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The Canada Media Fund welcomes and encourages applications from those with disabilities as well as from the following groups: persons who are Indigenous—First Nations, Inuit or Métis—or members of a “visible minority” as defined by the Employment Equity Act. This includes persons who are South Asian, Chinese, Black, Filipino, Latin American, Arab, Southeast Asian, West Asian, Korean, Japanese.

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

Contract length: 12 months (maternity replacement)
Office Location: Temporarily remote (upon return to office, this role can be worked from the following cities: Toronto or Montreal.

Are you passionate about digital media and television? Do you enjoy managing several projects at once? Are you a solution seeker in everything you do and are one to thrive in a team environment? The CMF is looking for a bilingual special project lead to join its Industry and Market Trends team!

WHAT YOU’LL DO (Main duties and responsibilities)

Monitoring and research 

  • Proactively research, filter, log and analyze information and data to produce monthly reports on the major trends that have an impact on the media content production and distribution industry;
  • Stay current on initiatives in the digital media and innovation field and on available funding sources;
  • Efficiently collate research data and prepare analysis documents, presentations and reports to support the CMF’s management team;
  • Collaborate on a regular basis with colleagues in editorial and communications, including attending conferences and writing occasional pieces for the CMF’s editorial platform.

Special Projects 

  • Oversee all operations for the successful completion of special projects that include: the production of the annual Key Trends report, and projects needed to support the CMF’s strategic objectives;
  • For every project, the Special Projects Lead must manage deliverables produced by freelancers and various collaborators (web specialists, editing staff, graphic designers, event partners and others);
  • Deliver all projects following a set production schedule and find solutions to meet all requirements;
  • Manage the budgets for all aspects of the projects under his or her supervision, including logistics and deliverables, ensure all accounting reporting requirements are met.

WHO YOU ARE (Requirements and skills)

  • University degree in communications or any other related field;
  • Bilingualism in French and English, both orally and in writing;
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in project management;
  • Ability to effectively manage several projects and to prioritize projects and tasks according to the strategic objectives of the organization;
  • Excellent knowledge of the Canadian television, interactive digital media and entertainment community;
  • Mastery of the Microsoft Office Suite.

Interested? Send your application to [email protected] before Friday, August 6 at 11:59:59 PM.

Passionate about digital media, film & television? Do you have an innate sense of curiousity with analytical skills falling out of your pockets? Rather be a part of a smaller, highly creative team that makes an impact across the entire industry?

CMF is seeking a Research Analyst to join their Media Analytics team. Check out this opportunity!

WHAT YOU’LL DO

INVESTIGATE

  • Provide analysis and insights into media consumption trends in both English and French Canada media markets as a long-form (television) content expert.
  • Provides analytical support for research investigations for equity and inclusion data collection initiatives (production supply and consumption demand analyses).

OWN YOUR WORK
Presents analyses and reports on performance of funded projects to internal and external clients and key stakeholders.

BUILD RELATIONSHIPS
Interpersonal/Communications Internal & External

MAKE IT YOURS
Manage relationships with external data collection partners and agencies. Advocates for CMF and greater industry interests in joint research investigations.

HELP OTHERS GET RESULTS
Supports and assists with Digital Media initiatives such as tagging, reporting, analytics and working groups where required.

ICI, NOUS PARLONS FRANCAIS (AUSSI)
Performs French translations and represents the CMF in communicating with stakeholders in matters of both data and policy.

MAKE THE DECISIONS

  • Use your good judgement to contextualize performance results.
  • Use your discretion when engaging with stakeholders on issues of equity and inclusion in data collection.
  • Use effective collaboration with data partners to determine best use of limited resources to advance CMF initiatives and reporting obligations.

WHO YOU ARE

EDUCATION
University degree in business, communications, social sciences, media studies, or relevant discipline.

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a research capacity for a Canadian media outlet, broadcaster or a related entity.
  • Experience in broadcast (TV), production, advertising, or digital media analytics especially in the French market is an asset.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Solid understanding of audience measurement practices on both linear and non-linear platforms.
  • Strong analytical skills, critical thinking, time management and resourcefulness.
  • Good knowledge of broadcast industry infrastructure as well as related issues.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Canadian long-form content ecosystem, as well as an awareness of general media, web, mobile and social media trends.
  • Adept at interpreting complex data and contextualizing trends within policy and stakeholder frameworks.
  • Understanding of the nuances and sensitivity required when developing and executing policy in a political environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, especially for the presentation of research findings.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Initiative, creativity, and curiosity. Demonstrated experience building innovative reports.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential.
  • Fluency in data analysis software packages such as SQL, PowerBI, Tableau, Infosys is desirable.
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is required

OUR COMPANY
We serve as the spark that ignites the sharing of a truly Canadian culture. Our stories. Our ideas. Our uniqueness. We do it by championing the content produced by the diverse people of this land. First the spark glows – and then it grows. We’re not just fostering Canadian voices for entertainment’s sake. We’re celebrating the history – and the future – of this great nation. Diversity at the CMF is about recognizing, respecting and valuing the diverse talents of our team members and leveraging that diversity to deliver the best possible support to Canada’s audiovisual industry. We foster a fair and equitable environment that embraces different ideas, perspectives and experiences.

Our success depends on reflecting and embracing Canada’s wealth of diversity. We are determined to be a place where our team members feel comfortable and supported in all their diversity, and where they can develop to their full potential regardless of background or personal circumstances.

Submit your application to: [email protected]