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Reports To: Media Director

Position Summary: The Senior Media Planner/Buyer is responsible for the planning of all media for assigned clients and new business, in addition to research, development, and presentation of media plans and media buying.

Responsibilities:

  • Media planning and negotiation/buying
  • Identify and evaluate new media opportunities
  • Daily and weekly media estimates and reporting. Final evaluation of updated post log reports for assigned programs.
  • Results analysis, media optimization and impact projection.
  • Maintain strong station sales and vendor relationships
  • Interfacing with client and internal teams
  • Identifying and resolving problems
  • Analyzing and tracking program results on a daily/weekly basis
  • Manage multiple campaigns
  • Manage, train and mentor assigned team
  • Researches, develops, and plans media for assigned clients
  • Gathers, organizes and presents competitive research and spending data
  • Approving affidavits and reconciling discrepancies
  • Mastery of the Core media tracking system from a front end and back end client results standpoint.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 4-6 years TV media buying experience required, DRTV preferred.
  • Strong math/analytical skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task on various accounts
  • Strong ability to shift priorities quickly in a deadline drive environment

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Bluewater Media is looking for a full-time production teammate! We are in search of a Lighting Tech/Grip.

The ideal candidate will be a team player with a great attitude and a hustling work ethic! Strong ability to work under pressure and within time constraints. Must be experienced with studio and field lighting.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Setup and break down of lighting equipment
  • Packing and inventorying grip trucks
  • Transporting equipment to and from shooting locations
  • Repairing and maintaining lighting equipment
  • Cleaning and organizing studios

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Strong Knowledge of lighting equipment including Tungsten, HMI, Fluorescent, and LED fixtures.
  • Familiar with grip/rigging equipment
  • Basic electrical knowledge
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities to meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Comfortable driving box trucks, vans, and trailers

Education/Experience:

  • College degree
  • 1-3 years working experience

References and work samples are encouraged.

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The Assistant Video Editor role provides support services to the entire post-production team. This is a growth position with the goal to help develop the individual to an editor and beyond. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Downloading and archiving footage using LTO Tapes and BRU Server
  • Transcoding and sub-clipping using Avid Media Composer
  • Grouping and syncing footage using Avid Media Composer
  • Edit both broadcast and web content using Avid Media Composer
  • Creating graphics off of prebuilt templates using Adobe After Effects
  • Setup and output masters and superless split submasters
  • Provide support to senior editors/editors where needed

Experience / Skills

  • Working knowledge of non-linear video editors (Avid Media Composer experience is a plus)
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining professionalism and composure
  • Hunger to develop into a great editor and willing to work extra hard to grow
  • Good listener and able to take constructive criticism
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and be self-sufficient when it comes to prioritizing deadlines
  • Strong technical and troubleshooting skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Color Correction and Audition a plus
  • A demo reel showcasing work is a plus
  • Advertising or direct response TV experience a plus

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At Bluewater Media the operations team helps drive both our business and our client’s success. The successful execution of advertising campaigns relies on the expertise of our operations team. Bluewater is a dynamic environment and the right candidate will keep the team moving in the right direction. Responsibilities include:

Tapes/Traffic:

  • Manage the setup of commercial tapes in our media tracking system on assigned programs
  • Manage the delivery and confirmation of commercial tapes to TV stations on assigned programs
  • Manage the delivery and confirmation of commercial traffic to TV stations on assigned programs
  • Manage the process of getting S&P approval from TV station for commercials that require it

Telemarketing/Web:

  • Assist in the setup and implementation of data feeds from various vendors (call center, web, 3rd party monitor, etc.) into the media tracking systems for programs.
  • Implement data setup in media management software
  • Verify the accuracy of data flows at the start of new client programs
  • Identify and communicate any potential issues to supervisor.
  • Thoroughly test all telemarketing scripts and web sites order flows for campaigns prior to launch

Data:

  • Assist with daily data imports for various feeds (call center, web, 3rd party monitor, etc). into Core for various programs.
  • Assist in daily response reconciliation for daily data feeds by program in a timely fashion.
  • Assess problems with file imports and assist the team in fixing them

Media Support:

  • Manage the successful execution of test calls/web/orders for all campaigns.
  • Request and enter pre-logs and post-logs into the Core media tracking system.

Internal:

  • Consistent, accurate and timely communication to manager of relevant issues and statuses

Skills:

A successful candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize job tasks based on deadlines
  • Detail oriented
  • Highly organized
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel)

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Bluewater is looking for a full-time Photographer/Videographer to join our rapidly expanding award-winning team!

