Careers

The Canada Media Fund welcomes and encourages applications from persons or people living with one or more disabilities as well as from the following groups: persons who are Indigenous—First Nations, Inuit or Métis— or members of a “racialized community”, including Black, East Asian, Middle Eastern & North African, Latin American, South Asian, South-East Asian and Indigenous Peoples from outside Canada.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

The CMF is seeking a Director of English Content, International and Export to join our team!

Reporting to the Vice President of Content and Regulatory, the Director will support CMF’s strategic objectives by overseeing the development, implementation and interpretation of CMF’s policies and programs, and ensuring that CMF’s mandate is fulfilled in consistency with the distinctiveness of Canada’s English-language market.

RESPONSIBILITIES

In collaboration and alignment with the two other Directors of the Content Management Team (Director of French Content and Director of Interactive Digital Media Content):

  • Participate in the development, streamlining, drafting and implementation of the CMF’s content-funding guidelines, with an emphasis on the English-language market
  • Consult and maintain good relationships with industry stakeholders about the ongoing relevance and efficiency of the CMF’s policies and programs
  • Advise the CMF Program Administrator at Telefilm Canada (CMFPA) on the CMF’s interpretations of its guidelines and policies
  • Act as a key policy advisor on industry trends and upcoming issues and recommends solutions to the executive team
  • Contribute to the overall management of the CMF and influence internal policies and procedures as a member of the organization’s senior management team
  • Conduct research and analyze specific factors relating to the CMF’s policies and programs
  • Represent the CMF at industry events and speak at conferences on behalf of the CMF, with a focus on the English market
  • Accountable for all policy and program-related decisions in the English market in order to offer better services to the clients while maintaining the organization’s credibility
  • Participate in decision-making committees and meetings

 IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Relevant university degree or equivalent years of experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience working in the screen industry
  • Extensive knowledge of Canada’s screen industries and how content is financed
  • Solid experience in policy development and financing
  • Superior analytical skills combined with a demonstrated ability to summarize complex concepts, conduct analyses, identify options as well as develop and recommend policies and formulate proposals on how to solve program-related issues
  • Excellent drafting abilities and demonstrated ability to prepare quality written documents, including guidelines, correspondence, reports, information documents and other documents related to policies and programs
  • Ability to listen to and analyze different opinions/proposals, but capable of making and standing by the final decision
  • Proven ability to present, communicate and promote program objectives to various stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain efficient working relations and partnerships with various stakeholders and interest groups
  • Good judgment and discretion
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; attention to detail
  • Advanced strategic thinking, planning, project management, and problem-solving skills
  • Extensive knowledge of the English Canadian television industry
  • Knowledge of trends, agencies and various forms of support in the international audiovisual industry
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects with tight deadlines in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Strong oral/written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship management and diplomacy skills
  • Can work as part of a bilingual team that serves the English and French markets
  • Strong computer skills, including competence in Microsoft Office suite

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work is required to be carried out frequently with time pressures in a multi-tasking environment
  • Demands regular work outside of normal schedule
  • Some travel required
  • Work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Work in a fast-paced environment, balancing multiple priorities in a constantly changing environment

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

Strategic Thinker: sees the big picture. Astute insight into the emerging context. Brings focus to the organization’s strategic imperatives. Turns strategic thinking into a pragmatic plan. Takes stakeholders along. Balances short and long term.

Agility of Thought and Behaviour: a thought leader. A source of new ideas, processes and/or approaches. Mitigates the worst features of disruption. Turns complexity and a rapidly changing business environment into a competitive advantage. Successful with very different constituencies.

Manage Complexity: operates at a high level of abstraction. Establishes the sight line between tomorrow’s possibility and today’s reality. Drives to keep things simple. Connects with influence leaders. Understands what and what not to measure.

Foster Collaboration: challenges the status quo. Creates an environment where anticipation and recognizing opportunity dominates. Builds informal networks and communities inside and outside of the business. Affirming. Authentic. Altruistic. Agile.

Delivers Change:. A track record in orchestrating change successfully. Coaches other leaders in how to drive change into the organization. Introduces appropriate measures early.

