Performance Specialist

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ideas can change the world. But ideas always begin with awesome people. Cossette is all about people. Our goal is to assemble the most passionate, motivated, open to diversity and talented people we can find. These people then put together the most compelling ideas and create the most effective product possible. And when we all do our jobs to the best of our collective abilities, our ideas persuade and inspire people all over the world. You’ll discover we’re all about people with talent – from everywhere and all walks of life.

Job Description

This is an extremely exciting opportunity to work within the Performance Group at Cossette Media. The Performance Group is made up of dedicated subject matter experts (SMEs) who develop and manage world class strategies in Paid Search (SEM), Paid Social and emerging platforms. Partnering closely and working collaboratively with our Media Planning teams, the Performance Group’s mandate is to drive measurable results to our clients’ businesses. We are product owners and champions. We drive innovation in strategy, testing, measurement and operations.

Reporting directly to a Performance Manager the primary day-to-day responsibilities include: 

  • Supporting your Manager in the design of world class paid search and social programs
  • Working closely with clients to ensure objectives are reached
  • Overseeing campaign setup, trafficking, QA and timelines with Cossette best practice
  • Reporting including succinct and accurate results analysis, develop business insight, and package effectively
  • Managing against set testing calendars effectively
  • Mentoring junior team members and ensure quality control in trafficking, maintenance, pacing
  • Budget, financial and time management


  • Paid Performance experience: 2-3 years, Paid social experience: 1 year
  • University Degree, preferably in Business, Economics, Math, or Statistics
  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word)
  • Exceptional analytical and  copywriting skills and strong knowledge of math and statistics
  • Team player with a proactive attitude and burning desire to succeed
  • Advanced understanding of digital advertising
  • Experience with web-based applications, digital advertising systems and analytics programs (Adwords, Facebook Ads Manager, Power Editor, SPMDs, Google Analytics, Adobe Site Catalyst, Bing Ads, 3rd party Performance tools)
  • Intermediate knowledge of web standards and coding languages (HTML, SEO Principles, Action Script)

Accreditations: Google Adwords Basic, Adv, Analytics, Display, Facebook, Bing Certified

Additional Information

When you join Cossette Media you are entering the top rank of Canadian Media Agencies.

  • We offer the opportunity to work with leading industry clients and a bright new office space that inspires creativity.
  • Competitive compensation and benefit packages and the opportunity to advance your career quickly
  • We are looking for people who think outside the box. After all that’s what advertising is all about.

In order to foster this we offer:

  • A flat corporate structure. You will have the opportunity to work alongside senior level executives.
  • Our entrepreneurial culture encourages creative input from every discipline and all levels of the company!

Oh, and did we mention that we throw amazing parties?

Please apply for career opportunities via our career page in order to stay up to date with our most accurate and available openings. Applications submitted outside our career page will not be reviewed.

We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cossette Media is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. Cossette Media is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.