Account Manager

MediaCom Canada - Toronto, ON (7 months ago)

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Key Accountabilities:
Responsible for day to day client engagement, and account management
Partner with Senior staff to develop and implement full cycle media plans
Develop and maintain client and agency partner relationships
Supervise and coach junior staff on the day to day running of the account, ensuring that tasks are completed on time, project status is monitored and client requests are handled in a timely manner
Ensure financial reporting and budget controls/forecasts are issued accurately and on time
Responsible for the development of client specific media plans across all channels
Participate in client plan presentations
Responsible to client for carrying out requests and projects for the group
Develops media plans and presentations in conjunction with more senior staff
Works with all internal resources including Investment Team, Finance and Strategy in carrying out the development of their plans and client service requirements
Complete plans and projects on behalf of clients; with assistance of juniors
Develop buy brief content and conduct buy brief meetings with internal groups
Monitor status and manage project to ensure on time completion
Assist with and oversee all media administrative duties including campaign set-up and maintenance, and issue accurate client financial reports ie BCRs, with a high degree of accuracy

Skills and Behaviour:
Experience with full cycle planning and development – high proficiency implementing media plans, with thorough understanding of the media process, using cross-functional teams
Solid understanding of online and offline planning
Full familiarity with research tools and planning software programs needed to complete planning tasks at all levels
Be conversant with interpretation of client briefs and writing strategic plans, establish strategies to meet objectives
Resourcefulness, able to tap into company resources across cross functional groups and demonstrate best use of resources
Able to convincingly and methodically build solutions to client’s problems
Strong presentation skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving abilities
Strong analytical skills
Mathematically inclined, quantitative skills
Able to understand consumer insights and apply

Education and Experience:
5-7 years related work experience
Post-secondary degree, specialization in Marketing an asset

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