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Vancouver Job Opportunities

News Editor (Part time) Ref: FTVNCA-201720

This position building collaborations with government, community organizations, and general public in researching and fact checking for content accuracy.

Job duties:

  • Take the lead in defining, producing and managing the delivery of original news coverage
  • Collaborate and coordinate coverage with News Team to develop story ideas, and ensure timely delivery
  • Source and develop insightful news content
  • Be responsible for the accuracy and veracity of the news reported and follow generally accepted journalism ethics and standards to report the facts, including a commitment to truth, accuracy, fairness and impartiality
  • Use traffic and keyword data to gain a better understanding of the news our readers are most interested in to help shape future news coverage
  • Pay close attentions on police scanners and other media’s newscast
  • Headline and Caption writing

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Journalism
  • Proven track-record at a senior-level in News and/Current Affairs
  • A thorough knowledge of news and current affairs
  • Established contacts with relevant organisations/bodies and ability to establish and maintain close links with external bodies as appropriate
  • Experience of making judgements on matters of great editorial sensitivity and the ability to prioritise and interpret the key stories of the day
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage time effectively
  • Flexibility to work any shift including weekends

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career@fairchildtv.com

If you require any special reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Cathy Chuang, Manager - Human Resources and Administration by email admin@fairchildtv.com .

Fairchild Television Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

News Graphic Designer (Part time) Ref: FTVNCA-201721

Provides all motion graphics and Chinese subtitles for newscast and current affairs programs.

Job duties:

  • Take the lead in defining, producing and managing the delivery of original news coverage
  • As part of the news team, undertake the full range of duties for on the day newscast as well as planned current affairs program
  • To keep up-to-date with internal editorial and design standards and guidelines
  • Work closely with reporter/editor/producer to ensure that design work consistently answers the brief in terms of look and feel, accuracy, and functionality
  • Able to demonstrate innovative creative solutions in the area of motion design branding and/or information graphics, with a keen eye for detail
  • To show practical and technical creativity with an interest in news and current affairs

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in digital media or similar
  • Experience of graphic design work, and a relevant design qualification
  • Experience as a motion graphic designer within television or multi-media production
  • Ability to work independently and to contribute to the design team
  • Ability to work quickly and creatively under pressure and deliver against set deadlines
  • Ability to priorities effectively
  • Good communication skills to ensure editorial expectations are understood and realistic
  • Knowledge of using different design software
  • Flexibility to work any shift including weekends

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career@fairchildtv.com

If you require any special reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Cathy Chuang, Manager - Human Resources and Administration by email admin@fairchildtv.com .

Fairchild Television Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

News Reporter (Part time) Ref: FTVNCA-201722

To present information in a fair, balanced and accurate way through news bulletins, documentaries and other factual programs.

If you have a strong work ethic, are reliable, and carry yourself with a high degree of professionalism, you will be an asset to the department.

  • Related college education is required
  • Ability to communicate and write in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Related media experience is preferred
  • Well organized and details oriented

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career@fairchildtv.com

If you require any special reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Cathy Chuang, Manager - Human Resources and Administration by email admin@fairchildtv.com .

Fairchild Television Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Digital Content Producer (Part time) Ref: FTVPRM-201718

The Digital Content Producer role is responsible for producing digital assets for Fairchild TV mobile APP and VOD platform. Candidates for this position should be able to demonstrate attention to detail, a dedication to quality assurance and the ability to follow work from inception to completion.

Job duties:

  • Produce digital media assets and metadata as needed.
  • Manage content, design and development resources both internal and external.
  • Build and maintain a digital library of photo and video assets
  • Assist in setting up systems and processes
  • Knowledge of Cantonese, Mandarin, and English is a must
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, digital media or equivalent education. 2+ year experience in digital production and development, including multimedia production and editing or related field.
  • Understanding digital video & audio formats
  • High level proficiency with the following programs: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office
  • Positive energy and attitude
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage time effectively
  • Flexibility to work any shift including weekends

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career@fairchildtv.com

If you require any special reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Cathy Chuang, Manager - Human Resources and Administration by email admin@fairchildtv.com .

Fairchild Television Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Project coordinator

Promotion Department is looking for a Project Coordinator for a special event running from mid- September to December. The candidate should be a university graduate or equivalence, organized and detailed oriented.

Please send resume to career@fairchildnewmedia.com or fax to 604-295-1355.

