Digital Media Coordinator

Hungry Eyes Media Inc. Published: September 18, 2020
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Internship Type
Salary range
5000/month
Hours per week
30
Start Date
2020/10/05
End Date
2021/03/31

Description

Hungry Eyes Media is an award-winning Entertainment company looking for a talented, hardworking Digital Media Coordinator who can join our growing team!

 

Hungry Eyes Media has been bringing stories that matter to the screen on a variety of platforms Feature Film, Television, Documentary and even mobile games.  We are best known for our internationally award winning feature films (Love, Sex and Eating the Bones, TIFF winner for best first feature), our documentaries (Hot Docs 2020 Jury Winner Stateless) and television series Shoot the Messenger (CBC/WGN).  Currently in development with Bell Media on Drama Series Talk to Me, we are also in post production on our next doc, Subjects of Desire(TVO/Crave).  Hungry Eyes has received over 60 nominations and over 30 wins for our work from bodies as diverse as the International Emmys to the Canadian Screen awards.

 

Hungry Eyes Media is a diverse environment committed to a green workplace.  We are committed to following best practices both on set and behind the scenes.  We have been working for systemic change in the film and television industry for almost 20 years by bringing interns and assistants from diverse communities into the field and supporting their growth along the way.

 

Hungry Eyes Media is a dynamic, exciting, vital place to work.

Duties and responsibilities

  • spearheading the Digital archive of all of Hungry Eyes Media’s Digital Content as well as converting all existing analog material for the archive
  • managing our Youtube channel as well as dealing with our DMCA communications
  • working with the HEM Principals to develop the digital marketing strategy for our documentaries Stateless and Subjects of Desire
  • editing a series of mini-docs to support the release of Subjects of Desire and Stateless
  • working with 3rd party social media management with the upcoming release of our feature docs Stateless and Subjects of Desire
  • coordinating the deliverables for Subjects of Desire with respect to various formats, tech. specs.
  • managing a market survey to develop our post-pandemic festival, theatrical and virtual audience strategy
  • helping to coordinate our virtual writer’s rooms for our Drama series Talk to Me
  • managing all of our corporate social media accounts

Knowledge and skills

  • Experience with social media platforms both the old guard (facebook, Instagram, twitter) and the new (Snapchat, Discord, Twitch)
  • good background knowledge of the Canadian film and television industry
  • great communication skills, both written and oral
  • good digital skills with:

Photoshop

Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro

Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

ProTools

Digital Media Management over a variety of codecs, and specs

There will be opportunities for training in these software packages on an as needs basis.

 

Education required

We prefer a Bachelors Degree or a college certificate in a related field to the entertainment industry.

Certification required

Security clearance/Background check

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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