Informations générales

Agency: Initiative

Function: Planning

Location: Toronto, Canada

Job Ref#: 15327

Description et conditions

Position Summary

The role of an Assistant Media Planner is to support the team with the preparation of media plans, recommendations, and analysis. This role requires you to work as part of an integrated media planning team to ensure the product is grounded in insights and experience, resulting in flawless media executions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accurately maintain client records, media approval documentation, and media purchase contracts. 
  • Monitor and maintain appropriate campaign execution and performance. 
  • Assist in solving/clearing billing discrepancies/queries in a timely manner. 
  • Ensure invoice information is collected and follow up with external suppliers to gather missing information as required. 
  • Support the team with preparing and maintaining accurate and timely billing and budget control reporting. 
  • Support the creation of campaign post reports. Source proposals from media partners as required. 
  • Assist with document creation: presentations, visual summaries, schedules and reports. 
  • Assist the media planning team with developing costs and data collection for recommendations and analysis. 
  • Maintain updated team status reports. 
  • Assist with the preparation of media POVs/evaluations. 
  • Coordinate and attend learning sessions with key media suppliers. 
  • Develop proficiency with necessary media research tools, systems, and software. 
  • Proactively develop knowledge of the media landscape. Support the team on various client related projects as required.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Post-secondary education - University graduate and/or advertising/marketing College degree preferred. 
  • Driven desire to develop and excel in a media career. 
  • Client service oriented. 
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal). 
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently. 
  • Highly developed organizational skills with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent ability to manage and prioritize time effectively. 
  • Ability to work well and multi-task. 
  • Proactive approach to problem solving, assisting the team, self-development, etc. 
  • Strong learning agility, with a passion for continuous development. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Employment Transparency

IPG Mediabrands est un employeur qui respecte l'égalité des chances et nous accueillons et encourageons les candidatures de toutes les parties intéressées, quelle que soit leur langue officielle préférée. Des aménagements sont disponibles, sur demande, pour les personnes souffrant d'un handicap ou ayant des besoins médicaux, à n'importe quelle étape du processus de recrutement. Nous remercions tous les candidats de leur intérêt pour IPG Mediabrands. Toutefois, seuls les candidats sélectionnés pour un entretien seront contactés.

À propos de nous

We’re a global media agency designed to grow brands through culture. Over the last three years, we’ve been named as the fastest growing media agency in the world by independent media ratings agency, RECMA. Key to our success is the fact most media agencies are built for brand awareness, with a bias for paid media. We’re a little different. We’re built for brand relevance, with a bias for Cultural Velocity. We believe the brands that succeed move and adjust with consumers at speed, showcasing their relevance and meaningfully contribute to their lives. We call this Cultural Velocity™ - a measure for the speed at which a brand moves through culture to drive relevance. The faster a brand can move with culture, the more relevant they become and the greater the growth. Operating in over 90 countries, Initiative employs 4,000 of the smartest and most diverse talent in the industry.