Innovate By Day – Project Manager

Duration: Full-time, Permanent
Requirements: Canadian Citizen, Ontario Resident, 2 - 4 years of experience
Salary: (Commensurate with experience) + benefits
Location: Toronto, ON

Application Deadline: April 29, 2019

Description

We are currently seeking a dynamic emerging or mid-level Project Manager to ensure the successful delivery of various client-centric campaigns they are assigned to. We are looking for a candidate that will be responsible for driving clients campaign strategies, day-to-day communications and over-seeing project deliverables. The successful candidate is able to adhere to deadlines, manage multiple projects simultaneously, is fluent with social media platforms and has a passion for digital media, television and film. Experience and knowledge of the Canadian film and television industry is an asset.

Innovate By Day is a leading strategic marketing and digital content studio located in Toronto. We work with clients in the entertainment and cultural industries, ranging from film and television series, organizations, to rising and established talent. We work with entertainment brands, production companies, lifestyle brands, educational industries offering strategic planning, dynamic campaigns that grow online communities, event management, digital and social media content, promotion, public relations and paid media expertise. Innovate By Day's clients include: Telefilm Canada, eOne, CBC, Ontario Creates, ImagineNATIVE, Cameron Pictures, Tracey Deer, Rezolution Films.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Project Management - 75%

  • Management of all client communication on a project and ensuring the campaign goals and vision are met or exceeded, on time and on budget
  • Management of the project workflow, budget and coordination with internal cross-functional teams (graphics, video, analytics, business affairs)
  • Lead weekly project meetings and drive campaign course correction when needed
  • Prepare and maintain project documentation (creative briefs, status reports, internal meeting notes, client meeting notes)
  • Create and lead strategic campaigns based on client objectives
  • Manage project administration, including presentation decks, creative briefs workback schedules, project status reports (internal and/or external) and post mortem reports
  • Monitor and proactively communicate changes in scope throughout the project lifespan with client(s) and internal teams
  • Write copy for presentation decks, analytics reports, websites, digital ads, and other digital assets
  • Manage all aspects of complex projects including live events and productions, video shoots, online advertisements
  • Oversee the production of content (including video, graphics and digital development)
  • Work independently and as part of a team

Strategy, Planning and Reporting - 25%

  • Build social and digital media strategies, content distribution plans, and editorial schedules to expand reach and engagement for various clients
  • Plan and strategize paid media campaigns to achieve client objectives and goals
  • Identify opportunities for growth, maximization of SEO and increased online discoverability within campaigns
  • Provide client facing campaign reports as well as internal post reports

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Degree from an accredited college or university in marketing, communications or social media.
  • 2-4 years experience in a project/account management role ideally in an agency environment
  • Must have strong creative, strategic, analytical, communication, management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge, experience and understanding of project management, workbacks, strategic documentation and the management of people.
  • Exceptional writing and copy editing skills. Experience creating B2B and B2C copy.
  • Knowledge, experience, and understanding of online analytics tools and aggregators, digital technology, search engine optimization (SEO), new trends and the latest in social media innovation.
  • Proficiency with social media management tools and a solid understanding of social analytics
  • Experience with paid media campaigns (digital and social)
  • Strong computer skills (Mac, G Suite, MS Office). Adobe Creative Suite, graphic design and video editing is an asset
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is an asset

Please forward a cover letter and CV/resume as a PDF or Word Document to:

Email: careers@innovatebyday.ca
ATTN: Hiring Committee
Deadline: 6 pm ET April 29, 2019
Please include the subject line: “Project Manager Job Posting”

Thank you for your interest in the position, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone or walk-in inquiries, please. All applications will be kept in confidence.

Innovate by Day is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion at all stages of the hiring process. Innovate welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Innovate By Day – Digital and Social Media Specialist

Duration: Full-time, Permanent
Requirements: Canadian Citizen, Ontario Resident, 1 - 4 years of experience
Salary: (Commensurate with experience) + benefits
Location: Toronto, ON

Application Deadline: April 29, 2019

Description

We are currently seeking an experienced dynamic Digital and Social Media Specialist to join our team. This individual is highly organized, understands the distinctions of social media platforms, and loves digital media, television and film and has strong writing skills. This individual must have a keen desire to learn, adapt and grow. If you enjoy being part of a team, are motivated and an ambitious tech-savvy person, we would love to meet you!

Innovate By Day is a leading strategic marketing and digital content studio located in Toronto. We work with clients in the entertainment and cultural industries, ranging from film and television series, organizations, to rising and established talent. We work with entertainment brands, production companies, lifestyle brands, educational industries offering strategic planning, dynamic campaigns that grow online communities, event management, digital and social media content, promotion, public relations and paid media expertise. Innovate By Day's clients include: Telefilm Canada, eOne, CBC, Ontario Creates, ImagineNATIVE, Cameron Pictures, Tracey Deer, Rezolution Films.

Role and Responsibilities

Community Management - 60%

  • Curate and create copy for social posts and digital ads
  • Create, implement and optimize social media and communication campaigns
  • Actively utilize social media listening tools to monitor online conversations, trends, levels of engagement, reach and traction for multiple clients
  • Ensure that brands are represented authentically online
  • Assist with the implementation and management of online advertisement campaigns
  • Engage, respond and flag community messaging in a timely manner
  • Conduct research into projects, coordinate outreach to groups and organizations
  • Provide administrative support to the project management team
  • Coordinate with Project Management team members to ensure community needs are being met
  • Monitor, track and report on feedback, online reviews, and campaigns including evaluating campaign effectiveness
  • Stay up-to-date with digital technology trends
  • Ability to assist with graphic design and video editing work is an asset

Project Coordination - 30%

  • Coordinate all aspects of client projects including live events and productions, video shoots, online advertisements
  • Conduct data analysis (analytics)
  • Tracking, and making recommendations.
  • Produce campaign update reports
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Interact proactively and with clients

Field Production - 10%

  • Coordinate and execute client video shoots with the project manager (includes communication with talent and clients)
  • Research and develop strategic content with project managers for various client projects
  • On-set assistance - coordinate with the internal video production team to execute client projects

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 1 - 4 years experience in a digital, marketing, or social media position in a professional setting preferably in film, entertainment, arts or public relations field
  • Post-secondary diploma, degree or equivalent, preferably in Communications, Marketing, Digital Marketing or similar
  • Knowledge, experience, and understanding of online analytics tools and aggregators, digital technology, search engine optimization (SEO), new trends and the latest in social media innovation
  • Exceptional writing skills with the ability to hone and utilize different voices
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated experience in online marketing, promotion and/or social media strategy and campaign management
  • Strong computer skills (Mac, G Suite, MS Word, Excel, Adobe Creative Suite, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter analytics, Hootsuite)
  • Experience working collaboratively
  • Adaptable to a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend work depending on client/campaign needs and a fast-paced environment
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is an asset

Please forward a cover letter and resume to:

Email: careers@innovatebyday.ca
ATTN: Hiring Committee
Deadline: 6 pm ET April 29, 2019
Please include the subject line: “Digital and Social Media Specialist”

Thank you for your interest in the position, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone or walk-in inquiries, please. All applications will be kept in confidence.

Innovate by Day is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion at all stages of the hiring process. Innovate welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Innovate By Day – Publicist

Duration: Full-time, Permanent
Requirements: Canadian Citizen, Ontario Resident, 2-4 years of experience
Salary: (Commensurate with experience) + benefits
Location: Toronto, ON

Application Deadline: April 29, 2019

Description

We are currently seeking a Publicist who is a strong writer with a track record of successfully securing press coverage to join our growing team. The position will offer exposure to various aspects of account work such as drafting media materials, building media lists and relationships, media outreach, brainstorming pitch angles and securing coverage in national press campaigns. The Publicist will be the point of contact for all communications needs for Innovate By Day and our clients. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are crucial, as is a deep knowledge of and passion for entertainment. Your work style must be defined by creativity, teamwork and dedication.

Innovate By Day is Canada’s leading strategic marketing & digital content studio specializing in the entertainment industry. Our client roster includes Canadian broadcasters (CBC, Bell Media, Rogers Media, Corus Entertainment), film and television production companies, industry associations and emerging innovation companies. Experience in the film/television industry and/or a strong passion for creating engaging content is an asset. Our enthusiasm for fandoms and desire to connect directly with audiences drives our work. We are a collaborative, creative environment where employees are valued, teamwork is encouraged, and ideas are nurtured. Find out more by visiting our website: innovatebyday.ca

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain relationships with editors, bloggers, journalists, etc.
  • Build and update tailored media lists with national and regional press and bloggers
  • Manage PR calendar: appointments, press previews, event dates, etc.
  • Assist with all press events, speaking engagements, RSVP lists, event prep and set up, on-site management
  • Assist with content creation and copywriting as needed
  • Drafting and distribution of press releases
  • Creation of press kits and EPK content
  • Coordinate interviews, press junkets and on set press when necessary
  • Monthly client reporting; communicating with clients regularly via email, phone and in person
  • Send all press clippings as they publish or print for media reporting to the client and the team internally
  • Work with the Project Managers and Social team to ensure all press and messaging are being captured and distributed to clients and on social
  • Create and implement media relations strategies - including but not limited to series launches, ongoing corporate communications and event publicity
  • Monitor all industry related press
  • Set-up and monitor alerts for all of IBD’s projects and clients
  • Brainstorm and present unique opportunities to continue to elevate Innovate By Day’s profile
  • Act as an advocate on behalf of the brand to the press
  • Maintain and build excellent relationships with talent
  • Work with the Account and Creative team to explore and identify ways to integrate communications into business strategies and marketing campaigns
  • Liaise and coordinate with the team on a day-to-day basis
  • Handle special projects as assigned
  • Maintain project files as required
  • Provide media reports to clients post launch

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Degree from an accredited college or university and 2-4 years experience in communications or public relations
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience and a passion for the entertainment industry
  • Organization and enjoyment of multi-tasking in a fast-paced, high-pressure work environment
  • Interest in participating in a wide variety of PR campaigns (entertainment, talent, non-profit, lifestyle brands, etc.)
  • Attention to detail in everything you do
  • Ability to work effectively under deadlines and juggle several assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to distinguish and behave with a good sense of decorum
  • Proven understanding of the media landscape
  • Copywriting and editing experience
  • Second language skills appreciated

Other Specialized Skills:

  • Experience using: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, G Suite, Adobe Design Suite, Mailchimp and/or other press distribution tools

Please forward a cover letter and resume by email only to:

Email: careers@innovatebyday.ca
ATTN: Hiring Committee
Deadline: 6 pm ET April 29, 2019
Please include the subject line: “Publicist Job Posting”

Thank you for your interest in the position, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone or walk-in inquiries, please. All applications will be kept in confidence.

Innovate by Day is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion at all stages of the hiring process. Innovate welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Innovate By Day – Graphic Designer

Duration: Full-time, Permanent
Requirements: Canadian Citizen, Ontario Resident, 3+ years of experience
Salary: (Commensurate with experience) + benefits
Location: Toronto, ON

Description

Innovate by Day is seeking an experienced graphic designer (with motion graphic experience) for a fast paced, strategic marketing and digital content studio situated on the Danforth in Toronto. Applicants must be creative, detail oriented, articulate, eager, independent, confident, able to juggle multiple tasks with time sensitive deadlines.

Innovate By Day is Canada’s leading strategic marketing & digital content studio specializing in the entertainment industry. Our client roster includes Canadian broadcasters (CBC, Bell Media, Rogers Media, Corus Entertainment), film and television production companies, industry associations and emerging innovation companies. Experience in the film/television industry and/or a strong passion for creating engaging content is an asset. Our enthusiasm for fandoms and desire to connect directly with audiences drives our work. We are a collaborative, creative environment where employees are valued, teamwork is encouraged, and ideas are nurtured. Find out more by visiting our website: innovatebyday.ca

What you'll be doing as a Graphic Designer in this role:

  • Designing for social and digital assets including: websites and banners, social media posts, video content, motion graphics, print ads, and more!
  • Adhering to guidelines outlined for each brand
  • Collaborating with lead creatives, project managers and department heads to create concepts, templates and ideate
  • Graphic design from concept through to final files
  • Ensuring creative works in both French and English

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Knows how to create and/or follow specific brand guidelines on all aspects of the brand representation
  • Will ensure that brand compliance is consistent throughout the property and on all media channels
  • Is extremely organized and able to manage several projects simultaneously. Knows how to prioritize, ask questions and meet deadlines
  • Is an excellent communicator, both verbal and written; and a good listener

Requirements

  • University or College Degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • 3+ years of professional experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Suites (specially in Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier & After Effects)
  • Self-motivated to take initiative and ownership of your work
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing deadlines
  • Attention to detail, typography, and interactivity
  • Experienced in Apple Motion is a bonus
  • Consistently up-to-date with the latest design trends and best practices
  • Ability to collaborate well with everyone at Innovate By Day
  • A strong professional portfolio that demonstrates previous work samples

Please forward cover letter and resume to:

Email: careers@innovatebyday.ca
ATTN: Mahmood Chowdhury
Deadline: December 14, 2018
Please include the subject line: “Graphic Designer Job Posting”

Innovate by Day is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion at all stages of the hiring process. Innovate welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

This position would be part of the Digital Skills for Youth Program as part of the Youth Employment Strategy initiative by the Canadian Government.