Initiative - Assistant Media Buyer
IPG Mediabrands
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
3d ago

In order to maintain a culture that promotes creativity and brilliant work, Initiative thrives on four key principles : being Fearless , Brilliant , Dynamic and Seamless .

By truly living and working in a completely FBDS manner, we are able to deliver phenomenal business results while embodying the age-

old saying, work hard, play hard. Our goal at Initiative is to ensure that you are doing the best work of your career - connected to our brand and our clients, while also feeling rewarded and fulfilled when you leave work each day.

Initiative looks for talent who embody our four core values - FBDS. These individuals can find and remove barriers, able to present the best option confidently.

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant, Investment.

Position Summary :

The role of an Assistant, Investment is to support the team with the maintenance and documentation of the client’s media buys, as well as to assist the Buyer in preparing data for the purchase and subsequent evaluation of campaigns.

This role requires you to work as part of an integrated media investment team to ensure the product is grounded in insights and experience, resulting in flawless media executions.

Responsibilities :

  • Assist Buyers with campaign execution.
  • Upload media buys and track changes with a high level of accuracy.
  • Assist in the preparation of client billing estimates and reconciliations.
  • Assist in solving and clearing billing discrepancies and queries in a timely manner.
  • Prepare and send out station lists.
  • Work with media partners to ensure all relevant information is obtained in order to maintain accurate media buys.
  • Ensure invoice information is collected, and follow up with external suppliers to gather missing information.
  • Accurately maintain system and client records.
  • Attend media seminars and presentations as required.
  • Develop proficiency with media-related tools and research systems.
  • Proactively develop knowledge of the media landscape.
  • Qualifications :

  • 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.
  • Strong analytical and financial acumen.
  • Proactive approach to problem solving, assisting the team, self-development, etc.
  • 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 under pressure and multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong learning agility, with a passion for continuous development.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • 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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