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Account Executive

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

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Mars United Commerce Powered by Marilyn is a global commerce company that delivers all the solutions clients need to grow their business today and tomorrow. Founded by the late Marilyn Barnett, we’ve become global leaders in four key commerce disciplines – Strategy & Analytics, Digital Commerce, Content & Experiences, and Retail Consultancy – that together form a United Commerce Ecosystem that provides all the expertise clients need to navigate the commerce marketing landscape. Our 800+ Martians across North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia exist to drive growth for our people, our clients, and our communities all across the globe.
 
We’re seeking an Account Executive to work from the Greater Toronto area in a remote-friendly capacity. Candidates must reside in the Toronto area. 
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Lead day-to-day project management in collaboration with the Account Manager 
  • Fuel inter-department relationships between account leadership, creative and other function 
  • Proactively lead the work by thinking ahead and providing the team with the information and assets needed to deliver an assignment with excellence 
  • Develop project critical paths and timelines 
  • Manage budgets, completing programs within estimated hours and costs 
  • Manage electronic job jackets/billing information 
  • Maintain and update team reports, including weekly status, marketplace assessments, etc. 
  • Actively participate in strategic planning sessions and creative meetings with a point of view  
SKILL SETS REQUIRED: 
  •  Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, business or related field 
  • 1-2 years of marketing or advertising experience, preferably agency experience in retailer or national consumer promotions 
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Ability to manage time, adhere to strict timelines, multitask and work well under pressure 
  •  Detail orientation and ability to multitask across fluid workload 
  •  Proactive nature in the seeking of work/responsibility 
  •  Dependability in execution of work and as member of assigned team 
  •  Enthusiastic, solution-oriented attitude in accepting work/new challenges 
  •  Desire to learn all aspects of the Shopper Marketing discipline 
  •  Effective interpersonal skills working well across functions 
  •  Conscientious work ethic    
Mars United Commerce is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all  job classifications without regard to race, ancestry, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or handicap, HIV, veteran, marital or family status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable state and/or federal laws, except where a bonafide occupational qualification applies.
 
Mars United Commerce has developed a wide variety of inclusive benefit plans and policies that address and promote the needs of all employees and their family members, including comprehensive group health plans, a parental leave program that includes paid maternity and paternity benefits for pregnancy, adoption and surrogacy, flexible paid time off, a broad and confidential employee assistance program, ongoing wellness support initiatives, trusted financial health advice and guidance, promotion of education through tuition support and assistance, and a flexible and supportive work environment and culture. 
 
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