Job Posting


The producer will oversee each project from conception to completion and may also be involved in the marketing and distribution processes. This position will require working closely with the director and other production staff on the shoot. Producers arrange funding for each project and are responsible for keeping the production within the allocated budget.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Pulling together all the strands of creative and practical talent involved in the project to create a team
  • Organising shooting schedules - dependent on the type of producer and availability of support staff
  • Supervising the progress of the project from production to post production
  • Holding regular meetings with the director to discuss characters and scenes
  • Acting as a sounding board for the director
  • Bringing the finished production in on budget
  • Reading, researching and assessing ideas and finished scripts
  • Building and developing a network of contacts
  • Using computer software packages for screenwriting, budgeting and scheduling
  • Hiring key staff, including a director and a crew to shoot Television Shows
  • Controlling the budget and allocating resources
  • Maintaining contemporary technical skills
  • Troubleshooting


  • 5 years experience in live events, event production, television or related field
  • Hands-on experience in control room, studio, remote and field operations
  • Completed a post-secondary education in relevant area of study
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), and Apple data management and applications
  • Need ‘Final Cut’ skills.
  • Comfortable in training and presenting in front of large groups
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to present ideas in a professional and concise manner
  • Flexible and adaptable in different and fast paced environments
  • Willingness to adapt to the needs of a busy live production crew
  • Able to work effectively with other team members and independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent dependability is a must
  • Needs to have excellent intra-personal communication skills to deal with all of the personnel involved in a production.
  • Superior organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage conflicting interests
  • Able to multi-task and manage wide-range of projects while meeting demanding deadlines, producing high quality work and projecting a positive attitude
  • Resourceful and proven ability to research ideas and concepts via efficient channels
  • Creative “Out-of-the-box” thinking

Application Process: 
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to (clearly identifying Producer position in the subject line).

Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 31, 2014
Type of Work: 
Full Time
Education Level: 
Prefered Method(s) of Application: 
By E-Mail

Employer Details


HR department
64 Jefferson Avenue
Toronto, ON M6K 1Y4

ZoomerMedia Limited is a global leader in creating information, entertainment and experiences uniquely designed to serve the world’s largest and most affluent generation – the 45-plus - reaching this group in almost all media platforms – print, TV, radio, online and consumer shows as well as through affinity programs with CARP, Canada’s largest association for the 45-plus, with more than 300,000 members.