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Videographer

NRTG – We are hiring!
Position Title: Videographer
Terms of Employment: Contract
Work Location: Canada – Remote
Salary Range: Competitive

About us

Natural Resources Training Group (NRTG) is a private training agency specializing in developing and delivering quality ‘hands-on’ and in-demand natural resource-related training programs. As Canada’s leading provider of natural resource training, we have delivered our short, customized and applied ‘professional development’ programs to more than 22,000 industry professionals, organizations, and indigenous learners in communities internationally.

NRTG conducts business the right way, leading with empathy and kindness to create a fabulous work environment where employees feel valued, supported, safe, and engaged. These same attributes are extended to our students and clients who receive our world-class training and free, lifetime access to training and career support.

About Your Role:

Our company is looking for a creative individual with experience in videography and editing to join our team in a contract role. The successful candidate will be adept at creating original, professional videos focused with a flair for visual storytelling that help us promote our organization to different target audiences. The ideal candidate will be able to create high-quality videos quickly and can take direction well. The candidate must also be a self-starter and able to work as part of a team. This is a part-time, contract and remote position with an hourly wage. This position reports to the Communications Manager. This role is perfect for a recent film school graduate or someone seeking to broaden their skills in videography and digital media production. We are looking to hire in many locations across the country!

Requirements and skills:

  • Produce video content from concept to completion using industry best practices in storyboarding, cinematography, audio recording and lighting.
  • Produce a handful of content that is for promotional use that can be used on various social media channels.
  • Work with the President, Communications Manager as well as NRTG’s clients throughout the entire process.
  • Support with scriptwriting and storyboarding process.
  • Research locations and possible shots, to be in alignment with intention and message.
  • Bring new ideas and concepts to brainstorm sessions, involving sequences and progression of story on a regular basis.
  • Photography experience is an asset.
  • Framing and shot composition.
  • Lighting and sound.
  • Storing and maintaining equipment between shoots.
  • Ability to add effects like music, captions, graphics, alt text if needed.
  • Collaborating with team members and clients to create the video.
  • Knowing what footage to keep and discard.
  • Telling a cohesive story through film clips.
  • Setting up and taking down equipment.
  • Maintaining, repairing, calibrating and troubleshooting equipment and gear.
  • Being able to move around to achieve the perfect shot.
  • Thorough understanding of lighting techniques, light color, shade and manipulation.
  • Strong technical knowledge of cameras and the film production process.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent listening ability.
  • Choosing a visual style for the film.
  • Determining the lighting for every scene.
  • Explore the potential of every location.
  • Elevate the vision.
  • Creating the look, color, lighting, and framing of every shot.
  • Always maintain NRTG’s a consistent brand voice.

About you:

  • The ability and aptitude for storytelling, storytelling through the lens.
  • Experienced, at least 1+ years of experience as a video creator and/or editor.
  • Experience working with video cameras, audio equipment and grip/lighting gear.
  • Strong understanding of video editing, color correction and audio mixing.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Agile to change.
  • Self-directed problem solver; proactive and resourceful.
  • Thorough knowledge on focus, exposure and angles.
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite (or other video editing software).
  • Experience producing content.
  • Knowing which equipment to use for various kinds of filming.
  • Proficiency with various editing software.
  • Editing raw footage.
  • Gathering b-roll footage that will fill in any gaps or details in the story.
  • Valid driver’s license and transportation to travel with equipment.

How to Apply?

We’re accepting applications via LinkedIn and you must include a link to your portfolio or IG page. We
are looking to hire in all areas of the country, specifically the western and eastern provinces.

Please note we’re only able to make employment offers to those eligible to work in Canada at this time.

Thanks in advance,
Natural Resources Training Group (NRTG)