Facebook hunts for agency lead to oversee global network agencies in SG

Facebook is on the hunt for an agency partner to work with global network agencies in Singapore, as well as lead its agency capability and solution expertise-building efforts by collaborating across channels, functions and sales teams. The individual will take on the role of agency partner – global network agencies, Singapore.

According to the job description, the ideal candidate will have extensive experience with both Facebook and competitor products, and a proven ability to influence agency customers at different levels of the organisation. The individual must also have a deep understanding of the Singapore media landscape and understand the unique challenges faced by agencies in other Southeast Asia markets. This comes as several Singapore based agencies are the regional strategy, planning and buying hubs for regional clients.

Meanwhile, it is also on the lookout for an individual to build Facebook relationship, brand sentiment, advocacy and scalable Asia Pacific wide programmes for the broader business community of partners and agencies. The individual will helm the role of agency and partner, marketing manager, Asia Pacific.

The individual is required to have good knowledge of concepts and technologies for online and experience working with channel partners, media and creative agencies across Asia Pacific. According to Facebook’s job description, great communication skills are also required, as well as an interest for working with multiple cross-functional teams.

Recently, Facebook named Wieden + Kennedy, BBDO, Ogilvy, Leo Burnett and Droga5 to manage Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger and its corporate narrative respectively. Each will be responsible for global creative strategy and production for off-platform media.

The five agencies will partner with Facebook’s internal Creative X team, which will serve as creative stewards of its brands, ensure integration across on and off-platform work, social, events and experiences. The Creative X team will also hold its agency partners accountable to its production cost and quality, diversity and inclusion expectations.

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