Are you ready to take your career to new heights and be a part of a dynamic team at Rogers Sports & Media? We believe in creativity, innovation, and collaboration in everything we do, and we are looking for people who share this mindset to join us. With a monthly reach of 30 million Canadians, you can help shape the future of sports, news, e-commerce, and entertainment. At Rogers, we value diversity and inclusivity and believe that every voice matters. Join us today and be a part of a team that is redefining the future of media.
We’re looking for a Part-time Casual Associate Multi-Media Content Creator to shape and strengthen the CityNews brand as our news operations continue to transition to digital and we radically change the way we produce and tell our stories in order to better engage and build our audiences. This role will require regular and consistent shifts on the weekends and in the evenings.
The ideal candidate has competence in a number of the skills required to work in a modern, multi-platform, continuous news operation, and an aptitude and desire to learn more. Writing, chasing, researching, producing, digital storytelling, pitching, interviewing, posting, basic shooting and desktop editing – you have, or with training are on your way to having, the ability to create journalistic content from the idea stage to publishing or broadcast. You have a passion for local news, strong editorial judgement, and are looking for an opportunity to learn and grow while working alongside a talented, innovative and fun team of journalists.
What you’ll be doing:
Working as part of a team, you will create fast-paced, compelling and informative news content for our digital properties and for broadcast on our television and radio news programs
Coordinating and deploying newsroom and field resources to gather elements and create news content
Performing various control room duties
Pitching during daily creative brainstorms and story meetings.
Emailing, calling and interviewing people as you chase, research, and create enterprise or breaking news content
Creating innovative video content optimized for a digital audience
Ensuring that content is factually and grammatically correct
What you will bring:
Creative vision and keen editorial judgment
Superior writing, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
Shift work required (regular weekend and evenings)
An appetite to learn and grow
Skills and Competencies:
This role is designed to build a newsroom staff that has the capability to respond to an ever-increasing appetite for continuous news on multiple platforms.
The skills below are not an exhaustive list, nor is the expectation that the Associate Multi-Media Content Creator has competence in all of them.
A solid grounding in a number of these skills, and a willingness and desire to learn more, is the expectation.
Schedule: Part time
Length of Contract: No Selection
Work Location: 33 Dundas St. East (909), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & News
Requisition ID: 297132
At Rogers, we believe the key to a strong business, is a diverse workforce where equity and inclusion are core to making everyone feel like they belong. We do this by embracing our diversity, celebrating our different perspectives, and working towards creating environments that empower our people to bring their whole selves to work. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential by removing any barriers for equal participation. We work with our candidates who are experiencing a disability throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Recruitment Process FAQ.
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Posting Notes: Rogers Sports & Media