Feature Producer, Contract
Feature Producer, Contract Nature is full of surprises, but your future doesn’t have to be. Plan a fulfilling career today. About Us: Named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies for the 6th consecutive year and recognized as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2010, 2011 and 2012... The Weather Network and its French counterpart, MétéoMédia, are both owned by Pelmorex Media Inc., and are among the top media brands in Canada devoted to Canadians’ favourite topic of conversation – the weather! The Weather Network and MétéoMédia are the most frequently watched specialty networks, the number one visited News and Information websites and the most comprehensive mobile weather source in Canada. Benefits: Our comprehensive benefits plan includes health, dental, Group RSP, vision care and educational assistance and fitness allowance. Our Beliefs: Respect for all individuals Meet and exceed client expectations Exercise integrity and responsibility in the performance of all business activities Work as a team and help each other Have a winning attitude - there is always a solution Display initiative and creativity - continually look for new and better ways Challenge yourself - learn and develop new skills Pursue excellence For more information on Pelmorex Media Inc. and its affiliated businesses, please visit http://www.theweathernetwork.com. **** About the Role: Location: Oakville, Ontario Your primary responsibility is to produce informational features for The Weather Network. In addition to features you may also be required to produce auto promos, commercials, live on location feeds, special shows or other programming related segments. Responsibilities: Develop concepts and conduct research for programming features. Write & develop scripts for features and other programming segments. Carry out pre-production: casting, location scouting, setting up interviews, development of graphics, booking crew, equipment and editing time. Act as director on location shoots, providing guidance to crew directing talent. Work closely with Production Editor during the editing process. Ensure that all features are closed captioned. Proactively produce features to address seasonal requirements. Work with Director of Programming to effectively schedule features. Liaise with Traffic regarding the scheduling of features. Operate within a discretionary budget. Ensure all features are approved and make it to air. Roles, responsibilities and duties may evolve and change over time. Qualifications: Minimum 3 years of experience as a Television Producer/Director. College certificate or university degree in Communications/Journalism/Television production Excellent editorial judgment essential, including the ability to write, edit and prepare scripts and/or programming elements Good knowledge of North American geography, meteorology and current affairs is preferred Experience as control room director is an asset. Management experience is an asset. Knowledge of Final Cut edit system is an asset. Competencies: Team leader Good interpersonal skills Organized and meticulous about details Good creative judgment to achieve high production values based on available resources Qualified applicants should submit their resume to: Human Resources, Fax: 905-829-1332 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote: “Feature Producer, Contract” in the subject line. Pelmorex is committed to equity in the workplace. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. As a condition of employment, this position is subject to the successful completion of pre-employment reference checks.
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