Full-time Contract


Canadian Citizen, Ontario Resident


At Innovate By Day we develop, create, and implement digital media content and strategy for the Canadian Arts and Entertainment industry including digital, television for broadcast and film. We run multifaceted campaigns, building and managing online communities. Our goal is to give audiences more of what they want – to offer them compelling reasons to return, share, and advocate for their favourite shows, brands and films.

We are currently looking to hire an In-House Assistant Video Editor in Toronto on a full-time contract to start immediately. The contract will be 3 months in length, with the possibility of transitioning to a permanent full-time position. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of the latest entertainment trends, engaged on major social media platforms, and highly organized.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the Head of VIdeo Production and the video department to manage the overall strategy of daily content
  • Editing existing material into short optimized videos (10 seconds – 5 minutes) for all digital media, including client websites and social media platforms
  • Editing assistance with other broadcast and non-broadcast content material as required, working closely with the Video Department Team
  • Staying informed on trending topics and emerging news in association with the current projects
  • Creating SRT files for video files
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ingesting, logging and tracking footage as per department protocols
  • Updating department documents as necessary


  • Graduate of Film Studies/Production/Television & Communications Program from College or University
  • 1-2 years of experience with Final Cut Pro X
  • 1-2 years of relevant video editing experience
  • Experience preparing and logging footage in Final Cut Pro X
  • After Effects or Motion 5 Experience is a plus
  • Ability to collaborate in an environment with quick turn-around
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to take direction well
  • Excellent people skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail for logging & assigning roles to footage

Please forward cover letter, resume and links to relevant work samples to careers@innovatebyday.ca, ATTN: Julie Reis, by Monday, March 12, 2018 at 5:00PM. Include the subject line: “Assistant Video Editor Job Posting”.

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