Exceptional Communicator: recognizes that people explore possibility through metaphor and learn through stories. Written excellence. Digitally literate. Listens, really listens. Creates elegant non-verbal rapport. Presents ideas with clarity and flair. When making a presentation “owns the room.”

Influences the Informal Organization: manages by “walking around.” Highly respected. Gets into the middle of the organization. Connects with the informal influence leaders.

Resilient: optimistic. Learns and grows from setback. Adapts. Manages stress. Keeps emotions in check. Learns from mistakes. Open to new ways to approach established problems. Leads change initiatives with an ability to push beyond where others are comfortable.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply and express their interest to:

Olivia Galati
Senior Talent Acquisition Coordinator
Bedford TRANSEARCH
Email: [email protected]

We appreciate all applications, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The CMF is seeking a Director of French Content to join our team!

Reporting to the Vice President of Content and Regulatory, the Director will support CMF’s strategic objectives by overseeing the development, implementation and interpretation of CMF’s policies and programs, and ensuring that CMF’s mandate is fulfilled in consistency with the distinctiveness of Canada’s French-language market.

RESPONSIBILITIES

In collaboration and alignment with the two other Directors of the Content Management Team (Director of English Content, International and Export and Director of Interactive Digital Media Content):

  • Participate in the development, streamlining, drafting and implementation of the CMF’s content-funding guidelines, with emphasis on the French-language market;
  • Consult and maintain good relationships with industry stakeholders about the ongoing relevance and efficiency of the CMF’s policies and programs;
  • Advise the CMF Program Administrator at Telefilm Canada (CMFPA) on the CMF’s interpretations of its guidelines and policies;
  • Act as a key policy advisor on industry trends and upcoming issues and recommends solutions to the executive team;
  • Contribute to the overall management of the CMF and influence internal policies and procedures as a member of the organization’s senior management team, with an emphasis on CMF and CMFPA administration processes;
  • Conduct research and analyze specific factors relating to the CMF’s policies and programs;
  • Oversee translation from English to French of all program documents, including guidelines, application tools, press releases, briefing notes, agreements, presentations, etc. and
  • Represent the CMF at industry events and speak at conferences on behalf of the CMF, with a focus on the French-language market.
  • Accountable for all policy and program-related decisions in the French market in order to offer better services to the clients, while maintaining the organization’s credibility.
  • Participate in decision-making committees and meetings.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Relevant university degree or equivalent years of experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience working in the screen industry
  • Extensive knowledge of Canada’s screen industries and how content is financed.
  • Solid experience in policy development and financing
  • Superior analytical skills combined with a demonstrated ability to summarize complex concepts, conduct analyses, identify options as well as develop and recommend policies and formulate proposals on how to solve program-related issues
  • Excellent drafting abilities and demonstrated ability to prepare quality written documents, including guidelines, correspondence, reports, information documents and other documents related to policies and programs
  • Ability to listen to and analyze different opinions/proposals, but capable of making and standing by the final decision
  • Proven ability to present, communicate and promote program objectives to various stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain efficient working relations and partnerships with various stakeholders and interest groups
  • Good judgment and discretion
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; attention to detail
  • Advanced strategic thinking, planning, project management, and problem-solving skills
  • Extensive knowledge of the French-Canadian television industry
  • Knowledge of international trends in this industry
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects with tight deadlines in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Strong oral/written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship management and diplomacy skills
  • Can work in French and English, as part of a bilingual team that serves the English and French markets
  • Strong computer skills, including competence in Microsoft Office suite

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work is required to be carried out frequently with time pressures in a multi-tasking environment
  • Demands regular work outside of normal schedule
  • Some travel required
  • Work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Work in a fast-paced environment, balancing multiple priorities in a constantly changing environment

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

Strategic Thinker: sees the big picture. Astute insight into the emerging context. Brings focus to the organization’s strategic imperatives. Turns strategic thinking into a pragmatic plan. Takes stakeholders along. Balances short and long term.

Agility of Thought and Behaviour: a thought leader. A source of new ideas, processes and/or approaches. Mitigates the worst features of disruption. Turns complexity and a rapidly changing business environment into a competitive advantage. Successful with very different constituencies.

Manage Complexity: operates at a high level of abstraction. Establishes the sight line between tomorrow’s possibility and today’s reality. Drives to keep things simple. Connects with influence leaders. Understands what and what not to measure.

