OverviewCBC/Radio-Canada Trending Producer, Radio (English Services) Full Time in Toronto, ON
Branch Toronto ON CA
Trending Producer, Radio (English Services)
What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada Whether on-air or behind the scenes, here you join a team that thrives on making the connections and telling the
What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada
Whether on-air or behind the scenes, here you join a team that thrives on making the connections and telling the stories that are important to Canadians. So, if you’ve got the ability to keep up with the pace of our ever-changing industry, the passion to make the next great idea even better and the drive to make things happen, this is the place for you.
is full time contract position until January 2016.
are looking for a Digital Producer with experience in talk audio programming,
who has a passion for sharing great stories online with Canadians and audiences
will oversee the presentation of the very best digital content from across CBC
Radio One – managing lineups, promos and playlists, amplifying, enhancing and
curating audio and web stories on desktop and mobile platforms and managing
social media accounts. You’ll combine your excellent people skills and keen
editorial judgment with a passion for data and analytics to deliver the right
balance of content on the right platforms at the right time.
live and breathe social media. You will always be looking for ways to grow our
audience, reaching out to social influencers, trying out new ideas and
establishing successful methods for engaging new users, as well as providing
value for our existing users.
will research and stay informed on industry trends, and work with radio and
online producers to develop and recommend best practices. You will help develop
and maintain an online “voice” for CBC Radio One while always ensuring balance
and accuracy. You’ll work enthusiastically and positively with a talented team
of interactive professionals, radio producers and stakeholders from
communications, CBC News, digital operations and others.
conceives, organizes, schedules, researches, writes, edits and/or develops the
production and realization of online promotional content for cbc.ca and digital
content for radio programs. Work must adhere to CBC journalistic and/or
program policies, standards and practices and the Producer is ultimately
responsible for ensuring that this occurs. Nevertheless, there is wide
latitude for initiative, independent judgment and creativity. There is a
regular and ongoing requirement to co-ordinate the work of others.
the content, tone, balance and format of radio web properties including
cbc.ca/radio, CBC Radio’s Android and iOS apps, CBC Player and social media
participates in the preparation and production of online content for radio
writes, researches and edits digital copy and images
awareness of CBC Radio digital content, and develop relationships with social
influencers with a focus on audience growth
editorial responsibility as delegated by Management
with all facets of a web production including program and production personnel,
freelance contributors, illustrators, designers, programmers, writers, and
and responds to the online audience
required, performs the following tasks:
re-write and/or edit copy or text written by others
in collaboration with Copyright Clearance Officers or others, the proper and
accurate clearance of all material used
the order and importance of various elements of a web lineup
develop and maintain contacts appropriate to the area of assignment
or work on the shooting, editing, encoding, digitizing and packaging of digital
audio and video for the internet
with other departments including News, Communications, Digital Operations,
Legal and others
with members of the audience in an appropriate and professional manner
You possess the following:
requires a university degree or equivalent.
requires a minimum of 5 years of digital programming experience in a broadcast
to write clearly and concisely
editorial judgment and understanding of balance, standards and ethics
visual design experience
to implement an editorial structure with an keen awareness of best practices
for publishing social media, online text, audio and video. Experience and
knowledge of what works and what doesn’t.
experience digitizing audio and video
awareness of the broadcast industry and how major players are incorporating
understanding of the mobile experience
(Polopoly, Expression Engine, WordPress, thePlatform MPX, Dalet, Avid, iNews)
with web analytics tools including Adobe Marketing Cloud/Omniture SiteCatalyst,
Chartbeat, Google Analytics, etc. – and how to interpret them
ability to manage digital initiatives, including technical requirements,
analytics and documentation
the work of other creative teams
to generate content ideas
copy editing experience, particularly adhering to style guides
for radio content, podcasts and social media
by challenge of growing audience and getting people excited about the stories
be able to multitask and manage different projects at the same time
communication skills; ability to clearly explain concepts to peers and
to participate in a highly creative and collaborative team
to work independently
to work quickly and to deadline without sacrificing creativity, accuracy or
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.
CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to reflecting our country’s diversity.
In becoming the leader in expressing Canadian culture and enriching democratic life, we need to be as diverse in every way as the country we serve, both within our workforce and on air. As an employer, we 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
Talent and Diversity
section of our corporate website.
If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Aug 14, 2015, 11:04:47 AM
Aug 28, 2015, 10:59:00 PM
Status of Employment
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-17