Multiplatform Producer (English Services) – CBC

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

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

We are looking for a Producer to join our team, working to support all platforms – Digital/social, radio and television.

This position will require flexibility with scheduling, but will work primarily from 11:30-20:15 Monday to Friday.

We are seeking a leader and consummate team player with superb journalistic skills. You will ensure we are effectively and efficiently covering the stories and issues affecting the communities of Prince Edward Island. You will be part of a team working to bring the stories of PEI to all Canadians.

You will be responsible for proposing original story ideas, chasing breaking news, developing content, interviewing guests, doing research, preparing and vetting copy. Ideally the candidate will have experience in building a television line-up and producing television programming. You are expected to make independent editorial decisions. There is considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:
Keen interest in telling the stories that are important to the diverse and culture rich communities of Prince Edward Island.
Leadership experience and the ability to inspire others.
Superior writing, editorial and production skills. Skills in cross-platform media production.
Solid journalistic background.
Ability to choose relevant, audience focused stories, which reflect issues being discussed by the general public.
Quick to react and respond to breaking stories.
Interest and knowledge of events and issues in the community.
Innovator and risk taker.
Commitment to reflecting community and diversity.
Demonstrated social media skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of Prince Edward Island.
University degree or equivalent with five year of experience of which three must involve work in broadcasting.
Must possess a valid driver’s licence as well as a driving record that meets the minimum requirements of CBC/Radio-Canada’s insurance company, other classes considered 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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