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Pelmorex - The Weather Network
Work From Home / Remote, AP

Video Meteorologist - On call

OAKVILLE, CANADA /VIDEO, EDITORIAL & PUBLIC ALERTING – CONTENT /ON-CALL

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN A WORKPLACE THAT HAS...

  • An IDEAS (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Awareness, Solidarity) team ?? Weather is inclusive, we will be too. Our IDEAS team is committed to making this happen!
  • All Hands Meetings with our CEO
  • Frequent employee pulse surveys ?? we value your feedback so we can continue to make Pelmorex a great place to work!
  • While we encourage 1:1 conversations, we recognize that not everyone is comfortable with speaking up ?? We have an anonymous reporting platform (Speakfully) to ensure everyone’s voice is heard

 

WHY WE NEED YOU? GLAD YOU ASKED...

The Video Meteorologist is responsible for the creation of weather video content to support the objective of increasing video inventory and engagement on Pelmorex Weather Networks platforms.  Using the Baron Lynx graphics system, the Video Meteorologist will produce custom and automated videos telling the weather story in a dynamic way that wows customers to be used on all platforms.  This person will work closely with the Video and Editorial Team, Associate Met Producer, and using audience analytics to deliver the most relevant and engaging weather content. During times of active weather, this role will be responsible for being live or live streaming to all our platforms keeping our audience informed and passing along vital information. When there is active weather you will be livestreaming to all our platforms and telling the current weather story.

 

WHAT'S THE DAY-TO-DAY LIKE?

  • Produce weather video content tailored to specific audience interest
  • Using strong meteorological judgment, help set the daily direction of key weather stories
  • Work with the editorial team and use analytics daily to prioritize geographical targeting of weather video content Provide written information as required to support weather stories/video
  • Present weather information for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to users
  • Collaborate with the meteorology team to ensure weather video content needs are met 24/7Train other users of the Baron Lynx software to ensure maximum productivity of content creation Cover breaking weather events
  • Livestreaming on all platforms during active weather events/Storm Centre
  • Actively engage in all social media platforms consistently helping to grow Reach
  • Prolonged hours during active weather may be required May be required to work on special projects including feature production and promotional content

 

WE ARE HOPING YOU HAVE:

  • Degree in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology or related discipline
  • Strong knowledge of North American meteorology, climates and geography
  • Expertise with weather graphics and video editing software

 

YOU ARE MADE FOR THIS IF YOU…

  • Demonstrates an exceptional ‘eye’ for graphical design
  • Understands the practical impact of weather on people and demonstrates strong meteorological judgment Have a knack for finding and telling engaging weather stories Works quickly and makes sound decisions under the pressure of fixed deadlines
  • Tailors information to users, taking their level of meteorological expertise into consideration
  • Works cooperatively with groups, teams and individuals to achieve a common goal
  • Demonstrates tenacity and ingenuity to solve problems in a rapidly changing environment
  • Deals calmly and effectively with high stress situations
  • Deals effectively with confrontational situations, demonstrating diplomacy, tact, empathy and consideration for differing points of view
  • Pursues opportunities for personal development and willingly assimilates training, new information and feedback

 

DON’T MEET ALL THE REQUIREMENTS? DON’T WORRY…

Not all applicants will have skills that match a job description exactly. Pelmorex values and welcomes diverse experiences. While having “desired” qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. If your career is just starting or hasn't followed a traditional path, don't let that stop you from considering Pelmorex. We are always looking for people who will be a culture add (yup, that's right, we don’t subscribe to culture fit, we want you to add to what we think is an amazing culture and work environment)

 

The Video Meteorologist’s success is measured primarily by:

  • The quality and relevance of weather forecast video produced
  • Audience engagement with weather forecast video content
  • Meeting weather content needs of the Video and Editorial Team

 

OUR PROMISE TO YOU...

  • We’re highly focused on doing the right thing.
  • We’ll discuss issues and timelines professionally, so you have the time you need to do the best work you can
  • You will see the result of your work pushed out to real users quickly
  • We’re a team that enjoys learning new technologies and we’re open to trying new things
  • We’ll try our best not to bog you down with boring meetings

 

Through constant innovation and entrepreneurship, Pelmorex has grown to reach consumers around the globe, has become one of the largest weather information providers and has broken new ground in providing data solutions and insights to businesses. Through harnessing the value of weather, Pelmorex is driven to make the world smarter and safer for consumers and businesses.  #youwanttoworkhere

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Additional Details

Category: Film / Video
Location:
Pelmorex - The Weather Network
2655 Bristol Cir
Work From Home / Remote, AP,
L6H7W1
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Posted: Aug 03, 2022
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Contract
Experience: Intermediate
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