Business Manager - MBM Wellington

  • Full-time

Company Description

MBM is one of NZ’s most recognised multi-disciplinary media agencies, working with many of New Zealand’s best-known brands. We work with our clients to provide market-leading integrated media communication solutions.

Things are different at MBM. We disrupt the status quo and move the dial for our clients. We think beyond with creativity and innovation to solve our client’s business challenges. We have won numerous awards for our work, most recently Media Agency of the Year.

Our success is grounded in our people and values. We believe that by empowering smart, curious and passionate people, we can deliver strong, demonstrable outcomes for our clients.

We are now looking for a Business Manager to join our Wellington office. Working in a close-knit team, you would take responsibility for a group of large clients and making sure they are getting the best advice and service that we can provide.

In this role, you will provide strategy input to planning across all media channels and mentoring direct reports and junior staff.

The role involves

  • Liaising with creative agency partners to execute campaigns.
  • Managing the media product of MBM for your clients.
  • Overseeing buying of media by other MBM employees and 3rd parties
  • Responsible for tracking and reporting of campaigns - overseeing this function with relevant implementations specialists across Search, Performance, Social and TV Investment.
  • Contributing to MBM media industry knowledge, including keeping clients up to date.
  • Managing invoicing and general financial management of client accounts.
  • Helping develop MBM culture of premier service and excellent media product. Requires the ability to work independently and within a team.

Our ideal candidate has 3+ years of media agency experience. You can prioritise workload with urgency and to a high standard whilst supporting and develop our positive workplace culture. You have exceptional interpersonal communication skills, are a team member and will drive for kick-arse work.


MBM will offer solid career progression opportunities, and the role will be mentored by experienced seniors as well as;

  • A collaborative, fun and rewarding team culture where collaboration is key
  • Attendance at industry events
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Confidential 24-hour support via our employee assistance programme
  • Birthday day off
  • Industry leading parental leave policy

If this sounds like you, and you are ready for your next step, we’d love to talk!

Additional Information

Be a part of the Publicis Groupe family, one of the world’s most progressive and dynamic modern communications businesses, enjoying all the perks that come with our network offering:

  • A comprehensive Wholeself program supporting Physical, Mindful and Financial wellbeing
  • A creative, fun and rewarding office environment backed up by our Publicis Liberté flexibility approach “working your way, with us!”
  • Access to our Global AI Platform, Marcel, connecting Publicis Groupe employees with opportunities for career mobility and collaboration across our global network
  • Extensive Learning & Development opportunities, including more than 15,000 learning programs via our online learning platform Marcel Classes
  • A culture of open feedback and support to reach your goals through our Career Conversations program
  • A committed Diversity, Equality and Inclusion strategy driven through our Viva! Women, Égalité, enABLE and Embrace (reconciliation action plan) programs 
  • Work Your World program enabling employees the flexibility to work from anywhere in the world for up to 6 weeks per year
  • At Publicis Groupe, we believe no one should be more scared of losing their job than their life. Through our Working with Cancer initiative, we will secure the job and salary of any Publicis Groupe employee unable to work because they are living with cancer, a life-threatening chronic illness or serious disease
  • Inclusive leave policies such as Fertility Treatment, Menopause, Flexible Public Holidays, Gender Affirmation and Parental leave with up to 18 weeks paid primary carer leave and generous secondary carer benefits
  • Access to counsellors, psychologists, and professionals through Sonder - an all-in-on digital wellbeing technology platform designed to support psychological, medical & safety needs

MBM, part of Publicis Groupe believes that to deliver the best solutions to our clients, our people need to reflect the diverse communities in which our clients operate in. We value diversity and the skills, knowledge and experience that difference brings to our culture.  

We encourage applications from all people regardless of their backgrounds, identities, beliefs, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other difference. Our people are chosen for their personalities, ethics, values and professional qualities without any exclusion or discrimination. 

We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments for people with disability or those that require additional support throughout the application process.  If you need any assistance or adjustments, please contact us via [email protected] - your personal information will be kept confidential.