Search & Social Manager - MIndshare - Singapore

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Employer/Agency: Mindshare
Location: Singapore
Salary/Package: On application
Job Sector: General Management & Consulting
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Position at Mindshare
You will play a strategic key role in the Search & Social pillar of the FAST Team. You will work together with the Client Leadership teams and Head of Search & Social to ensure delivery of performance driven campaigns across Search and Social channels.

Reporting of the role

This role will report to Head of Search & Social

3 best things about the job:

Working in one of the most digitally advanced and forward thinking media agency that is globally connected
Regular on job training that will be provided to ensure your success in your role
An opportunity to work with and learn from highly experienced, action oriented media practitioners

Measures of success –

In three months:

Strong understanding of client business model
Build professional relationship with external vendors and lead performance driven strategies with clients
A keen understanding on the various platforms and systems which power digital media
Work closely with FAST Strategy & Client Leadership teams to optimize overall campaign performance

In six months:

Be able to provide optimization suggestions and work with Head of Search & Social to improve campaign performance
Flawless and timely Biddable media delivery that deliver against pre-determines KPIs
Upskill FAST Activate Search & Social – Specialists (Executives) and manage workloads
Be on top of all the betas and innovations in the digital space and be able to articulate and share with internal and external stakeholders and how it could be relevant and useful to them

In 12 months:

Be comfortable in developing proposals and preparing Search & Social media strategies in line with the overall campaign
Be able to lead and provide strategic insights on Search & Social matters
Be confident in taking part in pitches whilst working together with the rest of the agency
The proof of your success will be clients’ satisfaction and increasing business profit / commercial results

Responsibilities of the role:

The search and social champion within Singapore’s FAST team
Expert in Search & Social – responsible for planning & optimizing the effectiveness of Search & Social Campaigns
Execute tests, collect & analyze data, identify trends & insights
Keep pace with industry trends & developments – attempt to be first to market with innovative approaches
Maintain a deep understanding of client business goals and marketing objectives, translating them into digital objectives/strategies
Design and implement or oversee implementation of single and multi-variant tests to increase campaign efficiency
Work with FAST Search & Social Executive to fulfill set client strategies by creating deliverables and specific recommendations, including account structure and implementation, optimizations, conditional testing, tracking, and overall management
Supervise, guide and counsel FAST Search & Social Executive on all day-to-day activities and ensure that all processes are followed
Contributing to an environment where ‘Innovation as usual’ thrives in everyday work
Lead in Client / Agency calls as the day-to-day product group representative from the FAST Activate team

What you will need:

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Search or Social role and managing an exec
Strong copywriting skills as part of the job requires creating compelling ad copy that is relevant to the campaign yet is still within vendor specifications
Proven record of success in running audience-based/performance driven/direct response campaigns
Comfortable using Microsoft excel and manipulating dashboards – An analytical mind that is creative as well as data driven to identify trends/patterns and insights
Bachelor’s degree required; concentration in advertising, marketing, business administration, and/or communications preferred
Possess and demonstrate excellent understanding of media fundamentals
Strong quantitative skills, including analytical abilities and math proficiency
Ability to work within and effectively manage a team, decisively organizing multiple assignments for both self and team direct reports
Adherence to tight deadlines while delivering flawless work
Extremely business-minded and detail-oriented, with clear and proven organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Show ability in training and leadership capability
Demonstrate genuine curiosity and interest in our clients & their business

About FAST

FAST (Future Adaptive Specialist Team) was launched in 2015 and works to simplify data, technology and content work streams for clients and integrates all branding and performance assets, providing an efficient single view across all markets and channels delivering performance marketing.

Powered by best in class talent and technology, including the recently launched mPlatform from GroupM, FAST also taps the open ecosystem leveraging the best AI, e-commerce and dynamic content solutions where applicable.

As an integrated service, FAST dovetails with traditional media planning and buying services, enabling maximum efficiency in driving insights, targeting, allocating investment, activating and optimising across all media and helps Mindshare clients move faster to an outcome-based performance approach. In FAST we believe in marketing that performs, not performance marketing; An integrated, data-driven approach that delivers results for both the brand and the individual across the entire consumer journey, media ecosystems, and devices.

About Mindshare

Mindshare, the global media agency network, and part of WPP, the largest marketing communications network in the world, has more than 7,000 employees, in 116 offices across 86 countries. Mindshare APAC has won over 300 awards in 2014/2015 and was the most awarded agency at the 2015 Campaign Asia Awards Festival. Mindshare was also recognised as the SMARTIES™ APAC ‘Agency Network of the Year 2015’ for the third consecutive year. Mindshare is also home to The 2015 Festival of Media Asia Pacific Rising Star – Jason Maggs.

To learn more about Mindshare and our philosophy of Original Thinking, visit us at

About Singapore

GroupM Singapore operates in one of the most dynamic and exciting environments in the world. Although it is a small domestic market, there is a vibrant media industry which is undergoing rapid evolution as digital technology reshapes the way marketing supports advertisers’ needs. Being at the crossroads of Asia means that aside from the local clients and media owners, we also have a high proportion of multi-national clients and media owners.

As the largest media investment management company in Singapore with over 41% market share (Recma) and over 650 employees, GroupM Singapore is the premiere organisation to join and develop a career in.

GroupM APAC is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our people are our strength so we respect and nurture their individual talent and potential

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