Toronto, ON, CAN
1d ago


Position Title : Manager, Transmission

Division : Finance & Corporate Services

Department : Transmission

Reports To : VP Finance & Corporate Services

Location : Toronto, Yonge & Eglinton; other locations in Ontario within the travel on the job requirement

TVO is at a unique intersection of education, journalism, digital technology, broadcast, and philanthropy. As creators of award-winning content, we’ve been inspiring learning that changes lives and enriches communities since 1970.

Our vision is to be a globally recognized digital learning organization.

What’s in it for you

When it comes to learning, we walk the talk : it’s the cornerstone of everything we do, and each one of us invests deeply in our own learning while elevating each other’s knowledge whether through peer-to-peer learning, workshops or lunch & learns.

You’ll work with folks who are thrilled and driven by the digital learning and media landscapes. Roll up your sleeves and work cross-functionally with great teams where collaboration is the beating heart of all that we do.

We’re a tight-knit community and we’re just the right size, meaning that you’ll get to meet and work with people from across our organization, at all levels the ones who have been here for 10 months, 10 years, and well beyond.

Maybe you’ll even get to meet Polkaroo.

Who we are

TVO is poised for its next chapter as we embark on the next phase of strategic planning. We know we are a better organization when we honour our commitments, when we thrive with diverse voices, when we value bold thinking, and embrace change.

We understand and celebrate that we are better, together.

We are proud and thrilled to be named a Greater Toronto Top Employer of 2022 ! This is a testament to the incredible work we do, every day, and the impact that we have on the lives of Ontarians.

However you jump in with us, you’ll join a team of good people who are constantly inspired and challenged to do great work.

Join us on our journey as we go from great to greater.

TVO is funded primarily by the Province of Ontario, and is a registered charity supported by thousands of sponsors and donors.

Find and follow us on : YouTube ( TVO), Twitter ( TVO), Facebook ( TVO), and Instagram ( WeAreTVO).

The opportunity

The Manager Transmission is responsible for the effective operations of the TVO over-the-air television transmitter network in compliance with applicable regulations, TVO’s mandate, and self-generated revenue objectives.

This includes managing transmission facilities business operations, working with multiple TVO departments, clients and suppliers.

The Manager Transmission is the primary technical liaison with TVO clients and suppliers for transmission facilities and services.

Leading a team of 5-6 transmission technicians, this role operates the department as its own business, serving TVO and external customers, and includes business development, capital management, and project management.

How you will make an impact

  • Ensure OTA transmission service is delivered in order for TVO to meet its strategic business objectives and mandate
  • Manage transmitter co-location agreements, relationships and site activities where TVO is licensor
  • Ensure contractual and operating services are delivered (e.g. tower analysis)
  • Provide tower rental service per contractual SLAs and required compliance standards
  • Investigate opportunities to generate additional revenue
  • Prepare revenue and cost projections for multi-year planning, annual budgets and forecasts
  • Ensure the timely completion of required inspections related to transmission such as health and safety, tower and fire
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of the transmission team; including definition of roles and allocation of work assignments, travel planning and cost minimization
  • Some travel on the job is required; valid Ontario Driver’s license in good standing is required to drive a TVO vehicle.
  • Other related duties as assigned
  • What you will bring to TVO

  • You have over 3 plus years of related experience in transmitter mechanics and electronics, as well as some experience with IT network management, or equivalent experience.
  • You are a proven team manager with great customer service skills.
  • You are a collaborative leader and can train your team to acquire and hone needed skills.
  • You enjoy working with people and technology, and in leading a profit centre using KPI’s.
  • You can manage operating and capital budgets, including variance analysis and mid-year forecasting.
  • You live our values : we value bold thinking, we embrace change, we thrive with diverse voices, we honour our commitments, we're better together.
  • We invite you to submit your application by May 13, 2022 at 5 : 00 p.m. Not sure you have everything we’re asking for, but know you can make a big impact?

    Tell us your story and we will be happy to consider you.

    To learn more about us and our culture, please visit us at .

    TVO is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported.

    We believe that the diversity of our team strengthens our ability to develop creative solutions and products that are reflective of the communities in which we serve across Ontario.

    At TVO, we recognize the importance of using anti-oppression practices, both within our organization and in our content.

    Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process (e.

    g., including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms). If you are seeking accommodations during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so that appropriate arrangements can be made by sending your request to accommodations

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