Advertising Coordinator

  • 865 Farewell Street, Oshawa, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

Metroland Media is a dynamic Media Company delivering vital business and community information to millions of readers across Ontario each week. With a healthy product offering in-print, online, trade shows and distribution networks, no target is unreachable. We are Ontario's largest and most successful community news and information source, provides local news and multi-media marketing solutions in Canada's heartland.

Metroland's diverse array of on-line products are visited by over 4 million unique visitors each month and print products are in the hands of more than 4.5 million customers a week. We continuously bringing new and acquired online products to market in order to provide our customers with a one-stop, comprehensive marketing solution. To connect with us, visit

Job Description

We are currently looking for an energetic and inspired Advertising Coordinator to work in our fast-paced  Sales Department. Reporting to the Director of Sales the successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, high attention to detail and excel in a team environment.

Please note that this is Temporary Full Time 1 year contract position.

  • Work collaboratively with Sales team to assist and support all client initiatives.
  • Provide excellent customer service by responding to direct inquiries, address concerns in a timely manner in addition to building and maintaining positive relationships with clients.
  • Process electronic orders and materials as directed by Sales Representatives
  • Assist in the preparation of presentation, reports and proposals.
  • As part of this role, you will be required to handle credit card information. Metroland Media is a PCI compliant company and requires people in this role to take PCI training to handle cards in a safe and compliant manner. 


  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an office setting or related administrative role and previous experience in a sales environment.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Effective organizational skills, ability to manage time and prioritize tasks appropriately.
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline driven and demanding environment.
  • Customer focused professional with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build and develop effective relationships with clients and team members.
  • Concurrently manage both sales assistance and administrative responsibilities.

Additional Information

Diversity & Inclusion
Torstar Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Torstar is committed to ensuring employment opportunity to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status or disability or any other factor protected by law.

Torstar Group of Companies is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ontario Human Rights Code we will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling the interview of your requirements.

Torstar Corporation remains committed to its employees and to providing a safe workplace.  As of November 30, 2021,  candidates for employment are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and successful candidates must agree to obtain any additional vaccinations or booster dose(s) that may be required. Proof of such vaccination will be required.   We will make accommodation for qualifying medical or religious exemptions.

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