Social Media Journalist
Montréal, QC
Job Description

What will you be doing?

Keeping on top of trends in the VFX and Filmography world, both internal and external and spotting opportunities for news stories and investigations. You will be an expert in your subject areas of all things Visual Effects, from Animation to Technology and beyond
Updating guides and writing new content for the monthly newsletter
Checking accuracy of product details in The Focus recruitment guides, tools and the monthly email, ensuring 100% accuracy and reliability
Involvement in strategic planning of content
Contributing to The Focus social media channels
Build and optimize community management for The Focus social media channels for your respective area
Engage key target audiences to drive conversion to owned platforms
Support the global Marketing Manager in organizing and executing local events and activations
Liaise with key-opinion leaders within VFX industry


What skills and experience do you need?

Ideally, you'll have worked for a consumer-facing publication/website or newspaper before and will have a good knowledge and understanding of the film market in particular.

Knowledge of Film& TV – VFX industry knowledge would be preferable
A flair for writing and the ability to bring life to often-complex subjects
A proven track record working as a journalist
A passion for being first with stories and bagging exclusives
To be a stickler for accuracy
The ability to work to tight deadlines
Strong time management/prioritization skills
Experience in organizing events and activations
Analytic thinking, high affinity to data, with ability to translate into new initiatives
Experience working with Hootsuite, MailChimp, Google Analytics and/or other digital marketing tools
Familiarity with search engine optimization (SEO)

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