Senior Associate, Content Development Job Openings by MaRS Discovery District in Toronto

Job Title Senior Associate, Content Development Job Openings Toronto MaRS Discovery District
Pub Date 20 May 2020
Company MaRS Discovery District
Location Toronto

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MaRS Discovery District Recruitment 2020

Senior Associate, Content Development Job Openings in Toronto

About MaRS

([at]MaRSDD) in Toronto is the one of the world's largest urban innovation hubs. MaRS supports promising young ventures tackling key societal and industry challenges in the Health, Cleantech, Fintech and Enterprise sectors. In addition to helping startups launch, grow and scale, the MaRS community is dedicated to cross-disciplinary collaboration, commercialization of discoveries and driving ideas to impact.

This role resides within the Venture Services group at MaRS. Venture Services works with over 1,200 innovation-driven science and technology startups. The goal of Venture Services is to assist entrepreneurs commercialize innovations with high business growth potential in Canada and globally. The Venture Services team helps entrepreneurs access the customer, talent, funding, marketing and stakeholder connections required to successfully scale their business.

Position Summary

We are seeking a Content Developer to provide unique content development and production capabilities that will cut across MaRS' Venture Services programs.

Content development for our knowledge suite and digital platform leverages MaRS' expertise in ecosystem development and accelerating technology startups, creating a unique approach of applied entrepreneurship in order to solve significant client business challenges and deliver positive impact.

Each content project we work on creates a platform for exploring innovative approaches to our clients' most pressing challenges.

This role reports to the Manager of Online Learning Strategy and works with the support of a growing team of program managers and advisors to deploy content development capabilities across individual programs and a network of content delivery platforms.

You will engage stakeholders throughout the entire content development cycle to design content and support the execution of prototyping content projects and pilots within Venture Services. From understanding client context, collecting and interpreting relevant data, developing videos and articles, designing content strategy, communicating the vision and supporting internal and external production partners to build and deliver new offers to clients.

We are specifically looking for someone with a depth of experience in end-to-end content development life cycles and commercial content production design. This will be important as you partner with advisors, startups, operators, and researchers to create new and evolve existing programs, products and services.

Position Responsibilities

Content Production and Execution

Work on various active content production projects on an ongoing basis. This includes setting up the operations of each project. Key activities include:

  • Developing and tracking content development timelines and phases from problem definition through content development and publishing
  • Establishing milestones and publishing cadence
  • Recruiting experts, startups, advisors and new program partners, organizing and hosting strategic content sessions and ensuring the alignment of all collaborators over the cycle of each project

Refining processes and systems so that content production can be effectively managed and executed at scale is a key focus.

Develop and Design Materials

Write, develop and design materials (articles, graphics, templates) and tools in collaboration with domain experts and our editors to support the content offerings and individual programs.

Ecosystem Expertise

Have an excellent grasp of the MaRS client community and our broader ecosystem and how our content and programs can add value and deliver impact. Proactively seek out entrepreneurs, experts and advisors to join our Contributor Network and ensure content partnership opportunities complement and grow our knowledge base for new and existing programs at MaRS.

Stay up to date on relevant trends in emerging technology, startup formation and growth, product design, VC, corporate and government innovation. The Content Developer will be connected into these ecosystems and serve as a champion and ambassador for MaRS.

Content Management and Distribution

Collaborate with the team to help manage our portfolio of digital properties, content experiences and programs. Develop and execute content distribution and marketing strategies, collect and analyze relevant data, and report impact and success metrics.

Internal Contacts
Work collaboratively with, influence and inform manager and director-level colleagues across MaRS, including MaRS Communications, MaRS Venture Services, and MaRS Partner Solutions

External Contacts

  • Entrepreneurs, domain experts, researchers, academic and corporate partners
  • Content editors
  • Copywriters
  • Videographers
  • Post-production editors

Competencies and Qualifications

  • BA or BS in any discipline is a plus but not required
  • 3+ years' experience writing and editing for the web
  • Project management experience
  • Outstanding communication and media production skills
  • Self-motived, self-starter, with a growth mindset looking to make an impact
  • Ability to shift priorities quickly, change direction and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong visual editing skills and a clear grasp of typography, layout, colour, motion
  • A basic understanding of Adobe Creative Suite and design tools (Sketch)
  • Familiarity or experience working with a CMS (WordPress) considered an asset
  • Some working knowledge of HTML/CSS preferred, but not required
  • Familiarity with Google's business tools (docs, sheets, slides, etc.)
  • Highly organized, detailed-oriented, with an eye for accuracy
  • Demonstrated interest in design thinking and product development
  • Comfortable working with editors, designers and videographers

Applications are due by June 3rd 2020 5:00 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date indicated on the job posting.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including aboriginal persons, francophones, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and women. We will provide any requested accommodation to candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.


As one of the leading companies in Canada, MaRS Discovery District offers variety of opportunities for employees to grow and make them as future leaders of the professional and disciplined. MaRS Discovery District also gives a dynamic work environment in order to encourage employees to give optimally, and at the same time, you are able to increase new experience and knowing through the company programs.

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