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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

Sales Assistant Sales Assistant

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

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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

 

 

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

  • Administrative support to the Sales Team, General Sales Manager and Research Manager
  • Provides reports, analysis, lists and updates to the managers, sales team and clients
  • Maintains Reppak, Broadview  and the Master Account List
  • Coordinates Telecaster submissions
  • Files documents in an organized manner
  • Tracks availability of infomercials and dub requests
  • Other duties as required

 

The ideal candidate must possess:

  • A demonstrable ability to assess and determine priorities
  • Experience with customer service
  • Superior time management and organizational skills
  • The ability to multi-task and work effectively to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid communication skills and be a self-starter with the initiative to work unsupervised or as part of a team
  • Profficient in Microsoft Office, GSuite
  • Previous experience with a CRM Software
  • Previous experience within the broadcast industry an asset

 

 

This position falls within the scope of the Collective Agreement:  Functional Group W, Classification Group 8.

 

Please send your resume and cover letter quoting Reference # CHCH-SA-2019-07 in confidence to:  hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

 

 

 

21950015 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

21950015 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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Marketing Coordinator Marketing Coordinator

Channel Zero Inc. (CHZ) has an opportunity for a 1 year contract (Mat Leave Coverage) for a Marketing Coordinator at our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas). This position works closely with the CHCH Sales & Creative Services Teams, so approximately 2 or 3 days a week working in our Hamilton office should be expected.

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Channel Zero Inc. (CHZ) has an opportunity for a 1 year contract (Mat Leave Coverage) for a Marketing Coordinator at our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas). This position works closely with the CHCH Sales & Creative Services Teams, so approximately 2 or 3 days a week working in our Hamilton office should be expected.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the CH-CHing! Loyalty program including: prize scheduling, promotion & fulfillment, pitching rewards program to clients, member communication
  • Promotional Sponsorships – develop sponsorship offering, negotiate with clients, fulfillment of program. Elements can include on-air promo, social media posts, street team on site, CHCH logo exposure during broadcast
  • Pitch and Coordinate In-show and Broadcast sponsorships: example: Remembrance Day, Vacay For a Day, Traffic, Elections, Themed Movie Sponsorships etc. Create Sales Decks that appeal to clients, pricing out & cost elements included in sponsorships to ensure positive contribution
  • Influencer campaigns – assemble a unique spokesperson offering for specific clients. Identify and secure different Influencers that would be a good fit for clients needs and brand attributes.
  • Special Marketing projects – fall launch, upfronts, news campaign. Coordinate with Creative Services & Marketing Colleagues to have assets created to support projects.
  • 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
  • Demonstrate initiative and leadership, able to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Strong presentation and negotiating skills, combined with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under pressure of deadlines and last minute revisions
  • Able to travel between Toronto and Hamilton offices plus occasional client meetings
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A self-motivated and enthusiastic desire to succeed

 

 

Quoting ref# MC-2019-07, 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 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 Videographer News Videographer

CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading local heritage stations serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara with a strong commitment to quality news programming We have an immediate opportunity for a News Videographer, full-time

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CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading local heritage stations serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara with a strong commitment to quality news programming

 

We have an immediate opportunity for a News Videographer, full-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 two years of television news reporting experience
  • A superior knowledge of current events in Niagara
  • A demo reel showing major-market excellence
  • Demonstrably strong spelling and grammar skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Readiness to work various 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

 

 

 

This is a union position: News Reporter, Functional Group G2, Classification Rate 11

 

Posting date:  May 1, 2019   Application Deadline: May 21, 2019

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-NV-2019-05 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

2190015 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

 

2190015 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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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