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Broadcast/IT Technologist

 

Knowledge Network, BC’s public broadcaster, has an excellent opportunity for a full-time Broadcast/IT Technologist to maintain, update and repair hardware and software based systems used across television and internet distribution platforms. This position provides desktop support as well as server, IT networking and telecom equipment maintenance.

You will install and maintain digital and high-definition broadcast hardware and software, on-air systems, Ethernet and fibre networks, as well as computer and IT equipment associated with the operation of a linear multichannel broadcast operations facility. Working with the broadcast team, you will assist in project research, interpret wiring diagrams, update AutoCad drawings and test/integrate new systems.

You are a graduate of a Broadcast Systems Technician, IT or similar program, with good troubleshooting abilities from systems down to the component level. You have great people skills, a good communication style, accurate record keeping abilities and a desire to find solutions.

In addition to a strong aptitude to learning various in-house computer applications, experience in the following areas will be an asset for this position:

  • troubleshooting of Microsoft, Mac OSX, and Linux operating systems
  • Networking - switching, routing, and firewalls
  • Storage and archival systems
  • Virtual environments, VMWare vSphere
  • Microsoft server applications - File Sharing, Exchange, SQL, SharePoint
  • Cloud environments
  • Video file formats, transcoding, and standards

How to Apply

Knowledge Network is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in everything we do. This position provides the opportunity to launch your career by joining a dedicated team of skilled professionals who believe in the value of public broadcasting. Please send a letter stating why you are the right person for us, along with your resume to hr@knowledge.ca, by April 21, 2017.

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Director of Marketing
(one year Maternity Leave replacement starting June, 2017)

 

We are seeking an experienced, results-oriented Marketing leader to develop a marketing strategy that builds audiences, subscribers and donors for Knowledge Network. You will promote our trusted, quality programming and services on multiple platforms – television, web, mobile and print – as well as on social media.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with colleagues on the Knowledge Management Team to develop and execute an integrated marketing plan that supports the goals of our strategic and business plans
  • Collaborate with other departments (Communications, Brand, Programming, Web Channels and Fundraising) to develop and execute creative campaigns that promote our brands with measured results
  • Capitalize on the targeting marketing capabilities available on our redesigned website
  • Provide leadership to direct reports (Marketing Associate, Arts & Information Editor and Marketing co-op student)
  • Utilize website analytics and broadcast ratings to monitor and evaluate marketing activities; measure return on investment
  • Develop and manage budgets for the Marketing department
  • Provide end to end project management of all marketing initiatives
 

You have:

  • A degree or diploma in marketing and 8+ years of experience in cross-platform marketing, demonstrating exceptional skill in brand management and campaign development
  • Solid understanding of broadcast, online and social media spaces, and analytics tools
  • Proven results in effectively executing consumer-focused marketing campaigns
  • Excellent organizational skills and proven success in managing and inspiring a team
  • Experience in successfully developing internal and external relationships

How to Apply

Knowledge is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in everything we do. If you are interested in applying your marketing expertise as a temporary member of our team, please forward your resume in confidence to hr@knowledge.ca by April 30, 2017.

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Posted March 14, 2017

 


Co-operative Education at Knowledge


Broadcast/IT Co-Op

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly-motivated co-op student to support our Broadcast Systems Engineer in providing IT/Network Administration assistance for our organization.

You will assist in the following activities:

  • Provide IT help desk support for Mac and PC desktop systems and all attached peripherals including printers, file storage devices and other network accessible services. 
  • Maintain, install, and configure operating systems and applications
  • Provide assistance in evaluating and promoting technology solutions that will help to advance corporate objectives
  • Assist with upgrades and general system administration tasks
     

Applicants should be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • System administration of Microsoft environments (Active Directory, Exchange, File servers)
  • Troubleshooting of Windows workstations
  • Basic networking knowledge (client configuration, DNS, VLANs, etc)
  • Linux, Webservers (nginx/apache/php/mysql), VMWare, and Cloud migrations also an asset
     

Students interested in this opportunity must have excellent communication/customer service skills and possess great attention to detail with technical issues. You take initiative and have a passion for resolving issues.

This opportunity will begin in the spring of 2017 and continue on a full-time basis (35-40 hours/week) for 4 or 8 months. If you are interested in growing your skills while making a meaningful contribution to our team, we’d like to hear from you!

How to Apply

Interested students are invited to send a letter stating why you are the right person for us, along with a resume to hr@knowledge.ca.

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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 attached volunteer application form.

How to Apply

Please complete the attached volunteer application form.