Digital Audio Content Project Manager (French Services) – CBC

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

Position Language Requirement French Only

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

Status of Employment Contract
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.

Please note that this is a one-year contract position.

Your role:

Reporting to the Director, Digital Audio Development and Production, you are responsible for producing Radio-Canada’s digital audio projects. You help create projects, develop timelines, form production teams, manage your assigned budgets and resources, and supervise work in accordance with project terms of reference and established objectives.

Key responsibilities include the following:
Manage in-house production of digital audio content (podcasts, audio books and/or any other non-linear format)
Monitor and track in-house projects to ensure they align with concepts, terms of reference, and management objectives
Provide ongoing support for outside productions to ensure they align with concepts, terms of reference, and management objectives.
Plan and manage production timelines
Manage budgets and resources allocated to projects
Recommend and recruit production team members
Make recommendations for implementing scheduling and release strategies
Make recommendations for project selection and development
Organize qualitative and quantitative evaluations of productions

We are looking for a candidate with the following:
University degree in a related field or any other combination deemed equivalent
Three to five years’ project management experience (budgets, timelines, resource monitoring and tracking, etc.)
Advanced knowledge of digital audio production methods
Mastery of the French language, both oral and written
Proven content expertise (creation, publishing)
Ability to manage creative teams
Thoroughness and ability to manage priorities
Knowledge of distribution channels and digital audio streaming
Experience producing podcast content (an asset)
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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