Editorial Assistant, Bell Media

ASAP
Edmonton, Alberta
Summer

Req Id: 363872 

 

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content - we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.

 

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 
 

The Bell Media team creates and delivers the best Canadian and international content across our digital media, television, radio, and out-of-home advertising platforms. We’re looking for innovative team players ready to take some of the most well-known entertainment brands in the country to the next level.

 

Posting Date: April 12, 2022

Closing Date: April 26, 2022

Position: Editorial Assistant

Location: CTV Edmonton, Alberta

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Hours of Work: Part-time hours as required, availability on weekends and evenings is required

 

Under the direction of the Director, News & Public Affairs and Managing Editor, while working closely with Reporters, Anchors and Producers, this position would be best suited for a well-organized individual with excellent writing skills and an excellent ability to adhere to deadlines.

 

Responsibilities:     

  • Providing editorial support to Anchors, Reporters, and Producers
  • Writing for newscasts, digital and features or program segments with minimal direction and supervision
  • Adapting to rapidly changing programme situations
  • Adhering to tight deadlines, responsible for having news items written and work with editors for final cut

 

Qualifications:         

  • Graduate of a Post Secondary Television Broadcast Program
  • Demonstrated ability to write to pictures an asset
  • Experience in broadcast news writing essential
  • Good knowledge of industry practices and procedures regarding news production and writing
  • Excellent research, analytical and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of legislation governing libel  
  • Strong creative abilities and leadership skills
  • Strong editorial sense, thoroughness and accuracy                            
  • Ability to deal with multiple demands and pressure of on-air deadlines and corollary need to make immediate and sound decisions
  • Knowledge of the history, geography, and challenges facing the region is desirable

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Union 
Job Status: 
Regular - Part time 
Job Location:
Canada : Alberta : Edmonton 
Flexible work profile:
Full-time in office (meaning that you will be required to perform your work on-site)
Application Deadline: 04/26/2022 

 

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.

 

At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

 

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.

 

Created: CanadaABEdmonton

 

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