jobby: Producer, Nelvana, Toronto

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nelvana_logoNelvana Limited, A CORUS Entertainment Company


12 Month Contract Position

The Producer is responsible for managing all physical aspects of production including; budgets, schedules and day-to-day operations. Working with the Supervising Producer they are responsible for ensuring productions deliver on time and budget meeting decided creative expectations.



  • Supporting creative vision and production expectations from pre- production through delivery
  • Managing and supporting the needs of internal and external stakeholders (i.e. rights holders, broadcasters, co-production partners, etc)
  • Managing production teams and working with studio operations to utilize staff, facilities and resources efficiently
  • Managing budgets
  • Managing schedule
  • Working with accountants to ensure cash flow and cost reports are accurate
  • troubleshooting, problem solving,
  • Negotiating with artists, writers, actors, outside service providers
  • Liaison with internal and external legal and business affairs
  • Dealing with creators, show runners, directors and other key talent to ensure creative visions are realized to highest potential within pre-established budget and schedule parameters



  • In depth knowledge of 2D/3D animation production including but not limited to: voice record and direction, editing, storyboarding, design, writing, editing, post-production picture and audio
  • Working knowledge of unions including ACTRA & WGC
  • Full understanding of production budgets, schedules and pipeline
  • Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills
  • General knowledge of Canadian content rules and regulations
  • General understanding of Tax Credit rules and regulations
  • Experience in reviewing staff and production Service Agreements
  • Experience and ability in managing production crews
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate and collaborate with stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and deal effectively with sensitive information and material
  • A positive, friendly manner and customer service approach that will enable the successful candidate to deal with challenging situations with empathy and sincerity.


Interested applicants are invited to send a Resume by 5:00 pm on Nov 15, 2016 to:

Studio Operations

Nelvana Limited
Corus Quay, 25 Dockside Drive, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5A 0B5
Email Address:


*Please include Producer in the subject line of your email.

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted


Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities

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