Wavemaker | Associate Media Manager

Location: Singapore
Business sector: Digital Marketing
Job reference: 855740
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 21 March 2024 - 21 March 2024
We are looking for an Associate Media Manager with integrated or digital media planning and implementation experience. You must possess a proven track record in orchestrating best-in-class media strategy and execution that drove tangible business growth for your clients in the Singapore market, and own existing relationships with media vendors.
This position will suit individuals who are driven to excel in a fast-paced media agency environment across diverse client portfolio and are able to work well under pressure. You should also be a confident and articulate presenter/communicator as you will be expected to front client relationships and present campaign strategy and media recommendations.

3 Best Things About the Job:
1.      Working with a high performing client business team to drive best in class communication strategy, integrated channel planning and result-oriented implementation for well-known local brands and renowned international brands. 
2.     Opportunities to work with specialist teams in GroupM to gain a diverse spectrum of experience across digital, content, media.
3.     A culture built on collective energy, passion, collaboration and support.

About Wavemaker
We always believe there is a better way to grow our client and our people. We do this by positively provoking growth for our clients and people. We work with clients to help them grow and shape their consumers’ brand decisions and experiences through media, content, and technology.
We have one single attitude – Positive Provocation.
Our name is our mission and our method. To make waves, you need to be provocative, even fearless. We always make sure we have each other’s backs through our inclusive culture.
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 attitude of Positive Provocation is enabled by:
• The deep Knowledge we have of our clients’ business
• The confidence to Challenge what’s gone before
• The Support to go further than we thought possible

Core Responsibilities:
·        Develop compelling campaign solutions including consumer and category insights, strategy, channel recommendation.
·        Drive strategic and tactical innovation across traditional and digital platforms.
·        Hands-on project management – collaborate with media owners, agency partners and internal specialist teams to ensure all deliverables are met/launched on time.
·        Evolve use of measurement systems to provide greater insight into ROI of media plans and ensure the team deliver on agreed KPIs

The Candidate:
·        Strong working experience of how traditional and digital channels interplay in the Singapore media ecosystem
·        Innovative and effective campaign solutions
·        Leadership skills in building and leading operation excellence for the team
·        Currently living/working in Singapore.
·        For the Associate Manager role, you must have at least 3-4 years of working experience in a media or digital agency where your key function includes the development of campaign/channel strategy. 
·        A creative thinker who constantly seeks new ideas/inspirations to bring fresh perspectives to client work.
·        A confident communicator and eloquent in presenting/selling-in ideas to clients and agency partners.
·        Working knowledge of digital buying and trading tech including ad-servers, verification tools and DSP/DMPs etc
We are a part of GroupM, WPP’s global media investment management company. Discover more on wavemakerglobal.com, Twitter and LinkedIn
We are an equal opportunities employer.
All GroupM agencies are equal opportunities employers and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender identity, disability, culture/religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

More about GroupM Singapore
GroupM Singapore operates in one of the most dynamic and exciting environments in the world. Although it is a small domestic market, there is a vibrant media industry which is undergoing rapid evolution as digital technology reshapes the way marketing supports advertisers’ needs. Being at the crossroads of Asia means, that aside from the local clients and media owners, we also have a high proportion of multi-national clients, renowned brands and media owners. Making GroupM Singapore the Number One organisation to join and develop your career in media investment.
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.