XMC is looking for an energetic Account Coordinator who is ready to take on new and exciting challenges with Canada’s Official Experiential Marketing™ Agency. The Account Coordinator may work on a variety of Sobeys sponsorship projects (including NHL, MLSE, Tennis Canada, Blue Jays and other IMC campaigns) in collaboration with the account team as required by the Senior Manager(s).
This role includes contributing as required to the successful execution of programs and projects within the parameters of the overall Client Brand strategy. A typical day may include sourcing activation elements, supporting on strategy across Sobeys sponsorship portfolio, organizing report data, training brand ambassadors, being onsite at an event, participating in client meetings and collaborating with colleagues. In addition to managing the logistics of a program, the candidate should be able to provide forward thinking to help enhance our client’s program as well as the agency as a whole.
Accountabilities also include successful client interface and relationship management. As an XMC team member, the Account Coordinator demonstrates collaboration, strives for excellence and always looks to better the agency and improve effectiveness overall.
The ideal candidate for XMC is one with a work-hard attitude; someone dedicated, focused and flexible enough to understand that there is no such thing as a “standard” day on the job.
KEY FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
70%: Contribute to the on-time and on-budget delivery of client programs including daily/weekly reporting, planning, project management and execution.
10%: Successful client interface and relationship building.
10%: Contribute to client strategy and program plan including innovative ideas, exploring new opportunities for client success and continuous improvement.
10%: Overall XMC team contribution including sharing ideas, enabling the success of others and development effective processes for delivery
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION:
Related university degree, college diploma or equivalent industry experience
Experience with national events and/or regional events
One-two years of marketing experience (XM/Sponsorship agency setting preferred)
Strong team player and collaborates with others to achieve shared goals
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Can work effectively under pressure
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Ability to apply analytical thinking to daily and weekly client reports
Resourceful in finding information and solutions
Takes initiative and is self-motivated
Demonstrates dedication to client satisfaction and program success
Holds a valid driver’s license
Bilingualism an asset (French/English)
If this opportunity interests you, and you meet all of the above requirements, please submit your resume in confidence: firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Cover letter and resume must be attached for consideration.
XMC is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees feel supported and valued. If you require accommodation for the recruitment/interview process, please let us know, and we will work with you to meet your needs. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, XMC will provide reasonable accommodation to employees and prospective employees upon request. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please advise us in your application.