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Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind, Silver Screen Classics, and Halla Bol Kids TV, Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channel. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites, as well as through our trading desk. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company

 

Our employees are passionate about what they do. With a fair degree of autonomy and independence, they work in a casual, creative and entrepreneurial environment. They are innovators ready to take on new challenges. If you like to work in a collaborative, fast paced, always changing environment where creativity thrives, Channel Zero may have a career opportunity for you.

 

Thanks for considering Channel Zero and be sure to follow us on LinkedIn to receive updates about our current and future opportunities.

 

Channel Zero is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

 

Current Opportunities

Digital Marketing Specialist Digital Marketing Specialist

In this role you will be responsible for successfully managing clients’ digital marketing campaigns, ensuring they are properly set up and executed. We are looking for a creative and detail oriented individual who will take ownership of the planning, trafficking and reporting processes to ensure outstanding results for our clients. As Digital Media Specialist, you will be working on various platforms including the Google Marketing Platform, Google Search, Facebook and DFP. You have experience on a trading desk as well as setting up and managing paid search and social media campaigns. You know your way around Excel and PowerPoint. You are comfortable getting on a call with a client as the need arises to discuss campaign metrics.

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Junction Digital is a digital marketing services company that provides local and regional clients with a full suite of online marketing solutions. We are affiliated with CHCH TV in Hamilton.

 

Job posting: Digital Marketing Specialist

Reporting to: Vice President

Job location: 2844 Dundas St. West, Toronto, Ontario

 

Position Summary:

 

In this role you will be responsible for successfully managing clients’ digital marketing campaigns, ensuring they are properly set up and executed.  We are looking for a creative and detail oriented individual who will take ownership of the planning, trafficking and reporting processes to ensure outstanding results for our clients. As Digital Media Specialist, you will be working on various platforms including the Google Marketing Platform, Google Search, Facebook and DFP. You have experience on a trading desk as well as setting up and managing paid search and social media campaigns. You know your way around Excel and PowerPoint. You are comfortable getting on a call with a client as the need arises to discuss campaign metrics.

 

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with Sales to understand and fulfill the objectives of our clients
  • Traffic advertising campaigns across search, social media and programmatic platforms
  • Make recommendations to optimize results
  • Measure and report on results and develop best practices

 

Experience

  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant work experience in digital marketing
  • Experience with programmatic advertising
  • Experience with paid search and paid social marketing
  • You are comfortable meeting/conferencing with clients as needed
  • Knowledge of Excel & PowerPoint

 

Qualities /Aptitudes:

  • Solid knowledge of digital media. You understand the technology and digital media. You are always learning to stay up to date.
  • Very organized with attention to detail
  • Good communications skills
  • You are self-motivated, can take the lead in your area of expertise and are a team player
  • You get the work done even when you are up against multiple deadlines and can prioritize tasks

 

Quoting ref# DMS-2018-12, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to: careers@junctiondigital.ca  (no phone calls please)

 

About Junction Digital

We are located in Toronto’s west end on Dundas St. West, in the heart of the growing Junction neighbourhood. We work out of the Channel Zero building at 2844 Dundas St. West. The company provides a full benefits package and competitive compensation. The work environment is casual and we share our space with our TV colleagues.  This is a great opportunity to join a small team in a growth environment.

 

Junction Digital Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

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Salesforce Trainer Salesforce Trainer

Channel Zero has an immediate opportunity for a Salesforce Trainer. The successful candidate will provide leadership across the organization with Salesforce development, implementation, administration, training and technical support.

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Channel Zero has an immediate opportunity for a Salesforce Trainer. The successful candidate will provide leadership across the organization with Salesforce development, implementation, administration, training and technical support.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Senior Executives to understand business needs, then configure and implement Salesforce solutions to achieve corporate objectives based on business and functional requirements
  • Manage database including import/export, regular database de-duping and cleanup procedures
  • Create training material, able to train end users in Salesforce
  • Train individuals on Salesforce Administration and Development Tasks
  • Perform day-to-day Salesforce support, maintenance and user administration tasks
  • Remain up-to-date on new features to provide best practices and recommendations for application optimization, process improvements and future integrations
  • Relay information clearly to employees, clients, and shareholders
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience with Salesforce Administration and end user Training is required
  • Strong knowledge of CRM applications and knowledgeable in standard functions/modules of Salesforce
  • Experience with creation and distribution of sales performance reporting
  • Strong ability to translate functional requirements into technical specifications.
  • Strong analytical and time management skills and understanding of sales and service processes
  • Strong communication, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
  • Post-Secondary Education required

 

 

Quoting ref# ST-2018-12, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please) 

 

Channel Zero Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

About Channel Zero Inc.

