Essence Global

Managing Director, UK

Source: Talent GB

About Essence

Essence, part of GroupM, is a global data and measurement-driven media agency whose mission is to make brands more valuable to the world. Clients include Google, Flipkart, NBCUniversal, L'Oréal and the Financial Times. The agency is more than 2,000 people strong, manages $4.5B in annualized media spend, and deploys campaigns in 121 markets via 22 offices in APAC, EMEA and the Americas. Visit essenceglobal.com for more information and follow us on Twitter at @essenceglobal.

About the role

We are looking for a high energy, dynamic & inspiring leader with a proven leadership track record. As Managing Director you will be a critical member of our senior leadership team (Exco) and will be one third of our 'general management' leadership triumvirate - CEO/COO/MD - and as such you will be expected to have an opinion on and influence the entirety of our UK business.

You will have specific responsibility for client leadership, new business/marketing, thought leadership and our internal culture.

Some of the things we'd like you to do:
  • Support & inspire our ECG's and ensure they are given licence to deliver against their key objectives
  • Work closely with our Head of Client Services and the CS team to ensure our clients are always receiving the very best of Essence
  • Oversee our new business and marketing communities and be accountable for success in both areas
  • Work with our activation and planning leads to ensure that Essence remains in a market leadership position in all things 'media'
  • Liaise and collaborate with our MD's in Germany and France to share knowledge and build shared communities

  • A bit about yourself:
  • A true leader, with the ability to inspire others to greater things
  • A passion for everything , media, advertising & marketing, coupled with a continued desire to expand your knowledge
  • An understanding of the value and importance of data & analytics and an ability to articulate this clearly
  • Excellent communication skills, and an ability to collaborate and engage with those around you

  • What you can expect from Essence

    Essence's mission is to make advertising more valuable to brands. We do this by employing the world's very best talent to solve some of the toughest challenges of today's marketing landscape. It's important that we hire people whose values reflect those of our own: genuine, results-focused, daring and insightful. As an Essence employee, we promise you a workplace that invests in your career, cares for you and is fun and engaging. We believe these factors create a workplace where you can be yourself and do amazing work.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

    What you can expect from Essence:

    Essence's mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world. We do this by employing the world's very best talent to solve some of the toughest challenges of today's digital marketing landscape. It's important that we hire people whose values reflect those of our own: genuine, results-focused, daring and insightful. As an Essence employee, we promise you a workplace that invests in your career, cares for you and is fun and engaging. We believe these factors create a workplace where you can be yourself and do amazing work.

    3 days ago



    London, England

    Essence Global

    Full Time

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