Digital Media Producer, Textile Museum of Canada

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Job Opportunity: Digital Media Producer
Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto

Part time contract position – 20 hours a week at $25/hour.

Deadline for application: January 4, 2021

Position Type

25-week contract position. The position requires availability for occasional evenings and weekends.

Work Environment

Hybrid working environment requires working both remotely and onsite at the Museum. Working closely with the Programming team, the Digital Media Producer will create audio and video digital content for Social Being, a project composed of a series of digital live and filmed programs such as lectures, interviews, and workshops. These programs aim to bring people together and diversify awareness and understanding of the social, economic and political relevance of hand-made textiles today. The Digital Media Producer will follow Museum brand guidelines to ensure their messaging is consistent with the Museum’s vision and mandate.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with programming team and other project stakeholders to build engaging audio/visual material that meets user needs and production goals
  • Develop engaging audio and video content for the Museum’s digital channels – website, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook that are authentic, compelling and on-brand
  • Identify suitable digital platforms aligned to project objectives, considering best practices, accessibility and sustainability
  • Manage all digital video assets, including regular maintenance and archiving of content
  • Work to further the goals and objectives of the Museum and participate actively in the life of the institution.
  • Act in a respectful, accountable, and generous manner towards other staff, volunteers, and the general public

Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience for best practices, tools and processes for publishing original online video
  • Possessing a solid understanding of technology and using it to manage the creation of content for digital formats
  • Demonstrated experience in video, web and graphic design
  • Proficient with video, editing and graphic design platforms
  • Organized and proactive
  • Ability to collaborate and a great team spirit
  • Must have: A portfolio demonstrating relevant experience
  • Demonstrated competency in areas such as: Graphic Design, Digital Design, Broadcasting, Multimedia, Communications, Digital Marketing or related field

Reports to

Education & Interpretation Coordinator, project manager for the Social Being project.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should email their cover letter and resume (including email and phone #’s) as a single document attachment, along with a digital portfolio to hrsearch@textilemuseum.ca. The email subject line should read <title of position applied for> <followed by applicant’s last name>.

Kindly note that we will accept no phone calls. We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About the Textile Museum of Canada

The Textile Museum of Canada maintains a Board of Trustees approved Anti-Racism, Access and Equity Policy. Respect, accountability, and a generous manner towards other staff, volunteers, and the general public are requirements for all staff. The Museum is committed to achieving representation of equity-seeking groups by ensuring that members of said communities have unbiased access to employment. The Textile Museum of Canada is an equal opportunity employer.

Established in 1975 and originally incorporated as The Canadian Museum of Carpets and Textiles, the Textile Museum of Canada has established itself as a vibrant cultural place that promotes community engagement through our programs and services. Our operations are driven by a committed Board of Directors, Committee Members and staff of 13 employees, as well as a vital and engaged community of more than 150 volunteers.

As the only national museum in Canada exclusively dedicated to the study and presentation of textiles from cultures around the world, we occupy a unique position among other leading cultural institutions in the country. The universality of textiles is at the heart of our work, and provides the stimulus and opportunity to engage communities around us as well as thousands of national and international visitors.

The Textile Museum’s main activities focus on the exhibition, collection, conservation and research of art, craft and design from around the world. Through our artistic and educational programs, delivered in both physical and virtual forms, we build on a long history of connecting creativity, cultures and human histories through the materials of everyday lives. A repository of more than 14,000 rare textile artifacts spanning 2,000 years of human history, the Textile Museum explores the diverse cultural expressions of human experiences through all our programs.