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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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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. This is not a remote position.

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 awareness 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
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

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The Digital Marketing Specialist will directly support the Paid Search team in fulfilling Paid Search media buying, analysis, optimization, and management of tactical paid search media plans for client accounts. You will proactively provide recommendations, ensure campaigns are meeting/exceeding goals, and continually analyze campaigns to boost performance.

Additionally, you will play a key role in providing and presenting data to Paid Search team members and internal departments to ensure strategic direction and goals are achieved and reflected in tactical Paid Search channel plan recommendations.

You may also be responsible for independently managing smaller, less demanding clients and are also expected to maintain a high-level knowledge of your client’s line of business by staying on top of industry trends.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Campaign Management

  • Keyword and ad copy development, and campaign structuring
  • Set-up and management of campaigns across Google & Microsoft, with a clear understanding of account structure, ad creation, budget management, reporting requirements, client sector and industry considerations, landing pages & tracking requirements
  • Oversee daily, weekly & monthly spend in line with targets and budgets
  • Support strategy development for clients, along with account and campaign forecasts QA deliverables
  • Work closely with the internal team to own new testing and optimization ideas to drive campaign performance
  • Understand additional vendors that could provide value to clients
  • Be an expert on best practices to manage keywords, ad groups, ads, etc. (including trafficking keywords)

Bid Management & Optimization

  • Expertise in the manual and smart bidding solutions in the respective channels, and what makes sense for a given client based on their goals/performance
  • Familiarization with bid management tools
  • Ensure budgets are correctly optimized and managed according to forecast and/or plans
  • Ad analysis and new ad creation, with regular A/B testing
  • Monitor and analyze competitor activity through Auction Insights as well as other competitor monitoring tools (ex: SEM Rush), providing key insight and trends to clients

Reporting

  • Create and ensure accurate reporting to account/client specifications & KPI’s
  • Monitor & analyze performance media data, via daily, weekly, monthly reports, or on an ad-hoc basis to drive optimization decisions and effectively manage media performance
  • Ensure client accounts are maintaining performance against targets/objectives
  • Interpret & provide insight on performance reporting
  • Present performance updates to clients on a regular and ad-hoc basis

Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform accurate and timely billings and reconciliation
  • Support digital team members on client accounts when needed or requested
  • Stay apprised of industry standards, new media programs/opportunities, and certifications for Paid Search
WHO YOU ARE

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in executing paid search media campaigns
  • You are experienced in Google Analytics, Bing, AdWords, Pay Per Click, etc.
  • You have a solid understanding of paid search media research and how to leverage data.
  • You understand the elements of strategic marketing performance planning and can actively participate to deliver against it.
  • You have demonstrated success in "owning" high-quality campaigns that have provided measurable and meaningful results.
  • You can manage multiple projects with short timelines in a fast-paced dynamic environment and are experienced in managing projects from concept to completion.
  • You work well under pressure while maintaining accuracy, strict confidentiality, and a professional demeanor.
  • You enjoy interacting with people at all levels of the organization (internal and external stakeholders) and fostering strong cross-functional teamwork.
  • You have outstanding written and oral communications skills and the ability to think strategically.
  • You have a high level of attention to detail and organization.
  • You have a desire and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • You demonstrate high initiative and willingness to assume greater responsibility.
  • You are self-motivated and productive in both independent and collaborative team settings.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, or related field of study
  • You have experience working in a media planning capacity for an agency or advertiser.
  • You demonstrate a complete understanding of agency planning procedures and internal capabilities.
  • You show proven success in establishing, building, and maintaining relationships with clients.
  • You are proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint (i.e., deck building) and Microsoft Excel (i.e. Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPs), with the ability to analyze data and draw conclusive insights.
  • You are familiar with the principles of marketing and advertising, media concepts and terms, and creative and budget requirements.
  • You are Google Ads Certified.
  • You are Google Analytics Certified.

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The 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 Operations
  • 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 documents, 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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The Senior TV Media Planner/Buyer is responsible for the planning of all media for existing clients and new business, in addition to research, development, and presentation of media plans and media buying.

TV Media Buying

  • Responsible for buying, negotiating and optimizing schedules against client goals and budgets.
    • Attend media and campaign review meetings
    • Identify and recommend new media opportunities for testing.
    • Ongoing campaign optimization (build/reduce/revise)
    • Quantify impact of schedule revisions on overall program
  • Identify DNAs and resolve
  • Identify and communicate problems to media ops
    • Stations airing wrong tapes
    • Sigma issues (partial or missed station detections for monitored stations)
    • Develops and maintains strong relationship with stations.

