Account Manager

Investment: Digital W. Toronto, Ontario


Position at Havas Media

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a dynamic integrated marketing company in the heart of downtown Toronto. As an Account Manager, you are responsible for the day-to-day management of media assignments at HAVAS MEDIA. You are expected to maintain a high level of knowledge of your clients’ line of business, have a solid understanding of media tools and best practices and a passion for seeking out new opportunities for clients.  You organize/manage workflow; coordinating the Planners and Coordinators in order to fulfill all media planning, analysis, and scheduling requests. To be successful, you must be proactive, organized, and a team player.


  • Work with the Group Account Director  and or Account Director to develop integrated communication strategy for your client base
  • Leverage tools and research to develop insights and ideas
  • Planning and execution of media plans as it pertains to assignment/agreed strategy
  • Work across specialized teams (SEM, social, programmatic) to integrate digital expertise where required
  • Training and management of junior team members. Ensure accuracy of computer input, estimates and planned data. Quality control of all components
  • Issuance of schedules, documentation, financials required to keep the project/campaign on track, on schedule and within budget for the client
  • Cost analysis and negotiation. Financial diligence in discrepancy processing

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 4+ years of experience in media planning across all channels ( digital, programmatic, social, mobile, video, print,  OOH), strength in digital a necessity 
  • At least 4 years of experience managing direct reports
  • Solid knowledge of research and tools such as comScore and Vividata
  • Strong competency in digital campaign management including preparation and review of performance reports
  • Great communication skills including verbal and written, ability to prepare clear and concise emails and client-ready documents.
  • Solid expertise in powerpoint and excel
  • Organized, accurate and attentive to detail
  • Team player with a can do attitude and demonstrated ability to follow through