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind, Silver Screen Classics, and Halla Bol Kids TV, Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channel. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites, as well as through our trading desk. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company. Channel Zero’s head office is located in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, please visit chz.com.

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Producer Producer

Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate opportunity for an organized, enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to work with minimum supervision to join our dynamic original production team.

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Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate opportunity for an organized, enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to work with minimum supervision to join our dynamic original production team.

 

 

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of the production of a daily news magazine show
  • Plan and execute original content for online and social media platforms
  • Manage and schedule segment producers, writers, editors and hosts
  • Creating interesting, original and current story ideas
  • Finding and booking interviews, screenings and guests
  • Ensure all content both for broadcast and digital meet the highest journalistic standards
  • Monitor and stay up-to-date on news/current events, entertainment and pop culture
  • Other duties as assigned

 

The Successful candidate will possess:  

  • 3-5 years of television producing experience
  • Post-secondary education in Journalism or equivalent experience
  • Ability to develop and maintain sources, contacts, external partners and research original content
  • Experience developing story ideas and writing scripts
  • Familiarity with post-production software (Abode Creative Suite) and production workflow
  • Experience with digital content creation and online editing/copywriting
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines of several simultaneous duties
  • Strong knowledge and passion for current events, pop culture and entertainment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team and be self-motivated

 

 

Application Deadline:  December 21st 2018

 

Quoting ref# P-2018-12, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please) 

 

Channel Zero Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

About Channel Zero Inc.

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind, Silver Screen Classics, and Halla Bol Kids TV, Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channel. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites, as well as through our trading desk. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company. Channel Zero’s head office is located in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, please visit chz.com.

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News Writer - Part-time News Writer - Part-time

CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading independent heritage stations located in the dynamic and rapidly growing city of Hamilton, with a strong commitment to quality news programming We have an immediate opportunity for a News Writer, part-time

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CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading independent heritage stations located in the dynamic and rapidly growing city of Hamilton, with a strong commitment to quality news programming

 

We have an immediate opportunity for a News Writer, part-time

 

The following is a paraphrase of the primary functions and does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities for this position:

 

  • Research and write news copy for broadcast and digital platforms
  • Monitor social media and news feeds
  • Assist Producer and Director
  • Liaise with Master Control & Traffic
  • Other duties as required

 

The ideal candidate must:

  • Possess at least six months of news writing and production experience
  • Demonstrate strong spelling and grammar skills
  • Be well organized
  • Be prepared to work various shifts
  • Possess a broadcast diploma or equivalent
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Have a working knowledge of ENPS
  • Be familiar with the newsmakers and current events of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara is a strong asset

 

 

Any employee who believes she/he is qualified, and who has an interest in this career opportunity should inform her/his manager in writing of such interest.  The Manager will advise the applicant as to the process to be followed.  This hiring decision will be made by Mike Katrycz, VP of News.

 

This is a union position: News Reporter, Functional Group 2, Classification Rate 11

 

Posting date:  November 19, 2018 Application Deadline: December 3, 2018

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-NW-2018-11 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

2492618 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

 

2492618 Ontario Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

 

About CHCH

CHCH-TV started broadcasting in 1954 and is proud to be the news leader for Hamilton and the surrounding Halton and Niagara regions. CHCH produces over 24 hours of original local news programming each week. With a primetime line-up anchored by movies, news magazine shows, and hit dramas, CHCH is available to over 92% of Ontario households and is viewed by millions nationally each week. CHCH News is produced daily out of its broadcast studio located in Hamilton, Ontario. For more information, please visit chch.com.

