• Production Coordinator

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto,
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/7/2018 3:26 PM)
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  • Overview

    Are you looking for a challenging position that will utilize your strong coordination skills?


    Do you thrive in a very fast-paced and ever-changing environment and have the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and adapt quickly to changing priorities?


    Imagine the opportunity to work on a platform with awesome shows that has an influence on children!

    If you’re passionate, driven, and find yourself seeking continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

    Who are we?

    DHX Television is composed of Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino, and is part of DHX Media Ltd., a leading creator, producer, marketer and broadcaster of family entertainment. Dedicated to celebrating family fun, DHX Television delivers best-in-class programming through premium subscriptions and its original production mandate, and creates and produces captivating in-market events that appeal to Canadian families. DHX Television is home to world-renowned series including The Next StepDegrassi: Next Class and Teletubbies. DHX Media Ltd. has offices globally, and is traded on the NASDAQ and Toronto Stock Exchange.

    The Role

    Reporting to the Director, Creative Services, the Production Coordinator is part of a small and dynamic creative team responsible for creating effective on-air promotions for the Family Channel, Family Junior, Telemagino and CHRGD. The Production coordinator is responsible for coordinating workflow in the creative process while maintaining content accuracy and quality control of all creative assets.


    You will get to:

    • Coordinate the importing and delivery of media assets for On-Air Promotion Producers and Graphic Designers
    • Package and export show lifts and clips with appropriate network branding for all platforms.
    • Coordinate projects that require the acquisition of crew for filming, track production budget, casting, equipment rentals and overall production management.
    • Acquire digital media such as logos, show imagery, trailers from studios and media contributors for use in a variety of internal and external applications.
    • Manage library of interview files and shoot footage ensuring that all assets are catalogued and archived
    • Supervise post audio sessions and voice talent
    • Collaborate with internal and external stake holders including marketing and sales to ensure all deadlines are met
    • Work with Director, Creative Services to facilitate information flow, track project elements and ensure delivery for all departmental requests
    • Various administrative and coordinating tasks
    • Ad hoc duties as assigned


    You will be a great fit on our team if you have…

    • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience working in promotion and/or media production environment
    • Familiarity with media file formats, conversion and transcoding processes
    • Strong communication (written and spoken) and interpersonal skills
    • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
    • High attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to initiate and problem solve
    • Ability to multi-task effectively and efficiently and meet tight deadlines
    • Proven ability to build rapport and trust with colleagues and customers
    • Can work flexible hours if necessary
    • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Excel and Word required
    • A passion for entertainment and television
    • Experience working with AVID an asset
    • Bilingualism (English/French) an asset

    You’re sold, right?  Now, it’s your turn to sell us! 

    THANK YOU for all of those who express interest in being part of the DHX Team! Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. 


    DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


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