Interior Health is hiring two (2) Multimedia Consultants to join the Communications & Culture team. Apply today!
The worksite location for this position is flexible and can be located anywhere within the Interior Health region.
About the role:
The Multimedia Consultant works as a member of the Corporate & Digital Content team to provide in-house multimedia creation expertise for the southern region of Interior Health (IH).Reporting to the Director, Corporate & Digital Content, the Multimedia Consultant is responsible for developing and delivering a range of digital media services, including producing, filming, editing, and writing video content, in addition to photography assignments, to support organizational priorities and communications initiatives.
The Consultant partners with other members of the Communications & Culture portfolio to support content creation for and management of proactive and reactive campaigns, social media and website initiatives, to maximize the efficacy of Interior Health’s internal and external communications channels, specifically with video. The Consultant will develop and execute a fully integrated editorial content plan designed to foster and optimize engagement, measure success and align with Interior Health’s organizational and communications priorities across multiple platforms.
Additionally, the Multimedia Consultant works collaboratively with Communications & Culture portfolio members, along with other operational experts across the IH organization, to bring to life corporate and digital content through a number of mediums, specifically video storytelling. The Multimedia Consultant will have strong communications skills and insights into trends, functions and best practices. They will be relationship focused and build trust through collaboration and best-in-class execution with internal and external partners.
Some key duties:
• Develops and delivers multimedia content for Interior Health’s Communications & Culture portfolio.
• Works to understand and translate internal and external communication needs into video content. Provide guidance on effective digital content creation strategies for the broader Coporate & Digital Content team that will help inform IH’s key audiences, respond to and get in front of issues management, and articulate organizational messages.
• In partnership with other Multimedia Consultant, will own and manage the multimedia content calendar from priorities to execution, including collaboration with Communications & Culture portfolio team members on concepts, integration and impact.
• Inspires and educates the organization with thought leadership on video content trends.
• Elevates brand voice to drive positive engagement internally and foster engagement externally with locally focused content.
• Partners with IH operational teams to ensure planning and execution align to key business priorities and opportunities.
• Provides on-call (after hours) coverage according to portfolio schedule.
• Collaborates with other Communications & Culture portfolio members, as required, to coordinate and execute assigned tasks, ensuring that service delivery is seamless for clients and deadlines are met.
• Seeks out opportunities to increase technical communications and engagement skills, awareness of best practices, industry standards, etc., and to share key learnings with portfolio.
• Perform other related duties as may be assigned.
Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:
An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects await the right candidate. We offer one of the best benefit packages and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we also offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive defined employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.
Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces. Apply today!
Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).
Education, Training, and Experience
• A Bachelor’s degree specializing in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or a related field.
• A minimum of five (5) plus years of experience as an accredited member of the media is preferred, or alternatively having worked for an agency or in-house creative team.
• Previous experience in employee or corporate communications, and knowledge of the health-care operating environment are an asset.
• An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, with demonstrated results in communications will also be considered.
Skills and Abilities
• Ability to work as part of a collaborative, high-performance team.
• Expert knowledge of and competence with current video production and multimedia capture equipment including HD cameras, DSLR cameras, lighting, sound and peripherals, computing networks and production server environments.
• Advanced knowledge of video and multimedia production software; MediaShare, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Soundtrack Pro, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro, Logic Pro, Adobe CS6, Digital Performer, Camtasia, Captivate, Lectora, Udutu or comparable authoring software
• Proven ability to plan, produce and deliver professional multimedia productions in a timely fashion and within budgetary constraints
• Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work across all levels of the health-care system and Interior Health's communities, with sensitivity to personal privacy, care constraints, and confidentiality issues.
• Demonstrated understanding of communications, marketing and public or media relations best practices.
• Exceptional written and verbal communication and proof-reading skills.
• Ability to develop, implement, and evaluate strategic, operational, and issues management-related communication.
• Ability to effectively work with senior leaders and other partners in a wide variety of settings across the organization.
• Strong understanding of political and health-care environment, including local and regional councils and leadership structures in British Columbia.
• Ability to set priorities and be results-oriented.
• Ability to remain calm, alert, and high functioning under stressful situations.
• Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive issues with skill, tact, and diplomacy.
• Advanced computer skills.
• Ability to carry out the duties of the position with a high degree of ethical and professional behaviour.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Occasional travel may be required.
Starting salary is approximately from $67,864 to $97,555 and will be based on education, training and experience
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.