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Multimedia Producer, Waterloo

Last update 2023-09-25
Expires 2023-07-27
ID #1846570758
Multimedia Producer, Waterloo
Canada, Ontario, Waterloo,
Modified September 16, 2023


Reporting to the Manager, Digital Media and Software Development, the Multimedia Producer is responsible for the creation of multimedia content for CIGI's channels including and social media accounts.

This Multimedia Producer will arrange the logistics for shoots, create and edit content, log and manage multimedia assets, support multimedia aspects of live events, as well as create and manage digital ad campaigns to help promote multimedia content.


  • Video, photo and audio production for CIGI, including pre-production, storyboarding, shooting and/or audio recording, editing, post-production (GFX, Animation, Sound Mixing) and sourcing freelance talent as necessary;
  • Work across the Public Affairs department to produce multimedia content consistent with editorial, promotional and engagement strategies;
  • Publish content to multiple platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.), including internal archiving system;
  • Coordinate multimedia projects with outside production companies and freelance filmmakers;
  • Coordinate and communicate with AV technicians, organizers and event staff to ensure requirements and expectations are being asserted and met for AV event execution;
  • Provide the day-to-day operational support for the CIGI Broadcast News studio;
  • Collaborate with CIGI Fellows and experts about their research and pitch multimedia productions that communicates their research in an effective and informing manor;
  • Assess online video trends and propose strategies for video distribution;
  • Research and recommend new production tools and technology options;
  • Write ad-copy, create and organize campaigns on digital ad platforms (i.e. Google Ads);
  • Generate reports related to promotional campaigns;
  • Maintain good working condition of AV equipment in CIGI's auditorium;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager, Digital Media and Software Development.


  • Ability to set up, operate and maintain professional audio and/or video recording equipment;
  • Expertise in video and audio editing (Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition), ability to edit raw images (Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop); proficient ability in motion graphics and animation is considered an asset;
  • Understanding of multimedia archiving systems, including cataloguing and key wording;
  • Knowledge of news media operations and distribution;
  • Knowledge of digital advertising and social media promotion;
  • Collaborative and a good communicator who works well in a team;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and coordinate several projects simultaneously;
  • Knowledge of copyright and licensing;
  • Experience in working effectively to tight deadlines with multiple projects;
  • Previous experience with Google Ads, Twitter Ads and Facebook Ads Manager is an asset.


  • Diploma or degree in video production, broadcasting or AV industry-related program;
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in filming and editing (must provide a link to portfolio), preferably in a newsroom environment;
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. of equipment and stand or sit for extended periods of time;
  • Candidate must be in proximity to Waterloo, Ontario and have the ability to travel and work nights or weekends as required by CIGI activities

Note: This position is a based at CIGI's Waterloo office where employees have a hybrid work environment.

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to by September 21, 2023. Incomplete applications may not be considered. We appreciate all candidates' applications but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CIGI is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment. Our goal is to attract and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. We are committed to providing accommodation to applicants throughout the recruitment and hiring process.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Multimedia producer

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