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Commerce Media Director

Employer
Starcom
Location
Wood Lane, London
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
6 Jan 2024

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Job Details

Are you ready to work with one of the biggest clients in the world? We’re a multi-disciplinary team with ambitions of transforming marketing by putting people (including our consumers) first, and we’re looking for new talent to work on one of Groupe’s most prized clients, a top-five-in-the-world company boasting an audience of over 1 billion people in 80 countries. It’s purposeful work that can be demanding, but our ideal candidate relishes a challenge. So, if you’re ready to join a world-class agency and a top-tier consumer electronics client, we’re ready for you.

We are looking for a Retail Media Director to join the team. This key Client Partnership role is responsible for managing our biggest Retail Media assignment - Amazon Europe. Through the effective and efficient management of the Amazon Media business we hope to grow our Retail Media scope both to other Amazon markets but also to other European retail media platforms and partners.

The role reports into the Commerce lead; and works closely with local market retail media teams in UK, Germany, France and Spain to deliver Amazon media with excellence and identify innovation and growth opportunities.

The successful candidate should have hands on experience activating within the Amazon platform, but the job is focused on Client Management and managing activation teams in local markets to actually execute the work.

As our Retail Media Director, you will manage activation teams (based offshore or in local markets) to deliver Amazon campaigns with excellence leveraging the best of our own network and Amazon best practice. You will be the day to day contact for the European Office client and own the reporting dashboard with live performance data, so that you can provide insights, analysis and recommendations. You will have full ownership of strategy and goals across all EO markets and in addition, you will be responsible for the end to end management of financial processes, ensuring all plans, bookings and campaigns are run accurately to the highest degree.
Qualifications

What we are looking for

This is more of a client management role, although we are looking for you to have hands on experience in activating Search & DSP on Amazon. Full Amazon accreditation would be favourable, but not essential. You need to have a background in various aspects of commerce, including e-commerce, marketplace strategies, paid/biddable media, and other related fields. Ideally you will have comprehensive knowledge of Amazon's vendor and seller models, with a proven history of developing and executing successful strategies for clients.

You will be an experienced line manager with an aptitude for effective collaboration, preferably with experience working alongside agencies and stakeholders in a global network. You’ll thrive in a complex fast-paced environment, and feel comfortable with ambiguity.

We also need you to have the following:
  • Profound understanding of retail business factors such as profit margins, inventory management, forecasting, and demand planning, which are crucial for making informed media decisions.
  • In-depth knowledge of the interplay between various media channels and the role of retail media within the broader landscape.
  • Knowledge of the fulfillment and operational requirements to be successful as a seller.
  • Experience of Profitero or other online shelf tools

Additional Information

Publicis Groupe operates a hybrid working pattern with employees being office-based on Mondays and two other days during the working week.

If you have any adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.

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