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Senior Content Innovation Specialist

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Date: Apr 9, 2019

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: British Columbia Lottery Corporation

Why you should work with us

 

At BCLC, we believe that our people are what makes us amazing so we are committed to our people. We have a culture of fun and hard work – it’s not unusual to see teams eating together at lunch in the cafeteria or heading outside for a walking meeting. We continue to have a highly engaged team and we’ve been named one of BC’s Top 50 Employers for over 10 years. Here are a few reasons why it’s great to be part of the team:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Robust wellness program with free onsite yoga, bootcamp, running club and more
  • Competitive compensation
  • Company paid Flexible Health and Dental plan for you and your family
  • Defined Benefit Pension Program
  • Leadership and professional development programs


Why our Vancouver office is so awesome

 

Vancouver has been regularly voted one of the top cities to live in the world with one of the mildest climates of any city in Canada. It is home to our Marketing and Sales Office and features:

  • A subsidized cafeteria with healthy and delicious food choices
  • Free parking
  • Easy access to transit, including the Sky Train
  • Secure bike facilities and easy access off the Central Valley Greenway

 

Disruptor wanted!


As the Senior Specialist, Innovation

BCLC is looking for a new member of the innovative team. This new member has an obsession for creating valuable, usable and feasible experiences for customers. At BCLC you will take part in strategic work that impacts every part of the business, from finding new ways to promote responsible gambling behaviours, through to creating new gambling products and services the market has yet to see.

  • The Senior Specialist, Innovation is an opportunity to help shape the new direction of the gambling industry. You will act as an expert in using customer/market insights to generate solutions using design thinking and develop these solutions into experiences customers can use, so you can collect real feedback, from real customers, early and often to help the business make decisions what to deliver to market.


Who you are….

You will be a catalyst for change, obsessed with getting rid of red tape, deeply collaborative, have an obsession for understanding customers, have the initiative to solve problems that are yet to be solved and the experience and resilience to turn ideas into awesome final solutions customers can get excited about.

  • You have experience working in growth strategy or innovation and preferably in the discovery, development and launch of new propositions
  • You have a strong mix of creativity and analytical ability, combining these to create impactful solutions
  • You’re an experienced team leader, you have led project teams in the development of new products, services and experience working collaboratively with a diverse team of stakeholders
  • You have strong design skills that you use to bring solutions to life so you can get stakeholders and customers excited
  • You know what it takes to present something that is impactful to diverse audiences so they take note and listen


Minimum Required Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline and/or Innovation certification (such as MBA, Product Design, Business Development, Product Management);
  • 5-7 years of demonstrated experience in an innovation role;
  • Experience creating new products and experiences from inception to launch;
  • Experience working in gambling or gaming industry is  an asset;
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.

 

Technical Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of and demonstrated experience using innovation frameworks, methodologies, tools and processes;
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity;
  • Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams;
  • Critical thinker and entrepreneurial mindset (startup thinking, problem solver, forward thinking, dealing with ambiguity) with sense of urgency;
  • Excellent leadership, vendor management and relationship management negotiation;
  • Ability to articulate visions/strategies/ideas/proposals clearly and concisely to all levels of hierarchy including senior executives;
  • Familiarity and experience working with concepts such as lean startup, business model canvas, customer development and user centered design practices;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects from inception to implementation;
  • Strong influencing skills in addition to strong execution and facilitator skills;
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse and often changing project environment;
  • Demonstrated results focus and analytical skills.

 

 

Please Note: This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.

Please Note: Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.


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