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Assistant Video Editor

Type: Full-time, Contract

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Come work with us remotely! 

Innovate By Day is seeking a well-rounded, outgoing emerging professional to fill the role of Assistant Video Editor to start immediately. 

We’re a diverse, dynamic, and fun creative team that works closely on cool and interesting projects.

You must be creative, highly organized and will be responsible for helping our video production team be their very best! The right person for the job will have an ‘up for anything’ attitude, can quickly acclimate to new situations or personalities, and comes to work every day with a positive disposition. While this role’s daily duties will vary, this person will be responsible for coordinating interviews, logging and ingesting footage and light editing work. 

Reporting to the Head of Video Production directly, you’ll be an essential member of the Innovate By Day team, ensuring that things run smoothly for our small but mighty team. You’ll be working remotely and expected to work in regular business hours in the Eastern time zone (ET). 

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the Head of Video Production and the video department to coordinate the overall departmental workload (including scheduling, video equipment and content database)
  • 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
  • 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
  • 2+ years of experience with Final Cut Pro X
  • 2+ years of relevant video editing experience
  • Experience preparing and logging footage in Final Cut Pro X
  • Motion 5 & After Effects Experience is a plus
  • Exceptional attention to detail for logging & assigning roles to footage
  • Additional Production or Post-Production skills are an asset
  • Robust and proactive communication and interpersonal skills are a must 
  • Ability to prioritize conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Team building skills
  • Strong organizational and written skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Excellent verbal and listening communications skills
  • Proficient in the following software:
    • G-Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Calendar, Meet)
    • MS Office, including Word and Excel
    • macOS, including iCal and Mail
    • Pages, Keynote and Numbers an asset
    • Adobe Suite an asset
  • Ability to interact patiently, tactfully, and effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to function professionally and pleasantly during periods of high-intensity
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Respectful
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Demonstrated tact and professionalism
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Multitasker
  • Flexible
  • The ability to speak, read, write and edit in French is considered a strong asset
  • Experience working in the arts & culture or for a not-for-profit organization is an asset



This position will be funded through a digital technology fund and applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Graduate of a Post-secondary institution
  • Between 15 and 30 years of age
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person granted refugee status

Sound like a fit? Send your cover letter and resume to: 

Email: careers@innovatebyday.ca 

ATTN: Doug Benn

Deadline: May 14, 2021, at 5:00 pm

Please include the subject line: “Assistant Video Editor Job Posting”


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