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Account Executive, Media Creativity, French Specialty, Bell Media

Date: May 12, 2017

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 166087 

 

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 136 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company’s vast potential.

 

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

 

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

 

Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of Bell’s commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.

 

The role:

The successful candidate will develop and sell innovative and strategic creative media campaigns that meet the clients’ objectives, the incumbent will additionally conceptualize, write, pitch and negotiate solutions for English-Canada clients and execute French-language campaigns in Quebec.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and sell innovative and strategic creative media campaigns that meet the clients’ objectives
  • Conceptualize, write and pitch multi-platforms solutions for English-Canada clients and execute French-language campaigns in Quebec
  • Utilize the toolbox of the wide range of media and content-integration possibilities that flow from the 11 French-language specialty TV/Web brands that the company represents, including Sympatico.ca and its sub-brands, as well as their environments, mobile apps and events
  • Work closely with your internal partners in National Sales, Direct Sales, English Brand Partnerships, content TV and digital, production and research
  • Ensure follow-up over the life of projects – always prepared to roll up your sleeves as needed to ensure success and client satisfaction
  • Generate new non-traditional advertising revenue based on an action plan to grow existing client base and seek out new opportunities

 

Qualifications:

  • Bilingualism in French and English is mandatory
  • 5+ years’ of progressive experience in an agency environment (media, creative or PR), at a client–marketer or for a broadcaster working on multi-platforms advertising solutions (TV, digital, radio, OOH)
  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in business or communications (or equivalent)
  • Creative, self-starting, curious, innovative, dynamic, detail-oriented and a great presenter in front of small and large groups         
  • Ability to communicate and write detailed ideas and concepts
  • Good knowledge of media in Canada and of Toronto advertising agencies. A solid understanding of the Quebec market is an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite or equivalent
  • Solid knowledge of social media, pop culture and media trends

 

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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 05/30/2017
 

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.

 

Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

 

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