General information

Agency: Mediabrands

Job Function: Planning

Location: Toronto, Canada

Job Ref#: 7293

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

*To apply please click the link at the bottom of this job posting*


Mediabrands is the global media arm of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). Today, the network manages $39 billion in marketing investment on behalf of its clients, employing over 10,000 marketing communication specialists in more than 130 countries.


Interested in joining the next intern class of forward thinkers at a leading media network in the world?


Then the Residency is the place for you!


Launched in 2017, our Mediabrands & Kinesso industry-leading internship program, The Residency, invites recent graduates with diverse backgrounds to gain practical experience over a 16-week period. Rooted in experiential learning and underpinned with custom curriculum, the program is designed to support on-going learning and development.

Residents will gain applicable media industry knowledge while building professional skills and general business acumen to launch a successful career in media.

Residents will have the opportunity to work with our global and leading front door agencies and specialty business units such as UM, Initiative, Media Experts, Reprise, Orion and Matterkind.

The Residency program is vital to attracting and retaining top graduating talent (recent grads) to our organization, with a consistent hire rate of 80%+ being offered full-time employment following their internship.


Don’t worry, we WON’T ask you to run for coffee. 

In fact, our internships simulate the actual job. You will be directly involved in projects and given actual tasks. In other words, you’re integrated right into the team!

 

Pitch Perfect.

Benefit from presentation experience! Our interns work on a 3-month long project that culminates in a simulated pitch to a real client.


We hire!

We can’t promise to have a permanent position for every intern. But make no mistake, following the internship, we will hire as many interns into entry-level positions as possible.


We Are Looking For Residents In The Following Areas

  • Media Planning
  • Media Buying
  • Paid Social
  • Paid Search (SEM)
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Programmatic / Addressable Media
  • Data Analytics
  • Finance
  • Strategy

Resident Criteria

  • Graduating (or graduated) from an accredited college/university program
  • Current on all trends in media and digital
  • All candidates must commit to working 16 consecutive weeks (May 2, 2022 - August 19, 2022)

Desired Skills & Experience


  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Analytical mindset and able to work within Excel spreadsheets quickly & accurately
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and work well under deadlines
  • Professional, reliable, results-oriented
  • Enthusiastic about the media industry
  • Storytelling abilities
  • Eligible to work in Canada

To Complete your application, please click the link below to be directed to Venterview. You will be required to complete a multiple-choice media assessment and a 4 question video interview. 


https://venterview.com/ca.a/1069/2502/en/1926?lang=en


Candidate applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and qualified applicants will be contacted by the Talent Acquisition Team.


About Us

IPG Mediabrands is the global media arm of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). Today, the network manages $39 billion in marketing investment on behalf of its clients, employing over 10,000 marketing communication specialists in more than 130 countries.

A proven entity in helping clients maximize business results through integrated, intelligence-driven marketing strategies, IPG Mediabrands is committed to driving automated buying, pay-for-performance and digital innovation solutions through its network of media agencies which in Canada includes UM, Initiative and Media Experts. Its roster of specialty service agencies including MAGNA, Cadreon, Reprise Digital, Orion and Kinesso, offer technologies and industry moving partnerships that are recognized for delivering unprecedented bottom line results for clients.

Mediabrands is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage applications from all interested parties. Accommodations are available, upon request, for those with a disability or medical need during any stage of the recruitment process. We thank all candidates for their interest in Mediabrands, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.