AV Trading Assistant

London, England, gb
Company: GroupM
Category: Office and Administrative Support Occupations
Published on 2021-06-24 18:01:13

Position at GroupM

About GroupM

GroupM is the leading global media investment management operation. It serves as the parent company to WPP media agencies MediaCom, MindShare, Wavemaker and Essence.

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 global operations in their own right 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 Group M Trading Team

GroupM provides products and services to the GroupM agencies. These range from technology solutions through to training programmes. Conceptually the GroupM team exists to facilitate efficiencies in the Agencies themselves and provide thought leadership to them.

The Trading team is one of the core units in GroupM with a primary focus on negotiating, managing and delivering all the media deals for all MediaOwners. People within our team deliberate and formulate trading strategies, technology innovation, deal efficiencies and new revenue across the all media working closely with the different Agency teams. The core aim is to allow agencies to have their individual USPs whilst using the size and buying power of the combined group to drive more cost-effective and better managed deals.

The Role Objective

The AV Trading Assistant will play an integral role in supporting the AV trading team in the reporting, analysing, and management of our deals, with our supply partners.

The role will entail working with many of our key partners such as ITV, C4, Sky Media, as well as working across Cinema, Radio and Video On-Demand channels.

The candidate will oversee day-to-day admin and reporting functions within the team and would require having a key eye for detail, be proficient at learning new systems and tools, strong numerical and communication skills. Essential to have a can-do attitude, with the ability to work independently, with aspirations to learn and develop.

  • Manage day-to-day admin and reporting with the GroupM AV trading team
  • Some of the key areas the candidate will be responsible for include:
  • Analysing TV viewing habits
  • Tracking spends
  • Ensuring billings are accurate
  • Producing market reports
  • Coordinating trading update to GroupM agencies
  • Understanding and subsequently reporting on market trends to the agencies, across TV and Video On-Demand
  • Support the team with queries from internal and external partners
  • Review revenue delivery across all AV media

  • Skills, Behaviours, and Experience
  • Highly competent Excel skills - Excel will be prominent in the day-to-day role
  • Highly analytical and numerate
  • A positive can-do attitude and self-motivated
  • Highly organised, including strong time-management
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Rigorous attention to detail
  • A thorough approach to solving problems
  • Approachable and very personable
  • Dedicated; to attaining team and personal goals
  • Ability to effectively operate with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, constantly evolving team environment
  • Competent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, (Outlook, Word and PowerPoint), with the ability to produce key documentation of a professional standard in all packages

  • GroupM

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