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Canada Direct-to-Consumer – Lead
Dtc
Posted on 6/14/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Toronto, ON, Canada
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Affinity with Crunchyroll's values: Courage, Curiosity, Service, and Kaizen
  • 8+ years of work experience in a global or international organization in the tech, media, or video game spaces
  • Deep understanding of the Canadian business, media, and pop culture landscapes and the local anime community's needs and preferences
  • Capable of navigating priorities shifts and ambiguities while working in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Knows how to translate business vision into strategies and tactics
  • Understanding of the digital media landscape with experience prospecting, nurturing, and closing complex multifaceted deals or partnerships
  • Strengths across financial modeling, pitch decks, and business and strategy plan development
  • Prior success in working in a distributed team environment with peers and partners in multiple time zones with various cultures and backgrounds
  • Established relationships with key partners, vendors, and freelancers across the Canadian market
  • Experience driving external partners, project management, and vendors
  • Strong problem-solving, decision-making, and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally
  • Fluency in French, knowledge of the anime industry, subscription business models, and the OTT market are strong pluses
Responsibilities
  • Help expand Crunchyroll in the Canadian market and oversee its operation, liaising with US-based HQ and local team members
  • Drive and support key initiatives such as distribution partnerships, media launches, events, and regional strategic deals with telcos, retailers, and payment partners
  • Develop mid and long-range plans to expand Crunchyroll's presence in Canada
  • Own go-to-market strategies from ideation through execution
  • Guide regional agencies, contractors, and local staff in priorities, timing, scope, and performance
  • Evaluate proposals from global and local partners, judging cost/benefit, strategic and financial impact, and prioritizing them
  • Build business cases, projections, and metrics for new initiatives in the market and measure return on investment and effort spent
  • Develop measurable KPIs in partnership with HQ and report on them regularly
  • Build and manage Canada's operational budget and own its objectives and key results
Crunchyroll

501-1,000 employees

Anime streaming service