MEDIA PLANNING COORDINATOR

The best way to get someone’s attention is to break a pattern. With that in mind, Media Experts has been turning industry heads for 38 years by Making a Big Impression. A data-driven Canadian media agency powered by the spirit of discovery, we build iconic brands within the Canadian market. Our unique approach revolves around designing effective, hard-working Mediasystems™ that drive brand engagement and deliver outstanding business results.

We are looking to hire a Coordinator to join our Media Planning Team in our Montreal office. You’ll work closely with our planners and buyers to develop and implement strategic media plans for our customers, which include some of Canada’s most successful brands.

If this sounds like a fit, come help us Make a Bigger Impression: on the media industry, on top-tier Canadian brands, and on your career.

A bit about you:

  • You are a self-starter
  • You’re a strong communicator
  • You boast excellent attention to detail
  • You’re got efficient time management skills
  • You’re a star at collaborating with teams
  • You’re known for your strong problem-solving skills and your ability to learn quickly.

Impress us with:

  • A post-secondary certificate or degree with preference for Media and/or Marketing specialization or similar achievement
  • Your ability to work well, even thrive, under pressure and perform well in a in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Your excellent working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of programs, (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook)
  • A strong passion for the advertising business and an eagerness to learn.

What’s in it for you?

  • Beer and wine Fridays? Check
  • Access to the latest industry platforms and training programs? Check.
  • A chance to drive business results for top-tier Canadian brands? Check.
  • An epic yearly trip to summer camp? Check.
  • An in-house chef for daily lunch at work? Check.
  • An on-site gym to get your reps in? Check.
  • All the summertime rooftop hangs and BBQs you can handle? Check.
  • An agency that truly believes in giving back to the community? Check.
  • A beautiful office in Montreal’s burgeoning tech neighbourhood, Mile Ex? CHECK!
  • And of course, compensation based on experience, parental leave, health insurance, RRSP saving options, summer hours, vacation + extra-long weekends + a week off during the holiday season.

If you are interested in the position, please send your CV and cover letter to careers@mediaexperts.com. Be sure to include “Media Planning Coordinator, Montreal” in the email subject.

Media Experts 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 Media Experts, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Jr. Business Analyst

The best way to get someone’s attention is to break a pattern. With that in mind, Media Experts has been turning industry heads for 38 years by Making a Big Impression. A data-driven Canadian media agency powered by the spirit of discovery, we build iconic brands within the Canadian market. Our unique approach revolves around designing effective, hard-working Mediasystems™ that drive brand engagement and deliver outstanding business results. 

 

A bit about the role:  

The role of Jr. Business Analyst will assist in monthly budget forecasting, customers audits, and analysis. The role is responsible for identifying, explaining, and following-up on all actual variances against budget/forecast, as well as preparing budgets and forecasts within the deadlines. This role involves substantial interaction and collaboration with the Client Account Leads as well as other team members in the Finance and Client groups that are part of Media Experts and IPG Mediabrands. 

 

What you’d be doing day to day:  

  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and yearly forecasting reports and variance analysis.  
  • Assist in investigating, explaining, and resolving all variances where applicable (current vs. forecast, current vs. prior years, quarter vs quarter, etc…). 
  • Assist in customer cost analysis.  
  • Coordinating with the planning/buying teams with regards to forecasts, rates and plans. 
  • Taking initiative to streamline and improve upon existing processes; providing tangible solutions for on-going and future challenges. 
  • Performing other duties/ad hoc projects as assigned which are within the scope of this role. 
  • Assist in contract negotiations. 

 

What we need from you: 

  • Post-secondary education – University graduate in Finance or Accounting, Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal). 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and strong internal and client relationship skills. 
  • Strong organization and time-management skills. 
  • Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  
  • Self-motivated, independent thinker and problem solver. 
  • Strong in math.  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (i.e. PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and Excel). 

 

What’s in it for you?   

  • Beer and wine Fridays? Check. 
  • Access to the latest industry platforms and training programs? Check. 
  • A chance to drive business results for top-tier Canadian brands? Check. 
  • An epic yearly trip to summer camp in Algonquin Park? Check. 
  • An annual rocking holiday party in the foothills of Quebec? Check. 
  • An agency that truly believes in giving back to the community? Check. 
  • A beautiful office in Toronto’s downtown core? CHECK! 
  • And of course, compensation based on experience, parental leave, health insurance, RRSP saving options, summer hours, vacation + extra-long weekends + a week off during the holiday season. 