Planning

  • Once provided with the goals and strategy, researches, develops, and plans media for assigned programs/clients.
  • Presents media plans to account management and supervisor.
  • Gathers, organizes and presents competitive research and spending data (IMS and AdViews) for new test plans as well as ongoing for assigned campaigns.
  • Develops a mastery of all available research resources including:
    • A.C. Nielsen audience numbers
    • Nielsen AdViews
    • IMS

Campaign Management

  • Final confirmation that all response counts match prior to reporting to clients
  • Daily estimating and monitoring of assigned campaign results
  • Pulling relevant and insightful Core reports
  • Analyzes and writes a rationale for any over or under deliveries against client goals and budget to be included in client correspondence.
  • Works hand-in-hand with the Account Service team.

General

  • Managing, mentoring and training Media Coordinators/assigned team
  • Learn and master Core front end functionality and client reporting: designer and assigner
  • Approve affidavits and reconcile discrepancies

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The copywriter is responsible for developing conceptual ideas and creating copy for direct response television (DRTV). The copywriter brings value to the entire storytelling process by contributing big ideas and concepts as well as developing full creative scripts. Fluency in conversational Spanish is a requirement for this role. Additionally, the Copywriter will be involved in all stages of the advertising process including initial idea creation through to execution to ensure anticipated creative ideas can be achieved based on the platform and budgets proposed.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops creative concepts for new business presentations and current client projects.
  • Create bilingual (Spanish) direct response television creative copy for assigned projects
  • Strives for excellence in storytelling
  • Responsible for brand and competitive research for assigned clients/campaigns.
  • Ability to interact with team and clients in both English and Spanish.
  • Determine tone, style and structure of content based on client’s requirements.
  • Accurately translate copy from English to Spanish and Spanish to English
    • Knowledge of Spanish neutral/Spanish grammar
    • Ability to craft scripts with neutral Spanish phrasing
  • Collaborate with sales and creative team on new business pitches to develop ideations and messaging for brands.
  • Actively contribute to strategic brainstorming of creative campaign development, creative brief development, and execution.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ Spanish copywriting experience preferably at an advertising agency creating content in Spanish.
  • Type-A personality – detail oriented a must.
  • Talent must be in the US to be considered for this position.
  • Proficiency in office software, such as MS Teams, PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong creative and conceptual thinking.
  • Ability to interact with team and clients in both English and Spanish.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and car.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Native level Spanish language skills.
  • Ability to travel as necessary for client meeting / shoots, etc.
  • Ability to write copy in Spanish and present in English.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and clients.

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The Production Technician I works in various technical disciplines during a 40 to 50-hour work week.The Production Technician I must have solid technical skills and excellent dependability, as well as a willingness to adapt to the needs of a fast-paced production environment.

Day in the Life

  • Work the day’s assignment(s) in the assigned technical role.
  • Work offline projects in the assigned technical role.
  • Take direction from Producer/Directors, team leads and co-workers to achieve production goals.
  • Effective use of preproduction time to achieve high-quality production output.
  • Set up and prepare studios, locations, and control room for live and taped productions.
  • Assist with camera blocking.
  • Assist with microphone and IFB checks.
  • Assist with lighting, as requested.
  • Maintain the studios, control room and storage spaces by keeping the areas clean and properly reporting equipment issues.
  • Document daily assignments to verify accomplishments and goals.
  • Other – yes, there will always be something we haven’t listed – that will be referred to as ‘other’.

Keys to Success

We are looking for self-motivated, creative, collaborative, high energy, results focused people.

Qualifications Must Haves

  • 2 years of live television or related experience. (College credit counts here)
  • Ability to lift/carry/maneuver gear weighing 50 pounds or more.
  • Possess a reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license, and a clean driving record.
  • Comfortable driving box trucks, vans, and trailers.
  • Applied basic working knowledge of at least one of the production techniques listed below:
    • Cameras - effectively run video levels, proper use of waveform and vector scope, maintain proper shot composition, maintain shot focus, route sources, follow direction provided by Producer/Director or DP and monitor video output.
    • Stage Manager - block cameras on studio floor, set up basic camera levels, white balance cameras, place microphone on talent, use of proper verbal and non-verbal cues, proper use of lighting board and follow direction provided by the Producer/Director or DP.
    • Audio Operator – understand signal flow, (mics & ifbs) effectively run audio levels, properly position microphone on talent and guests and follow direction provided by the Producer/Director or DP.
    • Lighting Tech/Grip – Basic understanding of electricity, familiarity with lighting terms, ability to work as assigned or with a team.

Nice to Haves

  • Bachelor's degree in Television or Mass Communications preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to troubleshoot signal flow.
  • Ability to program Blackmagic Design routers.
  • Ability to use Sony cameras or similar equipment.
  • Ability to use and program Sennheiser microphone kits.
  • Ability to use Behringer audioboards or similar equipment.
  • Ability to use Atomos Shogun digital recorder/playback system or similar equipment.
  • Ability to use and program RTS Com Systems.
  • Ability to use and program Telex IFB systems.
  • Ability to use and program Evertz Delay System.
  • Computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite or Google G Suite.
  • Ability to successfully work in a high-pressure environment both independently and with a team.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations.
  • Strong technical aptitude with an interest in continuous learning.
  • Dependable self-starter with a positive attitude.
  • Punctuality and reliable attendance.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with a diverse group of individuals and personalities.