 

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News Videographer – Part-time News Videographer – Part-time

CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading independent heritage stations located in the dynamic and rapidly growing city of Hamilton, with a strong commitment to quality news programming We have an immediate opportunity for a News Videographer, part-time

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CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading independent heritage stations located in the dynamic and rapidly growing city of Hamilton, with a strong commitment to quality news programming

 

We have an immediate opportunity for a News Videographer, part-time

 

The following is a paraphrase of the primary functions and does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities for this position:

 

  • Gather, shoot and edit  insightful, accurate and engaging news stories for broadcast and digital
  • Report live on camera
  • Conduct research
  • Develop and maintain contacts
  • Other duties as required

 

The ideal candidate must possess:

 

  • At least one year of television news reporting experience
  • A demo reel showing major-market excellence
  • Demonstrably strong spelling and grammar skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Readiness to work weekends and other shifts as required
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • A broadcast diploma or equivalent
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • An enhanced driver’s licence or passport
  • A working knowledge of ENPS

 

 

Any employee who believes she/he is qualified, and who has an interest in this career opportunity should inform her/his manager in writing of such interest.  The Manager will advise the applicant as to the process to be followed.  This hiring decision will be made by Mike Katrycz, VP of News.

 

This is a union position: News Reporter, Functional Group 2, Classification Rate 11

 

Posting date:  November 19, 2018 Application Deadline: December 3, 2018

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-NV-2018-11 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

2492618 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

 

2492618 Ontario Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

 

About CHCH

CHCH-TV started broadcasting in 1954 and is proud to be the news leader for Hamilton and the surrounding Halton and Niagara regions. CHCH produces over 24 hours of original local news programming each week. With a primetime line-up anchored by movies, news magazine shows, and hit dramas, CHCH is available to over 92% of Ontario households and is viewed by millions nationally each week. CHCH News is produced daily out of its broadcast studio located in Hamilton, Ontario. For more information, please visit chch.com.

 

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Master Control Operator - PT Master Control Operator - PT

Channel Zero Inc. (CHZ) has a career opportunity for a part-time Master Control Operator at our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas).

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Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor outgoing signals and ensure integrity of all channels
  • Prepare, import and maintain schedules to automations
  • Make revisions to program schedules as directed by the Programming, Production and/or Traffic Departments
  • Load and ensure accuracy of program schedules, and make changes as necessary
  • Prepare all programming, commercial and promotional content for air/play-out, including encoding, downloading and transcoding media
  • Review, segment and ensure technical quality, accuracy and completeness of all media
  • Basic editing tasks using Final Cut Pro
  • Setup, receive and record multiple incoming signals (i.e. satellite, fibre, adjacent systems, etc.)
  • Work closely with the Engineering department to ensure the functionality of all equipment and to perform basic equipment maintenance,
  • React promptly to technical issues, and advise appropriate personnel in a timely manner
  • Complete daily reports on Master Control operations
  • Prepare and maintain VOD content for BDUs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

The ideal candidate will possess:  

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent multitasking skills and great attention to detail
  • Technical ability to perform basic troubleshooting of both standard and high definition broadcast video/audio signals
  • Ability to ingest and edit content as well as basic operation of production switcher for live cut-ins
  • Ability to work with multiple platforms (Windows 64-bit systems XP, Vista, 7 and Mac OSX, Leopard) and to map drives and use networks
  • Willing and enthusiastic about learning new technologies
  • Must be able to do shift work including overnights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must work well in team environment at the same time work well under minimal supervision
  • Relevant experience in a Master Control facility will be a definite asset

 

 

 

Quoting ref# MC-2018-10, please send résumé and covering letter with salary expectations to: careers@chz.com

 

Channel Zero Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

About Channel Zero Inc.

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind, Silver Screen Classics, and Halla Bol Kids TV, Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channel. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites, as well as through our trading desk. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company. Channel Zero’s head office is located in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, please visit chz.com.

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Co-operative Education (Co-op) and Internships

Channel Zero supports experiential learning as an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and skills through hands-on experiences and is pleased to offer a limited number of opportunities for Job Shadowing, Cooperative Education (Secondary school credit based ‘co-op’ programs) and Internships (recognized post-secondary programs). Cooperative Education and Internship opportunities include roles in HR, Accounting, Marketing and Sales (along with the traditional Broadcast roles)

Learn more about our Co-op and internship opportunities