Account Executive

MacLaren McCann - Toronto

Posted 777 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Marketing and Advertising
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POSITION:                       Account Executive

DEPARTMENT:                Momentum                                

REPORTTO:                    AccountSupervisor        


Position Summary:

This is an opportunity to join the MomentumGM Canada Events team.  Projects includetest-drive programs at various sponsorship events, and Auto Shows across thecountry.

This position reports to Momentum’s Eventsteam Account Supervisor and Momentum’s Senior Producer.  The position requires some travel withinCanada and occasional weekend work.

The successfulcandidate will be responsible for:

  • Working with the events teamand client to develop event plans
  • Working with events team todevelop and maintain budgets
  • Writing contact reportsfollowing client meetings
  • Collecting information for andmanaging the GMTrainingTrack web site
  • Assisting with event stafftraining
  • Liaison with vendors prior toand at events
  • Assisting with set-up andrunning events on-site.

Thesuccessful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree or certificate
  • Experience working onconsumer-facing events
  • Demonstrated ability to workboth independently and as a member of a team
  • Microsoft Office® skillsincluding Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good English verbal and writtencommunication skills

Preferencewill be given to candidates with the following additional qualifications:

  • French and/or other languageskills in addition to English
  • Knowledge of the automotiveindustry, including vehicle technical knowledge and specifically knowledge ofChevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles
  • Auto Show and/or Test Driveexperience

Doesthis sound like you?  Are you ready forthe next challenge in your career?  Isthis the job that you were born to do? Are you looking to become a team member in an amazing advertising agency?  Talented candidates that are in search of anew challenge are encouraged to apply online at www.maclaren.comor via e-mail at  Please quote “Account Executive” in the subject line of your e-mail.  PLEASE apply via one method only!  We truly appreciate everyone’s interest butonly those selected for an interview will be contacted.  We offer a competitivecompensation package with enviable benefits and an extensive employee perksprogram.  To learn more about us, our legacy and to see some of ourgreat work, visit us at

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MacLaren McCann

MacLaren McCann Canada Inc. is a multi-disciplined integrated advertising agency that is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. which is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. We have a staff of over 450 employees and offices throughout the country. MacLaren McCann has continuously been ranked in the top three agencies in Canada since it began in 1922. Some of our clients include General Motors, WIND Mobile, RBC, Staples, OLGC, MasterCard, Wendy's Restaurants of Canada Inc., Kraft Canada, Peller Estates, Bayer Crop Science, Imperial Oil, Orange Julius, Kraft Canada, Dairy Farmers of Canada, Toronto Argonauts, Mikes Hard Lemonade, William Grant & Sons and YMCA. We are, simply, purveyors of Truth Well Told. We are miners of human insight and weavers of stories that transcend any specific medium to touch a nerve, spark a conversation, and elicit a response. We are committed, fearless and boundary-breaking. Our vision is simple…to be the very best multi-disciplined advertising agency in North America. We know that the best work comes from the best place in the best people. To learn more about us, our legacy, see some of our great work or search for your next career opportunity, visit us at

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