If you are interested in the position, please send your CV and cover letter tocareers@mediaexperts.com. Be sure to include “Jr. Business Analyst- Montreal” in the email subject. 

 

Media Experts 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 Media Experts, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  


Specialist, Social Media

A subset of Media Experts, SOCIETY@ME is a social media offering comprised of talent from the worlds of digital, strategy, media, creative, and analytics with a mission to find brand purpose and deliver on business results in an increasingly fast-paced, always-on, mobile-obsessed digital landscape. Our subject matter experts collaborate with major Canadian brands to execute award-winning social campaigns that deliver meaningful, emotionally-charged consumer experiences and real business outcomes.

A bit about the role:

We are actively seeking dynamic, best-in-class talent to join the SOCIETY@ME team as Specialist on our paid social media team. As Specialist, you will steward both account and media activity on assigned campaigns for our clients and help take social media strategy, planning ,and execution to the next level. This opportunity will catapult your career in digital media and provide a platform to partner with the world’s leading consumer brands.

What you’d be doing day-to-day:

  • Plan, develop, implement, optimize, report on best-in-class paid social media campaigns.
  • Perform daily campaign and budget management, including creative and promotional calendars.
  • Use research tools (Netbase, Klear, Affinio, etc.) to help develop profiles of target audiences with view into their social/online behaviors, media consumption, etc.
  • Work with agency teams and clients to ensure their needs are being met, their goals are being achieved, and their campaigns are meeting and exceeding performance expectations.
  • Operate as a key point of contact for clients and agency planning teams as required.
  • Follow internal processes and ensure consistency of execution, performance, ad specs, campaign objectives and KPIs.
  • Perform quality control of key team outputs including strategic campaign and budget recommendations, budget forecasts, performance reports, etc.
  • Maintain detailed files of all pertinent records (media plans, performance reports, creative, contracts, reports, etc.) relevant to clients’ business with SOCIETY.
  • Pull data for reports, analyze, prepare and present actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Keep abreast of industry news, help develop POVs and participate in knowledge sharing sessions to strengthen the agency’s overall social media knowledge and capabilities.
  • Support Senior Specialists with ongoing client and junior staff management/training.

You’d be a perfect fit if you already have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with preference for Media and/or Marketing specialization.
  • 1-2 years of paid social media experience, preferably with other agencies.
  • Experience launching and managing paid social campaigns in Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat or any paid social management platforms.
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of programs.
  • Analytical skills with the ability to draw conclusions based on data.
  • Outstanding communication skills. Fluent written and spoken French required for the Montreal office. French interview and test required for consideration for Montreal.
  • Knowledge and experience of ad targeting and tagging methodologies is an asset.
  • Ability to investigate, analyze and solve problems and clearly communicate results.
  • Ability to multi-task, process-oriented, excellent time management & organizational skills, attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a cross-functional team.

What’s in it for you?

  • Beer and wine Fridays? Check
  • Access to the latest industry platforms and training programs? Check.
  • A chance to drive business results for top-tier Canadian brands? Check.
  • An epic yearly trip to summer camp? Check.
  • An in-house chef that cooks daily lunches? Check.
  • An on-site gym to get your reps in? Check.
  • All the summertime rooftop hangs and BBQs you can handle? Check.
  • A beautiful office in Montreal’s burgeoning tech neighbourhood, Mile Ex? CHECK!
  • And of course, compensation based on experience, parental leave, health insurance, RRSP saving options, summer hours, vacation + extra-long weekends + a week off during the holiday season.

If this describes you and you are ready to join the fast-growing team at SOCIETY@ME, please send your CV and cover letter to Josee.Thibault@societyagency.com. Only candidates who meet the required qualifications will be contacted for interviews.

Media Experts 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 Media Experts, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Senior Media Planner

The best way to get someone’s attention is to break a pattern. With that in mind, Media Experts has been turning industry heads for 38 years by Making a Big Impression. A data-driven Canadian media agency powered by the spirit of discovery, we build iconic brands within the Canadian market. Our unique approach revolves around designing effective, hard-working Mediasystems™ that drive brand engagement and deliver outstanding business results.

We are actively seeking a curious and passionate Senior Planner, Mediasystems Designs to join our dynamic team in Montreal. This position requires a 360-degree overview of media to develop and manage client media strategies, plan execution and analysis, and mentor and develop a team of staff members. We need someone who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and wants to deliver great work and industry firsts. If you value speed, teamwork and innovation, then you belong at Media Experts.

