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Producer (Temporary)

Department name: Programming
Business unit: Consumer
Position ID: J0921-1044

A little about us

What we do at Shaw matters - in a world where being connected has never been more critical, we bring the best wireline and wireless technology and solutions together to create exceptional customer experiences. Every day we help millions of Canadians live their best-connected lives through the strength, capacity and combined power of our Fast LTE and Fibre+ networks.

At Shaw we say we’re brighter together, and we believe it’s the diverse mix of brilliant people here that really makes us shine. When you join our team, you’ll see we are so much more than just a company. Shaw connects you with limitless opportunity, an incredible culture, career development and a great benefits package. We are a friendly, collaborative group, and we have a lot of fun finding new ways to delight our customers.

Come dream bigger and brighter with Shaw.

The role

As a Shaw Spotlight Producer, you will be accountable for producing short features that are meaningful, engaging, and reflect the community. All facets of video production, from planning to camera work and interviewing to editing, are required in this role. There will be a mix of producing content by yourself and collaborating with other Shaw Spotlight producers and community members. The ideal candidate will source out community stories and collaborate with the community on storytelling. You will also utilize technical and production proficiencies to support, train, and facilitate community programming and volunteers. Content distribution and social media contributions will be a part of your regular responsibilities. On occasion, you will serve in assigned crew roles for mobile productions. You’ll be giving and receiving feedback to and from other team members across the country, so be prepared to think critically and be open to feedback. This role is perfect for someone wanting to work in all areas of television production!

A typical day

Every day will be a little different. Some days you could find yourself on-location filming. The next day you might be in the edit suite cutting together your next masterpiece or in meetings collaborating with other Shaw Spotlight producers from across the country. Other days you could be leading a training workshop with volunteers. Likely, most days will involve a mix of what we just mentioned!

Your skills/experience

• Degree/diploma in Broadcast Television or Film Production, or equivalent work experience.
• Proficient in all areas of field and studio production.
• Experience with Adobe Premiere Pro, ENG/EFP cameras, and DSLR cameras would be a definite advantage.
• Experience with new media/social media would be an asset.

Other details

This is a temporary assignment (12 month contract)
This position requires the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Posting closing date: October 4, 2021

At Shaw, we believe diversity and inclusion are integral to the continued growth and success of our entire company. We believe diversity and inclusion enhances our Company’s culture and creates a sense of belonging where people feel comfortable bringing their true selves to work. This in turn promotes innovation through harnessing the variety of experiences, thoughts, and perspectives our employees have to offer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, age, or any other identifying characteristic.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.