Paid Search Associate Director - MediaCom Worldwide - adidas


About Mediacom 

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. 

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. 

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The Role: 

The Associate Director will join our team in London in a role leading the Paid Search business on a Blue Chip Clients. 

The ideal candidate must demonstrate a passion and possess considerable experience across Paid Search and Biddable channels. Our clients live and breathe their brands and expect the same from their agencies. The job will involve working in the fast paced world of digital marketing specialising in paid search with a team working across a range of client businesses. 

Responsibilities of the Role: 

  • Work closely with the client planning teams & specialist teams
  • Act as a representative of the Paid Search department and MediaCom. Build relationships throughout the company, identify opportunity for client growth.
  • Build strong & collaborative client relationship
  • Ensure all meeting outcomes are reported & delivered against by team.
  • Shape & inform client strategy & client services.
  • Have an ability to be highly motivated, numerate, and articulate, both when speaking to clients, writing documents and analysing results.
  • Financial accuracy through the planning & buying process.
  • Assist with P&L Management
  • Creation and maintenance of Scope of Works. 
Search & Biddable Tasks:
  • Responsible for continued development of search accounts and other biddable channels within own team and wider department
  • Advanced understanding of search & biddable principles and applying it to the client verticals.
  • Advanced experience with bid management, analytics & competitive insights tools available in the market
  • Show initiative and pro-activity in growing the accounts, increasing efficiencies, and identifying new client opportunities.
  • An in-depth understanding of the biddable landscape as it relates to various channels including display and video. 

People/ Team Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for team, which includes ensuring clear KPIs and delivery against targets.
  • Clear split of role & responsibilities, awareness of team’s tasks & deliverables.
  • Enable Resource Management
  • Ensure training for team based on their level and identify their strengths & weaknesses for their further career development.

More About Working for MediaCom:  People First, Better Results

In return, MediaCom will offer the candidate the opportunity to:

  • Be in a fantastic working environment – our work/life balance is important to us
  • Work on a well-established award winning account, and gain exposure working on multiple Ecommerce channels.
  • Build a career here – we are long-term focused and reward great performance
  • Training opportunities – we encourage continuous learning

Programmatic, Biddable, Paid Media & SEO London, England Permanent (Full Time)