Junior Producer, Visuals

WE, Toronto, Canada

Skill Required:, Media and Communication
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
11th September, 2017

Job Description

WE is a movement that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. Our vision is to shift the world from “me” to “we.” Our mission is to empower all people to change the world, locally and globally, achieving transformative outcomes for themselves and others.

WE is seeking an experienced and results driven Junior Producer, (internally known as Coordinator, WE Day Show Programming & Production) to work with the WE Day Production Team and manage the development of the WE Day tour’s onstage content. The Junior Producer will sit on the WE Day Production team, reporting directly to the Associate Producer of Show Programming & Production and Supervising Producer. The Junior Producer will support in ensuring that all organizational priorities and key messaging is reflected strategically on the WE Day stage.

The WE Day work environment appeals to self-directed, flexible team players who enjoy multi-tasking and working in an ever-changing fast paced environment. A passion for travel, special events, communications and logistics combined with an interest in social justice is an asset. This individual must be passionate and committed to the core beliefs of the organization—the WE.org Philosophy. The position is based out of WE’s office in Toronto.

Your Impacts:

  • Work with external agencies to create onstage visuals, including performances and multi-screen designs
  • Design visual assets using Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Ensure all visual assets are aligned with the narrative of each script
  • Coordinate, manage and update all internal and external visual assets for show
  • Coordinate and ensure accuracy and organization on all assigned tasks to be carried out
  • Attend all production meetings and take accurate and concise notes of required revisions
  • Prepare presentations and meeting materials for internal and external meetings
  • Continually ensure that the most up-to-date information and tools are delivered to appropriate individuals/departments within defined timeframes and tight deadlines.
  • Proactively suggest and organize alternate plans to deal with delays that could affect the content, schedule, or quality of work
  • Participate in defining project deliverables in communication with other internal departments
  • Perform general administrative duties

What you bring:

  • 1-2 years experience in live events, event production, television or related field
  • Completed a post-secondary education in relevant area of study
  • Experienced with Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator)
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Word)
  • Superior organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage conflicting interests
  • Resourceful and proven ability to research ideas and concepts through efficient channels
  • Creative “Out-of-the-box” thinking
  • Must be willing to travel for extended periods of time and work flexible hours
  • Adaptable and thrives in stressful situations and strong team player.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of discretion and confidentiality
  • Motivated to achieve optimal results
  • Executes high level of positivity and professionalism in the office and at We Day events.

What makes us unique…

Social entrepreneurs Marc Kielburger and Craig Kielburger co-founded WE and WE Charity (formerly Free The Children) 20 years ago and have grown it into a family of organizations, including WE Day and ME to WE. WE Charity was among the first organizations in Canada to turn philanthropy on its head by creating a legally distinct social enterprise, ME to WE. Through the social enterprise, 50% of the profits support WE Charity, while the rest is reinvested in the social enterprise.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and welcomes all interested parties to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We sincerely thank all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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