Star Media Group

  • Director, Content Strategy and Partnerships

    System ID
    Job Category (EN)
    Toronto Star
  • Job Description (EN)




    Torstar Corporation is a broadly based, progressive media organization listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TS.B) with a long, proud history in newspapers and a passion for capitalizing on the fluid world of digital and mobile media. You will join the senior management team in Toronto as it charts and navigates an intended course through present and emerging possibilities. Torstar will be energized by a deep customer-centric obsession, continued journalistic excellence, advanced data-driven competency and a culture that is selfless, focused, agile and collaborative. You’ll be a champion of those priorities while you leverage Torstar’s wealth of data to drive revenues for a company that is poised and positioned to lead in all of its media ventures.


    In this role, the Director, Content Strategy and Partnerships will report to the Vice President, Content Strategy and Head of Content Partnerships will be responsible for shaping Torstar’s overall content strategy across all brands from a data-driven, customer-first lens.  You will also play an integral part in building our partnerships and in working closely with all of our newsrooms and content creators to execute content strategies that drive revenues.  You possess strong project management skills coupled with a keen business acumen and you are a collaborative team player capable of driving transformational projects.


    As A Member Of Our HIGH PERFORMANCE Team You Will:


    • Lead negotiations with content partners
    • Manage integration of partner content across Torstar print and digital properties
    • Develop content strategies in support of Torstar transformation
    • Develop business cases to support strategies and partnerships
    • Develop strong cross-functional relationships with business unit leaders
    • Align business unit leaders and teams on project timelines, milestones and KPIs
    • Align initiatives with customer experience
    • Steering the project process ensuring on-time delivery


    Why You Will Be Successful:


    • Strong project management and complex transformation experience
    • Strong cross-functional leadership skills
    • Experience negotiating content agreements in media industry
    • Experience driving content strategies, developing business cases
    • Experience with publishing or media industry
    • Editorial experience is beneficial


    Why You’ll LOVE Working Here…


    The opportunity to be part of an exciting company grounded in history while striving to be at the cutting edge of the digital media industry; you'll never get bored in our fast-paced, constantly evolving and challenging environment

    • We recognize that you have a life outside of work and we offer you real work/life balance
    • We provide individualized career plans and extensive ongoing development opportunities
    • We've got your health in mind; you'll get a comprehensive benefits package & group RSP (Extended Health Care, Dental, etc.) combined with a generous vacation plan


    …And let’s not forget the AWESOME PEOPLE!




    The Company is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation during this process, please inform The Company of your requirements.


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