Investment Manager (Offline/Digital)

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    negotiable / month
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    3 days ago
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Mindshare is a global media agency network with 116 offices in 86 countries and is part of GroupM, the world’s largest media investment company and are a part of WPP. The group are responsible for one in every three ads you see globally and here at Mindshare we are currently looking for an Investment Manager to join us on their very own #mindblowingcareers journey.

A #MindblowingCareer could look like…

  • Having a development plan focused around where you want to take your career not where we want you to go.
  • Knowing we have a long history of driving the industry of Media Advertising from the front. Built on provocation and breaking the norms. This allows us as a global agency today to do things differently to deliver a meaningful career for all members of our team.
  • Being part of our family like culture provides nurturing environment where our team feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work everyday.
  • Having time in our day to live our lives whilst also having a fun and progressive career.
  • Being rewarded not just for the skills you bring with you but for the impact you have on our clients and our agency.
  • Getting annually reviewed pay and salary to ensure you and everyone are paid fairly.
  • A career that provides more benefits than just money in the bank, we provide things like daily breakfasts, fruit, technical and professional learning, industry engagement, yoga, gyms, financial planning and many more.
  • A team of industry leading people leaders that help support, build and motivate our team members to do the best work of their careers
  • Having the bar set high, so you know you get to work with a family of Powerful Purple People because only the best work here.
  • A professional career in media that provides a valuable job that we can all be proud to tell our family and friends about.


  • Ensures that Executives and Assistants understand their role and responsibilities
  • Ensures they and the Executives and Assistants live and breathe the Mindshare values everyday
  • Coaches Executives and Assistants regularly to deliver their work to a high standard and in a timely manner
  • Coaches Executives and Assistants to grow their media knowledge (Using groupm Knowledge tools)
  • Delegates work effectively to Executive and Assistants throughout implementation process
  • Works with Associate Director on the career development of Executives and Assistant (monthly traffic light catch ups, career development discussions, KPis, on the job/classroom training and development)
  • Ensures Executives and Assistants receive positive and constructive feedback on a regular basis and in a timely manner
  • Embodies the team vision as set by the GID and HOD/HOI
  • Possesses a pro-active mentality/approach to their work
  • Conducts themselves in line with Mindshare Professional Etiquette Guidelines
  • Maintains a positive, motivating and inspiring team culture
  • Works collaboratively with client team across all disciplines throughout the campaign development process ensuring they deliver work in a timely manner
  • Product: 

  • Has a thorough knowledge and understanding of the AMF and the roles and responsibilities at each stage
  • Applies the AMF according to the unique requirements of each brief
  • Ensures they and team are using GroupM Knowledge tools (Roambi/GroupM Knowledge interface)
  • Ensures they deliver gold standard documents/presentations 100% of the time (including Optimised Channels documents, media schedules and PCA decks)
  • Attends and contributes in ideation sessions for their client
  • Briefs media partners with ideas as agreed with Connections Planner (using Mindshare templates)
  • Collaborates effectively with the broader client team to build out the Optimised Channel approach (how we are going to use each channel)
  • Interprets relevant data sources to build insights that lead the Optimised Channel thinking (i.e. GroupM Knowledge, EMMA, Roy Morgan, Nielsen) and includes insights in all recommendations
  • Ensures innovation is present in all recommendations and in line with client roadmap
  • Supports the team and manages buying across their brands and does some buying if required
  • Negotiates added value as part of every campaign (beyond groupm rates) and track and report accordingly
  • Ensures they and Executives and Assistants understand the GroupM compliance/audit process and thus delivers 100% across their clients
  • Works with Connections Planner to determine KPIs and delivery benchmarks for each component of the media plan
  • Aligns client campaign implementation process to groupm AdOps agreed process/timeline/SLAs to ensure campaigns are trafficked and live in a timely manner
  • Attends boost meetings to determine real-time campaign optimisation recommendations
  • Ensures accurate and timely reporting in line with client requirements (including final buys, PCAs, invoicing and optimisations)
  • Checks all outputs with Associate Director/Group Investment Director at all times to ensure quality assurance
  • Ensures all communication to internal and external stakeholders is clear and delivered in a timely manner
  • Enhances the agency product by developing and sharing market insights, case studies etc at Investment Huddles
  • Has good knowledge of groupm products and services and applies to their client as relevant
  • Partners: 

  • Has trusted relationship with media owners, clients and agency partners (at relevant level)
  • Has a clear understanding of the clients category
  • Helps to deliver Exchange related strategy to increase/maintain client TRR/appraisal scores
  • Attends client WIP meetings when relevant
  • Delivers a well-informed POV in all meetings
  • Assists with delivering high Mediai survey results through best practice media relationships (including market leading briefing and feedback process)
  • Has a thorough understanding of media owner product suites
  • Has an understanding of media trends (including GroupM Knowledge and SMI data)
  • Understands and delivers GroupM/client deals
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with internal stakeholders – Mindshare and groupm at both a local and global level
  • Seeks pro-active opportunities for their clients
  • Responds to clients and media owners in a timely manner consistently managing expectations
  • Profit: 

  • Understands contractual and commercial client requirements e.g. bonus-malus and financial penalties
  • Ensures invoicing procedure is adhered to – sign off on all pro-formas mandatory
  • Ensures all financial processes are followed with 100% accuracy (bookings and loadings)
  • Alerts Director/Associate Director if there are significant changes in forecast numbers
  • Manages media budget for client portfolio to ensure no overspends occur
  • Assists with delivery of local and global audit requirements
  • Ensures theirs and Executives and Assistant’s timesheets are completed in a timely manner
  • Assists Client Leaders with identifying new revenue opportunities (e.g. Mindshare differentiators, groupm products)