The ideal candidate will be a talented and creative individual that can work independently and as part of a team. This position requires creative vision and the ability to execute a project from its idea phase all the way through to the screen for consumption. Qualified candidates will have command of best practices and trends in social media marketing, thrive in a fast-paced and high-demand environment, and understand how to both build and convert a digital audience. Likewise, they will be able to confidently communicate with team members, clients, and company leadership to outline and achieve digital marketing and commercial objectives for each project.

Requirements:

  • Preferred education: BA/BFA in Media, Photography, Film, or Digital Media Production, or equivalent experience.
  • Shooting with professional or semi-pro video/photo cameras
  • Ability to deliver quality audio, video, and still photography
  • Ability to plan narrative, shoots
  • Attention to detail
  • Understand and have the ability to control lighting
  • Professional experience producing and editing video content
  • Good knowledge of social media, audience engagement, and share-worthy content
  • Ability to work independently and under close direction
  • Familiarity with a Sony FS7 Camera a plus
  • Strong understanding of the various social media platforms and aware of the current trends, best practices in content
  • creation, digital marketing.
  • Ability to understand and follow creative direction and work in an organized and efficient manner.

The job requires daily creation of new content including: Web videos, photos, vlogs, social media video, photography and more. You must have creative vision and the ability to execute a project from its idea phase all the way through to the screen for consumption. You should have command of best practices and trends in social media marketing, enjoy being creative, and understand how to visually tell a story that builds and converts a digital audience.

The ideal candidate has successful experience writing, producing, shooting and editing digital videos and digital content for web and all social platforms.

Knowledge of direct-to-consumer marketing is a plus. Candidates must be capable of creating shareable content. In order to create this content candidates must have these skills: strong editorial copywriting, pre-producing organization still photography, videography, still photo and video editing. Must have knowledge of building a subscriber base. Must confidently communicate with team members, clients and company leadership to outline and achieve digital marketing and commercial objectives for each project.

Media Rich Necessary Skills Required:

  • A passion and strong understanding of the digital landscape
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to adopt the style, tone, and voice of our business'
  • various types of content.
  • Still Photography DSLR experience and visual storytelling with images
  • Videography experience using contemporary DSLR video cameras or similar to create video for video content.
  • Graphic Design skills and capabilities utilizing Adobe Creative Suite Tools including: Photoshop, lightroom.
  • Video Editing experience utilizing Adobe Premiere, Final Cut and/or Avid.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Social Media Best Practices, Social Media Content Creation and Content Management.
  • Ability to understand analytical data and feedback that will shape content needs, strategies and tactics.
  • Independent Thinking

Other Required Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent color correction skills
  • Working knowledge of all social media platforms
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. unassisted and carry equipment to assist with loading and unloading
  • Ability to work with equipment on a ladder
  • Ability to work long hours on your feet during production
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Ability to manually operate equipment

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The Bi-lingual Video Editor works closely with producers and other video editors and animators to create compelling and results driven advertising campaigns. Videos vary from 15 second commercial spots to 28:30 minute full infomercials. This is not a virtual position.

What You'll Do:

  • Work with producers, editors, and the graphics department to achieve the best version of each commercial
  • Take creative briefs/scripts and raw footage and make them into clear, concise finished videos
  • Work on multiple clients/projects at a time
  • Think critically about how to optimize product positioning and customer engagement.
  • Edit both broadcast and web content using Avid Media Composer
  • Create graphics from prebuilt templates using Adobe After Effects
  • Setup and output masters and superless split submasters

Qualifications:

  • Must provide a link to DEMO REEL to be considered
  • 3+ years of experience in video editing and motion graphics
  • Experience with TV Advertising – direct response TV experience a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of non-linear video editors (Avid Media Composer experience is a plus)
  • Good listener and able to take constructive criticism
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and be self-sufficient when it comes to prioritizing deadlines
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish & English)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on a collaborative team with other editors
  • Experience working with After Effects and Audition
  • Experience working with color correction and mastering for broadcast video

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Bluewater is looking for a full-time Media Coordinator.

Position Summary:

The Media Coordinator is responsible for supporting the DRTV media team and helping achieve client goals through communications with stations and facilitating the data flows required to run an advertising campaign.

Responsibilities:

  • Request and process pre-log and post-log air times
  • Identify airings outside of buy parameters and resolve with stations
  • Follow up on station confirmations for new orders and revisions
  • Request rate cards, avails and program grids for assigned stations
  • Maintain program station folders
  • Follow up and resolve Did Not Airs
  • Import and reconcile data feeds (call center, web, etc.) into CORE Media System
  • Pull client reporting as required
  • Work with media buyer to negotiate and buy for assigned programs and stations against client goals

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong math/analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong ability to shift priorities quickly in a deadline drive environment
  • Basic knowledge of marketing/advertising
  • Basic computer skills

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Bluewater Media is seeking qualified candidates for full-time Motion Graphics Designer/Animator positions.

