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DWA recruiting for key roles in new Singapore office | 29 October 2008

DWA is once again expanding – a new office in Singapore will soon add to our global presence in London, Sydney and San Francisco. This also means we're hiring – we have four exciting new roles based in Singapore that will be critical to our future success.

If you have the drive, ambition and entrepreneurial spirit to succeed in one of the roles detailed below, please send a CV and covering letter directly to David Wood at davidw@dwamedia.com

Roles available: Account Director x 2, Media Director, Regional Director

Job specifications:

Account Director x 2
Day-to-day management of existing and new DWA clients in the region. Must be familiar with the Technology sector and have had experience within a media organisation within a technology related environment or significant client side experience running multi-platform programs and campaigns with measurable ROI mechanisms.

Must be well versed in all media, particularly electronic, ideally with knowledge of search based media platforms.

Maturity, confidence and experience are all prerequisites. The ability to understand client objectives/challenges and provide media solutions using an integrated media approach is key. Experience of pan regional media within a B2B or B2C environment.
Being proactive, service-oriented, numerate and committed to client success is

Comfortable with and confident in pitching to senior Marketing Managers/Directors.

Ideally with existing client-side contacts.

Highly skilled and confident presentation skills, excellent Microsoft Office, ambitious, team player and yet a streak of independence.

Media Director
Responsible for all media output from the Singapore office. This client facing role requires superb understanding of and experience with all media regionally that have relevance to an IT client base. Experience in Brand, print, broadcast, SEM/SEO, lead generation, ROI matrix, integrated, ambient, and the use of Electronic DM.

Must have significant planning and buying experience across the region and knowledge of and experience with all relevant media owners. Hugely results oriented, you will be the Media Champion of the DWA office in Singapore and looking to build and manage your own team as we grow in the region.

Must have worked on or with IT clients previously and must demonstrate a significant track record in winning and maintain new business. Relationships within the IT marketing community preferred.

Will work closely with the Regional Director to set strategy, objectives, commercial targets and budgets. Will also liaise very closely with fellow Media Directors in London, San Francisco and Sydney.

Regional Director
A critical role. This individual will be the figure head of DWA Singapore and will have full P&L responsibility and accountability. Reporting directly to the Global Managing Director you will run the business day-to-day with responsibility for Sales (New Business), Client Service and Media, as well as all staff including training & development. You will be responsible for agreeing and setting strategy with the MD and FD, you will be hugely familiar with the International Technology market and the media that serves it. You will have contacts and relationships within the media-owner and client community and you will have demonstrable experience in a start-up environment.

You will be fully conversant with the media landscape and all new media tools available to a specialist media agency. You will have worked regionally and understand the nuances of media consumption both locally and regionally.

You will lead from the front. This is primarily an external role and you will quickly become the public face of DWA Singapore. Comfortable and confident in social settings with a tremendous ability to network within the media and technology marketplaces.

You will work in close partnership with fellow DWA Regional Directors and central DWA marketing to build and share ideas that deliver global media solutions to an ever-increasing global client base.

For the right candidate, this position will lead to an equity stake in DWA Singapore after a proven period of time.

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