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Candidate Bank: CBC Nunavut - Radio/Journalism Opportunities

Job Description


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Job Family

Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location


Position Language Requirement English and Inuktitut

Language Skill Level (Reading) C

Language Skill Level (Writing) C

Language Skill Level (Speaking) C

Status of Employment Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Short term

CBC North's team sometimes seeks candidates to fill upcoming positions. Submit your profile online and we'll put you in our candidate database, which we consult regularly to fill a variety of positions (short-term/on-call, temporary, permanent) in all areas of the North. You can update your online profile at any time. CBC North is focused on attracting a diversified talent pool and ensuring that diversity informs how it recruits and develops its workforce. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. Please note that this is an anticipatory posting. Only successful candidates will be contacted in the event of a vacancy.

If you are interested in working with our team - send a cover letter and resume to NorthCareers@cbc.ca .

CBC Nunavut in Iqaluit delivers news and current affairs through our digital, radio and television platforms in both Inuktitut and English. 

We are looking for people who are interested in developing a journalistic career with CBC in Nunavut. If you are interested in working with our team - send a cover letter and resume to NorthCareers@cbc.ca

Videojournalist, Inuktitut

Seeking a video journalist in Iqaluit to gather content and tell original visual stories on CBC Igalaaq and Northbeat and our digital platforms. 

You research, report, write and present stories for radio, television and on-line media in both Inuktitut and English.

Announcer/Operator, Inuktitut

You research, prepare and present interviews and news stories. You host and operate radio programs in Inuktitut and English, like Qulliq, Nipivut, Tausunni and others. You also prepare Inuktitut versions of program material for use on radio and television. 

Producer, Inuktitut

You play a leadership role in our radio, television and mobile services in Nunavut and Nunavik, with emphasis on our Inuktitut programming. You work with a team, directing and assigning staff as required to support our News and Current Affairs programming. Previous supervisory experience would be an asset. 

You’ll be responsible for pitching story ideas, researching, writing and presenting news stories for broadcast on local and national programs. The successful candidate will report for all editorial platforms as needed. 

Work must adhere to CBC/Radio-Canada journalistic and/or program policies, standards and practices, and you must lead your team to ensure that this occurs.

We are looking for candidates who have:

Excellent skills in Inuktitut; good ability to work in English.

High school education or an equivalent combination of education, work and experience.

Ability to analyze, organize and present information clearly.

Interest and knowledge of:

The social, political and cultural life of Nunavut, the North and Canada. 

Inuit culture, values, language and history, current events and happenings in the communities.

Broadcasting, social media, digital communications

Interest in new tools and technology (example: radio, audio, video, social media) 

Working in teams, mentoring and inspiring others

If this sounds interesting, please click on ''Apply online''.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct , which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest .

In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible,of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest. Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders. Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing. If appropriate, please include any supporting documentation such as a link to your online demo or website, blog or video in your cover letter. CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country.

That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to NorthCareers@cbc.ca

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Proficiency levels of second language:
- = No Level Required
A = Beginner Level
B = Intermediate Level
C = Advanced Level