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Digital Content Producer

The National Ballet of Canada is one of the most exciting, innovative arts institutions in Canada, and is regularly ranked among the top ten ballet companies in the world. Established by founder Celia Franca in 1951, The National Ballet of Canada presents a full range of traditional full-length classics and has been an innovative commissioner of new contemporary work by some of the most important choreographers and designers in the world. The National Ballet is deeply committed to the values of equity, diversity and inclusion across the organization, and through community education programs that bring dance to the broadest possible community.  

Reporting to the Senior Communications Manager, the Digital Content Producer focuses on the creation of video content for the Communications, Development, Education and In Studio teams. This position manages the coordination of video production and other digital projects to the support the promotion of The National Ballet of Canada’s performances, activities and artists with the goal of deeply engaging our current audiences and donors and attracting new ballet lovers.

General Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinates and manages the production on all video projects for The National Ballet of Canada including videos to promote the company’s performances and activities, artists, fundraising and education initiatives as well as the In Studio programme.
  • Leads pre-production planning, including but not limited to creating project briefs, drafting scripts, scheduling, acquiring music and film rights and storyboarding.
  • Leads the production process of select video projects including ensuring video setup meets company standards and managing external production vendors.
  • Acquire all necessary approvals from internal constituents and collate credits.
  • Understand and adhere to union agreements regarding video productions.
  • Manage content channel including YouTube, Instagram (stories and videos), and Tik Tok (create and manage).
  • Produces/assist in the creation of podcasts, livestreams and digital events.
  • Manage requests for archival video material and assist with managing audio and video archive in collaboration with company Archivist.
  • Explore digital projects like augmented reality lobby activation and support for Digital Reach projects.

Qualifications:

  • University of College degree in film or communications desired.
  • 3 years related experience with all aspects of the video production process.
  • Experience with video editing and social media preferred.
  • Experience working with union groups in the performing arts preferred.
  • Skilled related technology such as Photoshop and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Solid organizational skills including adaptable time management and prioritization of deadlines and the ability to balance multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication with the ability to collaborate.
  • An appreciation of the performing arts considered an asset.

Employees are currently working from home and will continue to do so until fall 2021.

Normal working conditions including general office and some evenings/weekends for video shoots.

Qualified candidates are to forward their resume, cover letter and salary expectations as a single PDF document to HR@national.ballet.ca with the subject heading: "Digital Content Producer" by no later than June 13, 2021.  Resumes will be reviewed as soon as they are received. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.  This position offers competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience.

The National Ballet of Canada is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible, and equitable environment where employees feel valued and respected.  We are committed to reflect the diversity of our community, our city and our country. We strive to ensure our recruitment and selection processes are bias-free.  We welcome and encourage submissions from Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, the Deaf and disabled as well as individuals of all genders, cultures, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and abilities.  We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Human Resources department will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

 

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