Position at Wavemaker
Wavemaker 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 "Head of Digital Strategy" to join us
Report to : Managing Director Wavemaker Vietnam
3 best things about the job :
To be a part of a dynamic working environment and surrounded by the best practitioners and recognized leaders in the media industry
The opportunity to exposure and upgrade your skills when working with diverse campaigns from cross-industrial client portfolios.
With the pace of change and magnitude, our client is looking to use to challenge the status quo and lead the way in driving its own transformation.
Making impactful contributions to the leading media agency with advanced innovations and technologies
Measures of success :
In 3 months :
Been brought up to speed on Wavemaker servicing processes and best practices you will be ready to face the world's largest client with confidence.
Been exposed to all related stakeholders, and you will start managing on / offline media planning process against briefs from the designated client
Been satisfactorily commented internally and externally that you are well on-boarded.
In 6 months :
Standardized operational effectiveness
Marked improvement in performance results across categories
Begun to develop an incremental business pipeline for your clients.
Settled down programmatic buying system by strengthening DMP & DSP and fully digested relevant insight tool and made BIC (Best In Case) for the designated clients.
In 12 months :
Successfully serviced your respective client engagements, earning client compliment
Built out your incremental business pipeline with additional Wavemaker / GroupM products and service offerings
Responsibilities of the role :
Work closely with the Managing Director to positively influence priority client senior leaders & digital heads.
Conduct digital workshops for clients, high-level digital initiatives and projects, and building in publisher relationships at a client level.
Deploy best-in-class digital implementation across client portfolios in Wavemaker
New business development
Actively work in digital output and strategy on Wavemaker integrated pitches and potential support on regional / global pitches
Ensure clients are delivered excellent digital planning, including the overall agency product, and both GroupM and Wavemaker digital offerings.
Work with client leads to ensure digital acceleration of existing clients including new services and digital revenue share shift & growth
Responsible for driving innovation and new technology topics across the whole agency.
This includes but is not limited to new publisher offerings, new media players, and new technology.
Ensure that the innovation and new tech strategy realizes in client business plans.
Build and grow our publisher partnerships and their agency involvement across all client business.
Publisher product developments and opportunities, building this into client business.
Work with the publishers to build bespoke Wavemaker client offerings, media first offerings, first access to new developments, and building custom collaborations on behalf of Wavemaker clients.
Digital product development
Work with Managing Director to land new product solutions and have these integrated into the client teams as they get developed by the Group (local / regional / global)
Play a key role in building into the digital product the benefits / offerings / products and ways of working across key publishers in Vietnam.
Support Managing Director in developing the team’s strategic, implementational and client management skills
Oversee the delivery and output of the digital team product
Conduct regular appraisals with designated team members
Join us if you have :
6-8 years experience in developing, implementing digital strategies (agency background preferred)
Knowledge about media & digital landscape in Vietnam and Regions.
Good sense of numbers, figures to analyze data and suggest innovative approaches, concepts that aligned with client’s objectives
A curious, driven, self-motivated, and entrepreneurial attitude to be able to work independently or to seek out the required solutions from elsewhere in the network
Ability to manage multiple projects across critical yet often fluctuating deadlines
Strong communications skills and the ability to work cross functions to drive projects smoothly
Hands-on knowledge of tools such as Google Ads, Search Ads 360, Facebook Business Manager, Google Analytics, and Google Trends, Display & Video 360, The Trade Desk
More about Wavemaker
We believe there always is a better way to grow. We positively provoke growth for our clients by reshaping consumer decision-making and experiences through media, content and technology.
The Wavemaker way is globally consistent. Fueled by the world’s most powerful consumer data, we understand where and how marketing can intervene decisively to help brands win more sales.
Our name is our mission and our method. To make waves, you need to be provocative, even fearless. We do our best work for brave brands and people who want to be challenged to go further and faster.
We know it’s not easy, but if it’s in you, we will get it out of you.
Our 7,600 people across 90 markets provoke growth for some of the world’s leading brands and businesses. Our attitude of Positive Provocation is enabled by :
deep knowledge we have of our clients’ business
confidence to challenge what’s gone before
the support to go further than we thought possible
We are a part of GroupM, WPP’s global media investment management company. Discover more on , and
It’s no secret Vietnam is the fastest growing media market in Asia Pacific. Ad spend in Vietnam grew rapidly last year, with internet penetration reached in excess of 59.
4% during 2019. With a population of more than 90 million, this market carries huge potential and possibilities for media players and talent.
GroupM Vietnam fosters a culture of innovation and value our diverse and collaborative work environment.
GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity it’s about belonging.
We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.