Job Opportunity: Multimedia Coordinator

There is an immediate opening for a Multimedia Coordinator at CNW Group (my employer)!

From the official description:

As the Multimedia Coordinator you will be responsible for all elements related to the distribution of our video and photo services. You will be part of the overall Multimedia Production Team which is responsible for all our rich media products at CNW.

Your primary role will be to assist our Broadcast Producers and successfully manage all our Video Production feeds and our Photo Distributions.

You are able to work with clients, field calls directly, offer advice and support for the production. You will need to maintain good working relations with many of CNW’s various suppliers. Please note there will be after-hours work involved both at the office and remotely.

Responsibilities:

* Organize all broadcast production feeds including: * Fulfill client orders * Prepare advisories and instructions * Book suppliers *Arrange for tape shipments * Manage all our web on-demand distributions * Coordinate all tape distributions * Prepare weekly and monthly tracking reports * Book video crews * Book photographers * Produce Social Media Releases * Process and distribute photos * Assist on team projects as needed

Qualifications and Experience:

* Strong planning and organizational skills – able to identify all components of a project and appropriate resources which need to be applied. Able to follow the project through to completion ensuring all elements are completed properly and on time * Understanding of the technologies used, key drivers, and trends in content delivery * A good appreciation of video production * Proven and demonstrable experience of web production * Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, pertaining to both technical and non-technical information is essential * Strong work ethics - take pride in your work and strive to exceed expectations * Deadline oriented - ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines with a demonstrated willingness to work extra hours as required * Strong sense of urgency – need to move quickly * Assertive – professional with the ability to ensure co-operation of other departments and team members and capable of pushing others where required to achieve results * Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment * Impeccable attention to detail * Self motivated and enthusiastic * Knowledge of Social Media/Web 2.0 concepts * Bilingual (English-French) an asset

If you are interested in the position, please email HR@newswire.ca.

-Parker