General information

Agency: Magna

Job Function: Investment

Location: New York, United States

Job Ref#: 11699

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

Working across multiple clients and with other Mediabrands agencies, the Manager of Accountability will aid in the completion of new business templates, help with US cost tracking across multiple clients and will serve as a support for all Mediabrands agencies. This role will help coordinate with partners at other Mediabrands agencies to ensure the timely delivery of pitch pricing and cost reports.  The ideal candidate will be confident in designing & carrying out day-to-day processes that ensure the accurate delivery of all targets while putting in place proactive process, automation, and forward planning strategies to deliver consistent results.  They should be very detail oriented, strong with numbers, and work well under pressure.

This role will have close working relationship with investment teams, auditors, and global leads to ensure all projects get completed in a timely matter.

The ideal candidate will need to be comfortable presenting strategies, processes, and results to investment leads and auditors in the US and Global.

Key Responsibilities

This is a pivotal role within a motivated and close-knit team working across multiple accounts and with multiple agencies:

  • Assist new business pricing templates and help coordinate successful completion across the different media
  • Work with agency investment teams to manage the reporting of cost savings programs
  • Be accessible to the teams for guidance, reports, questions, and one-off projects.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Business
    • Ability to investigate, analyze and solve problems as well as clearly communicate results.
    • Ability to manage your time effectively across every aspect of your work.
    • Highly analytical with strong problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with the ability to learn and apply new concepts and tools quickly.
    • Strong attention to detail, well organized and has the ability to prioritize tasks under pressure.
  • People
    • Is positive and motivating in a team environment.
    • Willing to understand different points of view and work well in a team.
    • Self-starter who can work autonomously and remain composed under pressure and tight deadlines.
    • Soft skills: attentiveness, detail oriented, excellent communication ability.



  • 3-5 years’ experience in a media role (client, auditor, agency, or media owner)
  • Experience with investment preferred
  • Experience with auditing desired
  • Excellent spreadsheet and media math skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Exceptional management, organizational and responsiveness skills
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with investment teams and colleagues
  • Project management experience, with proven ability to drive projects from conception to completion.
  • Independent, self-motivated, hardworking, analytically sophisticated with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills, comfortable with Excel, Word and data

Employment Transparency

It is the policy of Mediabrands, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

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About Us

MAGNA is the centralized IPG Mediabrands resource that provides strategic investment and media intelligence for agency teams and clients. We utilize our insights, forecasts and strategic relationships to provide clients with a competitive marketplace advantage.

• MAGNA harnesses the aggregate power of all IPG media investments to develop go-to-market strategies, designing unique partnerships to drive maximum value for our clients.
• MAGNA has set the industry standard for more than 60 years by predicting the future of media value. We publish more than 40 annual reports on audience trends, media spend and market demand as well as ad effectiveness.

MAGNA infuses the organization with knowledge that empowers better decision-making. We are a team of experts across five key competencies who support IPG cross-functional teams through:
1. Partnership
2. Enablement
3. Accountability
4. Connectivity
5. Education

All U.S. Mediabrands employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation.