Digital Production Assistant, Communications

Category: Foundation
Job: Digital Production Assistant
Location: CFI office, Ottawa, ON
Deadline to apply: Friday, April 7 2017
Duration: From May to August 2017, full time position

The CFI has an immediate need for a Digital Production Assistant to work with the External Relations and Communications team. This position will assist in the production and editing of video, audio and written communications products for the CFI’s social media networks and online communities.

The responsibilities will include:
• Help coordinate audio and video recording at events, institutional visits and on-site, as needed
• Assist in the production, editing and uploading of content for the CFI
YouTube and podcast channels (includes research, transcription, script writing, fact checking,
isolating video and audio clips, collecting b-roll, interviewing, recording voiceover, etc.)
• Assist with the dissemination of video and audio by preparing files for posting on,
writing headlines, video and podcast summaries and coordinating translation requirements
• Help maintain organized archive of video and audio files raw footage and final products
• Work with Senior Writer/Editor, Communications Officer, Multimedia and Director of
Communications to ensure consistency and quality of final video/audio products
• Work with the editorial team to develop storylines for video and audio for
• Assist in monitoring and reporting on social media networks, including YouTube, Soundcloud, Blubrry, Facebook and Twitter
• Contribute to various ERC communications products, as required
• Provide additional support to the ERC team, as required

Position Requirements:
The incumbent must be a university or college student enrolled in a journalism, communications or equivalent program and have:
Technical proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator
• Experience editing video for the we
Experience editing audio for podcasts is an asset
• Superior communications skillswritten and spokenin both official languages
Proficiency with social media
Sound judgement, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize activity
Resourcefulness and ability to learn quickly

Attention to detail and high standard for quality control
A flexible outlook and approach
Desire to work in a small but dynamic team

A cv and a covering letter.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Eric Desjardins
Manager, Human Resources
Canada Foundation for Innovation, 230 Queen Street, Suite 450
Ottawa ON K1P 5E4

Fax: (613) 943-0923
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.