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Senior Manager Programming, Multiplatform Content

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #496
Thursday, November 28, 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.

Senior Manager Programming, Multi-platform Content

About the Role:

Corus Entertainment is looking for an experienced digital content specialist to lead the content and scheduling strategy across our growing portfolio of premium network branded sites, apps and non-linear platforms.

Reporting to the VP of Programming, you will be responsible for driving audience growth across a digital portfolio by developing and executing content and editorial strategies that leverage audience data and insights. You will support a team on the day to day operational ingesting and distribution of content

across multiple platforms.


  • Manage a content scheduling strategy for a digital portfolio that maximizes program rights and aligns with marketing priorities to drive customer retention and growth across all metrics

  • Manage and support a team comprised of Digital Content Producers, Digital Editors and Coordinators who together implement the content and editorial strategy across non-linear platforms, and support large scale sites for tent-pole shows ie: Big Brother Canada

  • Oversee the day-to-day operational ingestion and distribution of content across non-linear platforms ensuring a quality brand presentation

  • Maintain a solid understanding of all content across Corus network brands as well as audience performance among the various platforms in order to maximize content/editorial offerings, and cross-pollination

  • Work with internal departments to ensure projects meet defined goals by creating and monitoring project plans, timelines and budgets

  • Regularly monitor and analyze user data, attribution and trends, to iterate and optimize content strategy accordingly

  • Stay current with industry trends, new and emerging products, best practices and be an in-house expert on the capabilities of digital and best practices

  • Be a thought-leader on media consumption across digital platforms, and trusted advisor within the Programming team and across the organization

About You

What We Need From You:

  • Expertise in digital content and editor strategy driving audience growth

  • 6+ years of Content Strategy, Digital Strategy, Content Management experience, preferably in Media/Entertainment

  • Understanding of technologies underlying web, mobile and connected devices and thorough knowledge of emerging consumer internet-related technologies.

  • Understanding of best practices for consumer app experience and web based content

  • Familiarity with Agile development processes and related tools

  • Skills in web analytics systems (ie: Omniture) QA processes, Server Ops, UX and Design

  • Proficient in analyzing data and deriving actionable insights

  • Experience managing and fostering high-performing teams

  • Solution-oriented, highly motivated and a self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Exceptional communication, presentation and negotiation skills

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

Strong knowledge and point of view about the digital media landscape- including well thought-out positions on trends, opportunities and category direction, as well as direct cross-platform expertise.

An experienced leader– you thrive on developing strategy, but can also roll up your sleeves to ensure execution excellence. You lead by example, and motivate a team with a clear and concise articulation of vision, goals and strategies, roles and responsibilities.

Strong collaborative skills– we are a matrixed team and organization, with a lot of interested stakeholders, so you can explain and sell a strategy through to senior leadership with confidence, and get others excited to work with you without direct authority

Resilience and eagerness to thrive in disrupted industry– you see the opportunity that can come with disruption and changes, and are willing to move fast under pressure in this growing and high profile area of our business

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 PG-Programming
  • Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Toronto, ON, Canada