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The Talent Coordinator’s primary responsibility is finding talented actors for our TV ad productions based on specific creative needs. We are looking for someone that is resourceful and driven to find talented actors and locations for our productions.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with producers, directors, and writers to determine the scope talent needs for various commercial productions.
  • Reads scripts to determine casting requirements
  • Reads breakdown notices which describe the physical attributes and specific skills needed in actors for commercial talent
  • Responsible for finding great talent in a timely fashion
    • Required to make outbound calls to search for and develop new talent options
    • Capable of understanding the best talent fit for each project
  • Identify and work closely with various talent agencies to find strong talent within allocated budgets
  • Issuing and managing casting calls as needed
  • Developing internal talent database for future needs
  • Presenting a list of potential talent to producers/directors and scheduling auditions
  • Responsible for developing client facing talent decks as required
  • Negotiating and finalizing cost-effective contracts with agents and/or actors
  • Obtaining and managing all talent releases ensuring they are all complete and accounted for
  • Finding replacements for any talent whenever necessary

Qualifications:

  • Type-A personality – detail oriented a must
  • Extroverted personality. Must possess the confidence to make new connections with strangers
  • At least 2 years’ experience in this or a similar role. Acting experience, a plus
  • Proficiency in office software, such as MS Teams, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Exceptional ability to identify and source talented actors
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Superb organizational and time management abilities
  • Must have valid driver’s license and car

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The Bilingual Director/Producer is responsible for the overall creative vision. They are a highly detailed individual who can interact with clients, understand their creative needs, and lead a team through the process of creating, shooting and editing the deliverables.  This person will need to connect and cooperate across several teams at Bluewater including the media and digital departments. Fluency in conversational Spanish is a requirement for this role.

As a director you will lead the production team to direct to consumer commercials across multiple genres. You must excel in translating writers' and producers' visions into cohesive, marketable, entertaining, and informative short and longform broadcast spots. This position requires experience in delivering projects on deadline, on budget, and understanding all aspects of production including the brainstorm and research process, coordinating all logistics including casting, locations, shot lists and all aspects of pre-production and production. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage client creative and production campaigns from start to finish
    • Decide on filming locations and type of talent needed
    • Carefully prepare shooting schedule ensuring scope of work and budget requirements are met
    • Work with DPs to make sure shots are lining up with script
    • Work with producers to develop and execute creative vision on set
    • Supervise editing through to final client approved version
  • Ability to interact with team and clients in both English and Spanish
  • Accurately translate copy from English to Spanish and Spanish to English
  • Knowledge of Spanish neutral/Spanish grammar
  • Responsible for managing/driving all shoot days
  • Responsible for understanding all the technical tools (camera’s, angles, etc.) needed to bring a script to life and elevate the creative overall
    • Experience working closely with DP’s directing taped spots utilizing multicameras, dollies, drones, jibs, greenscreens etc.
  • Excels in incorporating creative ideas to achieve the best possible visual result
  • Coordinate across multiple departments to deliver assets on time.
  • Ability to make quick decisions under pressure, motivate and lead a team on set and troubleshoot through issues that arise while continuing to move a production forward
  • Ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor in the face of competing demands and pressures, especially on set
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and provide world class service to clients
  • Ability to manipulate small details with accuracy and focus
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work long and/or irregular hours in various situations

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years of commercial Bilingual Director experience
  • Portfolio of commercial spots
  • Proven script writing skills a plus
  • Ability to interact with team and clients in both English and Spanish
  • Ability to write copy in Spanish and present in English
  • Creative and imaginative personality
  • A proactive, positive attitude with self-motivated drive and determination, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to communicate with and direct talent on set is a must
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Drive
  • Good people skills and ability to negotiate
  • Time management and budget awareness
  • Possess a reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license, and a clean driving record

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Bluewater Media is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Motion Graphics Designer/Animator position. This is not a remote position.

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 brand visual communications that meet the Creative Director’s vision and project goals as well as achieving marketing messaging and business goals. This must be achieved quickly, effectively and on time.

Required Skills:

  • Experience and proficiency with Maya and Adobe After Effects
  • Excellent design and visual concepting skills
  • Ability to create and modify visually stunning motion graphic designs that communicate and emphasize critical information with tie-down messaging
  • Ability to effectively execute the following pillars of animation: modeling, rigging, lighting, shading, rendering, and ultimately compositing.
  • Must be able to work independently, and as part of a team.
  • Capability and comfortability with working long hours in front of a computer screen
  • Basic working knowledge of computer Operating Systems and office communication skills.
  • Positive attitude and interpersonal communication skills

These Additional Skills are a plus:

  • Working knowledge of Avid Non-Linear Editing
  • 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!!

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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 website 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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