Assistant Investment Negotiator

Buying, Trading & Investment
Toronto, Ontario


Job Title: Assistant Investment Negotiator

EssenceMediacom is a global communications agency leading with breakthrough thinking, building explosive growth for brands, and helping our clients see the bigger picture. Our daring global network of 10,000 communications experts help our clients breach traditional boundaries in media, uncover novel ideas, and unleash exponential growth. EssenceMediacom challenges conventional thinking to build, propel, and supercharge our clients’ businesses at scale and lead our industry in critical areas such as diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability.  

Role Overview: 

The Assistant Investment Negotiator (Assistant Media Buyer) will work within the Investment team to help accomplish the effective delivery of buy recommendations and negotiations in broadcast and potentially digital media for assigned clients.

Key Accountabilities:   

  • Enter buys into proprietary system (MediaOcean and Prisma) and maintain broadcast buys
  • Ongoing management and stewardship of campaigns
  • Assist with client financials such as budget reconciliation and budget management –resolve discrepancies with billing coordinators
  • Keep up to date on all communications with the Client Service Team including buy authorizations, tracking reports, buy changes, creative specifications etc.
  • Post campaigns and monitor campaign delivery
  • Generate campaign reports – including pre and post documents, Masterfiles
  • Use Mediacom Proprietary tool and other measurement software (Numeris)

 Skills & Behaviours:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and multi-task
  • Must work collaboratively
  • Positive disposition with the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Detail, accuracy and mathematical competency a must
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Driven desire to develop and excel in media career
  • Ability to balance assignments while maintaining a flexible approach


Education and Experience: 

  • 0-1 years’ experience required.
  • Internship in an agency is an asset.
  • College or University education preferred.


EssenceMediacom people, have big goals: building breakthrough growth for brands and leading with breakthrough thinking in our industry. We call them “Essentials” because they are at the heart of our work and their ideas will enable us to tap into that critical intersection of people, content, and technology to bring brand aspirations to life. EssenceMediacom is a place for you to grow your career and expand your horizons. EssenceMediacom is committed to building an agency culture that supports our people, puts diversity at the forefront of our operations, and creates opportunity for all. This collective culture is our power, where ideas are freely exchanged, and collaboration is actively encouraged in a place where you can innovate in our hyperconnected world.  


GroupM and all its affiliates embrace and celebrate diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are a worldwide media agency network that represents global clients. The more inclusive we are, the more great work we can create together.

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