Position Title: Junior Coordinator, Video Production (6 month contract)
Department: Marketing
Direct Manager: Manager, Video Production

COMPANY PROFILE:
The Canadian Football League is Canada’s home for professional football. With over a century of rich history and nine member teams across the nation, the CFL provides world-class entertainment and excitement to a passionate and dedicated fan base. A season-long journey of unforgettable moments and must-see-TV broadcasts culminates in Canada’s largest single-day sporting event – the Grey Cup, where the newly crowned champions earn the right to hoist the iconic emblem of Canadian football.

The CFL leads a global movement to grow and modernize the game. The league is committed to a global vision as it connects with fans around the world. It is transforming into a digital-first sports league through an innovative, first-of-its-kind partnership with Genius Sports to maximize fan engagement through data analytics, technological advances, and sports betting.

Just as important as its industry-leading operations, the CFL proudly champions the values on which Canada was built – unity, diversity, inclusion, strength, and service to the community. The league is supportive of all peoples, cultures, and backgrounds, offering a respectful and inclusive working and playing environment, centered on acceptance and understanding. The CFL’s successes are measured not only on the field and within its ranks, but also in its unparalleled impact in affecting positive change and bettering Canadian communities and lives.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Canadian Football League is seeking a passionate and creative video professional to join our Content Marketing team in Toronto. You’ll assist our Video Production team in crafting, producing, developing and editing captivating content for the highly anticipated 2024 season. From telling compelling stories to engaging fans across CFL-owned digital platforms, you’ll play a key role in shaping the future of CFL video production.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Support the Video Production team with shooting, video editing, motion graphics, publishing and footage archiving
  • Collaborate with Content Marketing team on weekly storylines and visual elements that support them
  • Capture and publish the CFL’s weekly podcast, The Waggle
  • Take ownership of weekly video projects, editing and publishing under tight deadlines
  • Maintain and expand archived video, and fulfill footage requests
  • Capture video such as interviews, game action and press conferences on-location where required
  • Act as liaison between League and Member Clubs

QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, EXPERIENCE):

  • Highly creative video editor, proficient in Adobe Premiere
  • Skilled shooter with sports experience, proficient in use of Sony Cinema cameras
  • Strong graphic design skills (After Effects, Photoshop)
  • Familiarity and experience with social media platforms considered a plus
  • Extensive CFL & football knowledge
  • Comfortable with Mac operating systems
  • Able to simultaneously manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work some weekends, holidays and select evenings


REQUIREMENTS

  • Please provide links to your portfolio or minimum 3 previous work samples. Be sure to list your specific role for each piece of work

KEY RELATIONSHIPS/CONTACTS

  • Manager, Video Production
  • Sr. Coordinator, Video Production
  • Director, Content Marketing
  • Manager, Social Media Content & Strategy
  • Nine (9) Member Club Marketing / Video Leads

LOCATION:
This role is based in Ontario, at the CFL League Office in Toronto (50 Wellington St. East). The successful candidate must be located in Ontario and able to attend the office at least two days per week. In addition, all employees will be required to attend meetings or other business events at the league office or other venues as business needs dictate.

CONTACT:
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@cfl.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

We are working to create a more diverse and inclusive work environment and welcome applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people living with disabilities and people identifying as LGBTQ2S+.