Peel Regional Police
Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Posted: January 8, 2019
Deadline: January 20, 2019
This multi-faceted role calls for a creative, experienced Videographer who is fluent in social media and current with best practices in the full video production process. If you’re such a professional, this is a great time to join Peel Regional Police’s Corporate Communications Department.
As Videographer, you’ll work both independently and in a team environment as you produce Peel Regional Police videos for both internal and external distribution. This will include all aspects of pre-production, production and post-production – from shooting, writing and editing video to capturing and tracking analytics and/or other measures of success.
While you will be typically working days, from Monday to Friday, some weekend and evening work is required throughout the year.
- More specifically, as a videographer, you will be expected to:
- Pitch, research, produce (write, coordinate interviews, shoot, edit footage) and post engaging channel-appropriate materials, including videos, graphic presentations and/or photographic materials, animations and/or clips, social media content (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Livestream, Instagram, etc.) and website/intranet content, for both internal and external distribution.
- Prepare and record and/or livestream media for news conferences, presentations, and special events, both on-site and in the field, and assist with staging, set-up and audio/visual support, including coordinating with external photographers, videographers from media outlets and/or external production companies to ensure audio, video and lighting equipment is in place and optimized.
- Maintain audio and video hardware and software upgrades.
- Notify management of new technology trends and/or concerns with existing equipment or technology, and future considerations.
- Upload videos to relevant platforms in the appropriate format, write descriptions and add metadata and tags needed for Search Engine Optimization and Accessibility Guidelines.
- Ensure project alignment with corporate branding guidelines and policies.
- Participate in team meetings and contribute/pitch video ideas (e.g. feature stories, clips, etc.) in support of initiatives and campaigns related to the Strategic Plan and the Service's Corporate Communications objectives.
- Keep track of trends, including how to measure success of projects, and make recommendations about future projects.
In the role of videographer, you will apply the following education, experience and skills:
- A university degree or college diploma in Broadcast Television/Videography, Film, Broadcast Journalism or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the TV broadcast and/or film production industry, with experience in videography, lighting, sound and editing for live and televised venues.
- Experience in, and familiarity with, industry best practices for the entire video production process, including conceptualizing, script writing, location scouting, set-up, casting, filming, editing and final distribution in various digital formats.
- Demonstrated knowledge of related computer applications (e.g. Adobe Photoshop and After Effects, Adobe Lightroom, etc.).
- Fluency in social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Livestream, Instagram, etc.).
- Experience with Avid Non-Linear Editing system, preferred.
- Well-developed graphic skills.
- Experience with still photography, preferred.
- Demonstrated speech, copy and video script writing skills.
- Demonstrated creative flair and excellent skills in producing short videos about trending topics and finding a way to align relevance to the field of policing.
- Valid Ontario Driver`s Licence (Class G) with full driving privileges.
- Experience in managing multiple projects at the same time in a fast-paced work environment with shifting demands.
- Working knowledge of video best practices for web and social media platforms, including video quality, lighting, formatting, style, etc.
- Experience working in team environments as well as independently with little supervision.
- Ability to successfully complete the following tests: MS Outlook; MS Word; Technical Skills Assessment; and Driver Evaluations.
NOTE: Applicants in consideration for this position will be required to submit a demo reel of their work, including three samples of work they have shot, written and edited.
The wage range for this temporary, full-time position is $22.19 - $45.78 per hour.
Peel Regional Police is committed to ensuring the health and wellness of its employees and offers many programs and services in support of work-life balance and both personal and professional wellness. From wellness protection for you and your family, to state-of-the-art fitness facilities available to you free of charge, to structured programs to nurture your intellectual, physical and emotional wellness, we’ve got you covered.
Our Vision: A Safer Community Together
Peel Regional Police, the second largest municipal police service in Ontario, polices the cities of Mississauga and Brampton (population 1,346,000) and serves the 44 million travellers who pass through Toronto Pearson International Airport annually.
Peel Regional Police is acknowledged as one of Canada’s most progressive police services. A proactive approach to problem-solving, a dedication to professional excellence and a reputation for making the community a better place in which to live and work – these are the hallmarks of Peel Regional Police.
Applicants in consideration for hire shall be subject to a thorough background investigation that includes, but is not limited to, police checks with local, provincial and out-of-country law enforcement agencies, if required, education credentials, credit and financial inquiries, and personal and work references.
Qualified persons should apply online at www.peelpolice.ca
, referencing Job ID #302386, by Sunday, January 20, 2019. Please state in your application that you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board.
Peel Regional Police
Web address: http://www.peelpolice.ca