As the fastest growing media agency in Canada, we are looking for an exceptional Communications Planning Supervisor who can help to drive Carat’s ambition to Redefine Media and the value it delivers to our clients’ businesses.
In this role you will lead the strategic direction and oversee all things media for one of Canada's most recognizable [TYPE OF BRAND]. Your focus will be to drive forward unique creative visions and partner with cross functional agency teams to develop an integrated communications approach.
The Communications Planning Supervisor will also be responsible for leading a small planning team – developing their skills, evaluating their performance and managing their growth.
Media Planning and Execution:
Client & Internal Relationships:
Build and maintain trusting, collaborative relationships with clients at appropriate levels
Be seen by clients as an expert in media as well as in the CPG category
Manage day-to-day expectations of clients and deliverables under extremely tight time
Accurately represent the client’s point of view when reviewing work, leverage this perspective when providing feedback to team and presenting to client
Capable of effectively managing up and down the reporting structure
Strategic Thinking & Leadership
You must be ready to take on a lot of responsibility, work hard, learn a lot, and drive big results.
The Communications Planning Supervisor will display a mastery of media fundamentals, including experience accross offline and digital. The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy environment is a must.
In addition to 5 years' relevant work experience within an agency setting, qualified candidates will possess a deep understanding of media planning & buying in the CPG space.
Additional elements required for success:
Experience developing media strategies to align with and deliver on the goals of a campaign.
Innovative and creative thinking balanced with pragmatism (fresh, big-picture thinking)
Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to think and perform both tactically & strategically
Drive for results in prioritized manner (balanced sense of urgency)