General information

Agency: UM

Job Function: Planning

Location: Shanghai, China

Job Ref#: 7968

Description & Requirements

Key Responsibilities

Main Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate strong understanding, trust and relationship with senior level Clients
  • Produce, seeks and able to sell quality plans and media opportunity to contribute to Client’s business
  • Capable of being a persuasive presenter to clients
  • Initiative on media opportunity seeking and evaluate to client
  • Delivery client’s request exactly and track to make sure all revision will be followed to action
  • Takes the initiative to learn media strategy to be a proactive Media Specialist instead of being a reactive Media specialist
  •  Be sensitive to new business opportunity and supportive to new business development for Planning Directors Demonstrate ability to delegate the planning team’s understanding and execution of resources within a Media Agency and it’s relationships
  • Demonstrate ability to manage and coach a Planning team on personal and work issues
  • Focus on team member growth with business

Desired Skills & Experience

Key qualification:

  •   Minimum 5+ years media experience (preferably in Planning) in 4As agency
  •   Solid interpretation and competency of media concepts, of media research software programs and of system, ie monitoring, invoicing, placement of orders, briefing etc
  •   Fluency in English oral and written, familiar in computer operation
  •   Bachelor degree and above

About Us

A full-service media agency, UM strives to Futureproof our clients’ businesses through our relentless pursuit of better science, art and outcomes. Founded in 1999, UM is made up of entrepreneurially-minded strategists, planners, researchers, investment experts, decision scientists, account executives, and content and activation specialists—over 4,800 employees across 130 offices in over 100 countries around the world. A part of IPG Mediabrands, UM’s global headquarters are in New York, with six additional US offices in Birmingham, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, and San Francisco. UM's vision to Futureproof our clients for today, tomorrow, and beyond wouldn’t be possible without our Better People.

UM’s culture is an inclusive one, where people belong and are encouraged to bring their full selves to the office, and where personal and professional growth are a priority of every member of the team. UM’s Executive Leadership Team is dedicated to building a culture that permeates every element of the company, from work flexibility, to career planning and regular talent reviews, to an active culture club. They proudly uphold the following values:

Courage: Our courage to take risks drives our ability to set new industry standards.

Curiosity: Our relentless curiosity drives relentless innovation.

Commitment: Our commitment to uncovering better opportunities for our clients and our community is at the heart of everything we do.

Community: We pride ourselves on fostering a community where everyone can belong while actively giving back to the communities in which we live.

Caring: We care about being a diverse agency where everyone feels motivated and supported.

Candor: Our candor through open and constructive dialogue ensures better outcomes for our people and our clients.

As a company, UM is constantly pushing to improve, under their Better Science, Better Art, Better Outcomes banner, striving to set the bar in the ever-evolving media landscape. Their efforts have yielded a number of new business wins recently including Aetna, American Express, Columbia Sportswear, Gallo Wine, Henkel, and Quicken Loans.