Position at Wavemaker
Overview of job
WAVEMAKER is seeking for a Business Director to join their Ho Chi Minh office. Managing the day-day requirements of iconic brands.
This is a role that will stretch your brain in industries which are revolutionising the way it conducts business from supermarket shelves into content and digital platforms / services.
Reporting of the role
This role reports to the Managing Director, Wavemaker Vietnam
3 best things about the job :
Leading key client relationships and ensuring that client servicing is first class, you will have the opportunity to shape, challenge, and move their business forward Be an advocate for innovation'.
You will have the opportunity to work on the Strategy and lead Media Recommendations across the categories. This could be media stunts, content pieces, or digital hubs for prospective customers.
You will be the day to day lead bringing together clients, customer insights, media responses, budgets, and measurement across the business to formulate media recommendations.
In three months :
Established a relationship with client + key media partners.
Up to speed with WAVEMAKERs value proposition and be able to articulate this confidently.
The building of media recommendations based on strategic direction pushing innovation.
Lead the integration of digital and offline planning.
In six months :
Become the client go-to for all day to day management of the client business within the WAVEMAKER team.
Thorough understanding of the client business, working as an extension of their marketing team, and fostering strong relationships with key stakeholders.
Full control of media plans.
Active role in briefing media vendors with the Strategist and Client Lead, establish key relevance with the appropriate level of seniority of media owners.
In 12 months :
Training and development plans of executives and assistants with support and management of the workload and quality of the team, product, commercials, systems, and, basic negotiation.
Become an extension of the client marketing team.
Responsibilities of the role :
Lead key client relationships, ensuring that client servicing is first class.
Bring knowledge of the client business into the WAVEMAKER team (via regular business updates and reporting).
Ensure the clients are kept up to date on the media landscape, providing necessary media information and updates, competitor reports, etc.
Lead and manage client WIPs ensuring all relevant campaign / market updates are communicated and actions are managed across the team.
Work with the wider WAVEMAKER team (client lead, strategy director, implementation team) to deliver channel plans and implementation plans in response to client briefs;
effectively coordinating the key brief deliverables and ensuring client expectations are met.
Ensure documentation and records are maintained, assisting in the onboarding of any new team members to ensure seamless service.
Challenging clients to drive business results and thus helping to deliver a pipeline of new opportunities.
What you will need :
More than 6 years experience as the senior contact on key accounts that the main services focus on media plans and key tactics.
Sound knowledge of the digital landscape and able to consult clients on digital planning.
Broad background, exposure to and experience in the entire research, planning, and implementation process.
Excellent grasp of communications strategy with a full understanding of how media and digital works and key advertising principles.
A full understanding of clients business, competitors, customers, and objectives and sympathetic incorporation of these considerations into the communications strategy.
Good organizational skills in handling several projects at the same time, being able to set priorities, keep to deadlines, work effectively under time pressure.
A sound understanding of trading issues and how this impact on media strategies.
Possess good verbal and written communication skills as well as strong selling skills.
Appreciation and ability to interpret numbers and data.
A good rapport with colleagues across all divisions, clients, other agencies, and media owners.
Expertise in all relevant industry software and systems.
Talents with Vietnamese-speaking skills preferred
Wavemaker is one of the largest media, content, and technology agencies in the world.
We work with clients globally to help them grow and shape their consumers brand decisions and experiences through media, content, and technology.
Were fueled by the worlds most powerful data about consumer decision-making, so we understand where and how you can win new customers.
We have one single attitude Positive Provocation. Why? Because we care enough to want to do better. We listen carefully, arm ourselves with information, and ask questions to grow our clients.
Ultimately, we use our attitude to make things better.
Our name is our mission and our method. To make waves, you need to be provocative, even fearless. We do our best to work for brave brands and people who want to be challenged to go further and faster.
We know its not easy, but if its in you, we will get it out of you.
Our attitude of Positive Provocation is enabled by :
The deep Knowledge we have of our clients business
The confidence to Challenge whats gone before
The Support to go further than we thought possible
As a part of WPP, GroupM is the world's leading media investment company with a 30% market share and $113.8 billion in annual revenue.
One per every three advertisements you see daily are monitored by us globally. We lead and shape media markets by delivering performance-enhancing media products and services, powered by data and technology.
Our global network agencies and businesses enable our people to work collaboratively across borders with the best in class, providing them the opportunity to accelerate their progress and development.
We are not limited by teams or geographies; our scale and diverse range of clients let us be more adventurous with our business and talent.
We give our talent space, support, and tools to innovate and grow.
GroupM Vietnam entered Vietnam since 2002 and serves as the parent company of media agencies including Mindshare, Mediacom, Wavemaker, and Xaxis.
Our office is well-located in Bitexco Financial Tower, HCMC, and nurtured by 350+ media lovers cross agencies.
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