Digital Content Producer, Bell Media

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Date: Aug 1, 2018

Location: Kitchener, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 208074 

 

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 138 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief inour company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of Bell’s commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.

 

Position: Digital Content Producer, Bell Media

Status: Regular – Full Time

Location: CTV Kitchener

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week.  Will include working evenings and weekends.  Overtime as required.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the station’s overall web presence, also including non-news related content such as information and features that will drive additional audiences and revenue
  • Identify, research, and write news stories and headlines for the station’s website and social media properties in keeping with the station’s standards and style
  • Stay on top of breaking news, ensuring fresh and relevant content on the site
  • Edit, package and publish video content for CTV News Digital to serve all news platforms
  • Drive the station’s social media strategy in consultation with the editorial team
  • Support LIVE digital channels
  • Curate an increase in digital only features, such as high-impact image galleries, traffic, weather, radio and community site sections
  • Publish UGC (user generated content) multimedia content (i.e. MyNews)
  • Curate sponsored content sections of the website
  • As an integrated member of the news team, participate in assignment & line-up decisions and writing of stories for the newscast
  • Liaise with news, promotions, IT & sales to create and maintain vibrant web presence
  • Monitor 105-3 Virgin and 99.5 KFun digital properties for opportunities in cross promotion and development
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Three years’ experience in online news production with a relevant University degree or comparable college diploma
  • In-depth knowledge of local, domestic and international news and current affairs
  • Demonstrated news and editorial judgment, strong copy editing skills, clear and concise writing ability and an excellent command of the English language
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and maintain creativity in a high-pressure, deadline oriented environment
  • Knowledge of broadcast and / or digital video editing software, preferably Harris systems
  • Knowledge of news management system, preferably iNews
  • Proficient in Canadian Press style
  • Ability to identify and master social media trends
  • Knowledge of Photoshop
  • Ability to make independent editorial decisions
  • Ability to work in and lead a team, motivate staff and personally set the highest professional journalism standards
  • Experience in digital content design, development and production
  • Graphics design experience an asset
  • Knowledge of the CTV Kitchener coverage area

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Union
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Kitchener
Application Deadline: 08/17/2018
 

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

 

Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

 

Created: CanadaONKitchener

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