Assistants, Broadcast Investments
UMWW - Toronto, ON

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UM Canada has 2 entry level opportunities for Assistants, Broadcast Investments at their downtown Toronto offices. These roles have an unlimited potential for career growth within UM Canada and the industry.


The role of the Assistant, Broadcast Investments is to maintain and document 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 buying team ensuring brilliant and flawless media executions for our clients.


  • Maintain accurate computer inputting (station buys, bonus, pre-buy, post-buy analysis input)
  • Execute brand scheduling, re-scheduling and shifting/cancellations as required
  • Check contracts for Buyer and/or Supervisor as required
  • Maintain buying group’s media contracts and makegood filing system
  • Input all contract numbers into DDS computer system
  • Monitor insertions, pre-emptions and process makegoods (initially, just inputting makegoods but eventually negotiating makegoods under supervision of the Buyer and/or Supervisor)
  • Become proficient with computer programs (Word, Excel, DDS)
  • Assist in solving/clearing billing discrepancies/queries in a timely manner
  • Become proficient with BBM/Nielsen and other research systems/programs (as appropriate)
  • Attend media seminars and presentations as required
  • Involvement in the actual buying process when appropriate training has occurred


  • Post secondary education – University graduate or advertising/marketing College degree preferred
  • Keen interest in the broadcast and media industry is a must
  • An internship in the industry would be considered an asset but not mandatory
  • Detailed, extremely accurate, and analytical
  • Problem solving ability
  • Organized
  • Self-motivated, hard working
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Team player
  • Intelligent, smart and eagerness to learn (we are willing to teach and train you!)
  • Knowledge of Excel and Word is a definite asset, but not mandatory

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