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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.

 

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

Marketing Coordinator (Six-month contract) Marketing Coordinator (Six-month contract)

Channel Zero is looking for a full-time Marketing Coordinator to join its dynamic marketing team for a six-month contract at its Toronto office.

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Channel Zero is looking for a full-time Marketing Coordinator to join its dynamic marketing team for a six-month contract at its Toronto office. The successful candidate will report to the Marketing Manager.

 

Working under the direction of the Marketing Manager, and closely with various departments in the organization, the Marketing Coordinator will be the primary liaison for the following areas of the marketing plan, and the primary point of contact to the public.

 

The primary areas of focus of this role are as follows:

  • Social Media
  • Viewer Relations
  • CH-CHing! Loyalty Program

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Social Media/Viewer Relations
    • Act as primary moderator and content creator for CHCH (in conjunction with CHCH News) and other Channel Zero brands in the social media space (FB, Twitter, Instagram)
    • Be the voice of the brand: moderate and respond to viewer comments and inquiries via social media platforms, voicemail and email – reach out to appropriate departments for input in developing responses to specific inquiries (e.g. Programming, News)
    • Proactively seek out, recommend and implement social media best practices
    • Create effective and engaging content that will increase social media metrics
    • Maintain look and feel of brand pages
    • Strategically plan and schedule promotion of core promotables in line with the overall brand marketing plan
    • Maintain and develop online FAQs
    • Respond to and fulfill donation requests

 

  • CH-CHing! Loyalty Program– work closely with the Marketing Manager, Program Developer, Sales and Creative Services to develop Rewards catalogue, promotional elements and FAQs
    • Maintain program branding, values and key messaging across all CH-CHing! touch points
    • Liaise with Sales Reps on the implementation of rewards; provide counsel on reward structure
    • Liaise with Program Developer on redemption, fulfillment and communication to members
    • Package and ship CH-CHing! rewards on a weekly basis or as needed
    • Write and deploy monthly CH-CHing! newsletter
    • Write weekly Creative Brief for new reward elements; coordinate asset delivery between reward partners/Sales team and Creative Services, review and approve creative
    • Upload new rewards; maintain catalogue on a timely basis
    • Update Partner page and Winner’s Circle
    • Provide weekly segment notes for Morning Live with featured rewards and key program messaging
    • Track and deliver promotional commitments for CH-CHing! reward partners; work with Traffic on promo rotation
    • Track premium inventory for CH-CHing!

 

  • Other
    • As assigned

 

Required Skills & Qualifications:

 

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Social Media guru; activist and ambassador (understanding of algorithms a key asset)
  • Creative and promotional copywriter who and can actively engage the public
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, quick learner
  • Strong attention to detail, spelling and grammar
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Keeps manager well informed of all assignments, deliverables, issues and challenges
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet tight deadlines in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently, and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Post-secondary education preferred, with a marketing degree or equivalent

 

Application Deadline:  Friday March 20, 2015

 

Quoting ref#  MC-2015-03 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.

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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).

 
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