MediaCom Play - Global Strategy Director


Overview of role

MediaCom’s global gaming division, MediaCom Play, work across the gaming, metaverse and web3.0 landscape. MediaCom Play currently advise MediaCom brands across the globe on how to navigate all areas from strategy, negotiation, activation, and measurement. The Global Strategy Director will play a pivotal role in the growth of MediaCom Play from both a product and a play perspective working with global, regional, and local teams and brands. One day you will be advising a UK brand on an esports strategy and the next presenting to a leading global client on how to buy digital real estate in Decentraland or The Sandbox. The role requires a strategic, creative, and collaborative mindset and skillset, with a deep understanding of gaming, metaverse and web 3.0 required. 

Do you know the process behind the creation of a unique to market NFT strategy? Are you able to use audience behaviours and insights to inform a gaming strategy? Why should a brand be selecting a centralized platform over a decentralised one? & vice versa? If you have a strong and informed opinion to these questions, we’d love to hear from you. Let the games begin…. 

Reporting of the role

Reporting our Global Head of Gaming, MediaCom Play. 

3 best things about the job 

  1. Opportunity to shape MediaCom’s fastest growing division globally
  2. Opportunity to create strategies and activations across gaming, metaverse and web 3.0
  3. Opportunity to join and elevate an award-winning team

Measures of success 

In three months, you would have:

  • Imbedded yourself into MediaCom’s culture and built strong relationships with key personnel 

In six months, you would have:

  • Implemented gaming strategies for brands, evangelised MediaCom Play’s product to our network and started building a team around you 

In 12 months, you would have:

  • Won multiple awards and serve as a thought leader in the gaming, metaverse & web 3.0 industry 

Responsibilities of the role 

  • Identify, create, and execute award winning gaming, metaverse & web 3.0 programmes
  • Lead MediaCom Play’s product development across the network
  • Work closely with global, regional, and local MediaCom Play, Creative System and MediaCom personnel
  • Build & maintain senior level internal and external relationships
  • Lead client conversations and client projects
  • Talk with authority across all things gaming, metaverse & web 3.0

What you will need

  • A deep understanding of the gaming, metaverse & web 3.0 industry
  • Have delivered brand strategies and experiences for brands across the gaming, metaverse and web 3.0 landscape
  • Substantial experience in and around the gaming universe at a brand, platform, publisher, rights holder, or agency
  • Connected across the industry and a detailed understanding of where and brands can operate successfully from a regulatory and relevancy perspective
  • A collaborative, creative and strategic mindset, and skillset
  • Able and willing to work on multiple workstreams at once

 About MediaCom 

We are 8,500 of the world’s leading media communications specialists, in 125 offices, across 100 countries.

We have a global client roster that’s the envy of our peers. Adidas, Coca-Cola, Google, Mars, P&G, Richemont, Sony & Uber to name but a few.

We help brands unlock growth through media. We do this using our Systems Thinking approach to data, technology and creativity and design communication strategies that build brands and generate sales. Creative Systems is the unique integrated media, data, tech, and creative philosophy and methodology at MediaCom. 

We’re part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, which gives us access to the richest data sets and most robust benchmarks in the business.

All this has helped us become the first network to hold the big six Media Network of the Year titles concurrently.




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