location / Toronto, Ontario
date posted / 01/24/2017
job description / Account Executive, McCann Canada (Toronto) MRM//McCann

Core Duties/Responsibilities



McCann Canada was one of the first agencies in Canada to provide digital marketing services. Today it’s one of the most robust. The MRM//McCann team offers digital and social services including, CX & UX strategy, platform development, mobile solutions, content creation, e-commerce, analytics...the list goes on. Our full-service social marketing team weaves together conversations, communities and content to build bonds between brands and the people who engage with them.


Position Summary

The Account Executive coordinates agency resources to ensure that day to day client needs are met. The focus of the Account Executive role is project management, ensuring that assigned projects are completed flawlessly and to the highest standard. You will be part of MRM//McCann team. 




  • Fulfill requests from account team ensuring that all projects assigned are flawlessly executed to plan
  • Keep account team updated on the status of account activities
  • Assist account team with project coordination, including opening/closing dockets, developing workback schedules, and billing/ATPs/DRFs, estimates, PM partnership
  • Trafficking of all creative
  • Develop strong, trusting relationships with internal team
  • Begin to develop understanding of the Client’s business and the automotive environment by actively learning business, products and competitive environment
  • Source and maintain competitive information on an ongoing basis
  • Produce and distribute necessary Client service materials (ie. status reports, contact reports, meeting agendas)
  • Miscellaneous administrative support as required, including updates to Asset Central and Global Connect
  • Handle all meeting details (ie. booking room, development and distribution of agendas, contact reports)
  • Manage coordination of material from US/Global resources
  • Assemble presentations as required
  • Responsible for the timeliness and cost efficiency of all projects
  • Trafficking of manuscript adaptations and creative layouts
  • Assist with building a positive agency culture

Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience


  • Minimum of 2+ years’ experience in a client service role in an agency with a focus on digital advertising
  • Previous agency experience is strongly desired
    Automotive experience a strong asset
  • Solid understanding of the creative and production process
  • Strong client service orientation
  • Ability to write and communicate effectively
  • Project management skills, demonstrated ability to multi-task and set priorities
  • Superior organizational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Solid understanding of the creative process
  • Continually drive for results and highest quality standards
  • Ability to design and deliver presentations
  • Proficient in MS office
  • Passion for the business
  • Post-secondary education in marketing/advertising an asset


If you are a qualified, passionate Account Executive, we would love to hear from you. McCann Canada offers amazing opportunities, great compensation packages with excellent benefits and employee perks program. We truly appreciate everyone’s interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We offer a competitive compensation package with enviable benefits and an extensive employee perks program.


Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities. Should you be contacted by McCann Canada, please advise if you require accommodation.


MRM//McCann is a leading customer relationship agency that helps brands foster meaningful, lasting relationships with people. The agency leverages all the tools at their disposal: The power of creativity, the beauty of data, the magic of technology and an insatiable dose of curiosity to nurture, encourage and sustain strong relationships between brands and their customers – in turn, creating meaningful experiences for people, while driving business results. MRM//McCann is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) and a lead agency in the McCann Worldgroup network, with 40 plus offices across North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.mrm-mccann.com.