​​Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day. We have an exciting opportunity on our Digital Team for a Digital Manager.

Manager, Digital Lifestyle Brands

Division: Marketing & Communications

Work Status: Contract 1-year (Maternity Leave)

Location: Toronto, ON

About the Role: 

The Digital manager is responsible for driving the success of a digital product portfolio of lifestyle brands and achieving KPI metrics of traffic and engagement, and setting and driving the business strategy to support revenue targets. They will formulate and execute a product roadmap in line with Corus’s overall strategic objectives and manage a team of content editors and producers to deliver on the strategy.

The successful candidate will: 

  • Develop and oversee the execution of a product roadmap to deliver on revenue and traffic targets
  • Develop a vision and over-arching digital strategy to meet set business objectives
  • Lead the creation and analysis of business cases for all new product initiatives
  • Lead the implementation of approved business cases through the design, development and content teams
  • Create, monitor and deliver product KPIs – with a focus on delivering audience growth and diversifying digital revenues
  • Ensure delivery of digital solutions with best class user experience and content propositions
  • Act as the principal stakeholder for a digital product portfolio working closely and collaboratively with multiple internal departments
  • Provide thought-leadership and contribute as a digital content expert at cross-functional meetings
  • Work closely with digital strategists and sales to ensure overall content strategy supports revenue objectives and supports delivery of sales campaigns

About You

Managerial responsibilities:

  • Prioritize departmental projects with peers and ensure delivery of scalable product solutions
  • Manage and foster a high performing team
  • Manage and oversee content budget for product portfolio to drive maximum value and innovation to digital brands
  • Foster a data-driven culture within the team
  • Build focus on delivering business value
  • Build alignment with senior stakeholders throughout the business, and relationships with directors and members of the executive team
  • Champion digital product development with the broader business

What We Need From You:

  • A proven track of launching a brand on digital and driving audience growth in digital
  • A proven track record of delivering monetizable cross-platform solutions
  • A strong technical understanding of digital landscape
  • Experience working in an Agile team environment considered an asset
  • Strong understanding of SEO, QA processes, Server operations, UX and Design
  • Strong understanding of Analytics, including experience working with GA, Omniture and Comscore
  • Experience in a senior managerial role, preferably at a large media organization or a digital-first business
  • Ability to communicate and build alignment with peers as well as with senior stakeholders throughout the business
  • College or University degree (or equivalent experience), preferable in Media, Arts, Journalism, Communications or Business
  • Comprehensive understanding of digital media and how to effectively implement successful digital strategies
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate across an organization
  • Skilled at being able to translate strategic proposals and/or results of analysis into action
  • Ability to analyze strategically and conceptualize future improvements to the online product suite
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing, dynamic environment
  • Motivated, self-starter, independent, results-oriented and professional
  • Broadcast digital media experience a plus

How to Apply 

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Rebecca.Burstein@corusent.com no later than May 24 2019. 

*No phone calls please.