Associate Director, Integrated International Planning, Paramount International

| Greater LA Area

Job Overview

As the International Integrated Planning Associate Director, you will guide teams in international media strategies, negotiations of global media partnerships, thought leadership to clients as well as the local Wavemaker Paramount teams.

You will deliver first-to-market, innovative global media executions as well as excellent on-going client servicing. You will work on individual career development, while helping the team work toward their professional goals.


The Responsibilities 


  • Highly creative and passionate individual driven to conceive innovative digital media campaigns, TV campaigns, with relentless pursuit of creative ideas, media firsts, cross media campaigns with digital at its core
  • Works well under pressure and on a fast-paced account
  • Able to handle a lead role with clients/acting as key client contact
  • Strong diplomatic/client management skills
  • Develop appropriate regional activation strategies across the annual film slate
  • Be responsible for strategy, delivery and reporting across all central digital budgets
  • Lead the international team to ensure the seamless and effective delivery of digitally-led regional campaigns, delivering business results for our client
  • Solid experience with television is required
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with teams in the Wavemaker local offices and ensure the centralized campaigns are aligned with their local strategies and providing value beyond what the local markets unlock individually
  • Effectively communicate with colleagues around the world regardless of location (time zone) and culture
  • Ensure the right level of co-ordination between media and creative teams and vendors to refine idea and finalize execution plan for custom executions. Monitoring custom activation pre-launch and ensuring all paper work is aligned and execution will activate to plan.
  • Collaborate with data science and analytics team to advance measurement capabilities and process
  • Develop, apply, and share best practices for operations, communications, campaign management, cross-departmental coordination (finance, ad ops, etc.), measurement planning and reporting
  • Help manage team resources based in London & Miami and build strong relationships with media vendors who sit in London
  • Responsible for synchronized international trailer launches across 20+ markets, ensuring timely launch and delivery of insightful reporting
  • Creating visually pleasing media campaign pitch decks to present to clients
  • Strong presentation skills – able to confidently present to main and senior clients
  • Building and maintaining relationships with media owners, rights owners and suppliers
  • Be a team player and work with the rest of the global central team (Strategy and Planning, Insight and Analytics teams, Network Management) to deliver innovative integrated business driving solutions
  • Developing activation strategies to maximize client business benefits and Wavemaker revenues including partnerships, cross media and third party companies
  • Work closely with the central trading unit to create, contract and deliver on central global upfront investment deals across EMEA, APAC and LATAM
  • Working with the Global Trading Team to secure maximum value for budgets in all supplier negotiations, leveraging added value from new negotiation routes
  • Work with the agency leadership team ensuring the highest standards of internal and external client servicing
  • Participating in new business pitches and presentations where required to do so
  • Managing own career development, including attending regular training and reading widely to ensure a detailed topical knowledge is maintained
  • Work with local team to ensure growth and development of all team members while fostering collaboration
  • Keeping up to date with media and training the team with relevant developments
  • Being an ambassador for Wavemaker both internally and externally
  • Understanding of the legal and regulatory framework within which the company operates
  • Strong numeric skills, excellent attention to detail and financial acumen


Our Requirements 


  • You have a minimum of 6 years' experience in the media industry with a firm understanding of the media landscape including proficiency in digital media.
  • You are a well-spoken, consummate professional with impeccable grammar and spelling skills. You have a knack for telling stories with data and can transform complex tables into a simple, savvy report that your peers can understand. You are a persuasive presenter and yet diplomatic as well. You are well versed when it comes to marketing trends and innovations and can wax poetic about what consumers want. You are a digital guru and media extraordinaire.
  • You are tech savvy, and familiar with media systems, and MS OFFICE
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Location

Playa Vista is conveniently located between Marina Del Rey and Culver City. Lush greenery, hammocks and a range of food trucks for lunch or a snack.

An Insider's view of MediaCom

What's something quirky about your company?

Spontaneous stretch sessions in the middle of the day, basketball challenges when an afternoon break is needed, and the cutest office dogs that you’ve ever seen. One employee even set up a game of chess at her desk for people to pass by and make a move! We all look forward to coming to work - the little personal touches make a big difference.

Willie

Human Resources Business Partner

What does your typical day look like?

My role straddles both strategic and tactical planning as well as the management of partner and client relationships. My day consists of project management with my team to ensure we are meeting client deadlines - campaign planning and implementation, tactical recommendations, reporting, pacing and billing... with some breaks for yoga in between!

Theresa

Senior Associate, Digital Investment

What does career growth look like on your team?

We define what career growth means for each team member. At the beginning, growth comes in developing knowledge base and technical skills. The more senior you get, the emphasis is on new responsibilities and developing leadership skills. Collectively, we map out a growth plan tailored to their professional goals.

Seow Leng

Managing Partner

What is your vision for the company?

The vision for MediaCom LA is to be a ‘compass’ for our global network. We are applying some of the thinking and skills of the tech industry to our agency business, hoping to fundamentally advance the agency model by developing operational advantages that MediaCom will replicate globally.

Mark

Managing Director

What are MediaCom Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
MediaCom provides Backup child care assistance.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
MediaCom provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours, Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 10 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
MediaCom LA's pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
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