Associate Producer (English Services) – CBC

Job Family Programming (TV-Radio-Web)
Primary Location Saskatoon

Position Language Requirement English Only

Language Skill Level (Reading) –
Language Skill Level (Writing) –
Language Skill Level (Speaking) –

Status of Employment Permanent
Work schedule(s) Full-time

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.

Your role

The Associate Producer performs editorial assignments related to the gathering, writing and presentation of program material for English Radio and in particular CBC Saskatchewan’s programs. The successful candidate will be primarily assigned to the Saskatoon morning radio show.

With appropriate direction from the shows’ producers, the successful candidate will participate in the production, direction and/or post-production of the program and/or program segments. You will pitch story ideas, develop story treatments, and make compelling radio that will connect listeners to this increasingly diverse city. The successful candidate will work to connect those stories with all of our broadcast and digital platforms, where appropriate. The candidate will be involved in putting the program to air, including studio directing as required. The Associate Producer will also play a role in supporting social media platforms. Work is governed by CBC journalistic and programming policies and standards. Advice and guidance are regularly available but there is latitude for initiative and independent judgement. There may be opportunity to coordinate the work of others and close co-operation with the program unit is essential.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:
University degree or equivalent.
Minimum two years relevant experience during which the candidate has gained exposure to broadcast and digital journalism.
Strong writing and producing skills.
Strong social media skills as well as digital journalism.
In depth knowledge of Saskatchewan region.
Experience working within diverse communities.
Good knowledge of the Saskatchewan socio-political environment.
Extensive general knowledge of current events.
Sound editorial judgement.
Excellent team player.
Critical thinking skills.
Initiative and creativity.
Able to build strong interpersonal relationships.
Respectful of personal differences.
Able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
Please include a link to your online demo or website, blog or video in your cover letter.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

If this sounds interesting, please click on ”Apply online”. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion
section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to recruitment@cbc.ca.

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

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