Performance Manager

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

imagi(nation)

We’re bold, creative, pushing boundaries, sparking innovation and creating the extraordinary on the daily. Still living the dream that brought a couple of university grads together in 1972. It’s that entrepreneurial spirit, that passion that drives us to find new paths for some of the most recognized brands in the world. We are an eclectic collective with multifaceted expertise, who act locally for global impact. We take risks. We empower. We go beyond.

your vibe attracts your tribe.

Being unique is something to be celebrated. We embrace differences. They allow us to challenge and learn from each other. The extraordinary comes from different experiences, different lives. It brings us closer. We speak 37 languages, have over 360 tattoos, compete in sports and give back to the community. All of this makes us one big team—and we like it that way.

Job Description

We’re on the lookout for someone unique. A person with drive, passion and energy to create something great. As a Performance Manager, you will 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 Director the primary day-to-day responsibilities include:  

  • Design of world class paid search and social strategies
  • Lead and maintain effective client relationships 
  • Exceed performance targets through effective account design, optimization and testing
  • Evolve our approach through testing, partnership and experimentation
  • Oversee and deliver effective reporting through dashboards, insight and QBRs
  • Train and mentor a team to delivery effectively
  • Oversee effective administration including billing and hours reconciliation 

Qualifications:

  • Paid Search and Social experience: 4-5 years
  • 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

what’s in it for you. 

  • The chance to work at an innovative, award winning agency.
  • We know when to work hard and play hard. 
  • We work in a space where our creative minds run free. 
  • We have each other’s back, through thick and thin. 
  • Our clients trust and believe in creativity. 
  • You’ll find yourself challenged to go beyond your comfort zone.
  • The hours are flexible and you get generous time off during the winter holidays.
  • You might hear the occasional barking at the office. Dogs of Cossette are a thing.

things you should know.

  • We’re humbled by the number of talented people who apply to work with us every day. And we thank each and every one of you. Truly. 
  • If you have sent us your book, we have received it. 
  • We’ll reach out directly to those we’d like to meet for an interview. 
  • Creating meaningful work means embracing different perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on age, colour, ability, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. Not only are these provisions protected by provincial and federal law, embracing difference is what makes Cossette what it is—and we wouldn’t have it any other way. 
  • We pride ourselves on our inclusive and accessible workplace. If you need any accommodations during the interview process to make it work for you, let us know.