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COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER 

Toronto, ON

 

About the Role

TMG is seeking an experienced and driven communications manager to support its team. Under the leadership of the Director of Communications, the selected candidate will develop, execute and maintain our culture and impact across all our television and digital media platforms.

Tasks and Responsibilities

• Report to and work with the Senior Director, Marketing & Communications to develop and execute strategies, plans and tactics to raise the profile of TLN Media Group and its related channels
• Alongside Sr. Director, work to execute key sponsorship, high profile events, partnership initiatives and community contributions
• Research and draft a variety of communications materials including but not limited to: press releases, media pitches, internal communications, talking points, presentations, TV listings, program descriptions, newsletters, social media posts
• Source and manage photography and imagery to support communication goals and campaigns
• Act as a media contact and oversee regular monitoring of media, key issues and relevant trends
• Develop relationships with key trade and consumer media and proactively pitch compelling stories to raise the profile of TLN Media Group
• Work closely with the Digital Content Coordinator to execute communications and publicity initiatives through social media platforms
• Ensure consistency and accuracy of messaging and communication content across different communication platforms, traditional and social
• Work with Programming, Sales, Web, Affiliate Relations and other teams to identify and execute communication opportunities that support business priorities
• Participate in event management and execution, as required
• Represent TLN Media Group at industry or company events and opportunities

Required Skills

• A bachelor’s degree or diploma with 5+ years’ experience working in communications, media relations, and/or publicity in the Canadian broadcasting and media industry
• Understanding of the Canadian broadcasting / media landscape, including regulatory, public policy and funding
• Outstanding English-language writing skills for multiple audiences and platforms (a writing test will be administered for all candidates chosen for interviews)
• Ability to translate complex, detailed information into concise, compelling communication
• Established relationships with Canadian media and demonstrated experience developing and presenting compelling stories and content to targeted media
• Strong interpersonal skills and superb oral communication; persuasive and engaging with all types of audiences
• Confidence to act as a spokesperson if required
• Strong understanding of digital and social media platforms for communication, influence and engagement
• Experience supervising or mentoring a marketing and or communications team
• Ability to juggle multiple priorities, manage last minute details, be versatile and flexible with competing demands and demonstrate grace under pressure
• A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
• Strong initiative, proactive, and self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and on a team
• Basic desktop publishing skills are a definite asset
• Fluency in Spanish is a definite asset

TO APPLY

Submit resume and cover letter to: Human Resources – [email protected]
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About TLN Media Group

TLN Media Group is Canada’s most influential multicultural media company, connecting cultures on television, online and in communities through storytelling and shared experiences. In addition to TLN, its flagship English-language channel, the company also offers Canada’s most widely distributed foreign language television channels led by #1 Spanish language channel Univision Canada and #1 Italian language channel Mediaset Italia Canada. Additional Italian channels include TeleBimbi and TGCOM24. The family of Spanish channels is made up of TeleNiños and a group of four leading foreign services: Cinelatino, Wapa TV, Television Dominicana and CentroAmerica TV. TLN also operates English-language specialty channel EuroWorld Sport. A leader in supporting and developing Canadian multiculturalism, TLN Media Group produces and commissions hundreds of unique and culturally significant Canadian-made programs each year.

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