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Posted May 2, 2022

Knowledge Network’s Director of Programming

Do you value universally accessible, commercial-free, community supported public broadcasting? Are you an experienced television/streaming platform programming or distribution leader looking for the next big challenge? If this resonates with you, we would love to hear why.

We are seeking a talented and experienced individual to lead Knowledge Network’s highly successful programming team responsible for licensing all domestic and international children’s, documentary, factual and drama programming. This team includes our primetime and children’s programmers and our original documentary producers responsible for Knowledge Network commissions.

Ideally, you have 15 years or more of experience programming for or distributing to television networks and streamers. Public broadcasting experience is an asset. You are well-informed about the independent production community, worldwide program markets and industry trends and have extensive contacts with international buyers and sellers. You will oversee the Programming team for the daytime and prime time schedules and will take the lead in curating the programming for Knowledge’s streaming apps and websites. You are a natural team leader.

As a member of Knowledge’s Management Team, you will participate in strategic planning and decision-making and work on cross-departmental initiatives. You will collaborate with the Brand team to promote seasonal marketing priorities, and with the Development team to assist in annual fund-raising campaigns. You will report to the President and CEO.

Knowledge Network is an equal opportunity employer committed to respect and diversity in everything we do. We invite applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientation and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.

We are a crown corporation, funded by an annual operating grant from the provincial government and through donations from over 47,000 Knowledge Partners. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and professional development opportunities.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, at the right time in your career, send us a letter explaining why and what you have to offer Canada’s most community-supported public broadcaster. Please include your resume/CV.

We’d love to hear from you at hr@knowledge.ca, by May 31, 2022.

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Posted April 22, 2022

Administrative Assistant, Brand Department

Knowledge Network, British Columbia’s public educational broadcaster, is looking for an administrative dynamo with a creative eye to join our Brand Department.

As the key support person for the department, you’ll report to the Director of Network Brands and be responsible for driving the daily coordination of projects for the creative team, which includes graphic, video and digital artists. You will represent the department as the liaison between internal departments and production suppliers.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working, collaborative team player who knows when to take charge and when to follow the project lead. You will use your solid administrative and organizational skills to:

  • Support the day-to-day operations of an 11-person department
  • Support the Director of Network Brands in:
    1. Ensuring strong department communication streams
    2. Annual planning/goal setting process for the department
  • Coordinate, track and monitor projects to ensure accurate details and timelines for the design team
  • Track department expenditures and monitor the department budget
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and services with suppliers

We’re looking for someone who has a passion for brand design, in addition to:

  • 2+ years in an administrative position, preferably working in a creative environment
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, Planner), Adobe Acrobat and capable of learning proprietary software as needed
  • Strong team player who responds to multiple tasks with care and attention
  • Superior organizational skills and exemplary strength in navigating multiple priorities and tracking multiple projects
  • Detail-oriented and skilled at maintaining project and financial records3+ years of design experience planning and creating a wide variety of on-brand content for use on responsive websites, apps, social media and emails.

Knowledge Network is an equal opportunity employer committed to respect and diversity in everything we do. We invite applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference. If you identify with an equity-deserving group, we encourage you to reference this in your cover letter.

We are a crown corporation, funded by an annual operating grant from the provincial government and through donations from over 47,000 Knowledge Partners. As such we offer you:

  • A competitive salary – starting in the mid 50’s and working your way up to $65k+ within four years
  • Stable employment with a secure, trusted employer
  • Standard work hours (8 hours/day; Monday-Friday) so you can enjoy your evenings and weekends
  • Hybrid work option – up to 2 days per week
  • Generous vacation (starting at 4 weeks) plus 12 statutory holidays, so you can really enjoy paid time off
  • 100% employer-paid dental, extended health and vision care for you and your family
  • An extremely generous defined benefit pension plan (BC Municipal Pension Plan)
  • Training and professional development opportunities to grow your skills

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume, along with a portfolio link to hr@knowledge.ca, by May 13, 2022. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please let us know.

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Posted April 6, 2022

Digital Designer

We are Knowledge Network, British Columbia’s public educational broadcaster, and we're looking for an energetic and experienced Digital Designer who is passionate about web and app design.

You are someone with a strong background in graphic and web design, who can comfortably balance a multitude of tasks. You'll make recommendations and support efforts to improve digital content and usability as well as assist in the day-to-day production of marketing and promotional materials for Knowledge Network's streaming platforms and social media channels.

Responsibilities

  • Lead strategic design solutions from concept to execution, working with different teams to deliver an effective user experience for Knowledge Network and Knowledge Kids websites and apps.
  • Create mock-ups, wireframes, and prototypes for websites, mobile and apps.
  • Work with team members to continually improve and maintain web content, usability, accessibility, and information architecture.
  • Create graphic elements and templates for use on social media and digital advertising campaigns, in consultation with marketing staff.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver designs that are creative, useful, and align with our brand.
  • Act as a resource for digital design methods, process improvements, and best practices.

Required Skills

  • 3+ years of design experience planning and creating a wide variety of on-brand content for use on responsive websites, apps, social media and emails.
  • Creative portfolio demonstrating conceptual thinking, visual storytelling, and design skills.
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of inclusive design, accessibility, and usability.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • Ability to problem solve and contribute to moderate to complex visual solutions.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, set priorities, manage your time, and organize work according to best practices.
  • Proactive mindset – willing to share ideas and work with different teams to bring concepts to life.
  • Able to collaborate in an inclusive cross-cultural environment.

Knowledge Network is an equal opportunity employer committed to respect and diversity in everything we do. We invite applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference. If you identify with an equity-deserving group, we encourage you to reference this in your cover letter.

We are a crown corporation, funded by an annual operating grant from the provincial government and through donations from over 47,000 Knowledge Partners. As such we offer you:

  • A competitive salary – starting in the high 60’s and working your way up to $75k+ within four years
  • Standard work hours (8 hours/day; Monday-Friday) so you can enjoy your evenings and weekends
  • Hybrid work option – up to 2 days per week
  • Generous vacation (starting at 4 weeks) plus 12 statutory holidays, so you can really enjoy paid time off
  • 100% employer-paid dental, extended health and vision care for you and your family
  • An extremely generous defined benefit pension plan (BC Municipal Pension Plan)
  • Training and professional development opportunities to grow your skills

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume, along with a portfolio link to hr@knowledge.ca, by May 6, 2022. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please let us know.

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Posted September 10, 2019
Ongoing

Volunteering at Knowledge

Help us make a difference, be part of a team and share your enthusiasm for public broadcasting.

We welcome bright, keen, mature individuals who would like to lend us a hand with administrative tasks related to our Fundraising activities. Here’s where we could use a hand:

  • Mailing out tax receipts, our K: magazine and premiums to our donors
  • Making welcome telephone calls to new donors
  • Using basic typing/computer skills to update information in our database
  • Occasional hosting assistance with donor events and screenings

If you can spare a few hours a couple of times a week, come join the Knowledge volunteer team. Other than events, volunteers are scheduled during business hours. If you’re interested, please complete the volunteer application form.
Volunteer Application Form