About The Opportunity

SVG is seeking an awesome account coordinator for a full time contract position. The ideal candidate will have a background in communications or client services and have a passion for video (because that’s what we do). Personality and a positive attitude are a must.
The candidate must be organized, highly motivated, creative and work well with others. You will be working closely with our creative director and have the opportunity to play a significant role in all aspects of production including creative ideation, planning, production, post-production and account management.
The most important quality in this candidate is strong communications skills (written, verbal and in person). Finally, you are someone that likes to create. In addition to helping us make awesome content for clients, you will manage our social channels to tell the SVG story to the world. Written, videos, images etc…

Education

  • University degree or college diploma in a Communications, Public relations or Marketing program preferred. Recent grads welcome.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage client relations, expectations, and projects with support from Creative Director
  • Assist in the creative development of new projects/business opportunities
  • Research and identify new approaches to video content for brands
  • Provide support in coordinating a range of client projects and tasks including:
    – Coordinating logistics for shoot days (schedules, locations, meals)
    – Source any and all products/items required for shoots
    – Identify suppliers and obtain quotes for any necessary items
  • Working with Creative Director, draft cost estimates/quotes for new projects
  •  Develop pitch decks using PowerPoint to visualize creative approach for new projects
  • Manage all agency social media accounts and have a working knowledge of digital growth (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook)
  • Write blog posts based on industry trends to boost search engine rankings (SEO experience an asset)
  • Act as a production assistant on-set and provide support to Director
  • Perform all other duties as required

Skills/abilities

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills with a knack for problem solving
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Basic/intermediate knowledge with Adobe Suite (specifically Photoshop, InDesign and Premiere – knowledge of Final Cut also an asset)
  • Experience with WordPress/SEO tools considered an asset
  • An “eye” for cinematic ability to assist in building creative roster
  • Strong creative ability – ability to think outside of the box and be a self starter
  • Show initiative and think like an entrepreneur
  • Ability to innovate and challenge the status quo of traditional corporate video/branded content
  • Personal vehicle for transportation considered a strong asset
All interested applicants are asked to submit their cover letter, resume, and a portfolio (including any video projects) to [email protected] by no later than Friday, March 24, 2017. Please include the subject line “Coordinate This” to show you’ve read this entire post.
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