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Videographer/Photographer – Toronto

Daily Hive is the premier Canadian digital media publication for millennials. We are laser focused in delivering quality hyperlocal content to serve more than 2.5 millions visitors per month. With over 40 full-time employees and over 50 part-time staff and contributors, we’re going full speed ahead in 2018.

We are seeking ambitious go-getters fascinated by media who want to work in a fun, fast-paced environment with an energetic team. Daily Hive has an opportunity for a creative and ambitious individual to join our Video Department as a videographer/photographer. Reporting to our Head of Video, you will be a key player in the production of our network’s photo and video content.

About the role

This is a contract position in Toronto, with the potential for full-time growth.

We are looking for a resourceful, imaginative, entrepreneurial content creator who can work closely with a small team to provide both editorial photography and build fun, creative videos for people to like and share across our platforms.

Content may include social video: a mix of explainers, hosted segments, original series, special features, and branded collaborations.

About you

You’re energetic, motivated, and personable, curious, innovative, driven, and flexible – and all in the face of deadlines. You have the ability to organize your time and have a solid understanding of how long your projects will take. The ideal candidate will take ownership of a project from the beginning of pre-production through post-production, while working with local and national producers.

You create with purpose and intention: you ask a lot of questions but can also find the answers yourself. Brainstorming and developing new ideas, you look to tell stories in new and different ways. You stay up to date on technical developments and apply new skills to work practices to help improve work-flow and quality.

You regularly use social media platforms like Instagram Stories, Facebook, and YouTube.

You are responsible for providing your own gear and equipment, including but not limited to, camera, mics and lights.


  • Delivering journalistic and lifestyle photography, set by editors.
  • Producing videos quickly (including same-day edits), set by producer and/or client.
  • Working with a busy, small team with the focus of sourcing, editing, and packaging video content to the highest standard.
  • Demonstrating strong and fluent editorial techniques through proper timing, pacing, organization sound design, and asset management within a timeline.
  • Working flexible hours including nights and weekends when required.


  • Final Cut Pro/Adobe Premiere/After Effects/Lightroom/Photoshop.
  • Creating content with a variety of video equipment including: DSLR cameras, lenses, mobile devices.

If you are interested in this position, apply below (or click here). We thank all applicants for applying, however, only successful candidates will be contacted. Deadline to apply: January 15, 2018.

Daily Hive is an organization that values creativity, innovative thinking, and diversity. We offer a great opportunity to work alongside passionate and intelligent individuals, and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted December 8, 2017

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