If you require any special reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Cathy Chuang, Manager - Human Resources and Administration by email admin@fairchildtv.com.

Fairchild Television Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Video Producer

Researching, copywriting, filming and editing digital short videos.

Requirements:

  • Strong language skills in Chinese and English
  • Experience in producing and finishing digital short video productions independently
  • Fast learner in digital media production softwares, formats, and related technologies

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career@fairchildnewmedia.com

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Content Manager

Plan and develop content strategies; Provide content creators with guidance in short video productions, develop and manage content suppliers' relations.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years' experience in digital production and promotion of video contents
  • Strong language skills in Chinese and English
  • Management experience preferred

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information tocareer@fairchildnewmedia.com

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Duty Director (Part time) Ref: FTVONAIR-201709

This position will be assigned and rotated among three on-air operation functions, Ingest Room, QC Room, and Master Control Room.

Job duties:

  • Ingest all on-air contents from either video tapes or digital files into Ingest Server and create a copy to the On-Air Servers and Archive Server respectively as needed
  • Restore the On-Air from Archive Server according to the daily On-Air traffic schedule before it is aired
  • Check the quality (both Audio and Visual) and content of the On-Air program
  • Monitor the On-Air signals for all 6 channels
  • Upload the daily playlist for all 6 channels and mark down any missing program, commercial or program promo
  • Inform Traffic and Duty Director at Ingest Room for any missing program, commercials or program promos
  • Make sure every program, commercial, program promo and secondary events aired according to the playlist
  • Monitor the performance of the off-air cable box and report to the cable carrier for any problems
  • Other duties assigned by the supervisor

If you have a strong work ethic, are reliable, and carry yourself with a high degree of professionalism, you will be an asset to the department.

  • Knowledge of computer operation experience is a must
  • Interest in TV operation
  • Knowledge of Cantonese, Mandarin and English is a must
  • Well organized and details oriented
  • Shift work is required

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career@fairchildtv.com

If you require any special reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Cathy Chuang, Manager - Human Resources and Administration by email admin@fairchildtv.com .

Fairchild Television Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Production Assistant (Part time) Ref: FTVOD-201714-C

Work as a trainee through on-the-job training. This position works closely with cameraman, aid camera operator in setting up gear, keep the equipment in good shape, and help cameraman during on-location filming to tape the audio, able to maintain proper storage conditions of all film equipment, make sure they are not lost after filming.

If you have a strong work ethic, are reliable, and carry yourself with a high degree of professionalism, you will be an asset to any crew.

  • Secondary school graduate (a university graduate with related knowledge & experience in Film Production is an advantage)
  • Punctual, good interpersonal still
  • Fluent in English (written & verbal)
  • Valid Class 5 driver license with minimum 2 years driving experience and have a clean record
  • Know the major cities & routes in Lower Mainland
  • Knowledge of Chinese is an asset
  • Work on shift and irregular hours (includes weekends and holidays)
  • Able to carry the weight of a video camera with accessories such as tripod with an estimate weight up to 25lbs and move around

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career@fairchildtv.com

If you require any special reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Cathy Chuang, Manager - Human Resources and Administration by email admin@fairchildtv.com .

Fairchild Television Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Toronto Job Opportunities

Executive Producer

Requirements:

  • Responsible for planning TV program content
  • Lead the team to produce high quality TV shows
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal relationships
  • Must be fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English
  • Good command of Chinese and English
  • Familiar with video editing and word processing software
  • Adapt to the collective work environment
  • Ability of working under pressure
  • Experience in TV production and management is a plus

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career.tor@fairchildtv.com

If you require any special reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Emily Ho, Administration Manager by email admin.tor@fairchildtv.com.

Fairchild Television Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

News Reporter /Writer

Requirements:

  • University’s degree
  • Strong writing skills in Chinese and English
  • Solid experience with Chinese typewriting
  • Related working experience in journalism preferred

Duties of this position will include, but not limited to

  • Find and report stories that an assignment editor or news editor has assigned to you
  • Write news stories to be read on television with accuracy and proper style
  • Update stories as new information becomes available
  • Able to work within a tight deadline
  • Good written and translation skills in Chinese and English
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong familiarity with video and audio content gathering and editing skills

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career.tor@fairchildtv.com

If you require any special reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Emily Ho, Administration Manager by email admin.tor@fairchildtv.com.

