Communications and Marketing Department - Digital Media Coordinator (WLS-584)

Communications and Marketing Department - Digital Media Coordinator (WLS-584)

10 Nov
University of Ontario Institute of Technology

10 Nov

University of Ontario Institute of Technology


Faculty or Department: Communications and Marketing

Number of Positions: 1

Position Title: Digital Media Coordinator

Appointment Type: Full Time Continuing

Hours of work: 35 hours per week

Salary Range: $61,596 to $72,466

Posting Date: November 9, 2020

Closing Date: November 16, 2020

Job Summary: Ontario Tech University is looking for a highly creative and focused Digital Media Coordinator to execute all aspects of our videography, animation, photography and digital signage systems. In addition to other duties described, the primary focus of the Digital Media Coordinator position will be to be a good storyteller who collaborates with colleagues to brainstorm ideas,

write scripts and storyboards, produce, design and post videos.

Nature of work: This position reports into the Manager, Web and Digital Media in the Communications and Marketing department and is key to communicating the relevance of the university’s dynamic new brand.


Planning, filming, editing, animating and delivering videos to engage and support the priorities of our university. Through videos, the Digital Media Coordinator will tell the university’s story.

Planning sessions include working with internal and external partners to attend and oversee brainstorming sessions, sketch storyboards and write scripts for videos and interactive concepts.

Creating custom animation and motion graphics that are on brand and compelling.

Attending events, sometimes outside of regular office hours, to capture video and photo that will be used on our various marketing channels.

Telling the university's story through various types of videos that include, but are not be limited to: interviews, testimonials, events, recruitment, marketing the university, internal communications etc.

Developing assets for the university social media channels in collaboration with the Social Media Coordinator.

Ensuring organization and success of our video channels, including Vimeo and YouTube, as well as our Digital Asset Management system through the upload, organization and tagging of new photos and videos.

Creating, sharing and explaining analytics reports for our online photos and videos through our Vimeo, YouTube and Digital Asset Management system.

Creating, scheduling and posting compelling digital signage on our network of 50+ screens.

Required Skills

Superior organizational skills.

Ability to work effectively and professionally with people at all levels, both inside and outside of the university.

Flexibility to work irregular hours when needed.

Expert knowledge of the Adobe creative suite, including Premiere, After effects, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

Demonstrable expertise in film making / production.


Completion of formal post secondary program of two academic years or equivalent experience in video, animation, design or related field.

- Verification of Academic credentials may be required

Required Experience

1-3 years related work experience

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit in electronic format a covering letter and their resume. Applications will be accepted until November 16, 2020 or until a suitable candidate is found. We appreciate all applications received; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position falls within the bargaining unit represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the university and the OPSEU. To the extent that policies are not included in the collective agreement, employment will also be governed by the university’s policies which may also be found on our website and which may be amended from time-to-time.

Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Ontario Tech University respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify the Human Resources Department. For more information about the universities policies for accommodating employees with disabilities please review the university’s Accessibility Policy

The university acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation which is covered under the Williams Treaties. We are situated on the Traditional Territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation which includes Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi.

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