Video Social Media Technician, Prairie Climate Centre

Job Number:
Technician 3
Date Posted:
August 21, 2019
Employee Group:
Grant Funded
Hiring Range:
$24.56 - $27.71 per hour + 6% vacation pay
Position Category:
Full-time, Term
Probation/Trial Period:
910 working hours or six (6) months, whichever comes first
Salary Range:
$24.56 - $32.70 per hour + 6% vacation pay
Start Date:
As soon as possible
35 hours per week
Prairie Climate Centre
Winnipeg, MB
Job Type:
Close Date:
Professional Areas:

This is a term position until September 15, 2020.


  • Research, plan and coordinate film shoots and interviews with Prairie Climate Centre (PCC) staff and partners;
  • Prepare film shoots and interviews using cinematic lighting and other production equipment;
  • Record audio and video of film shoots and interviews about climate change with PCC staff;
  • Edit films using non-linear video editing software (Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, etc.);
  • Edit and mix audio using audio editing software (Logic, Pro Tools, etc.);
  • Capture photographs of events and PCC activities for social media and web distribution;
  • Coordinate and implement social media strategies in collaboration with the PCC team;
  • Develop social media campaign(s) to mobilize PCC research and communication products;
  • Create and post content on social media platforms to maximize PCC impact;
  • Monitor accounts and prepare analytics reports to measure effectiveness of social media activities;
  • Build networks across social media and strengthen PCC social media presence;
  • Perform research and make recommendations on social media usage, best practices, and integration with communications activities;
  • Support the development of press releases, content for mailing lists, and other public facing communication efforts; and
  • Other video production duties as assigned


  • University or college degree, preferably related to video production, communications, or journalism
  • Specialized training in media communications and social media strategy an asset
  • 2+ years’ experience with videography and video editing in a professional setting
  • 2+ years’ experience developing and managing social media strategies
  • 2+ years’ experience working with various social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, WordPress, Instagram and Flickr in a professional setting
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in a role with a project management function is an asset
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in a post-secondary or educational setting is an asset
  • Knowledge or interest in environmental issues and climate change an asset
  • Proficient in digital media production, including 4K cameras and digital media workflow
  • Proficient in professional video editing software, preferably Final Cut Pro X
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite is an asset, especially Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator;
  • Proficient with Google Analytics (or similar tool)
  • Excellent understanding of administration, nuance and strategic use of social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram                       
  • Highly comfortable with using and learning about technology, including software applications, digital/online tools, photo/video/multimedia equipment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of branding, design, and communications best practices as they relate to marketing
  • Ability to make sound decisions within the scope of organizational and institutional values and direction from the position’s supervisor
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to summarize/synthesize information and judge the relevance of information
  • Ability to work respectfully and tactfully with a variety of individuals and community-based groups


The Collective Agreement between The University of Winnipeg and The Association of Employees Supporting Education Services (AESES), Clause 6.3, Selection for Vacancy, states: The Employer agrees that Employees with seniority shall have preference in connection with appointments so far as it is practicable to do so, provided that their qualifications are relatively equal.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, first preference must be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.