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GroupM Nexus| Executive, Buying

Programmatic, Biddable, Paid Media & SEO

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Overview of job
GroupM is the world’s largest media investment company and are a part of WPP. In fact, we are responsible for one in every three ads you see globally. We are currently looking for an Executive, Buying (Team Xaxis) to join us.

Xaxis works in partnership with GroupM agencies to provide programmatic audience buying solutions for its clients across a wide range of digital media channels. You are responsible for the successful execution of these strategies across that range of channels in line with the brief received.

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: Director, Buying (Team Xaxis)

3 best things about the job:

  1. Everyone plays a part in our success – We love to hear your voice always. You are not bounded by your main job duties but also encouraged to making new suggestions.
  2. Work with the pioneer in the digital media industry - Xaxis is a leading programmatic media company which combines proprietary technology, unique data assets and exclusive media relationships with the brightest team of audience analysts, data scientists and software engineers.
  3. It is innovative and dynamic. There are new things constantly evolving and developing, and we are never static. We believe in the power of digital media to transform the way businesses and consumers can interact.

In this role, your goals will be:
In three months:

  • Manage and get familiar with the whole operations workflow, from trafficking, campaign setup to reporting

In six months:

  • Able to handle all kinds of operation duties independently
  • Ability to spot, investigate and sort out any problem with the campaigns
  • Independently manage a few accounts
  • Work with various technology partners to deliver the best results for campaigns

In 12 months:

  • Well-equipped with campaign management skills
  • Being experienced as a senior role to offer trainings to newcomers
  • Assist in product development and enhancement

What your day job looks like at GroupM:

  • Work within the Operations team to ensure all campaigns run smoothly and work with Client Development Team closely
  • Handle day to day trafficking, campaign setup & operational requests with regional team support.
  • Closely monitor all campaigns to ensure the delivery and pacing is on track, report any anomalies to the Director. Responsible for monitoring the daily, weekly and month end report dashboard and include commentaries and optimization insights & strategies when necessary
  • Communicate with agency teams as necessary on campaign-related matters

What you’ll bring:

  • 1-year professional experience with digital marketing agency, ad network or other digital media company. Fresh graduates are also encouraged to apply.
  • Knowledge along with a passion for digital.
  • Result-oriented with strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision once objectives have been set.
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced deadline driven environment.
  • Experience managing digital ad campaigns, - display, video, mobile or paid search
  • Applied knowledge of 3rd party ad serving, website tracking and associated technologies
  • Understanding of programmatic buying, including DSPs/SSPs, RTB, ad exchanges, DMPs, audience targeting will be a bonus.
  • Good command in written and spoken English
  • Proficiency on Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

More about GroupM

GroupM - GroupM leads and shapes media markets by delivering performance enhancing media products and services, powered by data and technology. Our global network agencies and businesses enable our people to work collaboratively across borders with the best in class, providing them the opportunity to accelerate their progress and development. We are not limited by teams or geographies; our scale and diverse range of clients lets us be more adventurous with our business and talent. We give our talent the space, support and tools to innovate and grow.

Discover more about GroupM at www.groupm.com
Follow @GroupMAPAC on Twitter
Follow GroupM on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/groupm

About Malaysia

GroupM Malaysia is situated in the prime location of Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya.  Malaysia is a multi-racial and multicultural country, there is a strong “Muhibbah” culture and the office environment is full of “Semangat” as half of our talent are below the age of 30. 

You can expect diversity, strong collaboration and a fun yet dynamic environment here! With endless growth opportunities for marketing, media and branding professionals,  we provide the support to enable ambitions to come to life. If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career in media, there is no better place to be in than Malaysia.

GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it’s about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.


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