Administrative Assistant, Factual Entertainment – TOR02458

Our team is made up of creative, passionate, enthusiastic people, searching for challenges…just like you!

Take pride in what you do – and where you work. As Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions, CBC/Radio Canada brings diverse regional and cultural perspectives into the daily lives of Canadians in English, French and eight aboriginal languages.

Your Role:

  • The chosen candidate plans, organizes, coordinates and controls all administrative and operational procedures, activities and documentation for the Director and Production Executives of Factual Entertainment to ensure information and inquiries are directed and processed as quickly and efficiently as possible.
  • Provides advice on policies pertaining to operational and administrative activities.
  • Involved in administration and file management of program pitch submissions for Factual Entertainment.
  • Works directly with advanced confidential and sensitive information relating to communications, policy and regulatory matters, organizational restructuring, budget constraints, financial impacts, labor relations and communication activities.
  • Establishes and maintains effective and good working relationships with the various components reporting to the Director as well as with other senior CBC/Radio-Canada management departments and all external/outside contacts.

What you bring:

  • Post-secondary education is considered an asset
  • 3 years of experience performing similar duties.
  • Interest and knowledge of factual entertainment programming
  • In-depth knowledge of various computer applications (Windows XP, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access)
  • Knowledge of GroupWise is an asset
  • Knowledge of CBC/Radio-Canada is an asset
  • Confidentiality
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organizational skills, solid decision, sense of initiative
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure, meeting deadlines, a sense of priorities
  • Professional reserve and diplomacy
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed
  • Highly developed administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and written).
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Excellent initiative and problem-solving skills.

If you are seeking a media environment that fosters creativity and innovation, this is the place for you.

We value the importance of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.

Please visit and apply online.

The CBC is committed to equity in employment and programming.

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