Foster Collaboration: challenges the status quo. Creates an environment where anticipation and recognizing opportunity dominates. Builds informal networks and communities inside and outside of the business. Affirming. Authentic. Altruistic. Agile.

Delivers Change: A track record in orchestrating change successfully. A change strategist. Coaches other leaders in how to drive change into the organization. Introduces appropriate measures early.

Exceptional Communicator: recognizes that people explore possibility through metaphor and learn through stories. Written excellence. Digitally literate. Listens, really listens. Creates elegant non-verbal rapport. Presents ideas with clarity and flair. When making a presentation “owns the room.”

Influences the Informal Organization: manages by “walking around.” Highly respected. Gets into the middle of the organization. Connects with the informal influence leaders. Uses social media, blogs and other technology-enabled communication channels to inform and inspire.

Resilient: optimistic. Learns and grows from setback. Adapts. Manages stress. Keeps emotions in check. Learns from mistakes. Open to new ways to approach established problems. Leads change initiatives with an ability to push beyond where others are comfortable.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply and express their interest to:

Olivia Galati
Senior Talent Acquisition Coordinator
Bedford TRANSEARCH
Email: [email protected]

We appreciate all applications, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The CMF is seeking a Director of Interactive Digital Media to join our team!

Reporting to the VP of Content and Regulatory, the Director supports the CMF’s strategic objectives by overseeing, the development, implementation and interpretation of CMF’s policies and programs, and by ensuring that the CMF’s mandate is fulfilled in consistency with the distinctiveness of Canada’s Interactive Digital Media (IDM) market.

RESPONSIBILITIES

In collaboration and alignment with the two other Directors of the Content Management Team (Director, French Content and Director, English Content, International and Export):

  • Participate in the development, streamlining, drafting and implementation of the CMF’s content-funding guidelines, with an emphasis on the IDM market.
  • Stimulate the participation of new IDM clients in the CMF’s content funding ecosystem.
  • Consult and maintain good relationships with industry stakeholders about the ongoing relevance and efficiency of the CMF’s policies and programs.
  • Advise the CMF Program Administrator at Telefilm Canada (CMFPA) on the CMF’s interpretations of its guidelines and policies.
  • Act as a key policy advisor on industry trends and upcoming issues and recommends solutions to the executive team.
  • Contribute to the overall management of the CMF and influence internal policies and procedures as a member of the organization’s senior management team.
  • Conduct research and analyze specific factors relating to the CMF’s policies and programs
  • In collaboration with the Director of English Content, International and Export, negotiate the terms and conditions of the CMF’s international incentives.
  • Represent the CMF at industry events and speak at conferences on behalf of the CMF.
  • Accountable for all policy and program-related decisions in the IDM sector in order to offer better services to the clients while maintaining the organization’s credibility
  • Participate in decision-making committees and meetings

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Relevant university degree or equivalent years of experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience working in the IDM sector
  • Extensive knowledge of Canadian and International cultural interactive and immersive industries (videogames, VR/AR/XR experiences, software applications), including its business models
  • Solid experience in policy development and financing
  • Superior analytical skills combined with a demonstrated ability to summarize complex concepts, conduct analyses, identify options as well as develop and recommend policies and formulate proposals on how to solve program-related issues
  • Excellent drafting abilities and demonstrated ability to prepare quality written documents, including guidelines, correspondence, reports, information documents and other documents related to policies and programs
  • Ability to listen to and analyze different opinions/proposals, but capable of making and standing by the final decision
  • Proven ability to present, communicate and promote program objectives to various stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain efficient working relations and partnerships with various stakeholders and interest groups
  • Good judgment and discretion
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; attention to detail
  • Advanced strategic thinking, planning, project management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of international trends in this industry
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects with tight deadlines in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Strong oral/written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship management and diplomacy skills
  • Capacity to work in English and French. Bilingualism required.
  • Strong computer skills, including competence in Microsoft Office suite

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work is required to be carried out frequently with time pressures in a multi-tasking environment
  • Demands regular work outside of normal schedule
  • Some travel required
  • Work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Work in a fast-paced environment, balancing multiple priorities in a constantly changing environment

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

Strategic Thinker: sees the big picture. Astute insight into the emerging context. Brings focus to the organization’s strategic imperatives. Turns strategic thinking into a pragmatic plan. Takes stakeholders along. Balances short and long term.

