International Data Group

Research Content Manager

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-Remote
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/9/2024 3:36 PM)
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IDC Canada is seeking a Research Content Manager that will oversee the development and delivery of a research content plan for our new digital platform, which addresses the evolving needs of enterprise technology buyers.  You will play a pivotal role in ensuring high-quality research is transformed into engaging content and delivered on a tight schedule.


Are you passionate about technology and digital content? Do you want to be part of an exciting new venture in a market-leading technology research firm? If so, this role as Research Content Manager might be the perfect fit for you.


IDC is a dynamic and innovative research, data, and events company at the forefront of guiding the global technology market ecosystem. We are dedicated to delivering leading solutions that empower businesses to make better decisions and thrive in the digital-first age.


Why IDC?

IDC is the most respected global technology market research firm.  We are changing the way the world thinks about the impact of technology on business and society. Our people, data, and analytics create global technology insights that accelerate customer success.  In 2023, IDC was recognized by the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR) for the fourth consecutive year as the Analyst Firm of the Year for delivering critical, timely insights in coordinated efforts around the world, during a time when our customers faced unprecedented challenges.


The ideal candidate will be in the Greater Toronto Area and will be required to come to IDC's Toronto office 1 day per week (hybrid). We will also consider qualified candidates for 100% remote in an approved Canada location (Alberta, British Columbia and Nova Scotia).


  • Collaborate with the research, technology, and product teams to develop a dynamic research content plan for our digital platform.
  • Maintain a highly relevant content plan for the platform by working with stakeholders to identify gaps and evolve the research plan as needed.
  • Manage the research plan to ensure on time delivery by research teams for all content required by the platform.
  • Facilitate collaboration between all team members involved in the content creation process.
  • Utilize tools and methodologies to track progress, identify roadblocks, and implement solutions.
  • Facilitate communication among company wide, stakeholders, and other relevant parties, including the creation of reports and presentations.
  • Stay up-to-date on industry best practices for research dissemination and digital content creation.


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Communications, Research Methods, Project Management)
  • 6+ years of total experience, including 3+ years of experience in project management, preferably within a research or content creation environment.
  • Knowledgeable about technology markets and/or industry to enable partnering with tech analysts on developing their research plans
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities and meet tight deadlines.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Strong commitment to quality, integrity, and continuous improvement.
  • Understanding of digital content creation best practices.
  • A passion for research and its effective communication to a digital audience.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Experience managing content delivery for a digital platform a plus.

About IDC:  International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,300 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company.


IDC Canada is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company's policy to recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications, with emphasis on selecting the best qualified person for the job. Applicants must have a valid Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN) card. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.




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