Product Owner, Content and Digital Experience (French Services) – CBC

Job Family Media Production
Primary Location Montreal

Position Language Requirement French Only

Language Skill Level (Reading) –
Language Skill Level (Writing) –
Language Skill Level (Speaking) –

Status of Employment Contract
Work schedule(s) Full-time

Why work at CBC/Radio-Canada?

When you come to CBC/Radio-Canada, you’re not only joining the undisputed leader in expressing Canadian culture – you’re also participating in its digital revolution. Here, you’ll actively contribute to creating innovative projects on our major platforms and will find a stimulating, state-of-the-art and team-focused work environment.

Your role:

You are a Product Owner with a proven well-established work methodology and leadership experience in content creation. You want a chance to lead a team that is as passionate about possibilities as they are about distributing great content that speaks to all Canadians. As a thoughtful leader, you can inspire the work of a cross-functional product team and encourage collaboration to shape their contributions.

The mission: create a top new lifestyle digital platform that will inform, entertain, surprise and delight both current and future target audiences, while meeting business objectives.

What your responsibilities will be:
Identify business needs and requirements
In collaboration with a digital strategist, analyze audience needs and capture key user insights
Analyze, prioritize and orient the production of value-added digital content
Guarantee the quality and relevance of production according to the value of given business
Work with a dedicated production team
Participate actively in the experience design process including experimentation and validation with the target audience
Analyze user feedback and performance metrics and propose optimizations in order to grow your product
Develop and maintain the product roadmap
Nurture a culture of collaboration, learning, creativity and fun
Guide the work of a cross-functional team providing mentorship and direction

We are looking for a candidate who meets the following requirements:
University degree in marketing, communications or a related discipline
Five (5) years of relevant experience in digital product development as Product Owner
In-depth knowledge of the product development process and digital campaigns
Strong culture and mastery of best practices (UX / UI, media, content, SEO, social networks, mobility, performance)
Good knowledge of performance measurement tools (web, social, etc.)
Multiplatform experience (web, TV, etc.) in the lifestyle space is an asset
Experience in personalization strategies and tactics is an asset
What will make the difference:
Excellent strategic and creative thinker with a pragmatic mindset.
Passionate about content, digital and all that is creative.
A strong-sense of Quality of the experience (content, visual, interactive).
Curious mind, always on the lookout for news, trends and innovation in his area of ​​expertise and business (digital, media, etc.).
Experience in design thinking, leading workshops and one-on-one interviews.
Good understanding of the Agile methodology for digital product development.
Ability to synthesize, skillful in finding and formulating insights.
Great communication skills, mastery of the art of storytelling.
Ability to manage a team and keep them motivated.
Outstanding collaborator with the ability to rally people from different backgrounds.
Excellent level of spoken and written French. English, an asset, you will work with bilingual teams and a willingness to develop your language skills will be appreciated.
Excellent listening skills and ability to challenge preconceived ideas.
Autonomous, resourceful and quick to analyze.
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

Please note that this is a 12-month contract position, renewable annually.
As well, it is important to distinguish that this is not a consulting mandate, but rather a regular, long-term opportunity as an employee with Radio-Canada, complete with competitive benefits.

If this sounds interesting, please click on ”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 Diversity and Inclusion 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

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.

Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

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