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Manager, Video Production

Who we are:
Geotab ® is a global leader in IoT and connected transportation and certified “Great Place to Work.” We are a company of diverse and talented individuals who work together to help businesses grow and succeed, and increase the safety and sustainability of our communities.
Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Geotab Marketplace ®, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes. 
Our team is growing and we’re looking for people who follow their passion, think differently and want to make an impact.  Ours is a fast paced, ever changing environment. Geotabbers accept that challenge and are willing to take on new tasks and activities – ones that may not always be described in the initial job description. Join us for a fulfilling career with opportunities to innovate, great benefits, and our fun and inclusive work culture. Reach your full potential with Geotab. To see what it’s like to be a Geotabber, check out our blog and follow us @InsideGeotab on Instagram. Join our talent network to learn more about job opportunities and company news.
Who you are:
We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Manager, Video Production  with over ten years of experience in creative video marketing and a strong background in video editing, production, animation and motion graphics. This multifaceted role demands expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud and other relevant production tools, along with a knack for transforming complex technical concepts into compelling multimedia content.
What you’ll do:
The Manager of Video Production oversees and handles all aspects of video production, from pre-production planning to post-production, managing diverse projects such as case studies and promotional videos for a global audience. A proven leader, the Manager of Video Production directs in-house dynamic teams, manages significant budgets and external vendors, and ensures high-quality content that aligns with Geotab’s brand vision. With a focus on innovation, resourcefulness, customer obsession and excellent communication skills, this role is perfect for a strategic and creative professional eager to drive our brand’s visual narrative in a fast-paced environment.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Lead proactive strategic planning for video content, aligning with business objectives and key stakeholder needs, including integration with marketing, sales, and product development.
  • Coordinate video production efforts with product launches and go-to-market strategies while staying abreast of industry trends and innovative techniques to enhance brand impact.
  • Develop an annual video strategy aligned with marketing and company objectives.
  • Conceptualize and produce multimedia content like podcasts, case studies, promotional, product, and marketing videos.
  • Address diverse international and multi-language needs.
  • Lead brainstorming, scripting, storyboarding, and resource allocation for project success.
  • Collaborate with creative teams for innovative content ideas and maintain high-quality standards, ensuring compliance with legal and company standards.
  • Develop and oversee production schedules for timely project execution.
  • Manage logistics for video shoots, including location selection and equipment management.
  • Coordinate the entire production process, aligning it with marketing strategies and company goals.
  • Lead and mentor a team of internal video production specialists, fostering a collaborative and creative environment and enhancing team skills and performance.
  • Coordinate logistics for crew, talent, and equipment to ensure smooth operations.
  • Foster a culture of innovation by encouraging the team to adopt and experiment with new tools and creative techniques in video production.
  • Oversee and conduct video and sound editing, format selection, media import, and raw media organization.
  • Enhance productions with graphics, titles, music, voice-overs, sound effects, and closed-captioning.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on project pricing and requirements.
  • Maintain effective relationships with third-party agencies and internal teams.
  • Manage and curate the company’s video library and oversee external video channels.
  • Perform regular audits of video platforms for performance and compliance.
  • Diligently monitor and analyze video and broadcast metrics to extract key insights, guiding strategic refinements for enhanced effectiveness.
  • Assess Return on Investment (ROI) and quantify the business impact of video content, enabling data-driven decisions for future projects.
  • Oversee the budget for video production and ensure optimal resource and equipment utilization and maintenance.
  • Plan and conduct on-site video shoots, manage travel, required rentals, and location arrangements.
  • Lead the creation of various video types, including corporate, customer proof/advocacy, and product-related videos.
  • Coordinate video planning for large company events, ensuring comprehensive coverage and high-quality production.
  • Develop and improve internal video production processes, including intake, vendor management, quality assurance, and adherence to guidelines.
  • Manage relationships with external vendors, negotiate contracts, and handle budgets for cost-effective production solutions.
  • Select, hire, and lead crew and talent, providing direction and coaching.
  • Provide guidance on video production equipment, software, and techniques, ensuring up-to-date technology and equipment maintenance. Pushing the team to innovate using the latest tools and techniques.

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in Marketing, Film, Video, or a related field.
  • At least 10 years in a creative marketing role, including 8+ years in video editing and motion graphics. Traditional animation skills are an asset.
  • Extensive experience working in agency environments, the tech industry, or similar fields.
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud (Premier Pro, After Effects), Final Cut X, and Adobe Audition.
  • Proficient with professional cameras, prosumer camcorders, various HD and SD formats.
  • Strong skills in pre-production planning, studio and field production, lighting/grip, scriptwriting, storyboarding, and photography.
  • High technical aptitude and quick learner of new systems.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and G Suite.
  • Knowledge in audio production (small format mixers, compression, EQ, effects processors) and recording techniques.
  • Proficiency in digital video editing, motion graphics design, and video compression for multiple platforms.
  • Confidence in leading projects independently or in teams.
  • Experience directing teams on set and in production environments.
  • Ability to manage projects efficiently in fast-paced settings through tight timelines.
  • Excellent persuasive communication and interviewing skills.
  • Ability to translate complex technical ideas into compelling multimedia marketing assets.
  • Leadership qualities to attract and motivate team members.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, adept at training diverse audiences.
  • Resourcefulness, detail orientation, and a strong commitment to deadlines.
  • Proficient in analyzing video and broadcast analytics for content strategy improvement.
  • Experience in managing significant production budgets and resource optimization.
  • Experience in enhancing internal processes, including video production intake, quality assurance, and brand guidelines adherence.
  • Excellent organizational abilities with a focus on quality, detail, and accuracy. Capable of managing multiple high-priority tasks.
  • Flexible and adaptable, capable of leading change and working with tight deadlines.
  • Energetic team player with a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to identify needs, develop solutions, and manage projects to completion.
  • Proven capability in problem-solving and making well-judged decisions, backed by strong analytical skills.
If you got this far, we hope you’re feeling excited about this role! Even if you don’t feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply.
Please note: Geotab does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Geotab employees.
Why job seekers choose Geotab:
Flex working arrangements
Home office reimbursement program
Baby bonus & parental leave top up program
Online learning and networking opportunities
Electric vehicle purchase incentive program
Competitive medical and dental benefits
Retirement savings program
*The above are offered to full-time permanent employees only
How we work:
At Geotab, we have adopted a flexible first working model in that we have systems, functions, programs and policies in place to support both in-person and virtual work. However, you are welcomed and encouraged to come into our beautiful, safe, clean offices as often as you like. When working from home, you are required to have a reliable internet connection with at least 50mb DL/10mb UL. Virtual work is supported with cloud-based applications, collaboration tools and asynchronous working. The health and safety of employees are a top priority. We encourage work-life balance and keep the Geotab culture going strong with online social events, chat rooms and gatherings. Join us and help reshape the future of technology!
We believe that ensuring diversity is fundamental to our future growth and progress and is an integral part of our business. We believe that success happens where new ideas can flourish – in an environment that is rich in diversity and a place where people from various backgrounds can work together. Geotab encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes and when people are hired. We will ensure the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities are taken into account as part of performance management, career development, training and redeployment processes. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our diversity and inclusion as well as accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at [email protected]. Click here to learn more about what happens with your personal data.

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