Overview of job
The Glitch is India’s leading creative agency and is a part of WPP. We believe that through shaping culture, great business results can be delivered, and by being strategically driven great creative can be achieved. We are currently looking for an Associate Group Head - Account Planning & Management, to join us. In this role, you will be responsible for leading an entire team in terms of planning and strategy and making sure the interests of the client are met. You need to have a clear understanding of the business objective and marry creative with strategy.
At GroupM APAC, our people are our strength, which is why fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion is important to us.
Reporting of the role
This role reports to the Director.
3 best things about the job:
Work with one of the leading brands in the industry.
Create engaging and creative strategies to reach out to the audience.
Opportunities to work closely with leadership to grow the agency and decide growth strategies.
In this role, your goals will be:
In three months:
Build a good rapport with the team and the client.
Should be able to assess job requirements and timelines.
Be able to ensure quality control on digital deliverables.
Should be good at identifying pop culture trends and references.
In six months:
Have a good understanding of digital operations, measurement, and set up in the advertising industry.
Understanding the financial process at the agency.
Should be fully comfortable with all the client and internal processes.
Should be able to fully build out campaign strategies with the creative team.
In 12 months:
Ensure minimal client escalations for day-to- day operations.
Should be able to identify new business opportunities.
Should be able to analyze the growth of the account and accordingly figure the way forward.
What your day job looks like at The Glitch:
Take ownership of account and manage work autonomously.
Responsible for accuracy and deadlines for projects and campaigns.
Ensure all plans and projects proceed according to plan and draw attention to supervisor to potential problems that may occur.
Facilitate communication between client and agency.
Manage not just the clients timelines, but also the agency’s budget.
Develop media plan, execute and follow up on the work.
Evaluate creative and provide feedback for revisions and plans.
Lead the development of set media plans.
Secure approval of budgets and ensure work is managed within the set budget.
Collaborate with the strategic planner to develop/execute research and new media trends.
Maintain weekly/monthly status report.
Responsible for accurate and timely estimates and billing.
What you’ll bring:
A strong understanding of pop-culture and internet memes.
Ability to think creatively and evidence of success in developing brands and delivering them to market.
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.
Minimum of 4 years of experience in Account Management,and brand communication with key focus in Digital.
Marketing and sales background with strong analytical capabilities a must.
Passionate about the quickly-evolving digital and social media environment.
Sincere curiosity about how people interact and are influenced online.
About The Glitch
The Glitch is India’s leading creative agency headquartered in Mumbai, with offices in Delhi & Bangalore. We help brands create a cultural impact and solve their business problems by marrying strategy with mind blowing creatives.
Discover more about The Glitch at http://www.theglitch.in/
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