Mediacom I Senior Communications Planner, Hybrid Remote

Agency GroupM
Created 11/17/2022
Reference oYzBlfwd
Category Public Relations
Job type Full-time
Country Philippines
City Hybrid Remote

Position at MediaCom

MediaCom, the largest media agency in the country handling blue-chip accounts such as Procter and Gamble Philippines, Unilab, Inc., Jollibee Foods Corp., Monde Nissin among others, is looking for talented and passionate individuals who would like to establish a career in Media by joining the agency as Senior Communications Planner.

I n this role, You will be responsible for developing the communication strategies that will address the objectives and needs of the brands he/she will handle. You will utilize Mediacom's tools and systems and will apply the category and consumer behavior learnings established by the agency in developing the strategies and recommendations for the brand.
He/She will work under the supervision of a Communications Planning Manager or Director who will provide guidance and direction in the preparation of the client's requirements and deliverables.

3 best things about the job:
  • Exposure to Mediacom's best-in-class communication planning framework.
  • Opportunity to handle the country's top companies and brands
  • Being part of an organization that promotes excellence through mentoring and talent development programs while maintaining an environment of fun and camaraderie.

Measures of Success:

In 3 to 6 months you should have:
  • Mastered the use/application of communications planning tools and systems (both industry and proprietary) and have familiarized yourself with Mediacom's proprietary planning framework and communications planning concepts.
  • Established a clear understanding of the local media landscape, the client's business, and the requirements and reports that you need to submit on a regular basis.

What your day job looks like at MediaCom :

A Senior Communications Planner handles specific brands and performs the following tasks:
  • Delivers strategic communication response to business issues and brand challenges based on a clear understanding of client's brief
  • Recommends media platforms and investment level based on objective and strategic directions
  • Uses research data (category, brand, consumer) as a basis for recommendations
  • Monitors and analyzes brand and competitive activities to gain learnings and best practices
  • Prepares and presents category and brand reviews to client teams
  • Seeks and recommends media innovations that address business needs
  • Understands and applies MediaCom's internal systems and processes in addressing clients' needs and requirements
  • Engages with the client on day-to-day requirements with the guidance of the Communications Planning Manager
  • Manages brand's media budget (annual, monthly, and per campaign budget)
  • Collaborates with Mediacom's internal units and external partners to ensure smooth and holistic delivery of brand requirements
  • Delivers complete, accurate, and timely reports and requirements

What you'll bring:
  • Strong analytical and number skills
  • Passion for learning and openness to new challenges
  • Project management skills, good at multi-tasking and organization
  • Proactiveness
  • Self-starter attitude
  • Team player mindset
  • Time management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Confidence and a can-do/positive attitude
  • High level of accountability and integrity
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduate of a business or research-related course:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Management, Economics, Communication Research, Communication Arts, etc
  • Fresh Graduate or 1-2 years work experience in a related field ie. marketing, advertising, research.

More about MediaCom

We believe in People First, Better Results.

MediaCom unleashes brands' growth by helping them See the Bigger Picture. This means that we apply our unique 'Systems Thinking' philosophy and technology to all marketing levers: media, message and data. As a result, we design communication strategies that deliver short term results and help brands build for the future.

As part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, and GroupM, WPP's consolidated media investment management arm, we have access to the richest data, most robust benchmarks and most advanced capabilities in the market. This helps us provide comprehensive solutions to all marketing challenges.

Our success is underpinned by our long-standing 'People First, Better Results' belief. We know that by investing in our people's whole-person wellbeing, careers and capabilities, we will help grow our clients' businesses.

In 2020 this approach led MediaCom to be crowned Global Media Network of the Year by Eurobest and Festival of Media Global, in addition to being the most awarded agency at the WARC Media Awards.

MediaCom is one of the world's leading media communications specialists, with billings of US$17.6 billion (Source: COMvergence, 2020), employing 8,000 people in 125 offices across 100 countries. Its global client roster includes adidas, Coca-Cola (TCCC), Dell, Groupe PSA, Hasbro, Mars, NBC Universal, P&G, Richemont, Shell, Sony, Uber and Walgreens Boots Alliance.

To find out more about MediaCom visit us here:

About the Philippines

In recent years, the Philippines has emerged as one of the fastest-growing economies in Southeast Asia. Al-Jazeera noted the market demonstrating "an unprecedented period of macro-economic buoyancy and political stability", spurring both domestic and international business growth. It is also one of the largest and fastest-growing digital markets in Southeast Asia, with growth expecting to increase exponentially in the next few years.

With a population of 109.5 million, 59.2% of these currently have access to the internet. By 2022, the Philippines' internet population is forecasted to be 73%. Coupled with the Philippines' vibrant economic growth and the expansion of its digital footprint, GroupM Philippines is well-positioned as an exciting and innovative organization for media players and talent to be.

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.


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