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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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Bluewater seeks a full-time Office Production Assistant

The Office PA is a highly detailed individual who enjoys organizing and managing tasks and priorities in an efficient way. This is a growth position in a growing company. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Producing Team, as well as other departments as needed
  • Assisting with the production of video and film projects, as needed
  • Office support, which includes gear maintenance, cleaning studios and workspaces
  • Researching production logistics
  • Booking talent and models for shoots, pending approval from Producers
  • Generate Call Sheets
  • Verify that paperwork is signed and filed properly
  • Identify production needs and concerns and offer cost and time efficient solutions
  • Assist in all other aspects of production, as necessary, including: Production Design,
  • Lighting, Set Operations and Camera Department
  • Coordinate shoot schedule with Production team
  • Proofing and editing
  • Clerical functions, such as preparing correspondence, arranging conference calls and scheduling meetings
  • Various office assistant needs: photocopying/printing, file management, office supplies inventory and organization, etc.
  • Run errands and manage incoming deliveries of packages/shipments

Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor in the face of competing demands and pressures
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and provide world class service to clients
  • Ability to manipulate small details with accuracy and focus
  • Compose, review, and edit prepared documents, ensuring the accuracy of final product
  • File and retrieve electronically stored document, records, and reports.
  • Proactiveness to see task and client service through from start to finish
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work long and/or irregular hours in various situations
  • Knowledge of production terminology appreciated
  • Highly organized

Education/Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of production experience - internship or college degree would apply
  • Must have proactive, positive attitude with self-motivated drive and determination
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills - must be comfortable calling unfamiliar people on the telephone
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Drive
  • Possess a reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license, and a clean driving record

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Bluewater is looking to expand its digital advertising team with the addition of an experienced Social Media Manager. If you love optimizing a campaign to exceed the KPI, or live to implement new strategies to expand success for a client....you'll love it at Bluewater. This position will work hand in hand with account managers and TV buyers to create the right media mix and get the strongest response within a client's budget. The best candidate will have proven experience in paid social, great attention to detail, and value the trust involved with being part of a flexible and dynamic, fast-growing team.

Required Platform experience:

  • Facebook/Instagram

Additional Platform Experience That Would Help:

  • Pinterest
  • Email
  • Google Ads
  • YouTube
  • AdRoll
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter

Responsibilities Include:

Paid

  • Set up, launch and optimize paid social campaigns
  • Monitor reporting of campaign results on a regular basis
  • Organize campaign materials and set up ads on social media platforms.
  • Recommend and execute A/B testing when required to provide insights on creative performance
  • Adhere to weekly/monthly budgets
  • Build well organized campaigns and leverage all tools available on a platform

General

  • Understand how social media works as a part of the overall media mix
  • Manage multiple social media campaigns and projects in the same day
  • Take full ownership of client accounts and demonstrate competency for responsibilities such as campaign planning, strategy recommendations, budgeting, managing client relationships, etc.
  • Perform audience research and recommend targeting options based on demographics, interests, affinity groups, etc.
  • Provide help in planning creative for social media ads and posts and identify performance trends on existing visuals and copy to aid in the creation of new creative
  • Know campaigns "inside and out" to meet all client KPIs/goals.
  • Pull regular reporting and provide written analysis on campaign performance
  • See beyond performance reports and think strategically to offer insight to clients on what's happening within a campaign
  • Be proficient with Excel to organize campaign data for client presentations
  • Analyze reports and recommend campaign optimizations to improve performance
  • Work directly with the digital media supervisor and campaign managers to meet client goals and plan strategically, taking in to account other marketing activities (TV, Radio, Sales, Promotion, etc)
  • Understand platform best practices for optimal ad performance
  • Be curious and explore new opportunities to test and stay ahead of the curve
  • Constantly learn to stay on top of the rapidly changing social media landscape.

The Right Person For This Position Has:

  • 3-5 years' experience in online marketing, specifically in paid social
  • Hands on experience in managing monthly campaign budgets from $50k - $100k+
  • Proficiency using Facebook Business Manager / Ad Manager
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, project management and time management skills
  • Excellent writing skills

Great Stuff That Will Set You Apart:

  • Experience in Direct Response/E-commerce advertising
  • Experience in an Ad Agency setting managing multiple paid social campaigns (3-5+ campaigns)
  • Experience with AdRoll or other similar remarketing platforms

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Wellness Rewards Program to keep you healthy
  • 401(k) plan with company match so you can save for the future
  • Paid vacation and holidays so you can have fun with family and friends

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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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    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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    The Executive Assistant provides support primarily to the Vice Presidents of Creative & Production. The Executive Assistant must have the initiative, ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times 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 and follows up on record details
    • 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 and define project deliverables
    • 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

    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

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