Date: November 8, 2018
Position Title: Indigenous Hub Editor (Digital Media Producer)
(12 Month Contract Opportunity)
Division: Current Affairs and Documentaries
Reports To: Executive Producer, Digital
Salary Range: $56,762.68 – $69,095.52
Location: Toronto, Ontario (negotiable)
As the Government of Ontario’s partner in digital learning, TVO’s vision is to create a better world through the power of learning.
TVO’s powerful learning products and services, rooted in the curriculum, help build an Ontario that can adapt, innovate, and compete globally. Our in-depth current affairs journalism from an Ontario perspective supports citizen engagement and a robust democracy. TVO is funded primarily by the Province of Ontario and is a registered charity supported by sponsors and thousands of donors. For more information, visit tvo.org.
The Digital Media Producer creates daily editorial content as a member of the Current Affairs digital team, and helps ensure the quality, accuracy and consistency of tone of the department’s work, within editorial and brand guidelines and to the highest standards of journalistic and technical excellence. This position will be based in Toronto, or another Ontario community, and will focus on covering Indigenous stories and issues for a province-wide audience. We encourage candidates who identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) to apply.
The ideal candidate will bring finely honed editorial judgment, top-notch skills in both copyediting and substantive editing as well as writing, and have experience working in a team in a daily online news environment. Familiarity with emerging technology and a thorough knowledge of current trends and innovations in digital media are required.
Under the overall responsibility of the Executive Producer, Digital, the Digital Media Producer pitches and creates daily content and longer-term editorial projects, and is part of a cross-functional digital team. The person in this role helps to ensure that all digital editorial projects are delivered on time and within scope while adhering to TVO’s standards and ethics. The Digital Media Producer works with the Social Media Specialist to share and promote Current Affairs and Documentaries content (both current and from the archive), ensures that website content adheres to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and works collaboratively with broadcast and documentary teams to ensure seamless execution of cross-department, multi-platform content. The Digital Media Producer will assist broadcast and documentary teams in generating story ideas, including making suggestions for interviews and establishing contacts.
The successful candidate will also help build and maintain relationships with the Ontario Hubs’ partner institutions.
Other tasks as required:
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a current resume by the stated date at 5:00 p.m.
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TVO is an equal opportunity employer and will endeavour to accommodate job applicants with disabilities through the People & Culture Division. Upon request, all job postings will be made available in alternative format.
TVO is committed to achieve a skilled workforce reflective of the population of Ontario.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.