GlobalAssociate Strategy Director
Department / Team
Worldwide Strategy, Energy & Entertainment Client Practice
Global Strategy Director, Global Category & Client President
London, with occasional travel
About MediaCom :
Welcome innovators, initiative takers and instigators.
We are 8,500 of the world’s leading media communications specialists, in 125 offices, across 100 countries.
We have a global client roster that’s the envy of our peers. Adidas, Coca-Cola, Mars, P&G, PSA, Richemont, Shell and Sony to name but a few.
We help brands unlock growth through media. We do this using our Systems Thinking approach to data, technology and creativity and design communication strategies that build brands and generate sales.
We’re part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, which gives us access to the richest data sets and most robust benchmarks in the business.
All this has helped us become the first network to hold the big six Media Network of the Year titles concurrently.
But the real secret to our success is simple (and not really a secret). It’s our People First, Better Results philosophy.
We know that when we invest in our people, we’ll deliver better results not only for them, but also for our clients.
We also know that talent comes in all shapes, sizes, genders and ethnicities. That’s why our agencies are open environments that celebrate difference.
Do you want to work with smart, creative, enthusiastic people? So do we.
GroupM is the world’s leading media investment management operation. It serves as the parent company to WPP media agencies MediaCom, MindShare, Essence, Wavemaker, and MSix.
Its primary purpose is to maximise the performance of WPP’s media communications agencies on behalf of our clients, our shareholders and our people by operating as a parent and collaborator in performance-enhancing activities such as trading, content creation, sports, digital, finance, proprietary tool development and other business-critical capabilities.
The agencies that comprise GroupM are all Regional operations with leading market positions.
The focus of GroupM is the intelligent application of physical and intellectual scale to benefit trading, innovation, and new communication services, to bring unfair competitive advantage to our clients and our companies.
About the team and / or clients
we have responsibility for global media planning and buying across the entire Shell business worldwide, in approx. 40 markets.
We work across every aspect of the Shell business, from fuels, toretail, to motor oil, to brand reputation, to energy innovation initiatives such as Shell Eco-marathon, Nature Based Solutions and Make The Future Live.
Our work on Shell has garnered over 50 industry awards in the last 5 years, including Cannes Lions, Festival of Media Global, M&M Global and World Media Awards.
The Shell business is led from our London office, by a global account leadership team, with key regional hubs in Singapore and New York.
We work directly with Shell’s global media and marcomms leadership teams, based in London.
The team & department
The global Shell team at MediaCom leads global media strategy development, account management, data and analytics application, and performance reporting.
We refer to the global Shell team as aNetwork of Excellence, with leadership distributed across key regions and markets, in areas such as data and analytics (London), cultural analysis and insight (Singapore), and e-commerce (China).
We are looking for a skilled and motivated Associate Strategy Director / Strategy Director, with a proven track record of data-driven insight generation, and outstanding business-focussed communications planning across multi-market campaigns, generating measurable and tangible growth to client business.
The Global Associate Strategy Director will work directly with the strategy and account leadership teams on Shell in London.
Our 5 Cs for strategy talent
Demonstrates genuine intellectual curiosity around the wider world
Demonstrates the ability to challenge in a positive manner and stick with the fight
Demonstrates the ability to create the ideas and create the environment for ideas that drive our business
Demonstrates evidence of mastery of key subject matters and the gravitas to convince
Demonstrates the flexibility and ability to work well with different people in different ways
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