EMEA Client Business Director working on Google.

We are looking for a Client Manager with media planning experience, who is ready to start a new adventure in our Client Services team working on the Google as part of the Media Futures Group.

We are looking for a partner to become a trusted advisor who thinks differently about marketing and is passionate about their respective businesses. The successful candidate will be working alongside the Client Directors to foster strong client relationships and provide daily stewardship to the wider account team. Your previous experience will be key to interrogating client briefs and working closely with the planning team to structure effective responses that set the bar high.

The role requires collaboration with many stakeholders across many levels, in a highly matrixed organization.  In this capacity the successful candidate must be able to manage and balance many projects across regional and local clients, as well as internal teams. The ideal candidate has the ability to build strong relationships and win trust internally and externally.  Google is a fast-moving client account and the person in this role must be able to work in an ever-changing, dynamic environment with a passionate, agile mindset.

Key responsibilities -

  • Key day to day client contact and local markets, with a specific focus on market compliance, regional integration and governance of deliverables.
  • Point-person across all stages of Regional campaign development.
  • Ensure practice experts (Planning/Strategy/Digital) are brought in to sense-check work where relevant.
  • Coordinate local market competitive reports.
  • Drive the production of high-quality deliverables and ensuring financial, operational & campaign development methods are followed.

 

Key Skills & Requirements -

  • Strong team player
  • Positive, can-do attitude and takes ownership of responsibilities
  • Good analytical thinker, problem solver
  • Previous media planning experience (ideally in a market or regional/global team)
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to effectively manage comms with teams and clients
  • Organised and structured, with strong attention to detail; an effective, efficient working style
  • Culturally agile to work with diverse range of skills and backgrounds around the region
  • Strong written and verbal Business English skills are required, other languages would be ideal

 


Comms & Strategic Planning London, England Permanent (Full Time)