Closed Caption Editor Closed Caption Editor

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Closed Caption Editor

 

Channel Zero Inc., an independent Canadian media company, is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated employee to join its dynamic team in Toronto.

 

The successful applicant will take pride in the accuracy of their work.  They will have a college diploma/bachelor’s degree, or equivalent years of experience. They will have excellent English language skills, be proficient in keying (70 w.p.m.), have exceptional attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines, and be able to work with minimal supervision.   Shiftwork as required by business demands, may require weekend work on occasion.  Current shift assignment based on 5pm to 1am, Monday to Friday.

The successful applicant will be responsible of captioning prerecorded content for CHCH, Rewind, and Silver Screen Classics.

 

Please note: Although unlikely, this role could be responsible for assisting with the captioning of adult content. Channel Zero Inc. is a service provider to a number of digital television licenses to provide Adult Entertainment (Adult Sex Films). Channel Zero is committed to the presentation of programming that is well balanced, of high quality, and of interest to many Canadians.  Only adult programming that has been reviewed, classified and assigned a certification number by the Ontario Film Review Board (OFRB) will be broadcast.  Channel Zero will ensure that all applicable staff are provided with the appropriate training and support necessary to ensure that the acquisition, promotion and distribution of adult programming is in compliance with all applicable OFRB and CRTC regulations, rulings and industry codes.  This role could be responsible for assisting with the captioning of adult content.

 

 

Specific Skills Required:

 

  • Exceptional typing and keyboard skills (70 w.p.m.)
  • Excellent English language skills, research and keying proficiency to transcribe  scripts or audio tracks in an efficient and timely manner
  • Experience with Wincaps software and pop-on captioning an asset
  • PC software and hardware experience and knowledge including an ability to effectively troubleshoot problems or abnormalities with captioning software an asset
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to work under tight deadlines
  • Previous captioning experience required

 

 

 

Please send your resume with cover letter and salary expectation, quoting reference # CCE-2018 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:

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.