Supervisor, Out-Of-Home

Playa Vista, CA
OOH – Out of Home /
Full-time /
Hybrid
Canvas Worldwide dares to be the challenger the ad industry needs. Do you "Challenge the Comfortable?" Then you'll fit right in here at Canvas.
 
Named “Most Innovative Agency” by Campaign US, Canvas Worldwide is an independent media agency that provides ingenious solutions for brands looking to challenge the status quo. Our clients include Hyundai, Kia, Genesis, MGM, Starz and McDonald’s (to name a few…).
 
Our agency cultivates an environment where all are welcome to push outside their comfort zones to solve problems in new ways. We encourage the team to be its best by creating the most positive workplace experience for all. For instance, we outpace the industry on diversity and inclusion AND offer continuous training and workshops for career development. So, if you dare to challenge the comfortable… then keep reading.

The Role 
 
As a Supervisor on the Out of Home (OOH) team your core responsibility will be to manage and oversee the day-to-day across the assigned clients with the support of direct reports. You will also simultaneously support senior members and managers of the team on department or agencywide initiatives, as needed. The Supervisor is also responsible for hands on training with direct reports, ensuring a high-quality level of work and motivating the team to hit deadlines.  

Key Duties/Responsibilities & Desired Knowledge Base:

    • Function independently while maintaining a high quality of work 
    • Oversee and manage team including training direct reports to be self-sufficient  
    • Autonomously manage planning efforts, with support of the team, on strategic direction, RFPs, negotiations, evaluations, and presentations
    • Develop and present strategically focused OOH plans/recommendations with sound rationale 
    • Expert understanding of media terms, concepts, and strategy (KPI, ROI, CPM, R/F)
    • Familiarity with OOH industry partners: Geopath & OAAA  
    • In depth knowledge of OOH formats, vendors and markets (local, regional, national) 
    • Proficient in planning across a variety of OOH verticals: 
    • Required: traditional, tra-digital/digital, digital placed based 
    • Preferred: experiential, event partnerships/event targeted, traditional embellishments (ex. extensions, props/builds, illumination, etc.)
    • Participate in strategy development and brainstorming meetings with ability to work Take a proactive approach to planning and problem solving/trouble shooting, anticipating potential challenges and seeking amicable solutions 
    • Compile and present POV’s as needed; rooted in sound research and presented with strong supportive context/rationale that is client specific
    • Stay current on new/ evolving trends with the media landscape (OOH and media overall)
    • Attend Industry and client-related functions and networking events, when necessary, while simultaneously balancing workload/deadlines
    • Remain solution oriented, seeking creative resolutions, through to fruition 
    • harmoniously with internal teams on projects from start to finish 
    • Ability to simultaneously multitask between multiple accounts and projects and prioritize accordingly based on deliverables under tight deadlines
    • Ability to recognize appropriate new opportunities, need for 101’s or other documents and motivate self/team to compile and present as needed
    • Participate in/attend meetings/trainings and/or market rides as needed 

Qualifications

    • Innate curiosity with a desire to learn and grow as an OOH/Media professional
    • Aptitude for critical thinking and problem solving
    • Self-starter who approaches workload with a positive attitude
    • Proactive (vs reactive) approach to projects/workload as well as overall management of the business and direct reports
    • Strong communication and presentation skills (written & verbal)
    • Acute attention to detail
    • Highly organized, including time management (of self and team)
    • If errors/mistakes do occur, ability to take responsibility, adjust accordingly and apply learnings moving forward (of self and team)
    • Drive projects from start to finish in a timely manner
    • Meet tight deadlines under pressure 
    • Multitask across numerous projects/accounts
    • Prioritize and reprioritize "to-do list” accordingly to meet tight and/or changing deadlines while remaining positive
    • Effectively and fairly delegate workload
    • Synthesize large volumes of information quickly, with the ability to accurately and effectively communicate it out
    • Advocate for OOH (internally, externally) 
    • Proficient in math 
    • Ability to interpret, analyze and synthesize media research 
    • Build, foster and maintain strong relationships (internal/external) 
    • Collaborative team player (can work independently & as part of a matrix structure)  
    • Receptive to feedback and able to apply moving forward 
    • Manage up/down appropriately 
    • Act as a role model to direct reports and junior staff within the agency 

Experience & Education:

    • Years of professional experience: 5+  
    • Bachelor’s or Associates Degree is highly preferred but not required  
    • Experience buying and planning (not just one), preferably within OOH
    • Experience training and/or managing multiple direct reports
    • Fluent in Microsoft (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams)
    • Prior employment at a media agency, preferably within OOH 

$80,000 - $90,000 a year
Salary and Benefits
Actual base salary is determined upon factors such as experience, qualifications, training, certifications, and internal equity. The Company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time. Base salary is part of a total rewards package that includes highly competitive benefits like generous medical, dental, vision, pet insurance, commuter benefits, disability and life insurance coverage, 401(k) matching, up to 14 holidays per year, a “Do Good Day,” and unlimited PTO.

Canvas Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

CA Applicants: Canvas Worldwide practices Fair Chance Hiring