Fairchild Television Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Fairchild New Media Ltd., a subsidiary of The Fairchild Group is currently recruiting:
Editor

Job Descriptions:

  • Assign reporter/writer to cover news stories
  • Supervise writer and reporter to ensure daily news deadlines are met
  • As a gatekeeper to ensure all gathered news stories (in Chinese language) are accurate
  • Recommend process improvements Requirements:
  • University’s degree
  • Knowledge of news editing in Chinese
  • Fluency in Chinese & English
  • Experience in news editing and management preferred

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career@fairchildnewmedia.com.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Fairchild New Media Ltd., a subsidiary of The Fairchild Group is currently recruiting:
Reporter/Writer

Job Descriptions:

  • Propose new story idea; gather and report on daily news
  • Film, write and edit news material into news stories
  • Translate news story from English to Chinese
  • Work with multimedia software
  • Meeting daily deadline on job assigned Requirements:
  • University’s degree
  • Strong writing skills in Chinese and English
  • Solid experience with non-linear editing and Chinese typewriting
  • Related working experience in journalism preferred

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career@fairchildnewmedia.com.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Video Producer

Researching, copywriting, filming and editing digital short videos.

Requirements:

  • Strong language skills in Chinese and English
  • Experience in producing and finishing digital short video productions independently
  • Fast learner in digital media production softwares, formats, and related technologies

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career@fairchildnewmedia.com

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Content Manager

Plan and develop content strategies; Provide content creators with guidance in short video productions, develop and manage content suppliers' relations.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years' experience in digital production and promotion of video contents
  • Strong language skills in Chinese and English
  • Management experience preferred

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information tocareer@fairchildnewmedia.com

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

General Assistant (Part time)
    Requirement:
  • Secondary school graduate
  • Punctual, good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Valid Class G driver license with minimum 2 years driving experience and have a clean record
  • Knowledge of Chinese is an asset
  • Work on shift and irregular hours (includes weekends and holidays)
  • Able to carry the weight of a video camera with accessories such as tripod with an estimate weight up to 25lbs and move around
    Duties and responsibilities:
  • Assist cameraman to perform Electronic Field production.
  • Drive company car for picking up stuffs, delivery and filming in a safety manner.
  • Assist cameraman to assembling, preparing and setting up and monitoring equipment prior to filming, which can include tripods, monitors, lighting, cables and leads, and headphones and mics.
  • Assist designers to building up backdrops and props.
  • Test, clean, and maintain equipment to ensure proper working condition.
  • Assist cameraman for carrying filming equipment and related stuffs for outside shooting.
  • Assist cameraman to move and set backdrops, lightings for studio shootings.
  • Assist cameraman to pack up equipment after shooting.
  • Assist operations staffs to set up stage for live show.
  • Assist operations staffs to re-organize store areas and other related jobs.

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career@fairchildtv.com

If you require any special reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Emily Ho, Administration Manager by email admin@fairchildtv.com.

Fairchild Television Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reporter (Timeline Magazine)

Fairchild Television is seeking a high caliber candidate to fill the Timeline magazine reporter position in Toronto. We are looking for a reporter who can write and produce compelling features for the current affairs program “Timeline Magazine”. Experience in reporting and production work is desirable, as are language skills relevant to the job.

Requirement:

  • Have post-secondary education, preferably with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies or journalism
  • Be fluent in Cantonese and English
  • Have a flair for clear, concise writing in Chinese language
  • Demonstrate an ability to thrive in a creative, fast-paced environment and generate story ideas
  • Have a strong command of journalistic ethics and practices
  • Adapt to flexible working patterns

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career@fairchildtv.com

If you require any special reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Cathy Chuang, Manager - Human Resources and Administration by email admin@fairchildtv.com.

Fairchild Television Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

RESEARCH WRITER

Fairchild Television Ltd. (Eastern Division) is seeking a research writer for our Toronto office for researching and collecting theme-related materials, arranging for interviewing, filming and composing manuscripts for TV programs.

    Requirement:
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Familiar with up-to-date community events
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, Cantonese and Mandarin languages
  • Have a flair for clear, concise writing in Chinese language
  • Proficient skills with computer and various software
  • Demonstrate an ability to thrive in a creative, fast-paced environment and generate story ideas
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Self-confidence and ability to work under deadline pressures
  • TV production experience preferred

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your information to career.tor@fairchildtv.com.
If you require any special reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Emily Ho, Administration Manager by email admin.tor@fairchildtv.com .
Fairchild Television Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.