CPAC, the Cable Public Affairs Channel, is Canada’s only privately-owned, commercial free, not for profit, bilingual licensed television service. Created in 1992 by a consortium of cable companies to preserve an independent editorial voice for Canada’s democratic process. CPAC provides a window on Parliament, politics and public affairs in Canada and around the world. Since 1992, the cable industry has invested more than $50 million in CPAC, and today CPAC programming is delivered by cable, satellite and wireless distributors to over 11 million homes in Canada and worldwide via 24/7 webcasting.
Under the leadership of a dynamic and experienced President/General Manager, CPAC is committed to providing Canadians with access on the democratic processes and policy discussions that impact all citizens.
As part of this process, CPAC is seeking a leader to join our team in the role of Director, Multimedia and Creative Content. Reporting directly to the President/GM, the ideal candidate is responsible for content production on our TV channel and all of CPAC’s digital properties. The ideal candidate will bring an innovative and creative vision for CPAC and be a strategic leader in producing compelling and informative television and digital content for all platforms with the aim of engaging and expanding CPAC’s audience.
The Director, Multimedia and Creative content will work closely with our editorial and communications departments to ensure the most effective dissemination and promotion of CPAC content. The incumbent will also be involved with policy development, financial analyses, human resources and management functions, as well as representing CPAC in meetings and conferences.
With a degree in a relevant discipline such as Journalism, TV Production or Digital Media and seven to ten years professional experience in broadcasting and digital platforms at a senior management level, the candidate must be able to communicate effectively in both English and French (orally and written) and possess strong project management skills as well as have demonstrated extensive and effective supervisory experience. We are seeking an individual who can provide direction, and information on policies and procedures, can collect and analyze relevant data to make accurate and timely decisions and understands the flow of funds within a not for profit broadcasting organization.
The Cable Public Affairs Channel is committed to fostering a positive work environment and workplace culture. We are committed to create an environment that recognizes, supports, respects and welcomes diversity of employees.
To apply for this position, please submit your application by email by August 18th, 2017.