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Video Producer

The TELUS World of Science – Edmonton’s (TWOSE) mission is to: Ignite curiosity. Inspire discovery. Celebrate science. Change lives. Located in Treaty Six Territory, we are the destination to engage Albertans’ hearts and minds in science.

TWOSE is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous peoples, persons living with disability, sexual and gender minorities, women and members of all minority groups to apply. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director, Marketing and Communications, the Video Producer is responsible for working with stakeholders to project manage, organize, plan, and aid in facilitation of all science centre online video content.

They will be the organization’s video production expert, ensuring quality and a consistent and professional brand voice that carries through all online video content regardless of platform, program, department, etc. They will also play a pivotal role in helping to capture and edit some of the video and photographic content, so must have exceptional technical knowledge.

The Video Producer must have excellent creative, written and oral communication skills, with the ability to create, plan and prioritize, be flexible, be self-motivated, multi-task, and adapt. A positive, strategic, and problem-solving attitude, along with enthusiasm and the ability to drive creativity and top-of-the-range visual content are all essential for this position.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring all video the science centre produces, whether live or pre-recorded, maintains a consistent, professional look and strong brand voice regardless of platform, program, department, etc. These include but are not limited to: educational online classroom presentations; virtual camp presentations; virtual science clubs or programs; virtual birthday parties; development fundraising initiatives; social media live streams; virtual escape rooms, etc.
  • Direct talent/writers/presenters/scientists/editors/shooters to achieve quality video products that match our brand voice and achieve maximum engagement.
  • Responsible for organizing, planning, coordination of all online content and equipment usage.
  • Able to troubleshoot and suggest solutions for any science centre digital initiative including platform recommendations, studio equipment, etc.
  • Assist with capturing and editing video content when required.
  • Assist in the creation of brand appropriate digital graphics that are needed for video productions.
  • Complete required paperwork, reporting and other documentation, such as General Photo & Video Releases and ensuring copywriting and trademark laws and requirements are followed.
  • Maintain and archive of all files and images.
  • Able to recommend any new Audio/Video/Software solutions needed.
  • Develop troubleshooting resource document for Virtual Studios.

 

Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Strong time management skills: self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects with internal and external stakeholders with definitive deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently, remotely, and as part of a team.
  • Familiar and comfortable with project management for video productions, from pre-production through to post-production. This would include but is not limited to: working with stakeholders, other video producers, talent, writers, presenters, film crews; scouting locations; filming; lighting; audio; editing; and graphics.
  • Experience with a variety of video and audio gear including but not limited to Newtek NDI HX-PTZ Camera, Panasonic gh5 camera and Canon EOS Rebel T7i EF-S 18-55 IS STM, Shure wireless microphones and receivers, and more. Maintain equipment daily, reporting any issues directly to the IT Team.
  • Excellent knowledge of all video platforms and social media platforms and usage from Zoom to Facebook Live to everything in between. Able to pick the best platform for each project.
  • Writing, designing, scripting, storyboard development, videography and photography skills.
  • Experience with live and taped broadcasts using Newtek Portable Tricaster system is an asset. High degree of knowledge and skills working with streaming technology.
  • Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite (using and editing), including Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Acrobat Pro.

Education:

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience with: shooting, lighting, audio, and editing videos. Advanced lighting, shooting and editing skills are an asset.
  • A minimum 4 years of video project management experience.
  • A diploma or degree in a related program is considered an asset.

Note: Security Clearance Check including the vulnerable sector is a condition of employment for successful candidates.  The check must be completed prior to commencement of work and is the financial responsibility of the candidate.

 

Posting: ESSF 1514

Affiliation: CSU 52

Job Type: Temporary Full-Time (up to 12 months)

Salary: FT182: $62,517.29 to $78,260.99 as per the 2017-2022 Collective Agreement between CSU 52 and the Foundation.

Hours of work: 75 hours bi-weekly – this position requires a flexible work schedule. Evenings and weekends may be required.

Opening Date: April 20, 2021
Closing Date: April 27, 2021 or until suitable candidate found

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Additional Details

Code: ESSF 1514
Category: Film / Video
Location:
TELUS World of Science - Edmonton
11211 142 Street Nw
Edmonton, AB, CA
T5M4A1
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Tags: video production, video editing, online content
Posted: Apr 20, 2021
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Temporary
Experience: Intermediate
Compensation: $62,517.29
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