Senior Analyst, Search Marketing

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 39 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 media strategies that drive brand engagement and deliver outstanding business results.

We are actively seeking a bilingual Senior Analyst, Search Marketing Systems (SEO). The ideal candidate will be responsible for refining / shaping our SEO service and executing client servicing and technical SEO deliverables. Their goal is to provide best in class SEO expertise and recommendations that drive organic performance.

At Media Experts IPG, we pride ourselves on exceeding the performance expectations of our clients.

Data, automation, and and business objective focused problem solving is our bread and butter.

Screaming Frog is your closest friend and it’s likely that you spend way too much time thinking / talking about “Semantic SEO”.

You don’t write code (although if you do, great!), but you can make sense of CSS and HTML and can communicate to developers in a language they understand.

You can speak to and make recommendations concerning page speed optimization, structured data implementation, information architecture, and semantically optimize content and internal linking. You know everything about all aspects of a website that impact SEO and what you don’t know you can figure out very quickly.

More than anything, you want to *grow*. You’re ready to take inventory of what SEO “looks like” currently for our clients and adapt based on what produces the highest ROI. You’re ready to start moving away from the technical weeds and start growing your skill set in team management and mentoring

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop best in class deliverables/reporting to clients, from available technology platforms and services. Be an expert in SEO capabilities, ability to find best in class solutions for the clients and being up-to-date with the upcoming tools/tech solutions that would work for their overall digital media strategy.
  • Ensure consistency of SEO recommendations and objectives. Pull reports, prepare meaningful insights and recommendations and communicate these effectively in presentations.
  • Monitor the goals and KPI’s for a portfolio of clients to ensure on-time and complete delivery of recommendations.
  • Oversee the execution of the SEO strategy – regularly evaluate performance, proactively optimize, provide post reports and ensure flawless setup and digital activation.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bi-lingualism is a *must*. Excellent French language skills, both written and spoken are required. Moderate-to-good English.
  • Post-secondary education – University graduate and/or advertising/marketing College degree preferred.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in SEO.
  • Proficient with various platforms (e.g. Google Analytics, Google Search Console, etc.) Demonstrated ability to effectively apply knowledge and insights gained from research resources.
  • Passion for data, emerging media and technology. Strong learning agility, with a passion for continuous development. Client service oriented.
  • Proactive approach to problem solving, assisting the team, self-development, etc. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).

Apply for this position here. 

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. 


Coordinator, Search Marketing

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 39 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 media strategies that drive brand engagement and deliver outstanding business results.

Position Summary
We are actively seeking a Coordinator, Search Marketing. The ideal candidate will become an integral member of our Digital Media Systems team while also working closely with our customers and account teams.

The position can be located in Montreal or Toronto area.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist on all administrative functions of the Search Marketing department.
  • These may include proof of purchase reports, reconciling campaigns, media purchase authorizations, budget pacing reports and more.
  • Help Analysts (PPC and SEO) with keyword research, creative writing, ad copy testing, day-to-day management of pay per click campaigns, optimization implementations, data analysis, reporting, power point presentations, local listings management, other media integration and more.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • DEC with a Marketing Option, Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Administration, Statistics, or similar.
  • Strong analytical skills with an innate ability to think outside the box.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook & PowerPoint.
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving, analysis, and time management skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment.
  • Extreme passion and curiosity for digital marketing and online advertising.

Apply for this position here. 

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. 


Manager, Paid Search

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 39 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 media strategies that drive brand engagement and deliver outstanding business results.