What you’d be doing day to day:

  • Develop media strategies and present integrated plans, as well as oversee implementation and management of the plan;
  • Develop/oversee recommendations that go beyond the conventional media flowchart to consider all forms of paid, non-paid/earned & owned media;
  • Seek out opportunity for business development;
  • Set realistic client expectations and make every effort to exceed them, by providing quality work in a timely and responsive manner;
  • Mentor junior media professionals providing guidance on setting or re-defining priorities. Identify with staff, developmental opportunities and help them to work toward their professional goals;
  • Lead and maintain strong client relationships while maintaining thorough, real time knowledge of client business;
  • Manage and be accountable for media budgets and client billing.

You’d be a perfect fit if you already have:

  • Over 2 years of media planning experience, including team management experience.
  • Deep 360-degree understanding of all media planning and buying disciplines (digital and traditional)
  • Educational background in a related field (media, advertising, marketing) or equivalent work experience
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with clients, colleagues and vendors
  • Experience in managing or developing staff, with strong leadership, mentoring and coaching skills
  • Strong planning background with the ability to lead the media planning process
  • Proven knowledge of traditional and digital planning and research tools and resources.
  • Exceptional communication skills in English, both oral and written

What’s in it for you?

  • Beer and wine Fridays? Check
  • Access to the latest industry platforms and training programs? Check.
  • A chance to drive business results for top-tier Canadian brands? Check.
  • An epic yearly trip to summer camp? Check.
  • An in-house chef for daily lunch at work? Check.
  • All the summertime rooftop hangs and BBQs you can handle? Check.
  • A beautiful office in Montreal’s burgeoning tech neighbourhood, Mile-Ex? CHECK!
  • And of course, compensation based on experience, parental leave, health insurance, RRSP saving options, summer hours, vacation + extra-long weekends + a week off during the holiday season.

Those interested should send their CV and cover letter to careers@mediaexperts.com and indicate “Senior Planner, Mediasystems Design” in the subject line. Only candidates who meet the required qualifications will be contacted for interviews.

Media Experts 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 Media Experts, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


MEDIA PLANNER

 

The best way to get someone’s attention is to break a pattern. With that in mind, Media Experts has been turning industry heads for 38 years by Making a Big Impression. A data-driven Canadian media agency powered by the spirit of discovery; we build iconic brands within the Canadian market. Our unique approach revolves around designing effective, hard-working Mediasystems™ that drive brand engagement and deliver outstanding business results.

We are seeking Media Planner to join our Montreal office. This position provides someone seeking to advance their career in media and advertising with a tremendous opportunity to join one of Canada’s top media agencies, learning shoulder-to-shoulder from some of the best media talent in our industry.


What you’d be doing day to day:

  • Develop and present custom-designed strategic media recommendations for our customers, including plan implementation, management, and analysis.
  • Collaborate directly with customers to understand their specific business objectives.
  • Communicate with agency partners and media vendors to develop innovative opportunities that advance our customers’ advertising strategies.
  • Oversee the stewardship of customer campaign objectives, continuing dialogue with creative agencies, collaborating closely with media buying teams, managing media budgets, and campaign activity reporting while adhering to administration policies and standards for delivering on Media Experts’ customer service promise.

You’d be a perfect fit if you already have:

  • Strong knowledge of the range of media, vehicles, and formats available to advertisers both online and offline.
  • Career-focused, resourceful, creative and analytical.
  • Strong team player yet have the ability to work independently.
  • Detail-oriented with an aptitude for multi-tasking.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills.
  • Minimum of 1 year planning experience
  • Diploma or Degree in advertising, communications, or a similar field.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Extensive knowledge of the full range of media research tools and their application in media planning.

What’s in it for you?

  • Beer and wine Fridays? Check.
  • Access to the latest industry platforms and training programs? Check.
  • A chance to drive business results for top-tier Canadian brands? Check.
  • An epic yearly trip to summer camp? Check.
  • An in-house chef for daily lunch at work? Check.
  • All the summertime rooftop lunches and BBQs you can handle? Check.
  • An in-office gym with regularly-offered exercise classes? Check.
  • A beautiful office in Montreal’s burgeoning tech neighbourhood, Mile Ex? CHECK!
  • And of course, compensation based on experience, parental leave, health insurance, RRSP saving options, summer hours, vacation + extra-long weekends + a week off during the holiday season.

 

If this describes you and you are ready to join the media-curious and future-focused team at Media Experts, please send your CV and cover letter to careers@mediaexperts.com with the email subject “Media Planner, Montreal”.

 

Media Experts 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 Media Experts, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.