Job Responsibilities : AMENDED – MEDIA ANALYST
Salary : $23.29–$26.90 an hour
Company : Cabinet Office
Location : Remote CA
This is a continuous posting and the recruitment will be used to fill opportunities current and future vacancies.
The continuous screening and selection processes will begin after March 23 2022.
This posting may be extended but could close at any time after this date without notice. Please only submit your application ONCE under this Job ID.
Do you enjoy working in the fast-paced world of media relations and issues management planning? If so consider joining the dynamic communications team supporting the Central Agency Communications Unit of Cabinet Office to provide media monitoring services to an extensive and high-profile client group.
Please Note: These unique positions are remote (work from home) opportunities.
2 Temporary irregularly scheduled positions – up to 12 months (with possibility of extension)
What can I expect to do in this role?
As a Media Analyst you will provide support to
Cabinet Office and the Office of the Premier by participating in the preparation of a broad range of digital media products in a high profile high-pressure deadline-orientated environment. Media sources include television radio and both daily and community newspapers;
- Summarize electronic newspaper articles
- Monitor digital TV/Radio media
- Provide transcription services for provincially-relevant news items
- Perform support duties as required to produce deadline-driven daily media products
How do I qualify?
Communication Interpersonal and Client Service Skills:
- You have excellent written communication skills to create short summaries under the pressure of fixed deadlines
- You have the ability to edit closed captioning text from relevant TV stories transcribing missing segments ensuring accuracy and appropriate punctuation
- You have excellent attention to detail to ensure materials are accurately summarized and transcribed
- You can respond to changing priorities quickly and seamlessly
- You have good interpersonal and client service skills to interact with clients and team members
- You have demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team with minimal supervision
Research Organizational and Computer Skills
- You have excellent keyboarding skills and a demonstrated ability to utilize MS Office software such as Word and Excel for data input
- You have good organizational skills to manage a busy workload in a deadline-driven high-pressure organization
- You can conduct media scans and analysis to identify issues with potential impacts
- You have excellent research skills with the ability to utilize internet-based search engines using appropriate syntax
- You have the ability to consistently identify and keep up with key government issues while understanding the impacts of the political environment
Knowledge and Experience
- You have a basic understanding of government programs and issues
- You have knowledge of media monitoring technologies practices and techniques.
- You have knowledge of journalism and communications theory principles and techniques
Hours of Work
These are temporary irregularly-scheduled part-time positions but every effort is made to stabilize staff’s working hours to the extent possible. The hours of work will range from 0 to 36.25 hours per week however work hours are not guaranteed and will vary week to week.
The primary shifts available at this time are:
- 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. or 10:00 a.m. which could fall on any weekday (Monday to Friday)
- 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. which could fall on any weekday evening (Sunday through Thursday)
- 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Friday)
- 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)
Additional shifts may also be available on an occasional basis.
OPS commitment to diversity inclusion accessibility and anti-racism:
We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse anti-racist inclusive accessible merit-based respectful and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities Indigenous Black and racialized individuals as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins sexual orientations gender identities and expressions.
OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the
OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity accessibility diversity and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s
Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.
The successful candidate may be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
Your application should not exceed five pages.
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