Video Specialist

  • Summer
  • Remote
  • Mar 26, 2024

Tearfund Canada

As the Video Specialist, you will be a vital part of an exciting moment in Tearfund Canada’s history. You
will play an important role in a growing, dynamic international non-profit and will be expected to give it
your all, take initiative, and take Tearfund to new heights.
You will work directly with the head of marketing to tell Tearfund’s story through video to nurture
current donors and to invite others into Tearfund’s mission. You will be involved in creating video
concepts, storyboarding, and editing using the video footage Tearfund currently has. You will develop a
variety of different video types, such as beneficiary stories, interviews, announcements, and ads.

Overview of Activities
● Edits creative marketing and narrative video content and sees projects through the entire postproduction process. Videos may include: 5-10 min beneficiary stories, fundraising videos, short
video ads for social media, etc.…
● Manages and organizes video on Google Drive to increase the efficiency of video development
● With the Marketing Director, conceptualize videos and oversee the development process from
initial storyboarding to final cut.
● Will demonstrate intellectual curiosity coupled with practiced interpersonal skills (including
keen listening skills and ability to formulate the right questions)
● Translates and communicates a brand’s vision through compelling video content
● Adapts, responds and delivers quality results under tight deadlines
● Manages time, priorities and workflow efficiently; takes responsibility for deadlines and delivery
● Organizes and manages multiple streams of source material and stakeholder feedback
● Works effectively both independently and as part of a team to meet deadlines
● Demonstrates a learning mindset that strives for new, better, more innovative results

Qualifications
● Fully aligned with the vision, mission, and values of Tearfund Canada, including Statement of
Faith and Lifestyle Expectations
● 2+ years experience
● Post-secondary degree in film studies, new media, cinematography or related field
● experience cutting creative marketing and narrative video content and seeing projects through
the entire post-production process
● Comfortable using Adobe Premiere Pro and other digital technology and editing software
packages
● Demonstrated video editing ability with a portfolio
● Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity
● Familiarity with special effects, 3D and motion graphics
● Creative mind and storytelling skills
● A keen eye for layout, design and colour
● A creative and visual thinker with strong analytical skills
● Desire to learn, try new things, problem solve
● Intimate understanding of the digital world
● Strong writing and communication skills
● Diverse interests and open mind to recent trends, influencers and content

Application
To apply, please email us your cover letter, resume and portfolio to hr@tearfund.ca. Your cover letter
should include a description of:
1. Why you’re the right fit for this position
2. Your related education and experience
3. How you would integrate faith with this role

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