Position at 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.
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