Media

Production Content Researcher, Montreal, Bell Media

Req Id: 271659 

 

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.
 

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, 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.

 

Do you want to join a news team focused on authentic, fresh & exciting reporting; exploring the daily news, which affects Quebecer's lives the most?

 

Noovo is creating a news service for TV and digital offering a new voice to Quebecers with a modern tone and format. We are looking for a Production Content Researcher with impeccable French and a good knowledge of English to join our expert team of producers, editors, technicians.  We will focus on bringing an exciting new voice to daily news for Quebecers and want to inform Quebecers in a different way; more in tune with today's consumer habits.

 

The successful candidate has excellent news judgment, and the highest standards.

 

Position: Production Content Researcher

Location: Montreal, QC

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Job status: Regular – Full Time

 

Responsibilities:

  • Research, organize and prepare files for the needs of the news programs they are assigned to
  • Develop and maintain a solid network of contacts, including personalities, businesses, government officials, organizations, associations, experts, analysts, etc.
  • Secure the presence of guests for shows and carry out the necessary follow-up to ensure they are present in the studio at the required time
  • Greet guests at the station and prepare them to appear on air with the producer of the show (microphone, set directions, etc.) and accompany them again after their on-air appearance
  • Carry out pre-interviews to ensure the soundness and relevance of the guests, laying the groundwork for the host, obtain visual material as needed, and ensure the material is of sufficient quality for broadcasting
  • Follow-up with the administrative assistant when payment of a compensation is required
  • Carry out any other related task

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, film, communications or equivalent
  • Minimum of three years of experience in research, on TV or the radio
  • Ability to identify the best guests and convince them to come on air; results oriented
  • Strong writing ability for preparing research files and leads
  • Broad knowledge of local, national and international news
  • Ability to identify the best topics, and demonstrated creativity
  • High tolerance for stress, and the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated autonomy
  • Knowledge of television studios, in news an asset
  • Fluent French, good command of English

 

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

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Non Management 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time 
Job Location: Canada : Quebec : Montreal 
Application Deadline: 11/10/2020 

 

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: CanadaQCMontreal

 

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