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Technical Account Manager - Digital Sales

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #317
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?  Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?  Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.  If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

Technical Account Manager

Division: Television

Work Status: Full-Time

Location: Corus Quay – 25 Dockside Drive

About the Role:

Reporting to the Manager, Client Services and Ad Operations, the successful candidate will be responsible for designing and developing exceptional cutting edge advertising solutions using the latest technologies available. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Research new advertising technologies and methods to improve yield and revenue.

  • Evaluate and provide insights for new up and coming ad technologies and work with 3rd party vendors.

  • Support and troubleshoot with Ad ops, Audience and Programmatic teams and ensure all reported technical issues are resolved.

  • Help coordinate and execute the implementation of new ad technologies.

  • Create acceptance tests for all advertising platforms solutions, write test plans and help automate the Quality Assurance process.

  • Collaborate with sales, operations and web development teams and be the lead voice for all ad tech projects.

  • Participate in regular ad code reviews and help formulate and ensure adherence to both industry and Corus’ own best practices and guidelines.

  • Be an ad tech expert with a deep understanding of ad server capabilities, reporting metrics, future enhancements and understand how they relate to the digital landscape.

About You

What We Need From You:

  • Experience in programmatic advertising with an understanding of digital ad ecosystem and advanced technologies such as SSP, DSP and ad exchanges.

  • Knowledge of header bidding tags, server to server ad integration and ad serving workflows.

  • Proven expertise in researching technological trends.

  • Post-secondary degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or demonstrated industry hands-on experience preferred.

  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

If You Are the Following….We Want to Hear From You!

  • A technical person with an interest in revenue generation and yield optimization.

  • Familiar with ad serving technologies such as Google Ad Manager and ad code implementation.

  • Understands programmatic advertising, digital ad ecosystem and advanced technologies such as SSP, DSP, DMP and ad exchanges.

  • Strong knowledge of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and Agile Development.

  • Programming experience working with Microsoft technologies including Php, WordPress, JavaScript and Amazon Web Services.

  • Experience in all phases of database development and design.

  • Exposure to Test Driven Development (TDD) processes including unit, service, performance and regression testing.

  • Takes the initiative in tasks and projects; prioritizing and organizing tasks to maximize productivity.

  • Teamwork ability to work with multi-disciplinary, collaborative efforts.

  • Able to communicate technical concepts to coworkers of various technical backgrounds including sales, ad ops, web developers and content management teams.

Why Corus?

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 a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action. 

You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day - Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique - and amazing - place to work. 

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'.  
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Other details

  • Job Family SL-Sales
  • Job Function 02-Sales & Marketing
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Talent
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Toronto, ON, Canada