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Are you passionate about Canadian multiculturalism? Do you embrace the Latino lifestyle and culture of food, music and travel? Does working in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment make you want to come to work everyday? Do you believe in the power of communication to engage communities, build reputation and make a difference? If this sounds like you, and you also have experience working in publicity or communications in the Canadian broadcasting industry, then we want to hear from you!

TLN Media Group is Canada’s most influential multicultural media company, connecting cultures on television, online and in communities through storytelling and shared experiences. The company operates 11 television channels reaching millions of homes from a state-of-the-art digital production and distribution facility in Toronto, Canada. In addition to TLN, its flagship English-language channel, the company also offers the country’s most widely distributed foreign language television channels lead by Univision Canada and Mediaset Italia. The network’s additional Italian language channels include; TeleBimbi and TGCOM24. The family of Spanish language channels includes TeleNiños and a group of four leading foreign services; Cinelatino, Wapa TV, Television Dominicana, and CentroAmerica TV. TLN Media Group also operates English language specialty channel EuroWorld Sport. A leader in supporting and developing Canadian multiculturalism, TLN Media Group produces hundreds of hours of unique and culturally significant programming and hosts the country’s largest Latino themed festival, TD Salsa in Toronto featuring TD Salsa on St. Clair.

As our Communications Manager, you will:

• 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

What you need to succeed:

• 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

Additional Information
Position Type: Full Time, 1 Year Contract
Job Location: Toronto, ON
Application Deadline: 04/30/2018

Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter to
TLN Human Resources
5125 Steeles Avenue West Toronto, ON, M9L 1R5 Email – [email protected]
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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