Media Experts - Director, Account Planning
IPG Mediabrands
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2d ago


The role of the Director, Accounts is responsible for leading the business unit and ensuring its successful development and growth, from a business perspective and revenue perspective.

This role includes the development of strong teams and successful client relationships. This individual will serve as a thought leader for the execution of world-class digital programs.


  • Report to COO / CPO / SVP while providing support to Account / Product teams and Finance department
  • Oversee daily responsibilities to ensure processes and procedures are being followed and assure quality control
  • Liaison ME contact between Bell Finance & Marketing teams and Media Experts
  • Get close : To the media; To the vendors; To clients’ business; Media Experts internal processes
  • Provide team leadership and mentoring; Directing team work and work flow
  • Direct buying & operational needs
  • Develop annual agreements with top vendors in Print / OOH category
  • Hiring, Supervising, training and performance reviews
  • Assist buyers when necessary; Assist executives with relevant requests
  • Oversee Value Summaries & Annual Agreements
  • Maintain positive relationships with vendors
  • Accurate & understandable BCRs, MPAs and campaign reports
  • Timesheet reporting and reconciliation
  • Oversee accuracy of weekly billing & Update monthly vendor expenditures
  • Keep projections up to date
  • Quality control of annual reconciliation of media campaigns
  • Assure that all outstanding vendor invoices are reconciled
  • Oversee quarterly POP’s

  • In depth knowledge of primary tools that are accountable for media administration in relation to planning, buying and finance
  • An understanding of best business practices and corporate profitability
  • An extensive understanding of the capabilities and functionality of Adtraq
  • Provide solutions for more complex campaign management
  • Basic understanding of media reporting tools (Dart, NadBank, PMB)
  • Greater understanding of billing / paying procedures
  • Develop procedures for increasing internal efficiencies
  • Extensive understanding of Bell intranet
  • In depth knowledge of vendors and campaign execution
  • An advanced understanding of SharePoint functions
  • Media Knowledge :

  • Knowledge of the range of media vehicles and formats that are available to an advertiser in Canada
  • In depth understanding corporate profitability
  • Understanding of all media properties and the structure for reporting

  • Potential to be promoted to Managing Director
  • IPG 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 IPG Mediabrands, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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