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Associate Director - Winnipeg MB

Associate Director (Winnipeg) – 2 Vacancies


Do you have a knack for television production and piecing together all the elements from start to finish? Do you hold yourself to the highest technical standard, enjoy taking initiative, and work well under pressure? If you said yes, then this is the opportunity for you!


Highlights of this opportunity:                                

• Supports directors and producers in the preparation of the daily program line ups, rehearsals, live or live for playbackbroadcasts and special events; coordinates in preparation for broadcast;

• Revises and updates the line-up as required; ensures that all updated information is conveyed to all production personnel;

• Imports/exports, searches and retrieves visual/audio contentfrom various sources and records to the internal servers;

• Uses appropriate technology to ensure proper timing, editing, and review of content;

• Calls and times programs, commercial breaks, edited items, and script segments during live and pre-recorded telecasts;

• Gathers, screens, and prepares recorded items for playback;coordinates files of daily news items;

• Communicates with master control on timing of commercial breaks;

• Communicates with editors on playback of news items out of the edit suites when needed;

• Times live shows, pre-recorded items or interviews, alerts all key people to timing issues;

• Coordinates studio, fiber, satellite feeds and Zoom/Skype/Dejero when needed;

• Sends scripts/files to outside organizations;

• Uploads stories/files to other APTN platforms and broadcasters when required;

• Attends team production/editorial meetings;  

• Travel and shift work may be required.

• Assists other team members and carries out other duties as needed and assigned.


Your accomplishments and experience include:

• Diploma or certificate from college or university with provenrelated experience; or equivalent combination of education, experience, and traditional knowledge;

• Broadcast experience;

• Knowledge of office software, e-mail, and broadcast industry technology;

• Experience working with an Indigenous organization as well as knowledge of Indigenous cultural perspectives is an asset.


Your new opportunity awaits; come and see what makes us one of Canada’s top employers!  

Click here to join our team today. Please apply before February 8th, 2024.    


A little bit about us: 

Launched in 1999 as the first national Indigenous broadcaster in the world, APTN creates a window into the remarkably diverse mosaic of Indigenous Peoples. As a respected non-profit, charitable broadcaster and the only one of its kind in North America, we share our stories of authenticity, while connecting with our audience through genuine, inspiring, and engaging entertainment. 


Here’s what we can offer you:  

As a Top 100 employer in Canada, taking care of our people is our priority. In addition to our fun, flexible team environment our total rewards package includes: comprehensive company paid health and dental coverage, an employer matched - Defined Contribution pension plan and an employee/family assistance plan. Other highlights include a 35-hour work week as well as training & development assistance, which is highly encouraged. It is important to us, that we support you and your success during your time with us. That’s why our total rewards are designed to help you achieve overall balance personally and professionally, both now and into your future. 

As an Indigenous employer, we encourage First Nations, Inuit, and Métis applicants to apply.


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