The Motion Graphics Designer is responsible for assisting in the creation of animations and motion graphics for use in national broadcast and online content. Common projects include TV show/ advertising graphics packages, full screen graphics, intros, etc. as well as 2D and 3D explanatory animations and creative/entertainment content including character animation. The ideal Candidate must be able to plan and deliver effective on brand visual communication, quickly and on time that meets with the creative director's vision and project goals as well as achieving marketing messaging and business goals.

Responsibilities

  • The Motion Graphics Designer/Animator must be experienced and proficient with Maya and Adobe After Effects.
  • Must demonstrate excellent design and visual concepting skills.
  • Must be able to create and modify visually stunning motion graphics designs that communicate, emphasize critical information, and tie-down messaging.
  • The Animator must be able to effectively execute these pillars of Animation: modeling, rigging, lighting, shading, rendering, and ultimately compositing.
  • Must be able to work independently, and as part of a team.
  • Must be comfortable and capable of working long hours in front of a computer screen
  • Must have basic working knowledge of computer Operating Systems and office communication skills.
  • Must have a positive attitude and interpersonal communication skills
  • Other Duties as Assigned

These Additional Skills are a plus

  • Working knowledge of Avid Non-Linear Editing a Plus
  • Working with CAD product files
  • Knowledge of working with VRAY
  • Working knowledge of Thinkbox Deadline Render Manager
  • Sound Design Experience

MUST SUBMIT DEMO REEL AND MOTION GRAPHICS EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED!!

Job Type: Full-time

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The Administrative Assistant provides support to the Vice Presidents of Creative and Production. The Administrative Assistant must have initiative, ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, ability to work under pressure, and be able to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

Job Responsibilities / Functions:

  • Manages the VP’s extremely active calendar of meetings and calls
  • Completes budget reports and reviews
  • Prioritizes client communications
  • Updates and manages project timelines, including changes on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Organizes current projects and keeps all versions of scripts, castings and locations in an easy to access format
  • Composes and prepares correspondence, including those of a confidential nature
  • Plans, coordinates and ensures the VP’s schedule is followed and respected.
  • Works with other Digital and Media departments to coordinate meetings
  • Strong follow up skills including but not limited to personal and team task follow up to keep business moving forward
  • MUST possess strong business savvy skills, including the ability to prepare PowerPoint presentations, excel charts, type/format Word documents, etc. as needed
  • Works closely and effectively with the VP to keep him/her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
  • Additional ad hoc responsibilities and tasks as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Outstanding administrative and organization skills
  • Detail oriented and able to prioritize and multitask
  • Demonstrates strong ownership evident through responsibility and accountability for end product
  • Strong typing and proofreading skills
  • Computer literate; strong email and calendaring skills required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; possesses a positive attitude
  • Able to work efficiently and effectively in a fast paced, deadline-driven, high pressure environment; flexible to work overtime on short notice
  • Excellent professional standards, judgment, and discretion when dealing with sensitive information
  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written

Other Required Skills:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. unassisted and carry equipment to assist with loading and unloading
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

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Bluewater Media is looking for a full-time Digital Graphic Designer to join our award-winning team.

The ideal candidate will be a talented and creative individual that can work independently and as part of a team. This position requires creative vision and the ability to execute a project from its idea phase all the way through to the screen for consumption. Qualified candidates will have command of best practices and trends in social media marketing, thrive in a fast-paced and high-demand environment, and understand how to both build and convert a digital audience. Likewise, they will be able to confidently communicate with team members, clients, and company leadership to outline and achieve digital marketing and commercial objectives for each project.

Requirements:

  • Highly proficient in the entire Adobe Creative Suite. Specifically, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Experience with motion graphic design in Adobe After Effects.
  • Strong understanding of typography, layout, graphic design and digital production.
  • Strong understanding of the various social media platforms and aware of the current trends, best practices in digital marketing.
  • Ability to understand and follow creative direction and work in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Knowledge of basic HTML/CSS are a plus but not required.

Qualified candidates only need apply and a link to your portfolio is required.

Media Rich Necessary Skills Required:

  • A passion and strong understanding of the digital landscape
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to adopt the style, tone, and voice of our business' various types of content.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Social Media Best Practices, Social Media Content Creation and Content Management
  • Blog Creation and Management, including optimizing content for search engines and lead generation.
  • Long-form content project capability such as eBooks.
  • Ability to understand analytical feedback that will shape content needs, strategies and tactics.
  • Independent Thinking

Other Required Skills:

  • Excellent color correction skills
  • Working knowledge of all social media platforms
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. unassisted and carry equipment to assist with loading and unloading
  • Ability to work with equipment on a ladder
  • Ability to work long hours on your feet during production
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Ability to manually operate equipment

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