CBC Senior Communications Position

A new job has come in over the transom: this one’s primarily marketing, so may the best Canadian Content pimp win!

(I am sure the CBC is horrified by that, but oh well!)

Communications, Community Outreach & Marketing Professional

CBC/Radio-Canada – Vancouver, Canada Area

Job Description

Pour lire cette offre d’emploi en français, SVP visitez notre site web: http://www.radio-canada.ca/emplois et cherchez sous l’offre: VAN00360

If you are interested in public broadcasting and strive to take pride in what you do, look no further. This is the place for you. The national public broadcaster, CBC/Radio-Canada will give you the opportunity to work on projects you wouldn’t find anywhere else.

CBC British Columbia is seeking a dynamic marketing communications professional with a passion for community development and public broadcasting. As a Senior Communications Officer you will be instrumental in raising the profile of CBC British Columbia across the Province. You bring an innovative spirit to your work, and thrive in fast paced environments. If you are a marketing pro with a community background then this is the job for you!

Desired Skills & Experience

We are looking for candidates with the following profile:

Develop and implement strategic, integrated marketing plans to promote local TV, radio, online and community programming in BC.

Create and execute innovative marketing strategies for online and social media platforms.

Diversify and manage CBC Vancouver’s community sponsorship and partnership program through the negotiation and coordination of strategic partnerships.

Superior negotiation skills and the ability to navigate complex issues to bring about agreement.

Write, edit and produce a range of marketing materials (print and broadcast); Write and produce television, radio and online promotions.

Conceptualize and develop publicity concepts and approaches, including developing and pitching story ideas to appropriate media, developing and producing supporting visual and print materials, organizing publicity activities, directing photo shoots and handling a wide variety of media inquiries and requests.

Imaginative, resourceful and always ready with a solution to a challenge or suggestion for a more effective/efficient way to do business.

Ability to work flexible hours often at short notice depending on activities and events.

Sense of humour.

Working knowledge of Vancouver’s diverse communities and an established network within those communities.

Demonstrated public speaking and networking skills. Success in crafting dynamic and persuasive presentations.

Graduation from University or Community College with a diploma or certificate in Public Relations or Communications, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Minimum of five years direct experience in promotion and marketing. Job also requires demonstrated superior writing skills, leadership, creativity, strategic thinking, planning, organizational ability and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of CBC radio and television broadcasting is required.


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