Producer

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Date: Feb 3, 2019

Location: Kitchener, ON, CA, N2G 4A8

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize her dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.

 

Rogers tv in the Grand River area is  looking for a seasoned Producer with a variety of experience in television including special events, studio and field productions.  Rogers tv proudly serve the communities of Waterloo Region, Brantford, Guelph and Stratford.  If you have solid editorial judgment, technical knowledge, and experience in mobile and studio productions, consider joining the Rogers tv team as a Producer.  

 

As a graduate of a broadcast or journalism program with at least 3 years of experience in productions, this challenging full-time position will put your initiative and creativity to the test.  Not only will you produce professional quality programs, you’ll also train and coach volunteers who are keen to follow in your footsteps. 

We’re looking for a team player, someone who will build relationships with colleagues and community contacts in order to deliver engaging local programming.. The successful candidate will have the ability to make quick, smart decisions, tackle multiple projects and deliver on deadline. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Produce high quality television programs  including live and taped community event coverage as well as studio and field-based shows.  .  . 
  • Train and coach volunteer groups and individuals in producing local television programs, including delivering training  workshops.
  • Establish and nurture contacts within the community in order to engage them in the development of relevant, timely local programming.
  • Produce high quality promos for each production and provide the necessary information for the promotion and publicity of these programs.
  • Work collaboratively with the Community Engagement Specialist to book and confirm the appropriate crew for each production through our online portal.
  • Book and confirm on-air talent and production equipment.
  • Develop and maintain full knowledge of the available production equipment, participating in training sessions as new equipment is introduced.
  • Provide support for productions and trouble shoot equipment as required.
  • Cultivate positive working relations with internal and external customers.
  • Attend and contribute to regular production and editorial meetings.
  • Perform all required administrative duties including the preparation of a monthly report.
  • Adhere to all policy and legal requirements under Health and Safety Legislation
  • Adhere to company and department policies as well as meet regulatory obligations and industry codes.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervising Producer or his/her designate.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Excellent editorial judgment and production skills.
  • Initiative, responsibility and creativity.
  • Graduate of a broadcasting or journalism program or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of production experience.  Experience in a variety of roles and production environments considered an asset.
  • A solid understanding of community television operations.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to train volunteer crew members.
  • Ability to work under stress, handle multiple projects and meet strict deadlines.
  • Valid class G license with excellent driving and workplace safety records. 
  • Must be able to work shifts, including evenings and weekends, under Labour Canada Averaging Permit.
  • Core Competencies:  Customer Service Orientation, Teamwork and Collaboration, Adaptability, and Initiative.

  • Role-Specific Competencies:  Innovation/Creative Thinking, Problem Solving/Judgment, Achievement Orientation, Listening, Understanding and Responding.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 85 Grand Crest Place (031), Kitchener, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Production
Requisition ID: 147308
 
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
 
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment
 

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.

 
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