OTT (Over The Top) & FAST (Free Ad Supported TV) Platform Coordinator

The Just for Laughs Group has been the driving force behind the largest comedy festival in the worlds for 41 years. It is a well-known entertainment brand across Canada and globally (Just for Laughs Galas, Just for Laughs Gags, JFL Festivals etc.). The Group remains the world leader in the distribution of comedy television series with a presence in more than 150 countries and 45 platforms. The visibility of the Gags series has reached a record high on YouTube with over one billion views.

The Distribution Department at JFL is currently looking for an OTT & FAST Platforms Coordinator. The OTT & FAST Coordinator's main role is to help execute our OTT & FAST platform strategy across multiple partners and platforms. They will assist the Director of OTT with AVOD & FAST streaming platforms, owned and operated channels, as well as create and organize metadata including asset management on local and cloud backups.

Location: Head office in Montreal, QC (QUEBEC CITY), OR remote within Canada, with occasional trips to Montreal

What we offer:

  • Stimulating work environment
  • Dynamic team
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Group insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Access to continuous training

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assist Director of OTT in overseeing FAST Channels across various platforms and partners;
  • Work with Director of OTT to review JFL's content library to identify opportunities to grow content and drive revenue through new distribution opportunities;
  • Maintain relationships with OTT/FAST platforms to ensure that JUST FOR LAUGHS content is distributed effectively and reaches a wide audience;
  • Collaborate with Just for Laughs Distribution sales team to develop advertising and sponsorship opportunities for OTT/FAST channels and content;
  • Collaborate with Marketing to develop stunts and strategies to grow viewership and engagement;
  • Monitor and report on the performance of Just for Laughs’ OTT/FAST channels and content and make data-driven decisions to optimize performance;
  • Work with various departments to ensure that Just for Laughs’ OTT/FAST channels and content are aligned with overall business goals and objectives;
  • Perform essential duties to manage assets across multiple storage platforms and implement storage strategies that meet the delivery needs of the organization;
  • Follow up on budget allocations and ensure that vendor payments are done on time;
  • Create persuasive presentations to sell through ideas and concepts to worldwide network stakeholders;
  • Serve as primary point of contact for FAST Channels operations, ensuring all stakeholders are kept informed and up to date;
  • Keep up to date with the latest industry developments and best practices in OTT/FAST;
  • Perform other duties as assigned and as the role and business grows.


  • 3+ years of experience working directly on one or more of the following: Online Streaming, Video, or OTT/ FAST channels/providers;
  • Understanding of the OTT/FAST landscape, including industry trends and best practices;
  • Experience building relationships with industry experts, potential partners, and OTT/FAST providers;
  • Strong analytical and data-driven decision-making skills, with experience using data to optimize performance and make informed decisions;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, with a proactive and solutions-oriented approach to problem-solving;
  • Knowledge of storage systems, storage architectures, storage security best practices and storage protocols;
  • Experience with Windows and Mac OS environments;
  • Knowledge of CRM and storage systems, storage architectures, and storage protocols
  • Keen interest in digital media, technology, and entertainment, TV and emerging technologies and how these industries intersect in the OTT/FAST space;
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and manage tight deadlines;
  • Fluency in English & French, Strong written and verbal communication skills are mandatory;
  • Content programming experience;
  • Experience with growing online audiences, digital products and content creation is a plus;
  • Able to prioritize requests based on a broad strategy and goals;
  • Proven ability to multi-task and manage multiple complex initiatives simultaneously;
  • Ability to troubleshoot and keep a project on track;
  • Experience with software in asset management, programming and/or rights management ;
  • Must be detail-oriented, quality driven, straightforward, self-motivated and proactive.