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Associate Media Director - HAVAS KSA

Job Summary:


The job holder of this position is responsible for the delivery of the agreed service scope. The role requires a blend of multi market strategic and media coordination activities.  The job holder is also responsible for leading local account management, ensuring strategy consistency and digital management integration, in close collaboration with other front and middle office teams.


Key Responsibilities:            




Client and Project Management:


  • Manage the day to day client relationship
  • Provide input and support to the strategy development and guidelines process e.g. competitive activities and insights, target audience profile data, communication trends in alignment with Strat, I&A
  • Work with global and regional teams to develop local client strategy guidelines with relevancy
  • Support the overall preparation and delivery of the agreed service scope to the client:


  1. Collect and compile all relevant data and information inputs
  2. Compile presentation content working with guidance from the Account Director
  3. Deliver presentations at the client’s
  4. Proactively support the preparation and delivery of ground breaking media solutions, strategic guidelines


  • Manage the delivery of related projects while ensuring best in class services to client:


  1. Oversee the planning, execution, optimization, reporting and invoicing
  2. Manage budget and reporting accuracy, ensuring that financial and operational targets are reached
  3. Ensure the best process integration, including digital process with support of the Connexion Manager and MO/PP teams
  4. Work closely with MO specialists / experts
  5. Support and take participation in new business pitches


Team Management:


  • Manage account executives
  • Oversee the workload of the team and optimize staffing to maximize workforce efficiency and meet operational requirements
  • Play an active part in mentoring and developing junior members of the team
  • Share learnings via peer to peer initiatives



Key Competencies:


  • Good understanding of the role of communication strategy and planning across ALL media. (Online-Offline, OEPS)
  • Knowledge of media research tools, audience measurement data and competitive monitoring data and good knowledge of how these should be applied in planning media
  • Understanding of and interest for all aspects of media and digital landscape across multiple industries
  • Strong online and offline marketing / communication background
  • Experience of preparing and delivering presentations to clients and internally
  • Ability to liaise confidently with clients and high standard of client satisfaction
  • Excellent written and presentation skills
  • Ability to lead a team of account executives
  • Pro-activity and openness to take responsibilities
  • Openness to sharing experience and knowledge
  • Ability to manage stress and meet tight deadlines 
  • Ability to work in an agile environment / organization
  • Relationship building skills internally and externally with the ability to quickly establish strong and collaborative working relationships
  • Facilitator in fostering digital both in your client and team
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint and data base packages

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