Writer/Project Coordinator
Sandbox - La boite a films inc.
Toronto, ON

Background on Sandbox:

Sandbox is a full-service, bilingual (English and French) production company specializing in video and animation for the non-profit, educational, and public sectors. Our work is geared towards building promotional and informative content – whether that be instructional modules for secondary and post-secondary students, or promotional pieces that highlight a range of organizational accomplishments – our philosophy is built around empowering others through visual means, and striking that perfect balance between narrative engagement and information retention. Check out our website here: http://www.sandboxinc.ca/.

Our ideal candidate:

Sandbox is looking for a writer/project coordinator, who is proficient in English and comes from a filmmaking background. This individual possesses strong research and communication skills, is a creative problem-solver, and understands the elements needed for a successful video shoot. This individual would assist Sandbox’s Project Manager and Content Lead with organizing live-action productions as well as submitting proposals to bid on projects. This would be a freelance/part-time position, based on project needs.

Requirements:

  • Background in film, video, animation or media production
  • Understanding of film production from a technical and aesthetic perspective
  • Strong organization skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Strong creative and technical writing
  • Strong copy-editing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong research, summary, and communication skills

Assets:

  • Driver’s License
  • Fluency in French (familiarity of both Québécois and Parisian dialects)
  • Experience writing pitches/proposals/grants for film/video/animation
  • Experience with financial management, accounting (invoicing/taxes)

How to Apply:

When submitting, please provide 3 samples of relevant English writing (if available in French, include it as well). Include both informational and creative work. Please email your resume and samples to contact @ sandboxinc.ca.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $30,000.00 to $36,000.00 /year

Location:

  • Toronto, ON (Required)