Duration of contract: one year

Images have been important turning points in many social movements and campaigns and visual storytelling is a vital part of the work that Greenpeace does globally. We are looking for someone with video production experience, who understands the importance of stories in inspiring people to engage and take action. In a time when the climate crisis is reaching a critical point, we need stories that connect us and motivate us more than ever.

The Photo/Video Producer will support the establishment of Greenpeace Canada’s new Video Editorial Board together with the Deputy Program Director, and champion a video strategy aimed at optimizing video content to inspire and motivate new supporters. This role will oversee video production and photography across the organization, managing a network of contractors, equipment and advice on creative content and best practices, including evaluating video related KPIs. The position is also responsible for maintaining Greenpeace Canada’s photo and video archives, related systems and hardware, and responding to external requests for archive content.

Main responsibilities:

  1. Oversee the production of photo & video content to further the objectives of the video and engagement strategies, and be an active contributor to the Video Editorial Board process.
  2. Manage contracts and relationships with photo/video contractors, including updating the contractor database. Manage the work of contractors in the areas of concept development, filming, editing and production.
  3. Train and support staff to increase organizational understanding of photo and video standards and creative processes.
  4. Manage all distribution of photos, audio and video either in the field or in the office and coordinate with relevant GPCA staff. Coordinate global distribution when necessary, in liaison with GPI and/or national regional offices.
  5. Manage archiving (both digital and analogue) and retrievals as appropriate.
  6. Respond to internal and external creative requests, based on approved plans.

Knowledge requirements:

  • Knowledge and understanding of photography & video and techniques, including but not limited to Photoshop and Final Cut Pro.
  • Experience managing photo and video contracts and overseeing the work of contractors.
  • Knowledge of copyright requirements.
  • Understanding and knowledge of multi-media archive principles and systems.
  • Excellent communication skills in English. Bilingualism in French would be an asset.

You will work with colleagues in Canada and around the world and you must be able to travel, including internationally. The ability to work weekends and evenings is sometimes required.

Candidates should understand and support the Greenpeace campaign tactics, including the use of peaceful civil disobedience.  All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Greenpeace Canada embraces equity and diversity and is committed to a workplace that is enriched by the people, needs and desires of Canada’s diverse community. We thank all applicants, but only those invited for interviews will be contacted.