Wavemaker - Sydney, NSW

Overview of job
Great opportunity to join an award-winning, global media agency. Looking for a passionate and ambitious media analyst who wants to advance their career working on clients on well-known Global FMCG and Entertainment clients. You will naturally get exposure to all aspects of agency life and make a real impact. We embrace a positive and balanced working culture and strive to work collaboratively and in partnership with our clients. 

Reporting of the role

This role reports to the Director- Investment & Activation.

3 best things about the job

  1. A fun environment: that encourages work life balance
  2. An ambitious team: we are ambitious for our clients; we are always finding new ways to push the boundaries of what is possible, to deliver results.
  3. Abundance Training: Opportunity to develop and drive both personal and professional growth

Measures of success –

In three months:

  • Develop understanding in the principles of buying media across all channels.
  • Look to establish and build relationships with junior level media owners.
  • Attend all media owner presentations and departmental WIPs within the agency

In six months:

  • Run and distribute end of month financial reports for group
  • Loading of bookings into the BMD system with support of Executives/Managers
  • Track all positioning and placement of media to ensure they match bookings.
  • Buy and manage Regional TV bookings, with support of Executive

In 12 months:

  • Continue growth and further development opportunity
  • Successfully manage the Regional TV campaigns, progressing towards Metro TV
  • Built strong and respected relationships with clients and media owners
  • Made positive impact on Wavemaker business and our clients business and developed your media buying skillset

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Providing a reliable, trustworthy and supportive role with all team members.
  • Loading of bookings into the BMD system with support of Executives/Managers
  • Track all positioning and placement of media to ensure they match bookings.
  • Responsible for material instructions top media and liaising with creative agencies to ensure their delivery
  • Assist team in inputting weekly campaign tracking for TV buying
  • Answer all account queries in timely manner
  • Compile post analysis of completed campaigns

What you will need:

  • Demonstrate a basic-level of initiative and resourcefulness
  • Be curious, never hesitate to ask
  • Keep up to date with industry changes and the latest practices and procedures
  • Competent in all Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrate a basic-level of initiative and resourcefulness
  • Builds meaningful relationships with team members and suppliers
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Strong attention to detail with good levels of accuracy
  • A good work ethic, problem solving and proficient time management skills
  • Able to follow instructions, be organised and work autonomously
  • Don’t be afraid of numbers!

About Wavemaker
Wavemaker is a billion dollar revenue agency that sits at the heart of GroupM and WPP. Our ambition is to be the most distinctive and admired media, content and technology agency in the world.

Wavemaker is a global network that operates locally in over 90 countries and 139 offices. We are aligned behind our purchase journey obsession, and we help our clients translate audience behaviours and insights in to smart decisions for today and tomorrow. Our commitment to our clients it to be the “Future Makers’. We demonstrate this in how we think, how we work and our relationship to technology and content to better serve their needs. We are leading the way in re-inventing the role of a media agency in the digital age, embracing media planning and buying, but fit for the modern marketing requirements of seamlessly connecting media, content and technology.

To do this, we attract experts from diverse backgrounds that can share in our vision for the future.

We believe in the essential relationship between the vitality of our 8,500 people and our commercial success. This can best be encapsulated in the values we uphold, and the way in which we demonstrate our commitment to them. We are Passionate, Agile, Collaborative, Entrepreneurial and Diverse (PACED)

With PACED as our backdrop, we require our people to be self-starters, with high standards. We know that ‘great teams still have star players’, and we expect everyone to bring their own uniqueness to the party and contribute their value with their own flair. We do not tolerate exclusion of team members and their ideas. We are here to make waves with our clients, and we can only do that as a collective.

About GroupM

GroupM leads and shapes 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 lets us be more adventurous with our business and talent. We give our talent the space, support and tools to innovate and grow.

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GroupM APAC is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our people are our strength so we respect and nurture their individual talent and potential.