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Creative Writer and Producer, TV and Radio, CTV Vancouver Island

Date: Jul 10, 2017

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 171583 

 

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 137 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our 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: Creative Writer/Producer (TV & Radio) – One year contract (parental leave replacement)

Location: Victoria, British Columbia

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Role:

Bell Media is seeking a temporary full-time Creative Writer/Producer to join our team at CTV Vancouver Island, 107.3 Kool FM and CFAX 1070 in Victoria, BC for one year starting in late August 2017. This is a rare opportunity to get your foot in the door of one of the most respected and successful media companies in the country. Reporting to the Creative Director, the successful applicant will hit the ground running in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, client-focused environment and join our Creative Department in producing television commercials and writing radio commercials for a range of local advertisers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, write, shoot and edit entertaining and effective TV commercials within tight departmental deadlines
  • Organize/produce all aspects of commercial shoots including sourcing actors, props, locations, etc.
  • Write entertaining/effective radio commercials within tight departmental deadlines.
  • Carry an individual client list that is prioritized and organized on a daily basis according to workload
  • Meet, converse and correspond with clients on a regular basis regarding commercial content, approvals and marketing directions
  • Assign audio numbers and enter traffic instructions into Wide Orbit (for radio) on a regular basis prior to the traffic deadline
  • Deliver and close caption TV commercials digitally to Master Control using internal systems
  • Submit TV commercials to Television Bureau of Canada/Advertising Standards Canada for approval
  • Work with the sales and production team on a daily basis to achieve the highest quality end product within the sales and production deadlines
  • Maintain a current knowledge of station, provincial and national advertising regulations.
  • Maintain an ongoing knowledge of community events, current events and popular culture

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree or Diploma from a recognized Broadcast/Journalism Program or equivalent experience
  • At least one year experience writing, shooting and editing video content
  • Fluent videographer (Canon C100 knowledge an asset)
  • Fluent video editor (AVID knowledge an asset)
  • Proven to be a positive, creative, visual thinker
  • Proven to be a highly organized individual with strong attention-to-detail.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Wide Orbit knowledge an asset
  • Advertising and/or client service background an asset

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Non Management
Job Location: Canada : British Columbia : Victoria
Application Deadline: 07/21/2017
 

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: CanadaBCVancouver

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