French Producer – Toronto

Join us! We’re hiring.
Producer – French/English – Contract Position

We need a storyteller who wants to grow in a dynamic position producing stories including mini-docs, features and reporter-style stories for our clients. This creative role will be involved from the idea phase all the way to delivery.

Initial Skills and Qualifications:
-You have a post-secondary degree in journalism, communications or similar fields.
-You have at least two years of related experience
-You are bilingual (French and English) and ready to work in both languages.
-You feel comfortable taking the lead on film shoots and working alongside videographers, clients and editors.

If you know how to ask quality questions, listen to your interview subjects and write to your pictures, send us a link to your digital portfolio along with your résumé and cover letter to WorkWithUs@mediaface.ca

Please indicate your level of French-language proficiency.
You must work out of our office in Toronto’s Film District (Leslieville area). If you are offered the position, you MUST be able to obtain a vulnerable sector police clearance.

Contributing to the Voice of Generation-Y’s Interests / Writing for Indulgd.com

THE INDULGD WRITERS
What We Seek
Indulgd’s contributing writers are carefully selected based on a combination of writing skills, passion and out-of-the-box thing. At Indulgd we seek to explore a variety of topics in art, design, architecture, branding and especially relationships.

Why Write For Indulgd
With our various categories of content, Indulgd allows writers’ voices to be heard and allows for the perfect outlet for expression. Publishing on Indulgd gets your content seen by over 1 million monthly readers and 19,000 Facebook fans. Our community is growing by the day and we are looking for passionate writers who are will to write about subjects that will touch our generation-Y followers.

Apply today!
email us at indulgd@gmail.com

Volunteer/Internship – Media Monitoring Reporter

The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, Concordia University, is currently accepting applications for volunteer positions as Media Monitoring Reporter with its Media Monitoring Project. The Media Monitoring Project is intended to provide early warning of genocide, crimes against humanity, ethnic cleansing, and serious war crimes, while informing the international community about what government media in the countries covered are communicating to their own citizens in their own languages.

Responsibilities
– Researching government-owned and privately-owned domestic media outlets in an assigned country using MIGS’ BBC Monitoring subscription and the Internet.
– Writing weekly reports summarizing and comparing news items in the government and private media of that country.
– Writing and keeping current a concise report on risk factors in their country for posting on the MIGS’ website based on the contents of their weekly reports.

Requirements
– Excellent research and English writing skills
– Ability to work autonomously and stick to weekly reporting deadlines
– At least a completed BA (or final year status) in political science, sociology, communications, journalism or a related field.
– Fluency in other languages is considered an asset.

All Media Monitoring volunteers are credited as Media Monitoring Reporter, receive brief training and are expected to carry out their responsibilities from home or from MIGS’ offices (interns do not necessarily need to be based in Montreal). MIGS expects interns to dedicate at least 4 hours a week to their work, even though hours may vary depending on the country monitored. Please note that this not remunerated. Interested parties should send their C.V. and short cover letter to: migs@concordia.ca.

Campground Copywriter – Internship

Ready to sharpen your writing skills and join an exciting up-and-coming Austin start-up? RoverPass is looking to hire interns who share our passion for the great outdoors. You’ll learn best practices while helping us develop content for our website, www.RoverPass.com.

Responsibilities
• Research Texas state parks and private RV parks to create compelling copy, including park descriptions, amenities, available activities, etc.
• Demonstrate RoverPasses’ friendly, conversational brand in your work
• Help maintain our master database of public and private parks

Our Ideal Candidate
• Possesses excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills (writing samples a plus!)
• Eager to be a team player and learn in an entrepreneurial environment
• Proficient with standard corporate productivity tools (e-mail, MS Office)
• Understands camping terms and/or is willing to learn

About RoverPass

RoverPass is led by a team of executives that have founded brands like uShip, MakerSquare, and Ticketbud. It is a funded startup based out of downtown Austin with a culture centered around 4 words: “Work Hard Play Hard.” We are introducing dazzling software to make traversing the outdoors a much more simple task. If you love nature and the great outdoors, RoverPass is a great fit for you. We are creating the first booking engine, think Kayak.com, for campsites and RV Parks. At RoverPass we are not only looking for the brightest minds to tackle the great outdoors but are looking to put together a team of genuine people who contribute to our family-centered culture.

If this opportunity sounds like a good fit, please tell us why you’d be a good addition to the team and what you’d like to learn. Please include your resume, cover letter and any writing samples. Contact marketing@roverpass.com.

Shaw Media Internships for Students with Disabilities

The Shaw Media Internships for Students with Disabilities are a series of internships designed to encourage and aid Canadian talent in establishing or furthering a career in the Canadian broadcast industry. These annual internships reflect Shaw Media’s commitment to the diversity of talent and perspectives that comprise our ever-changing Canadian culture.

These annual internships, valued at approximately $10,000 each, are offered to Canadian students with disabilities. The recipients will receive a challenging opportunity to work in private television in pursuit of a career in broadcasting. The students will be placed in three to four month paid internships at one of our Global television stations, or our Specialty television facility.

Applications for Summer 2015 internships will be due by March 13th, 2015.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
•Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
•A student with a disability;
•Demonstrated interest in, and aptitude for, a career in the broadcast industry;
•Strong English language communication skills;
•Be in good academic standing;
•Currently enrolled in full-time studies at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution in the field of broadcasting, radio and television arts, or broadcast journalism
•Students must be returning to their studies following the internship, or have completed their program of study no earlier than April 2015.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

In support of your application please submit the following:

•Completed application form;
•Proof of current registration in full time radio and television arts or broadcast journalism program at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution;
•Copy of official transcript of marks from most recent educational institution;
•Resume of recent or relevant work experience;
•One page typewritten statement, 500 words or less, outlining your educational and career goals;
•Three typewritten letters of reference (e.g. teacher, employer);
•Completed Health Care Provider information form.

TERMS & CONDITIONS
•If applicant does not meet the eligibility criteria, the application will be disqualified;
•Applications from those who have already participated in a Shaw Media/Canwest internship will not be considered;
• Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted;
•Judging decisions are final;
•There will be no cash substitutions for the award or any portion thereof.

INTERNSHIP GUIDELINES
•The recipient will intern at one of Shaw Media’s broadcast properties (Global or Specialty) and will be paid on a salary basis for a period of 3-4 months;
•The intern must be willing and able to relocate to any one of the Shaw Media broadcast properties if necessary. Location of internship will be determined by Shaw Media;
•Should relocation from the recipient’s current place of residence be required, an allotment of up to $1200 may be granted for moving expenses, and will be paid directly to the recipient after submission of receipts;
•Recipient will intern in an entry level position within an area determined by Shaw Media. Determined based upon the interests and skills of the intern and the requirements of Shaw Media.

JUDGING PANEL

Your application will be considered by a cross-Canada panel that includes representation from Shaw Media, the broadcast industry, and Lights, Camera, Access! Please note that finalists may be required to participate in a qualifying interview (telephone or in person) before an ultimate selection is made. Judging decisions are final.

Application form and guidelines available online:

shawmedia.ca/aboutus/internships.aspx