Programming Assistant, Bell Media

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team.

The Bell Media team creates and delivers the best Canadian and international content across our digital media, television, radio, and out-of-home advertising platforms. We’re looking for innovative team players ready to take some of the most well-known entertainment brands in the country to the next level.

Posting Date: August 24, 2021
Closing Date: September 2, 2021
Position: Programming Assistant, Unifor 723M
Location: Hybrid between in office at 299 Queen Street West (Toronto) and working from home
Salary: Unifor 723 – Group B, Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. Overtime as required

Responsibilities:
Build out and schedule program content in web CMS (content management system) to display Crave programming across multiple platforms (site, mobile apps, connected devices).
Input and manage SEO for Crave programming
Upload images and create video profiles in Video CMS
Oversee YouTube copyright settings for Crave Original programming
Troubleshoot content display issues
Assist with merchandizing and visual changes to the layout of the Crave site and apps
Assist with the curation and implementation of thematic collections
Source, create and input metadata into CMS
Other duties as required

Qualifications:
Post-secondary degree or diploma in digital media or television preferred
At least 2 years’ experience working in web CMS at either a broadcaster or at a content-related online service
Must be highly organized, detail oriented, a clear communicator and comfortable interacting with external and internal senior and junior staff members.
Must have a passion for and knowledge of television, film and pop culture
A keen interest in and knowledge of the Canadian OTT and traditional television landscape is an asset
Highly proficient in the Microsoft Office suite
Ability to work well under pressure, possess excellent time management skills, be a self-starter, multi-task and meet assigned deadlines
Familiarity with IBMS, Axis, ACE, Micro Strategies and/or other scheduling and broadcasting software is an asset

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.

Additional Information:
Position Type: Union
Job Status: Regular – Full Time
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 09/02/2021

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.

At Bell, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.

Created: Canada, ON, Toronto

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