Position at GroupM
GroupM is the worlds 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 Investment to join us. In this role, you should have a solid knowledge of the Vietnamese digital media marketplace and an innovative and creative approach in deal making and negotiations.
3 best things about the job :
Opportunity to understand business issues from a media owner perspective, and exposure to the different aspects of the running of a Group media investment business early in your role
Be part of the dynamic, ever-changing digital media landscape
Work in a company that recognizes talent, where your position is new and as big as what you can make it, and where there are a wide-range of future opportunities and prospects.
In this role, your goals will be :
In three months :
You will be working on trading specific reports. Learning to use industry research data and proprietary tools to create accurate reports to build analysis, and negotiation strategy
You will have obtained a good understanding of agency business issues and how GroupM can support our Agencies
You will have started to build relationships with internal stakeholders
In six months :
You will be able to provide sound analyses to support business decisions & strategy
You will assist the head of the department in negotiating supplier contracts and finalizing agreements
You will start building your relationship with the media suppliers and understand the structure of agreements
In twelve months :
You will be able to independently negotiate vendor deals according to set parameters and finalize contracts
You will be able to contribute to new business ideas and assist in seeing it through
You will be able to provide management leadership when Head of the department is unavailable
Responsibilities of the role
Provides direct high-level administrative and analytic digital Investment
A point of contact for the department to the internal and external clients of the department
Provides support during meetings around the strategies and needs of Investment Department
Must be able to work within, and prioritize in, a fast-paced environment, work independently with minimal supervision, must be very capable to deal with data software, mining, contracting, spreadsheets, reporting, negotiations and general management
What you will need :
We expect you to not only lead, but to be also hands on, drawing on experience and investment muscle memory to ensure credibility and output.
Maturity, talent, a strong work ethic is certainly a big part of what we will look for; the successful candidate will however require a minimum Years with relevant agency, client-side media / marketing or consultancy background preferably in Vietnam, but we are open to looking at candidates with experience in other markets with a similar media landscape.
Adaptability to tough situations and unpredicted challenges.
Excellent numerical analysis skills and attention to detail.
Strong, hands-on operational experience with a practical approach to problem solving.
Strong and calm under pressure and tight timelines.
Exceptional communicator, confident in presenting to senior client and internal stakeholders on trends, investment strategy, trading performance and comfortable when challenged.
Minimum qualifications :
Detailed understanding of agency campaign process and how strategy / channel recommendations are turned into first class media plans and execution.
Complete understanding of the macro trends in the marketplace with regards to revenue, supply, innovation and development.
Understanding of all media channels, with the ability to identify the strengths and weaknesses of each channel and the impact these have in delivering on the client objectives.
Highly numerate with first class negotiation skills. Be able to construct negotiation strategies to deliver on client and agency objectives.
Articulate a point of view / opinion on trends / developments in the marketplace.
Clear and concise communication skills written and verbal
High level of presentation skills.
Full understanding of all GroupM trading tools.
Results driven with responsibility for delivery of all client investment results and agency targets.