Agility of Thought and Behaviour: a thought leader. A source of new ideas, processes and/or approaches. Mitigates the worst features of disruption. Turns complexity and a rapidly changing business environment into a competitive advantage. Successful with very different constituencies.

Manage Complexity: operates at a high level of abstraction. Establishes the sight line between tomorrow’s possibility and today’s reality. Drives to keep things simple. Connects with influence leaders. Understands what and what not to measure.

Foster Collaboration: challenges the status quo. Creates an environment where anticipation and recognizing opportunity dominates. Builds informal networks and communities inside and outside of the business. Affirming. Authentic. Altruistic. Agile.

Delivers Change: A track record in orchestrating change successfully. A change strategist. Coaches other leaders in how to drive change into the organization. Introduces appropriate measures early.

Exceptional Communicator: recognizes that people explore possibility through metaphor and learn through stories. Written excellence. Digitally literate. Listens, really listens. Creates elegant non-verbal rapport. Presents ideas with clarity and flair. When making a presentation “owns the room.”

Influences the Informal Organization: manages by “walking around.” Highly respected. Gets into the middle of the organization. Connects with the informal influence leaders. Uses social media, blogs and other technology-enabled communication channels to inform and inspire.

Resilient: optimistic. Learns and grows from setback. Adapts. Manages stress. Keeps emotions in check. Learns from mistakes. Open to new ways to approach established problems. Leads change initiatives with an ability to push beyond where others are comfortable.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply and express their interest to:

Olivia Galati
Senior Talent Acquisition Coordinator
Bedford TRANSEARCH
Email: [email protected]

We appreciate all applications, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The CMF is seeking an Executive Vice President, Finance & Analytics to join our team!

Due to the anticipated future growth and transition within Canada Media Fund, the EVP Finance & Analytics provides high-level strategic and tactical coordination of services to ensure the financial integrity of the organization. This role oversees the, Finance, Administration,  Human Resources and  Analytics functions at Canada Media Fund.

RESPONSIBILITIES

In collaboration and alignment with the CEO, EVP Marketing & Public Affairs and EVP, Content Strategy & Business Development, determine and shape the strategic direction of Canada Media Fund and ensure the delivery of that direction.

  • Provides strategic financial advice to the CEO and the Board of Directors.
  • Together with the Director, Finance & Administration, ensures the financial integrity of the organization, ensuring an adequate internal control framework exists, along with compliance with policies and regulations.
  • Acts as Chief Risk Officer, developing and implementing risk management practices, systems, controls and business continuity plans for the CMF.
  • Oversight of the Analytics and Strategic Insights department including the implementation of the Data Strategy and the reporting on the Performance Framework.
  • Serves as Corporate Secretary, in that role supports the Board and their committees, and the Corporation in their governance practices. Provides governance leadership and coordination, including meeting agenda development to align with Boards’ decision making around organizational priorities and Boards’ duties and responsibilities.
  • Oversees the outsource arrangement with the CMF Program Administrator at Telefilm Canada (CMFPA).
  • Oversee the Human Resources function, recruitment, employee relations, compensation and performance management and training.
  • Lead a change management process in their portfolio of responsibilities and support those efforts in the other portfolios.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Relevant University degree in business administration, finance, accounting or equivalent experience
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Bilingual in French and English is preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in leading financial and/or accounting teams with additional broad experience in managing IT, HR, non-financial data and reporting, risk management and governance
  • Experience in linear or IDM production or distribution, broadcasting, regulatory, or policy is an asset
  • Prior demonstrated experience in leading a change management process with skills in influencing, diplomacy, problem and conflict resolution, initiative and prioritizing
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to implement process enhancements and manage confidential and sensitive information
  • Works well with ambiguity and ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence even when no direct authority
  • Experience in presenting to and working with a Board of Directors

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply and express their interest to:

Monika Mrowinski
Talent Acquisition Coordinator
Bedford TRANSEARCH
Email: [email protected]

We appreciate all applications, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.