Account Manager - So.da

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #2241
Friday, April 8, 2022
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.

Account Manager - So.da

Division: so.da
Work Status: 2 openings (Full-Time & 8-month Temporary Contract)
Location: Toronto, ON. Option for combination of onsite and remote/work from home.

About the Role:

This role will be part of so.da, Corus’ social digital agency, which supports many of Canada’s leading brands with their social strategy and content.

Reporting to the Director - Client Accounts, you will oversee the development of best-in-class, data-driven social media strategies and campaigns (across paid, owned and earned) for our clients. You’ll be the main client liaison on key accounts, working closely with our social content studio to create strong branded content to deploy on Corus channels, as well as content for our clients’ owned and operated social accounts.

The right candidate is deeply versed in social. They excel in both strategy and creative thinking, have exceptional project management skills, enjoys working with cross-functional teams, and have a passion for data.

You'll be working on things like:

  • Key point of contact for clients, ensuring we deliver exceptional service and results
  • Manage cross-functional project teams, ensuring accountabilities and expectations are clearly defined and that deliverables are met
  • Oversee the development of best-in-class social media strategies and executions (across paid, owned and earned) for our clients, ensuring all KPI's are met
  • Manage agile, campaign and sponsor budgets
  • Leverage data to inform content creation and optimization

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

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience managing large social audiences and driving social performance.
  • Client/service-oriented – experience working in an agency setting considered an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Must be able to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Exceptional thought leadership – can rally several stakeholders around an idea and see it through from inception to execution
  • Effective time management skills; ability to manage multiple projects/ teams and consistently deliver against timelines
  • In-depth knowledge of established and emerging social platforms (and how they can be utilized to the benefit of brand and business)
  • Experience in social media planning / buying across paid, earned, and owned channels
  • Experience in content creation, optimization and adaptation in nimble industry or space
  • Agency experience is strongly preferred

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 09-Account & Client Management
  • Pay Type Salary