Digital Media Coordinator

GAPC Entertainment Inc. Published: September 21, 2020
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Internship Type
Salary range
35000-40000 per annum
Hours per week
40
Start Date
2020/10/26
End Date
2021/04/30

Description

We are a vibrant Canadian production company with a passion for creating quality programming for national and international audiences on all platforms.  With over 20 years experience, GAPC Entertainment’s talented team creates stories with power, creativity and reach, producing original and compelling content across many genres, including award-winning drama, children’s programs, performing arts, biopics, science and history.  We have produced web-series, broadcast specials and episodic series, documentaries, docu-drama’s and interactive on-line content and developed and produced digital applications for tablets, android and OS operating systems.  We’ve even published a bestselling tabletop book!

GAPC Entertainment’s latest series, Es-tu prêt? just launched this spring. Building off the same themes as it’s English predecessor Are You Ready?Es-tu prêt? brings 40 more fun and enthusiatic episodes of kids accomplishing everyday firsts to a French audience through TFO, providing more international and format sales opportunities. As well, building off the success of the MathXplosion brand, GAPC has ScienceXplosion in distribution internationally, making vigorous sales.

Currently in production we have a pre-school numeracy series for TVO, Polkaroo Counts!, which our distributors tell us will do very well because of its short snackable length and lovable universally appealing mascot.  We have also started filming on a new pre-school literary series called O c’est pour Ottawa.  26 x 1:30 minute episodes, this adorable short form series showcases how incredible our nation’s capital is while taking a deep dive into the alphabet. O c’est pour Ottawa, is being produced for French-language broadcaster TFO.

All of these productions require digital content and marketing support through social media and on-line services and with some 3 new series in production as well as a feature length documentary GAPC Entertainment requires a Digital Media Coordinator who can develop their technical, production and marketing skills to help transform our television content into trans media content that can support our aggressive digital media plan ensuring discoverability of past and future products.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Overseeing and managing all digital assets that have been created for our productions
  • Working with Management to develop a new digital media strategy
  • Manage GAPC Entertainment's social media channels
  • Participation on creating digital assets for certain properties
  • Producing behind the scenes video and still assets for posting
  • Managing and growing  the GAPC Entertainment Kids Youtube channel as well as website
  • Participating in team meetings for all projects
  • Help develop SOPs for all digital media content posting on new channels
  • Work with senior team on proposals for funding and distribution

Knowledge and skills

  • A good working knowledge of digital and social media tools
  • Some experience in film and/or television production coordination
  • Professional and positive attitude
  • Strong communicator and excellent listener
  • Ability to take direction as well as show initiative
  • Fluency in both official languages an asset
  • Appreciate the need to meet deadlines and commitments
  • Good research and organizational skills
  • Divers license

Education required

Post secondary diploma or degree and if not in the film, television or communications fields then at least three years in related workplace experience

Certification required

Post-secondary Diploma or Degree

Eligibility criteria

Career-Launcher Internships are funded by the Government of Canada under the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy. For program criteria information visit their website.

 

Qualified interns are:

  • Post-secondary graduates – this is not a requirement for residents of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut applying for internships in those territories
  • Underemployed (employed below their level of education or work part-time)
  • Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the internship
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada*
  • Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  • Available to work for at least six months
  • Not employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns)

*Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment and Skills Strategy initiative.

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