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Photo/Video Content Creator

Photo/Video Content Creator

SPOKANE, WASHINTON, USA

FULL-TIME

We’re excited to add a Full-Time Photo/Video Content Creator to our Kinetek Team in Spokane, WA!! This is a rare opportunity to join our dynamic team…if you meet the criteria below…send us your info…let’s see if you have what it takes!

Kinetek Media is a modern digital agency in Downtown Spokane looking for a full-time multi-talented Photo/Video Content Creator to join our team of creatives to bring our client’s stories to life. You will partner with Kinetek managers to coordinate various projects and work with our select clients who specialize in food, events, and services.

What to Expect:

At Kinetek, we guarantee you’ll have problems to solve. You’ll be dragged into projects in the 11th hour. And you’ll be expected to create and contribute to our ever-evolving processes. The work isn’t easy. It’s hospitality, events, and education. And there’s plenty to go around. We need an intelligent, creative Photo/Video Content Creator with the flexibility to turn on your heels when priorities change, the thoughtfulness to do what’s in the best interest of the team, and the desire to always produce your best work. You are working in the client service industry means going the extra mile. We do what’s right for the client, not just what’s easy. And that’s what makes our jobs gratifying. We have a startup environment with innovative personalities and fast-paced workflows. We’re able to try new things and experiment. Basically, we need someone who’s willing to work really hard and doesn’t get discouraged when a project is going off the rails. Our clients are our priority. We are creative partners for our clients. We are do-ers. We work hard. We love our work! So if you’ve got a lot of grit and an equal amount of gumption, keep reading…

Job Description:

We are searching for a Photo/Video content creator to help create compelling multimedia stories for our client’s brand’s social platforms. This role is a part of the newly established position, which coordinates with the Creative Director, Social Media team, and other managers with creative concepting, content production, and day-to day management for content on multiple brand’s social media channels.

This roll will storyboard, shoot, film, photograph, and edit much of the multimedia content that will be required to support an “always-on” strategy for owned media properties.

Content includes but not limited to, videos (long, short, episodic), photography, stories, tik-tok videos, reels, animations, GIFs and more. The Photo/Video Content Creator is an individual who knows their way around the camera and the editing room, and can think and execute with a social first mind-set.

Our perfect candidate lives and breathes internet culture and can quickly adapt the latest trends into client-focused content. We need someone who will develop this position into a functioning team. You will be a leader and grow into a director position. We need dedication and willingness to be on the team for 2-5+ years.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Be a strategic, collaborative partner – work with the team to develop content concepts based on the marketing objectives. Be the expert when it comes to video and Image content production. Bring new ideas and projects to life on a regular basis.
Video shooting and editing for social media platforms like YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter etc.
Edit existing brand and product photos/videos to align with social media platform specs
Create always-on Facebook and Instagram Stories via editing tools like adobe after-effects
Film and edit Tik Tok videos and Instagram Reels
Ability to produce motion graphics for videos such as intros, lower thirds, transitions, outros, and icon animations.
Photography: Take all necessary images and retouch as needed
Ensure all content is created and edited in the proper specs for each social media channel and produced to brand quality stands
Collaborate with our Creative Director & internal departments on projects and assignments to align with content schedules to keep projects on target, on budget, and on time, ensuring quality deliverables that achieve stated business/marketing objectives.
Manage multiple tasks at the same time and support the extended team and internal clients with all content needs
Operate, maintain, and set-up all photography, video, audio, and lighting equipment
Research industry and competitor trends and suggest new content ideas

PREFERRED SKiLLS:

Excellent interpersonal skills with a “can-do” attitude, diplomatic approach, confidence, and comfort around coworkers and executive management is a must.
An outgoing, strong personality to match both the community and company culture is desired.
Can balance working in a fast-paced, creatively driven organization applying a strong work ethic.
Always All In: Innovate! Find new ways to do things better.

ESSENTIAL SOFTWARE and HARDWARE KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

Thorough knowledge of Lightroom Classic
Thorough knowledge of Final Cut Pro X
Experience with Adobe Photoshop CC
Canon camera systems (preferred)
Proficient in desktop applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Understands Google applications such as Gmail, Drive, Sheets, Docs etc.
Google Analytics
WordPress
Apple/Mac ecosystem
Google Drive
Mailchimp
Slack
Monday

Minimum Experience:

At least 5 years of marketing experience working for or with brands with an emphasis on digital/social media video/photo production/editing
Well-versed in social content creation, strategy, and tactics.
Understand content production process and approval cycles.
Full knowledge of content creation software such as Final Cut, Premiere, Lightroom, Photoshop, etc.
Proficient using DLSR’s, video, audio, and lighting equipment
A bachelors degree or proven experience in marketing, arts, film, photography, communication, or equivalent is required

PERSONALITY MUSTS:

You MUST be kind, creative, resourceful, and always ready to take initiative. If this is not you, thank you for reading this far, but please move on. Our perfect fit is a problem solver who understands the difference between “yes, and…” and “yes, but…”. You should be a hungry, scrappy personality with a positive attitude who aims to deliver. Working in the client service industry means going the extra mile. We need someone who is always willing to rise to the occasion and put forward beautiful work that exceeds client expectations. Someone who is detailed, organized, driven, displays vigor, and comes ready to play every day will fit in well. Confidence, self-discipline, and a congenial, curious mind are things we love and admire.

Kinetek Content Creators need the following characteristics:
Manual dexterity, physical mobility, and some physical strength/stamina
Creativity and attention to detail
Story-Telling Ability
Ability to work in a creative, fast-paced environment;
Organization to manage their time efficiently
Flexibility and good listening skills
Enough patience to wait for the perfect shot
Technical acumen to be able to operate, configure, set up, and fix video, audio, lighting, or other production equipment
Understanding of post-production techniques
Passion—they have to be all about getting the shot
Possesses a strong work ethic and willingness to take initiative and be proactive;
Comfortable working with different personalities, new people, and subject matter experts;

BONUS POINTS FOR APPLICANTS WITH:

Social Media management and/or design background
WordPress knowledge
A history of managing a high volume of clients
Knowledge of the hospitality industry, events, manufacturing, and K-12 education

COMPENSATION:

Salary
Flexible Vacation
Health and Dental benefits
Opportunity to grow and advance

Pay Based on experience. Please include salary requirements in cover letter as well as your portfolio of accounts and posts that you are directly responsible for.

Office Hours
M-F 8:30-4:30 in office

Some travel with work at multiple locations in Washington and Idaho

If we just described you and this is a fit for you, please apply with your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to

jobs@kinetekmedia.com

Employment Type
Full-time