Position Summary

  • Reporting to the Director Search Marketing Systems, the Manager will be responsible for the following duties: 
  • Position can be located in Montreal or Vancouver.
  • Provide a team of Analysts and Coordinators with support in developing, implementing, managing, optimizing and reporting on Pay per Click (PPC) campaigns for various customers. Understand customer needs, grow relationships and build trust. Develop innovative SEM strategies that drive business results Lead, manage, supervise, motivate and mentor a team of Search Marketing Analysts & Coordinators. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Help oversee SEM planning, buying and operational needs, according to the Media Experts processes 
  • Effectively communicate Search Marketing offering, strategy, KPIs, standards and performance optimization for Media Experts customers. 
  • Demonstrating, articulating, and “selling through” plans and strategic recommendations. 
  • Development of ongoing business relationships from the prospect stage through existing account management 
  • Assisting with new hires (interviews), supervision, training and mentoring. 
  • Embraces and encourages a culture based on team work, collaboration, personal growth and intellectual curiosity  
  • Delivering service according to the Media Experts Customer Service Promises 
  • Reviews agency deliverables for quality and ensures that recommendations and work product are sound and viable  
  • Ensures that proper SEM processes are in place and helps to re-evaluate to keep them current 
  • Keep abreast of industry issues and development; strong knowledge to emerging technologies, participate in industry associations. 
  • Monitors resource capacity and workload of labor pool within the team 
  • Ensures that Supervisors, Seniors and Analysts follow procedures to meet specified customer deadlines  
  • Provides thought leadership, technological and innovation opportunities in search marketing  

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 5+ Years of SEM/SEO Experience in Agency environment 
  • Team Leadership & Management Skills 
  • Excellent Presentation & Communication skills 
  • Expert SEM/SEO Knowledge, Strategy & Judgment 
  • Ability to interpret large amounts of data to develop actionable insights 
  • Demonstrate creativity in SEM/SEO planning 
  • Expert knowledge of Google Ads, BING Ads, Bid Management Platforms, Ad Serving Technologies, Competitive Intelligence, comScore, etc 
  • Strong Analytical & Research Skills including working knowledge of Web Analytics platforms 
  • Advanced Certification on Google Ads and Bing Ads 
  • Strong Knowledge and Understanding of How Other Media Affects SEM/SEO  
  • Experience in A/B and Multivariate Testing concepts 
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel, Word, Power Point 

Apply for this position here. 

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. 


Supervisor, Media Planning

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 39 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 media strategies that drive brand engagement and deliver outstanding business results.

Position Summary
The role of a Media Planning Supervisor is to manage our media planning product through preparing and presenting media plans, proposals, and analysis. The Media Planning Supervisor is also responsible for training and mentoring junior employees. 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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the preparation, writing and presentation of integrated media plans, proposals and analysis that satisfy client objectives and go beyond the brief.
  • Confidently and effectively communicate with the leadership team to address needs of the account (e.g. ensure campaigns launch according to plan, address questions quickly with appropriate client communication, flag concerns, etc.).
  • Proactively prepare and present evaluations of media opportunities, media trends and issues of interest to clients.
  • Ensure that all media plans adhere to the agency’s values, philosophies and processes.
  • Maintain the media plan and regularly evaluate the campaign performance. Effectively manage ongoing client expectations in regards to work back schedule, and deadlines.
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships and respectful partner relationships.
  • Oversee the administration and maintenance of the buy.
  • Oversee team members in preparing and maintaining accurate and client finance reports and budget control reporting (BCRs).
  • Provide ongoing actionable feedback and training to direct reports in order to ensure performance and development goals are achieved.
  • Proactively contribute to and/or prepare media POVs. Contribute to the improvement of overall product and image and making recommendations where appropriate.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Post-Secondary education – University graduate and/or advertising/marketing College degree preferred.
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in integrated media planning.
  • Ability to develop positive on-going business relationships with a focus on client service.
  • Ability to build strong internal relationships and partnerships.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively apply knowledge and insights gained from research resources to media planning.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Proactive approach to problem solving, supporting the team, self-development, etc.
  • Proficiency with media research tools (e.g. Clear Decisions, Vividata, Neilson), and media tools (e.g. Prisma).
  • Strong learning agility, with a passion for continuous development.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Highly developed organizational skills with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task in a fast paced environment. Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.
  • Ability to develop and foster relationships with media partners.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to travel as required.
  • Bilingual fluency in both French and English required. 


Assistant 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 39 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 media strategies that drive brand engagement and deliver outstanding business results. 

 

We are looking to hire a Assistant Planner 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.
  • 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.

 

Apply for this position here. 

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.