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Producer, Assigned To Assignment, Within Indigenous Digital Unit Team (English Services)

Job IDA8-44-8B-2D-0E-62
LocationCandidate Can Be Located Anywhere In Canada.
ProvinceAcross Canada
Date Posted2020-10-14
Posted Until2020-11-14
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryBroadcasting-Media
Work at CBC/Radio-Canada

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Our purpose

At CBC Indigenous, we elevate First Nations, Métis and Inuit perspectives and experiences through informed and innovative storytelling. Our journalism is rooted in the heart of communities, shedding light on the realities, complexities and diversity of Indigenous life in Canada.

We have a dynamic and creative digital community and we strive to engage and reflect the country’s diverse Indigenous audiences and deepen understanding and conversation for all Canadians.

Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for a Producer who will assign editorial staff primarily on our digital platforms and also on broadcast platforms of radio and television. You need to show creativity, independent judgment and initiative and coordinate the work of others. You will also write for the platforms as required.
You have a deep knowledge and connection to Canada’s Indigenous communities.

This is a full time permanent position.
Candidate can be located anywhere in Canada.

You will play an integral role with our strategy with a focus on three priorities:

Content: In this role, you will ensure that all CBC journalistic standards are met and that our stories are fair, balanced, accurate, thoughtful, immediate and resonate with the communities we serve. You are innovative and will try new things, new workflows and new story treatments. You inspire others to do the same.

Community: As the industry shifts, local and community storytelling is more important than ever. You will understand the diverse and changing Indigenous population in Canada and the importance of reflecting all our communities in our content. You will set a new benchmark in editorial leadership around community stories.

Culture: You live and promote the values of diversity and an inclusive and respectful work culture.

As required, you will perform the following tasks:
Conceive and develop story ideas; participate in the preparation of stories, projects and the objectives of the unit.
Plan, organize and coordinate and assign content primarily for digital but may also include broadcast newscasts, researching, gathering, writing and/or editing. As required, commission writing and/or research.
Select, re-write and/or edit copy or text written by others.
Utilize social media to inform and engage audiences in editorial content.
Education RequirementsUniversity degree or equivalent preferred
Essential SkillsWe are looking for a candidate with the following:
Deep knowledge and connection to Canada’s Indigenous communities.
Excellent knowledge of current events within Canada’s Indigenous communities.
Strong storytelling and writing skills.
Demonstrated editorial judgment.
Ability to generate original story ideas and treatments.
Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple demands.
High energy and enthusiastic journalist who can motivate a team towards journalistic and storytelling excellence.
Self motivated critical thinker with the ability to be innovative.
Strong leadership skills with demonstrated coaching ability.
Excellent communication skills and ability to maintain close co-operation with newsrooms and programs across the country.
Strong interpersonal skills, highly creative and resourceful.
Advanced knowledge of digital including mobile and social media tools and industry trends.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.
ExperienceFive years of relevant experience preferred.
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