Creative Manager, Marketing and Communications (English Services) - TOR07765 - Toronto | CBC/Radio-Canada | FreshGigs.ca | 09/03/21

Creative Manager, Marketing and Communications (English Services) - TOR07765 full-time

Location: Toronto
Company Name: CBC/Radio-Canada ()
Category: Communications, Marketing , Social Media
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CBC/Radio-Canada

Creative Manager, Marketing and Communications (English Services) - TOR07765

Job Family: Communications

Primary Location: Toronto

Status of Employment: Permanent, Full-time

What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

As the Creative Manager, you are responsible for strategically interpreting overall brand goals for creative across all platforms. Working alongside the Senior Creative Director, you will be responsible for leading the design of seasonal campaigns, social media, video content, and brand with a focus on News. You will inspire, lead, coach and manage the creative team throughout the creative process from collaborative conceptualization to launch.

Your Role:

  • Develop and drive strategic seasonal creative campaigns, acting as the decision maker while collaborating with a team of designers, copywriters and other internal stakeholders.
  • Assist in the development of overall brand strategic goals and ensure departmental goals are aligned.
  • Support CBC / Marketing & Communications goals by executing on short to mid-term departmental goals (1 year).
  • Direct team development of inspiring and innovative concepts for seasonal campaigns.
  • Lead the adjustment of project goals and design revisions on the fly as necessary to adapt to changing situations to meet established schedules.
  • Effectively communicate project status to internal and external partners, updating senior leaders as required.
  • Inspire an agile environment while empowering direct reports to problem solve and pivot project goals as needed.
  • Remain current in market and industry trends to ensure innovation and relevancy.
  • Stay current in market and industry trends to aid in the development of cutting edge marketing, design concepts and user experience.
  • Ensure the execution of team deliverables and adapt team priorities based on changing needs.

We are looking for someone who lives and promotes the values of diversity and an inclusive and respectful work culture. It is essential that work be a safe space where our employees are able to share their authentic selves with one another and to push each other to challenge conventions. Are you this person? Let’s find out!

You have:

  • A College or University degree in a related field or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of related experience.
  • Creativity to recommend alternative options for creative, production and budget planning.
  • Creative problem solving is required in all areas of this position to devise ways to apportion a limited resource base across multiple projects, with changing needs, deadlines and priorities.
  • Experience in production planning, budgeting and cost management.
  • Knowledge of CBC policies, collective agreements, systems and practices, broadcast operations or equivalent is an asset, but not required.
  • Great oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Excellent problem solving and judgment required.
  • Openness to diverse perspectives and ideas and differing points of view is critical.
  • Excellent negotiation skills required.
  • Ability to lead and inspire a team throughout the creative process.
  • Ability to work under pressure in an environment with changing requirements and deadlines.
  • Sound decision-making skills are required on a daily basis in order to meet production and creative objectives.
  • Travel may be required on occasion.
  • A portfolio may be requested at the time of application.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Talent and Diversity section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to 6c5e8293@freshgigs.ca

If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

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