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Connections Planning Manager

Come and do the best work of your career in on of the best cities in the world. This role is almost as unique as the client and location. The role, based in Sydney Australia, looks after a global retail powerhouse client. The incumbent will be tasked with leading a passionate team to help plan amazing campaigns that deliver tangible results. The incumbent will get to work with an amazing client to help them realise their incomparable agenda.

The Connections Planning Manager has ultimate responsibility for the agency’s planning the media campaign and brand performance on their assigned client. They ensure that all recommendations and agency initiatives drive our clients’ business whilst generating a strong commercial return for Mindshare.

This role reports to the Managing Director, Mindshare Sydney

3 best things about the job:
1. Global Client – looking to deliver interesting and market leading campaigns
2. Sydney location – the opportunity to work on a global client in one of the best cities in the world
3. Do the best work of your career – target professional development and culture that supports learning.

In this role, your goals will be:
In three months:
• Built respect, understanding and commitment from the client
• Familiarised yourself with the Mindshare Adaptive Marketing Framework, working practices and the key strategic tools and product differentiators available to the agency.
• Established a relationship with the key partners both internally and externally, including clients, Client Leaders, Investment Teams, Strategic Business Units and other agency partners.
In six months:
• Developed an understanding of your client’s key communications challenges and identified opportunities to positively impact the client’s business.
• Presented a number of strategic recommendations that have led to a new approach in media and delivered opportunities for optimising existing approaches.
In 12 months:
• Established yourself as the client’s trusted advisor in all things related to communications strategy and beyond, bringing value to every client and agency partner interaction.
• Delivered a number of pieces of award-worthy work, bringing fresh insights and ground breaking innovation throughout the entire Paid, Owned & Earned connections architecture.
• Elevated the overall product offering of the agency by driving education and application of key methodologies and planning tools.

North Sydney 2060



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