Sunday, 17 June 2012

Inuvik #NWT #JOB: Summer TV Producer/Production Assistant

JUST FOUND Deadline for applications is Monday June 18, 2012.

Summer Producer/Production Assistant
The Inuvialuit Communications Society
Inuvik, Northwest Territories

The Inuvialuit Communications Society in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, is currently seeking applications for the position of Summer Producer/Production Assistant. This is primarily a supportive role, working closely with the Producer to facilitate production of a number of ongoing projects within the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to work independently on one 30-minute documentary about Inuvik, NWT. Content will be aired on APTN across Canada.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain on-the-ground experience creating documentary films for television as well as experience the Western Arctic/Mackenzie Delta during the beautiful summer months.

Applicants must be independent, resourceful, outgoing, organized and comfortable taking initiative.

Deadline for applications is June 18, 2012.

Responsibilities include:
Logging footage
Transcribing interviews
Help organizing logistics for shoots outside Inuvik/within ISR
Assisting Producer/Director with script development
Assisting with editing
Help providing subtitles in Inuvialuktun/English (programs are bilingual – knowledge of Inuvialuktun is not required)
Providing general administrative and logistical support for production activities already in place; occasional production assistant work on location
As mentioned above, in addition to supportive duties, the right candidate will assume the lead role on at least one project and therefore must be comfortable behind the camera as well
Skills and qualifications:
Previous experience in film production
Strong research skills;
Technical experience with video editing – knowledge of Final Cut Pro is essential;
Experience logging footage;
Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills;
Computer, internet and social networking competency;
Strong organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail;
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
Creative and easy to work with, positive attitude
Valid driver's license
Access to own laptop is preferred (though not required)
This is a paid position. Salary will be determined based on experience. Transportation to and from Inuvik, and accommodation for the months of July and August will be provided. This is a full-time, short-term contract position, with the possibility of extension.
To apply, please send a letter of interest, CV, two references (contact information only), and an example of past work to
For further information, please email or call 867-777-2320.
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

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