Thanks for Your Interest in Digital Advertising Careers At The Aber Group

Digital advertising careers at The Aber Group start with smart, committed and enthusiastic team players.  So if you love to learn, can delight clients, thrive in an Internet-paced organization, and are looking to help run the agency when you are ready — you will fit right in!

Our people, ideas and approach lead the industry by continually delivering SMARTER INTERNET MARKETING strategies for our clients. We use pay-per-click search engine marketing, digital media and a broad range of video, social, mobile and online direct response tactics to exceed our blue chip financial, tourism, not-for-profit, entertainment and government clients’ expectations.

These exciting, entrepreneurial digital advertising careers are responsible for conceiving, developing, managing & optimizing online direct response campaigns and strategies. We need people who can delight clients consistently, manage digital advertising campaigns so they achieve direct response goals, spot new business opportunities, and deliver programs through to completion, on time and on budget.

The major differences between the positions below are responsibility levels, decision-making autonomy and number of staff you manage, all based on your online advertising and/or search engine marketing experience and your demonstrated ability to manage projects, clients and staff expertly.

In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a generous benefits package, a fun, relaxed work environment and the rare opportunity to advance quickly solely based on your ability.

The Aber Group welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Current Open Positions:

Marketing & Business Development Manager

The Marketing & Business Development Manager generates quality leads for the agency through digital advertising, social media, sponsorships, website, trade shows, article writing and other activities they develop.  With time and experience, the incumbent may also qualify and pitch certain types and sizes of accounts on their own.  The marketing and business development manager sources RFPs, RFSOs and RFIs and manages proposal writing timeline, content and process.

Responsibilities

Agency Marketing
  • Manages Aber Group’s website and social media properties to attract quality leads, build the brand and solicit invitations to showcase Aber Group’s abilities (speaking opportunities, article writing etc.)
  • Produces physical and digital marketing collateral as needed to support lead generation and branding efforts
  • Manages HubSpot and the entire lead generation process and timelines
Business Development
  • Actively supports new business opportunities through the proposal writing process
  • Develops sales and relationship building skills within the organization
Industry Engagement
  • Ensure The Aber Group’s leadership position as a medium-sized, boutique agency in the industry
  • Enthusiastically participates in the Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada, the Canadian Marketing Association and others
  • Promotes The Aber Group as an active participant in industry and partner events, councils and committees
Essential Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate must have:

  • 2+ years of experience with B2B content marketing, including content mapping and planning
  • An ability to sell a concept or opportunity to a potential partner or prospective client
  • Great listening skills to uncover the prospective client’s underlying need
  • A solid understanding of digital marketing
  • The ability to articulate ideas and concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Familiarity with Facebook and LinkedIn for B2B marketing and lead generation
  • Experience with sales-based relationships and nurturing leads through email and other tactics
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Social media marketing experience
  • A pleasant personality that attracts potential partners and collaborators
  • Desire to get work done professionally, quickly, and flawlessly
  • An entrepreneurial streak that makes them comfortable in a “just get it done” environment
  • Great judgement to know when a situation needs escalation or resolved independently

Your cover letter and resume must highlight the specific qualifications you have that would make you a great fit for this position. Due to the high volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates that we select for an interview.

Please Note: This is not a summer internship and is intended for recent graduates. This is an internship program intended to drive towards full time employment at the end of the program. In fact, 60% of our full time staff started as interns.

All staff must pass criminal and personal reference checks, as well as a series of in-depth interviews as a pre-condition of employment.

Digital Marketing Specialist

The ideal candidate is responsible for the creation & management of digital direct response campaigns. We’re looking for someone who can delight clients, write clever ad copy, confidently manage a multitude of detail and deliver programs through to completion, on time and on budget.

Specifically we need the right person to:

  • Exceed client expectations by flawlessly planning and executing digital marketing campaigns
  • Have a knack for writing clever and concise ad copy
  • Be professional and client facing
  • Have an innate sense of curiosity and desire to understand cause and effect marketing
  • Grow billings from existing clients through effective and thorough account management
  • Have an innovative mindset, thinking outside of the box to problem solve & tackle challenges

Essential skills:

  • University or college degree or related work experience
  • 2 or more years’ hands-on experience with paid digital media (including social) and/or pay-per-click search engine marketing (PPC) campaigns
  • Proven experience in quantitative analysis and reporting
  • Strong project management & leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent organizational, time and self management skills
  • Flawless customer service skills
  • Digital media buying/planning experience a strong asset
  • Bilingualism is an asset

All staff must pass criminal and personal reference checks, as well as a series of in-depth interviews as a pre-condition of employment.

Your cover letter and resume must highlight the specific qualifications you have that would make you a great fit for this position. Due to the high volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates that we select for an interview.

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Coordinator

You’ve run successful PPC campaigns in a wide range of industries and are Google certified. In addition to managing campaigns to strict CPA goals and achieving targets, you consistently delight clients and your co-workers.

The SEM Coordinator is responsible for building, managing, optimizing and reporting on pay-per-click marketing campaigns. Hands-on experience with search engine interfaces and/or PPC management tools is essential.

