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.

 

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

Ad Operations and Programmatic Specialist Ad Operations and Programmatic Specialist

Junction Digital is a new Canadian digital sales agency that is rapidly growing its portfolio of sites to provide advertisers with a full suite of online advertising opportunities and solutions.

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Junction Digital is a new Canadian digital sales agency that is rapidly growing its portfolio of sites to provide advertisers with a full suite of online advertising opportunities and solutions. Our key publisher is Bloomberg.com.

 

Job posting: Ad Operations and Programmatic 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 client campaigns and programs, ensuring they are properly set up and executed.  You will work collaboratively with Sales plus our owned & operated sites and partner sites. You will manage the development of our trading desk and work with our media partners and Sales to build this part of our business. This is a great opportunity to get in at the start of this new digital sales company. This position has the potential to build and manage an Ad Ops team. The company provides a full benefits package and competitive compensation.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with Sales to understand and fulfill the objectives and needs of advertisers
  • Work with external partners
  • Traffic advertising campaigns across display, video, mobile, native
  • Ensure reporting and forecasting is provided
  • Measure all campaign results and develop best practises
  • Manage and contribute to the growth of our Programmatic business

 

Experience

  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant work experience in digital ad ops
  • Experience with RTB/Programmatic and private marketplace programs
  • Experience working with major brands and external partners is ideal
  • You are comfortable meeting/conferencing with clients as needed
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues

 

Qualities /Aptitudes:

  • Solid knowledge of digital media. You understand the technology and trends and keep on top of them.
  • 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# AOPS-2015-06, 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, alongside the content and production teams for our owned and operated sites.

 

Channel Zero, the majority owner of Junction Digital, is Canada’s largest independent TV broadcaster. It is now the official partner of Bloomberg in Canada and Bloomberg TV will soon be live in Canada.  Junction Digital is positioned for significant growth.

 

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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Programming Coordinator Programming Coordinator

The role of the Programming Coordinator is to support the Programming department in the preparation of the programming, acquisitions and scheduling for all Channel Zero World Media channels including: Mehndi TV, Bollywood Times and Halla Bol Kids TV.

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Channel Zero Inc. is looking for an organized, enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to work with minimum supervision to join our dynamic Programming team.

 

The role of the Programming Coordinator is to support the Programming department in the preparation of the programming, acquisitions and scheduling for all Channel Zero World Media channels including: Mehndi TV, Bollywood Times and Halla Bol Kids TV.

 

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the creation and reconciliation of on-air programming logs for Mehndi TV, Bollywood Times and Halla Bol
  • Assist and support all programming initiatives for all of the Channel Zero World Media services including: supporting the acquisition process, collecting deliverable materials, data entry of programming information into various systems, title selection and original programming support
  • Responsible for all programming reports including regulatory and programming usage on assigned channels
  • Assist in compliance for channels
  • Manage external program guides
  • Create profiles for each program
  • Respond to producer and viewer queries and comments
  • Create marketing and sales materials
  • Assist the department in creating, soliciting and/or developing projects to help build new business opportunities
  • Administrative duties such as expenses, scheduling and any additional support required
  • Other duties as assigned

 

The Successful candidate will possess:  

  • Fluency in Hindi is a must
  • Knowledge of Broadview scheduling system or other related television programming software is an asset
  • Familiarity with the CRTC rules and regulations
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and research abilities
  • Enthusiasm as a team player yet a self-motivated and a self-directed professional
  • Knowledge and passion for film and television
  • Excellent organizational skills and able to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities
  • Excellent communication and administrative skills
  • Willingness to do voice-over work an asset

 

Application Deadline: Wednesday July 15, 2015

 

Quoting ref# PC-2015-07 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.

 

Channel Zero Inc. (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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Editor-Videographer Editor-Videographer

An exciting opportunity within Channel Zero Digital, working within ANDPOP.com to develop, produce, and create video concepts, handle technical aspects of video production and graphic design, and collaborate with production on content for ChartAttack.com.

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An exciting opportunity within Channel Zero Digital, working within ANDPOP.com to develop, produce, and create video concepts, handle technical aspects of video production and graphic design, and collaborate with production on content for ChartAttack.com.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop video concepts within ANDPOP’s editorial style
  • Edit video segments for ANDPOP INC (ChartAttack.com & ANDPOP.com)
  • Shoot video segments for ANDPOP INC (ChartAttack.com & ANDPOP.com)
  • Graphic design roles as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in shooting digital videoGood Understanding/Eye for composition, lighting
  • Ability to see the finished piece in your head as you shoot, and satisfy that vision as events in the shoot change
  • Ability to improvise
  • Must be able to multi-task shooting interview set-ups using the following gear:
    • 2x camera angles
    • Mic setup/Audio recording
    • Lighting
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license is an asset
  • Organizational skills sufficient to manage and back up media from shoots for future use.
  • Scheduling skills to create and maintain a posting schedule consisting of two or more video segments per week.
  • Proficiency in different video formats, frame rates, frame sizes, codecs, encoding schemes.
  • Editing skills and experience in either Final Cut Pro 7 or Adobe Premiere
  • Good sense of humour
  • Graphic design skills and experience working in Photoshop and After Effects
  • Post-secondary education in media production is an asset

 

Please submit links to a reel and/or applicable examples of work.

 

Quoting ref# EV2015-05, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to: careers@chz.com (no phone calls please)

 

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.

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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
  • Post-secondary education in computer science or related discipline
  • Experience with CSS, XML, HTML
  • HTML5 experience is an asset
  • 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-2015-06 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.

 

 

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.

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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