As part of our continued success and growth UM Canada is looking for an experienced leader to join our team as Broadcast Investments Manager. This is an excellent opportunity to work with some of the largest companies in the Industry and North America
You will be assisting the Director, Broadcast Investments. You will provide direction on buying strategies and develop operating procedures for the group while mentoring and leading Supervisors, Buyers and Media Assistants ensuring brilliant and flawless media executions.
-Assume overall responsibility for purchase, reporting and monitoring of all media buys within the group for designated clients
-Ensure that the media product is current and reflects the most recent developments, information, and opportunities
-Identify and communicate Buying market conditions changes and developments
-Ensure media services provided meet and surpass Client objectives
-Participate in negotiations of UM Canada Corporate opportunities/negotiations
-Approve and present Client planning guides and AOR Manuals
-Provide leadership and mentorship to your team and UM Canada as a whole
-Hire, train, supervise and motivate Supervisors, Buyers and Media Assistants in the group
-Ensure the UM Canada in-house computer system addresses Client(s) requirements
-Represent UM Canada at industry associations and events
-Assist in new business presentations
-Ensure that all invoices, discrepancies and billing are cleared and issued in a timely fashion.
Skills and Experience:
-University graduate or advertising/marketing College Diploma
-Minimum eight (7) years experience as a Supervisor/Buyer
-Excellent problem solving ability
-Very well organized
-Detailed, extremely accurate, analytical and the ability to multi-task on a regular basis
-Exceptional people skills and managerial skills
-Specific management training or experience is a definite asset
-Has initiative and is self motivated
-Able to work both independently and in a group setting
-Proficiency in applicable computer programs (Word, Excel, DDS)
-Advanced understanding of syndicated and media research tools.
This role is an amazing opportunity for the right leader and candidate. UM Canada offer an undoubtedly excellent compensation plan coupled with a robust benefits plan and extensive employee perks program. We truly appreciate everyone’s interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
To learn more please visit us on our website at www.umww.com