National Digital Producer

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Date: Jun 6, 2018

Location: Calgary, AB, CA, T2P 0Y4

At Rogers we’re for supporting you on a journey to a rewarding career. Whether you’re a developer, an analyst, or a customer care consultant, Rogers is the place where ideas become reality. We embrace change, and find ways to do better. And we deliver on that commitment by fostering an environment of passion and innovation for all people.

 

This role will lead digital content for CityNews markets outside of Toronto, in collaboration with Rogers radio and publishing brands.

 

Job responsibilities include:

  • Lead digital content creation for CityNews Winnipeg, Edmonton, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver.
  • Integrate content from Rogers radio and publishing brands into CityNews digital properties
  • Work with reporters on crafting digital stories
  • Editorial planning and coordination
  • Work with local supervising producers on digital editorial calendars (i.e. plan and execute lives streams; digital extras; special projects and features etc)
  • Leverage clipping software to ensure broadcast video is posted and shared to digital in a timely manner.
  • Work with local editors and producers to ensure raw video is edited, posted and shared across digital properties
  • Mine social media and digital for local story ideas
  • Engage with audience via social media
  • Post and share wires copy relevant to local markets

 

Qualifications:

  • At least five years of newsroom experience in a digital role
  • Journalism/broadcasting degree or diploma (or equivalent)
  • Experience with an enterprise-grade large-scale CMS
  • Passion for the web and digital content creation
  • Knowledge of social media best practices
  • Candidate should be equally as comfortable writing original, enterprise journalism content as they are producing breaking news copy for publication online and for social media
  • DSLR Videography/photography experience an asset
  • In-depth knowledge of CP Style
  • Excellent leadership, communication, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS a definite asset
  • Strong knowledge and interest in news, politics and current events, especially in the Toronto market
  • Strong production, editorial and storytelling skills

The ability to work independently and within a team in a fast paced environment under tight deadlines

 
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Rotating
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 535 7th Avenue Sout West (811), Calgary, AB 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Editorial
Requisition ID: 122128
 
WHY ROGERS?
 
As a proud Canadian company, we're dedicated to making things easier for our customers. We’ve been embracing and leading change for over 50-years, and we’ll continue to seek out new opportunities to bring our customers simple solutions for today and tomorrow.
 
We recognize that success is determined by the strength and diversity of our people. We work together because we want to win together, and these five shared values guide and define our work:
 
  1. Simplify and innovate
  2. Take ownership of the what and the how
  3. Equip people to succeed
  4. Execute with discipline and pride
  5. Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver
 
Why Rogers?  Because your tomorrow inspires our today.
 
What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered.
 
We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You can also reach out to our team at RogersRecruiting@rci.rogers.com to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.
 
Posting Notes:  Media || Canada (CA) || AB || Calgary || None ||

 

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