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DescriptionPosition at Mindshare
Overview of job

Mindshare is an agency of GroupM, the world s largest media investment company and are a part of WPP In fact, we are responsible for one in every three ads you see globally We are currently looking for a Senior Director Media Buying to join us In this role, you will be responsible for a range of work on including investment strategy and negotiation, deal evaluations, dealing with the channels, integration and innovation, creating and developing best practices, trading currencies, market knowledge and MIS, interacting and presenting to senior leadership internally and at the client end for a single cluster

At GroupM APAC, our people are our strength, which is why fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion is important to us

Reporting of the role

This role reports to Buying Head

3 best things about the job


  • Strategic thinking and investment strategies across leading brands and various categories

  • An entrepreneurial spirit in outlook to firm up new trading currencies, independence in brokering and managing the deals for a key cluster with full accountability controls

  • Work with a fun and collaborative team in a dynamic, growing company for an enterprising set of people at client end


In this role, your goals will be

In three months


  • Complete knowledge of the cluster that you are leading along with the unit s processes

  • Meeting day to day client requirements

  • Completely hands on with the deal structuring, how to approach negotiations, standard SOPs for the clients and the Unit

  • Start doing deals on some of the channels


In six months


  • Set the overall vision of the cluster that you would be leading and the buying product / function with clear annual strategies agreed, implemented and tracked on a regular basis

  • Set goals for self and the team keeping the account realities and individual development needs in the respective cluster

  • Customized training requirements for team

  • Build in an array of best practices on the account

  • Collaborate and contribute towards the goals of the unit


In 12 months


  • Set the standard for all processes that pertain to implementation and investment within the cluster and the team

  • Inspired and motivated the team to deliver high performance output by providing regular and constructive feedback

  • Maintained a positive, motivating and inspiring team culture


What your day job looks like at Mindshare


  • Maintain understanding of the macro trends in the marketplace with respect to the cluster being led with regards to revenue, supply, innovation and development

  • Constantly share your knowledge with others and maintain open communication channels throughout the agency

  • Construct negotiation strategies to deliver on clients objectives

  • Identifying opportunities to value ad on the existing deal

  • Demonstrate selling skills with the ability to sell in deals, media plans/initiatives to clients

  • Demonstrate leadership skills at all times


What you ll bring


  • Willingness to learn and drive to succeed

  • Solid understanding of all media channels and with knowledge of strengths and weaknesses of each channel

  • First class negotiation skills delivery of a balanced approach to the marketplace

  • Well networked in the market


Minimum qualifications


  • Grad/PG degree majoring in marketing or media preferred

  • Experience in understanding a commercial business

  • 12-14 yrs years of experience in media buying/planning

  • Client Management experience

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Willingness to be hands on and a team player


More about Mindshare

We were born in Asia in 1997, a start up with a desire to change the media world Now we are a global agency with more than 7,000 employees in 116 offices across 86 countries, operating as one team - #teammindshare We believe that in today s world, everything begins and ends in media We aim to be our clients lead business partner, to grow their business, and drive profitability through adaptive and inventive marketing We do this through speed, teamwork and provocation and by operating as a network of networks rather than a rigid hierarchy We create new things and have fun doing it Whenever and wherever you join us, you open a door to opportunities in any and of all aspects of media, technology and innovation We will support you, recognize you and reward you, making Mindshare the place where you do the best work of your career

Mindshare APAC has won 500 awards in the last year alone, including Agency Network of the Year 2017 by both the MMA SMARTIES and Campaign Asia for the fifth and third consecutive year, respectively Mindshare is part of GroupM, the media investment management arm of WPP, the world s leading communications services group To learn more about Mindshare and our philosophy of Original Thinking, visit us at wwwmindshareworldcom and follow us on Twitter mindshare and facebookcom/mindshareapac and linkedincom/company/mindshare

About India

Digital media advertising in India continues to grow at 30% in 2017, cementing India s position as the second largest internet market with close to 450 million users The Internet growth is driven by mobile data and connectivity, making it an exciting market for all integrated marketing services, fueled by the collective market investment in data and technology With a booming economy, both traditional and new age industries are witnessing a boost in consumption, making India a high potential advertising market With renewed foreign investments across several industries, India is an exciting market for any advertising professional,

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Industry : Advertising / MR / PR / Events
Salary : Not Disclosed
Deadline : 12th Apr 2020

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