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Production Unit Assistant (12 Month Contract)

Job IDFC-E5-97-9A-B7-7A
Date Posted2023-04-06
Posted Until2023-10-03
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryBroadcasting-Media

Under the overall responsibility and authority of TVO Management, and adhering to TVO policies, standards and practices, the Production Unit Assistant provides support services to the Production Manager/Programming and Content by coordinating production related items. Performs administrative functions in a high-volume environment and provides support for various tasks directly related to the process of content production. May act as Production Manager's designate. Performs other related duties.

Key Job Responsibilities:
-This role provides support services to the Programming and Content division - supporting the Production Manager for TVOkids and the Digital division.
-Researches, recommends, coordinates, and prepares travel while ensuring compliance with various TVO policies.
-Coordinates activities related to production including developing efficient schedules, crew times and travel.
-Provides various departmental supports including activities associated with scheduling and booking of resources (e.g., staff, equipment, studio)
-Acts as the department representative in all financial related activities and issues (including expense claims, payment requests, and purchase requisitions).
-Supports and coordinates various services including review of outstanding commitments, reconciles financial reports, prepares/reports on accruals and performs journal entries and verifies all documentation.
-Additional services as required under the supervision of the Production Manager including administration of various support services, initiating/inputting of contracts, purchase orders, approved production expenses and cheque requisitions.

-Excellent multi-tasker with the ability to coordinate various tasks, and a strong communicator with both verbal and written skills.
-Display initiative and be a self-sufficient problem solver to be able to handle a high volume of detailed information.
-Organized, reliable and experience with meeting deadlines, prioritizing work and a keen attention to detail in all tasks.
-Knowledge of Word, Excel and must be familiar with or able to quickly adapt quickly to TVO's internal systems such as Nav Dynamics, Telescope and CPR
-Motivated by a busy, constantly changing environment.
-Important to have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working independently as well as in a team environment.
-Previous related production experience is a strong asset.
-Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree completed or equivalent number of years of current related industry experience.
-3+ years work experience
-Must have a valid driver's license.

We invite you to submit your application by April 15, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. Not sure you have everything we're asking for, but know you can make a big impact? Tell us your story and we will be happy to consider you.

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TVO is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. We believe that the diversity of our team strengthens our ability to develop creative solutions and products that are reflective of the communities in which we serve across Ontario. At TVO, we recognize the importance of using anti-oppression practices, both within our organization and in our content.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process (e.g., including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms). If you are seeking accommodations during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so that appropriate arrangements can be made by sending your request to


Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility


Bachelor's Degree (3 or 4 years) or better.
Salary$44,759.78 - $52,747.91 per year
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