Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts (NOC 0512)

About this job

Managers in this unit group:

  • plan, organize and direct operations within publishing firms, film, theatre and record production companies and broadcasting facilities
  • work for radio and television stations, newspapers, periodical and book publishing firms, and by film, theatre, record and video production companies
Common job titles
  • administrator, studio & broadcasting
  • bureau chief - news agency
  • director, ballet / opera / theatre
  • editor-in-chief
  • executive producer - video games
  • executive producer - visual effects
  • administrator, studio & broadcasting
  • bureau chief - news agency
  • director, ballet / opera / theatre
  • director, programming - TV / radio
  • editor, managing - newspaper / periodical
  • editorial chief

Earnings

Annual provincial median salary

$57,688

Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage data

Note:Estimated median employment income based on 2016 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))

Provincial hourly rate

  • High
  • Median
  • Low

Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage Report

Duties

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

  • establish procedures and put into use 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 to ensure conformance to regulations
  • initiate or approve development of articles, books, films, broadcasts, musical recordings and theatre productions, and communicate with authors, composers, producers and directors

Work environment

Work in this field is typically performed in a structured environment, such as an office.


 

 

Job requirements

Education, training & qualifications

  • 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.

Skills

  • Innovative
  • Social
  • Directive
  • Verbal & Written Comprehension
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Education programs in B.C.

The following program areas are related to this occupation:
  • Drama/Theatre Arts Related
  • Publishing

For more information about programs offered specifically for this career, visit EducationPlannerBC.

Select a region to view regional outlook
Vancouver Island / Coast Mainland / Southwest Thompson-Okanagan Kootenay Cariboo Northeast North Coast & Nechako
Cariboo
Employment in 2016:
60
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Kootenay
Employment in 2016:
80
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Mainland / Southwest
Employment in 2016:
1,060
Average annual employment growth:
2.1%
Expected number of job openings:
670
North Coast & Nechako
Employment in 2016:
0
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Northeast
Employment in 2016:
0
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Thompson-Okanagan
Employment in 2016:
80
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Vancouver Island / Coast
Employment in 2016:
290
Average annual employment growth:
1.3%
Expected number of job openings:
200

N/A - Data not available

Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook

Career paths and resources

Career paths

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Additional resources

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