Essential skills:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience developing and executing successful paid SEM campaigns in Google AdWords & Bing Ads
  • Proven experience in quantitative analysis and reporting
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent organizational, time and self-management skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically
  • Solution oriented customer service skills
  • An inquisitive nature and a strong drive to learn
  • Online media buying/planning experience a strong asset

Your cover letter and resume must highlight the specific qualifications you have that would make you a great fit for this position. Due to the high volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates that we select for an interview.

All staff must pass criminal and personal reference checks, as well as a series of in-depth interviews as a pre-condition of employment.

Account Coordinator

The Account Coordinator reports directly to the Account Strategist and/or Account Manager and acts as an internal liaison between interns and Account Strategists & Managers. The primary focus of the Account Coordinator is to execute, monitor, optimize and report on campaigns to ensure we are meeting and exceeding the goals of each campaign for our clients.

Responsibilities

The Account Coordinator will be responsible for three major groups of activities:

Ad Operations

  • Build and monitor search, social, native & programmatic campaigns
  • Communicate and coordinate media buys with vendors
  • Traffic creative & execute tagging with vendors and internal team members
  • Effectively manage campaign details to ensure plans launch on time and deliver on budget
  • Work effectively and efficiently with Google campaign management tools & ad serving software

Reporting & Optimization

  • Build and deliver accurate campaign progress & final reports, analysis & recommendations
  • Manage pacing and optimization of both self-serve and vendor placements to meet goals & KPIs
  • Communicate insights and recommendations from reports to strategists & managers

Day-to-Day Operations

  • Independently and proactively manage tasks and responsibilities from start to finish by deadlines
  • Assume responsibility for helping strategists & managers solve client problems
  • Copy writing for search, social & native ad placements
  • Research and share new information about digital advertising & SEM techniques at the direction of strategists, managers & directors
  • Complete quality, error-free work according to specifications
  • Other administrative duties as required by team members

Growth & Areas of Focus

  • Ability to think strategically and contribute to the overall media planning process
  • Strategic management and training of interns
  • Analysis of progress & final reports to share with clients
  • Communicate with clients on reports, ad copies & campaign details
  • Approach and volunteer for projects & assignments with enthusiasm
  • Proactively seek out and share new information and research about digital advertising & SEM techniques as well as business best practices

Essential Skills

  • An inquisitive nature and a strong drive to expand learning on Internet marketing, online media buying and search marketing skills
  • Quantitative & analytical skills to work with data and uncover trends
  • Strong desire to delight clients with exceptional interpersonal & client relation skills
  • Capable, no-nonsense team player
  • Excellent organizational, time and self-management skills
  • Self-guided and independent
  • Impeccable attention to detail, precise execution and remarkable follow up
  • Flexible; able to quickly switch focus and easily adapt to change
  • Advanced proficiency with MS office applications (especially Excel)
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Solution oriented customer service skills
  • Understanding of marketing principles and ability to think strategically

Reports to: Account Strategist and/or Manager

Your cover letter and resume must highlight the specific qualifications you have that would make you a great fit for this position. Due to the high volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates that we select for an interview.

Please Note: This is not a summer internship and is intended for recent graduates. This is an internship program intended to drive towards full time employment at the end of the program. In fact, 60% of our full time staff started as interns.

All staff must pass criminal and personal reference checks, as well as a series of in-depth interviews as a pre-condition of employment.

4 Month Interactive Advertising Agency Internship

This is an immediate four month, paid, full-time internship for a smart, driven and enthusiastic recent college or university grad who loves the Internet and marketing, looking for related work experience in a fast-paced team environment.

The right person will:

  • Have a strong quantitative background, including academic experience working with data to uncover trends, confidence in working with numbers, and proficiency in Excel and other data manipulation tools.
  • Thrive in an environment where demands change quickly, have a strong desire to delight our clients consistently, and are thrilled to help out where needed – from helping develop media strategy to moving office furniture when necessary.
  • Be a capable, no-nonsense team player

Intern duties:

    • Research, build & execute Internet marketing plans
    • Effectively project manage online campaign details to ensure plans launch on time and deliver on budget
    • Deliver accurate campaign progress reports for optimization and client updates
    • Build and monitor paid search campaigns
    • Consistently delight our clients with your excellent client service skills
  • Other administrative duties as required by team members

Essential skills:

  • An inquisitive nature and a strong drive to learn Internet marketing, online media buying and search marketing skills
  • Excellent organizational, time and self-management skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and client relation skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail, precise execution and remarkable follow up
  • Flexible; able to quickly switch focus and easily adapt to change
  • Proven advanced proficiency with MS office applications (especially Excel)
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Solution oriented customer service skills
  • Understanding of marketing principles and ability to think strategically
  • Direct Marketing and PPC Advertising experience a strong asset

Your cover letter and resume must highlight the specific qualifications you have that would make you a great fit for this position. Due to the high volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates that we select for an interview.

Please Note: This is not a summer internship and is intended for recent graduates. This is an internship program intended to drive towards full time employment at the end of the program. In fact, 60% of our full time staff started as interns.

All staff must pass criminal and personal reference checks, as well as a series of in-depth interviews as a pre-condition of employment.

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