Careers

Established in 2000, Channel Zero Inc. is an independent Canadian broadcaster that owns over-the-air station CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.

 

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.

 

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

 

Current Opportunities

General Accountant General Accountant

The General Accountant position combines accounting and administrative duties in a steady fast paced environment for a group of companies working with the historic CHCH brand. The accounting aspect of this position requires...

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We have an immediate career opportunity for a permanent full-time Accounting Clerk, reporting to the Accounting Manager.

 

The General Accountant position combines accounting and administrative duties in a steady fast paced environment for a group of companies working with the historic CHCH brand.  The accounting aspect of this position requires the incumbent to aid in accurately posting journal entries, maintaining accruals, preparing monthly bank and account reconciliations, and assisting in the monthly reporting process. Administrative duties include accounts payable processing, government remittance calculations, and performing backup functions for accounts receivable on an as needed basis.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review General Ledger transactions and prepare accurate and complete journal entries
  • Assist in performing month-end closing activities (invoice listings, various accruals and adjusting entries, sub-ledger, fixed asset and intercompany reconciliations)
  • Reconciles bank statements by comparing statements with general ledger
  • Responsible for Accounts Payable cycle including but not limited to:
    • Coding and entering vendor invoices and distributing for approvals
    • Responding to vendor & customer enquiries
    • Reviewing vendor invoices and statements for accuracy
    • Preparing and issuing vendor cheques for signature and mailing
    • Employee expense report processing
    • Reconciliation of company credit cards
    • Clerical filing of invoices
  • Preparation of monthly HST & Socan remittances
  • Assist with year-end audit requirements
  • Provide Accounts Receivable backup support as required
  • Provide support to the Finance team as required

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A bachelor’s degree or college diploma combined with a minimum of two years full cycle accounting experience
  • Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and the maintenance of the general ledger
  • Must have exceptional organizational skills, superior MS Excel skills, and be able to multi-task on an on-going basis
  • Ability to communicate effectively – oral and written with attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to meet deadlines independently, while working under pressure
  • Must have the ability to work alone as well as part of a team
  • Highly organized with business maturity, discretion, enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Skilled in establishing priorities and managing workload

 

 

 

Application Deadline:  August 12, 2016

 

Please send your resume and covering letter in confidence to:   natalie.clarke@chch.com

 

 

2492619 Ontario Inc. provides administrative and facilities services to CHCH.  We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in our 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 started broadcasting in 1954 and is proud to be the news leader for Hamilton and the surrounding Halton and Niagara regions. 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.  For more information, please visit www.chch.com.

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Traffic Coordinator Traffic Coordinator

Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate career opportunity in our Toronto office for a Traffic Coordinator, reporting to the Traffic Manager.

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Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate career opportunity in our Toronto office for a Traffic Coordinator, reporting to the Traffic Manager.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and apply agency traffic instructions / expedite commercial delivery
  • Liaise with agency staff and Sales reps
  • Time and fill daily program logs: monitor and move advertiser conflicts
  • Adjust formats as per Programming / cue sheets
  • Reconcile or-air logs for CRTC and billing purposes
  • Process and revise sales bookings
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Detail oriented and have the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Good judgment and resourcefulness to solve problems. Open, flexible and able to take direction
  • Experience with Broadview and RepPack or other Broadcast Traffic / Management software an asset
  • Proficiency with Excel and Office software

 

 

Application Deadline:  August 12, 2016

 

 

Quoting ref# TC-2016-07, 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 the company:  Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels, including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.  The newly launched Bloomberg TV Canada is the first of several platforms under Channel Zero’s leadership that combines the best of Bloomberg’s global content with locally produced Canadian subject matter.  Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on CHCH.com, BloombergTV.ca, Andpop.com and ChartAttack.com, as well as the top ad exchanges.  Other divisions of Channel Zero include Channel Zero World Media, which operates Bollywood Times, Mehndi TV and Halla Bol – Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channels, and Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company.  For more information, please visit www.chz.com.

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Web Developer Web Developer

Channel Zero Digital (a division of Channel Zero Inc., one of the largest independent Canadian media companies), is seeking a Web Developer based in Toronto. Reporting to the Managing Director of Channel Zero Digital and working with the sales and editorial teams, this individual will be at the forefront of developing and growing the online presence of Channel Zero Digital’s properties.

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Channel Zero Digital (a division of Channel Zero Inc., one of the largest independent Canadian media companies), is seeking a Web Developer based in Toronto.  Reporting to the Managing Director of Channel Zero Digital and working with the sales and editorial teams, this individual will be at the forefront of developing and growing the online presence of Channel Zero Digital’s properties.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Development and maintenance of the Channel Zero Digital web properties
  • Working with editorial teams to ensure each property meets the brand & business objectives
  • Acting as the technical lead on SEO optimization, providing insights and technical guidance
  • Integrating social media into the Channel Zero Digital web properties
  • Assisting in developing social media strategies for individual Channel Zero brands, in conjunction with the marketing department
  • Creating traffic generation strategies
  • Managing digital projects through the development lifecycle to ensure deadlines are met
  • Following standard QA testing process for all digital projects

 

Required Skills & Qualifications:

 

  • Experience with PHP, WordPress, Javascript, JQuery
  • Experience with SQL and Database is a must, preferably MySQL
  • Experience working in a Linux environment with comment line
  • Post-secondary education in computer science or related discipline
  • Experience with CSS, XML, HTML; HTML5 experience is an asset
  • Javascript framework experience is an asset, preferably BackboneJS
  • Demonstrates the ability to create clean, valid, and SEO-friendly code
  • Proven experience developing robust web UI for the consumer market
  • Experience with responsive and/or adaptive design
  • Experience working with Photoshop
  • Self-starter, able to work independently
  • Ability to pick up new technologies quickly
  • Experience setting-up and managing version control system: svn, github, etc.
  • Immersed in new media culture and knows “what’s next”

 

Application Deadline:  open until filled

 

Quoting ref#  WD-2016-04 in the subject line, please send résumé and covering letter stating salary expectations to:  careers@chz.com (no phone calls please).  Selected applicants will be contacted to arrange for interviews and skills testing.

 

About Channel Zero Digital

Channel Zero Digital provides unique advertiser solutions that go beyond the banner. With a portfolio of high quality curated properties in the entertainment, news and music verticals, Channel Zero Digital brands appeal to a vast and varied audience. The company’s destination sites include Andpop, Chart Attack and the digital companion of its parent’s television channel, CHCH.com.  Channel Zero Digital is a division of Channel Zero Inc.  For more information, please visit www.channelzerodigital.com.

 

ANDPOP Inc. (doing business as Channel Zero Digital) 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.  To see all of our career opportunities, please visit http://www.chz.com/careers/

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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).

Learn more about our Co-op and internship opportunities