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6 May 2022

Full-Time Project Manager, Glenn Gould Studio

CBC/ Radio-Canada – Posted by anne.masson Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Work at CBC/Radio-Canada

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains, and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness, and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on-air, online, or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

The Venue

Often referred to as the “Jewel of the Canadian Broadcast Centre”, the one-of-a-kind studio is located in the heart of downtown Toronto at 250 Front Street West. The Glenn Gould Studio is named after one of the most celebrated classical pianists of the 20th century, we honour the legacy of Glenn Gould by operating as a centre of excellence for Canadian and international performances, recordings, and events.

Glenn Gould Studio is also a premier event venue for audio recordings, annual meetings, town halls, award shows, film screenings, conferences, lectures, trade shows, fundraising galas, and cocktail receptions. Technical services include webcasting, A/V and post-production, and multi-remote broadcasts.

Your role

As the Project Manager for the Glenn Gould Studio, you are responsible for ensuring all events and other production services and resources provided by the venue meet the needs of internal programming partners and external clients. As the primary contact on a project or event, you have the overall authority and accountability to ensure the process remains simple, timely, cost-effective, and meets Glenn Gould Studio objectives and goals. In managing assigned projects from inception to completion, you will give direction, resolve conflicts and encourage active communication to take place between all affected parties in order to find creative solutions to technical/production and business problems and constraints. You will also support the Glenn Gould Studio sales and marketing initiatives, led by Senior Manager, Sales and Operations.

Key Tasks:

Receive requests from clients for project resources and provide them with recommendations throughout the project.
Provide senior management with all of the information required on the daily operations of the Glenn Gould Studio.
Collaborate with schedulers and source technicians and all required resources for all Glenn Gould Studio events, broadcasts, and recordings.
With proper direction, conduct operational feasibility studies, cost-benefit analyses, and recommend solutions to clients and management. Provides cost and revenue information for monthly forecasting.
Work in conjunction with the Senior Manager and executive producers and producers to ensure all aspects of the production are realized.
Review key requirements with partners to ensure accuracy and to ascertain production priorities. Advise partners of potential problems, and recommend and consult on solutions. Ensure partners and clients are aware of safety guidelines.
Make decisions in collaboration with producers with respect to crew assignments. Provide guidance and direction to internal staff to meet production needs and deadlines.
Consult with production regarding ongoing resource usage costs, solicit feedback on resource quality and performance and provide reports as necessary.
Initiate and chair meetings throughout the process, as well as post-mortems, ensuring involvement of key production personnel. Provide reports on meetings and measures of success to management.
Monitor and recommend business policies, practices, and standards for the assignment and scheduling of production resources to ensure consistent and efficient communication and workflow in the processing of production requests.
Ensure timely and clear communication pertaining to projects to various internal departments and clients.
​​Primary client liaison from project initiation to final billing, responsible for clear and accurate information sharing both to the key client contact and to the studio’s tech and event team leads.
Accurately track project budget in excel project file, request invoices from finance, and clearly communicate billing and contract policies to clients.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:

In-depth knowledge and understanding of events and productions including but not limited to; corporate events and meetings, concerts, recordings, and live radio, television, and digital broadcasts.
3-5 years of project management experience.
Completion of Project Management certification is considered an asset.
Extensive knowledge of venue and/or studio operations.
Understanding of production processes including facilities, resource capacities, and related equipment.
Ability to find creative methods of operation that will maintain the quality of the productions while minimizing costs.
Strong client relations skills.
Knowledge of various CBC business policies, professional project management practices and use of standard software applications including Microsoft Office and ScheduALL is required. You must be highly proficient in excel and budget tracking.
Exceptional diplomacy, negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills are required.
An acute attention to detail, and ability to multitask.
Keen sense of timeliness and ability to work calmly under pressure.
You live and promote the values of diversity and an inclusive and respectful work culture.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

All employees of CBC/Radio-Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of December 1st 2021 unless exempted based on a medical/religious ground. As per this requirement, employees must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to all employees. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify if you meet the conditions of employment, you will be asked to provide an attestation confirming your COVID-19 vaccination status.

If this sounds interesting, please click on ”Apply Online”. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected will be contacted.

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

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.

Job Posting Date May 6, 2022, 12:00:29 PM
Unposting Date May 20, 2022, 11:59:00 PM

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

Job expires in 28 days.

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