512- Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts

Canada NOC: 
Job Title: 

Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts

Job Description: 

Managers in this unit group plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate operations within publishing firms, film, theatre and record production companies and broadcasting facilities. They are employed by radio and television stations, by newspaper, periodical and book publishing firms, and by film, theatre, record and video production companies.

Main Duties: 

Managers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

Establish procedures and implement policies in newspaper and publishing firms, in film, theatre, record and video production companies, and in radio and television stations
Plan and maintain production schedules for publications, films, broadcasts, and theatre, record and video productions
Prepare and control budgets
Hire and supervise staff
Consult with government regulatory agencies to evaluate and review programs and policies, and to ensure conformance with regulations
Initiate or approve development of articles, books, films, broadcasts, musical recordings and theatre productions, and liaise with authors, composers, producers and directors.

Employment Requirements: 

A university degree or college diploma in communications, broadcasting, journalism or other arts discipline is usually required.
Several years of experience within the publishing, film production, broadcasting or theatre industry are usually required.

Classified Elsewhere: 

Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations (5131)
Publishers (in 0016 Senior managers - construction, transportation, production and utilities)
Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c. (0015)

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Source Of Info: 

National Occupation Classification, (2011)

Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,

February 2012,

Catalogue no. 12-583-X