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Opportunities at Totem

If you want to spearhead growth at one of Australia’s most exciting social video networks, Totem is the place to be. We work with iconic media and entertainment companies and creators to generate new revenue by monetising their video libraries using social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook, SnapChat, Instagram and TikTok. 

 

Social AVOD is the fastest growing sector in the entertainment industry, and Totem are AUNZ’s market leaders. In the last 12 months we’ve quadrupled our international audience to 900 million monthly views; launched partnerships with all major social platforms; secured rights to over 19 major Australian entertainment portfolios; expanded our talent network and built several of our brands into the largest and fastest growing Australian entertainment channels in the market today. And we’re just getting started!

Our Ethos

Our team is a diverse group of enthusiastic and creative individuals from around the world. Every day at Totem we will always encourage you to be the best version of yourself. 

Benefits of Working with Totem:

  • Flexible working environment - with ability to work from home or remote

  • Fantastic culture, small but outstanding global team that relishes the dynamics of a start-up environment

  • Challenging and stimulating projects - working with high profile assets

  • Regular training and mentorship opportunities from industry leaders

  • A strong culture of learning and development with a focus on fostering individual strengths

  • Regular team events - both in person and virtual

Current Openings:

Growth Hacker, Remote, Full Time

Social Media Manager, Remote, Full Time

Video Editor, Remote, Full Time

Video Editing Intern, Remote, Unpaid, Part Time

GROWTH HACKER

Location: Remote

Work Type: Full Time

As our first Growth Hacker, you are building the foundations of a new specialisation at Totem. Your goal is simple: fuel Totem’s growth by using organic and paid levers on social platforms. 

 

As a rapidly scaling business working with Australia’s biggest creators and TV shows, we are looking for someone who is ready to be part of the team and grow with us as we scale and innovate.

 

Your Mission

By joining the Audience Growth team as a Growth Hacker, you will create and manage acquisition campaigns on social media to boost the audience of our content.

 

Key Success Metrics

  • Channel subscriber growth rate

  • Time to scale a new channel to 250k subscribers

  • Time to scale a new channel (average view views)

  • Audience territories

  • ROI (ad spend vs video monetisation)

 

What You’ll Be Responsible For

  • Create and manage audience acquisition campaigns on social networks (Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, TikTok, Instagram)

  • Activate organic growth levers

  • Set up, manage, analyse, optimise and track the performance of ad campaigns and optimisations (ROI driven)

  • Input into developing and optimizing our audience growth tech stack and tools  

  • Developing multi-country audience and targeting strategy

  • Tagging and tracking : Creating and preparing a media plan and tagging plan, helping on pixel integration and tracking issues

  • Measuring and optimizing campaigns depending on the main objectives and in order to maximize internal costs

  • A/B testing 

  • Working hand in hand with Channel Management teams to give feedback and share recommendations.

 

A Little About You

  • Expert in social ads (expert at Facebook, YouTube and other platforms a plus)

  • You have rapidly scaled and launched Facebook and YouTube accounts from launch to 300k+ followers

  • Passionate about video content and the creator economy

  • You are proactive and rigorous

  • You have an analytical and synthetic mind as well as a good command of Excel

  • Agile, you know and like working independently

  • You’re flexible and independent, you can take on the role of a problem-solver at the drop of a hat

 

Application Details

If this sounds like you, please email your CV and Cover Letter to jobs@totem.global 

 

In your application please state:

  • The date you would be available to start (ASAP would be ideal)

  • Salary Expectations

 
 
 

VIDEO EDITOR

Location: Remote

Work Type: Full Time

Junior and Senior roles available

Love social video? Addicted to YouTube, Facebook, Snapchat and TikTok?  We’re growing our editing and content team and looking for Full-Time Junior/ Senior Video Editors to join us! This is a position for skilled individuals who love social media. 

 

The Position

As a video editor, you will be responsible for the creation of content on some of our biggest social video pages. Your mission will be to create video content that people love watching, across the world’s biggest social platforms. 

 

The ideal candidate will be responsible for editing videos to maximise audience retention, engagement and advertising revenue. You will be efficient and productive, creating a high volume of entertaining and quality content. 

 

The video editor will be working across exciting social media channels of Australia’s biggest creators and iconic media properties. You will work in a cross functional team of video editors and channel managers and report to your Pod Lead.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and edit dynamic videos for Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat or YouTube

  • Find the most effective ways to adapt content designed for one social platform to another

  • Edit high volume of social videos daily, managing your time effectively and to meet deadlines

  • Understand and apply social data and insights to improve video performance and develop and test new formats

  • Adapt editing styles for each creator or brand, including implementing and creating design templates

  • Use technical video editing skills to edit and produce captivating social video content

  • Ensure consistent and timely output of content on the pages you are working on

  • Collaborate with channel managers and strategists to come up with the best solutions and creative ideas

 

Essential Experience

  • Have formal tertiary training or relevant experience in video editing 

  • Experience editing social video, with experience editing for at least one of YouTube, Facebook, TikTok, Snapchat. 

  • Are passionate about video content on social media and keeping up to date with latest social content trends. 

  • Strong storytelling instincts

  • Proficient with Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop is a +

  • Ability to work positively with others as well as independently

  • Strong communication skills

 

Application Details

Please email your CV and Cover Letter to jobs@totem.global 

In your application please state:

  • The date you would be available to start

  • Salary Expectations

  • Links to showreel and/or social video channels or content you have edited/supervised

  • A link to a social channel or social video whose editing styling / creative treatment you admire

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Location: Remote

Work Type: Full Time

As a Social Media Manager, your mission will be to grow audiences of creators and iconic entertainment brand’s social media pages. You will develop and execute content and programming strategies, manage communities and provide insights and reporting on channel goals to ensure deliverables are met. You will be part of a motivated, cross functional team of channel managers, strategists and video editors.

 

The ideal candidate has experience working with social media management across multiple platforms (YouTube, Facebook, Snapchat, TikTok), and has experience scaling the audiences of Entertainment and/or Creators, utilising both organic and paid media. 

 

A Day in the Life

  • Build communities of superfans around your channels

  • Make clickable thumbnails and titles and write compelling copy to drive people to discover and watch your content

  • Design, manage, implement and optimise the content plan for your channels 

  • Oversee multiple accounts at once and build strong relationships with clients 

  • Analyse your channels for internal and client presentations, contribute insights and make recommendations on how to do things better

  • Collaborate with and oversee your team of video editors to create awesome content

  • Keep your finger on the pulse of new social media trends, platforms and products 

What we’re looking for

  • 2-3 years of experience in social video and managing social media channels in a professional setting (YouTube, Facebook) 

  • Proven track record in growing social audiences 

  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail

  • Basic design skills to create effective and professional thumbnails

  • Strong time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once

  • High level of professionalism when dealing with colleagues and clients

  • Experience working with social analytics and using insights to drive your decisions

  • Highly organised, accountable, proactive, and solution-oriented

 

Application Details

If this sounds like you, please email your CV and Cover Letter to jobs@totem.global 

 

In your application please state:

  • The date you would be available to start (ASAP would be ideal)

  • Salary Expectations

  • Links to channels / content you have managed

VIDEO EDITING INTERN

Location: Remote

Work Type: Internship (Unpaid, Part time)

If you are a media student or recent graduate who is passionate about creating videos for YouTube, Facebook, TikTok or Snapchat pages, then this is your calling! 

Duration: 3 month period


What you will learn:

  • Workflows and processes of a fast paced, rapidly growing post production team

  • Best practices for editing videos for social media 

  • Creating a post production set up that allows you to work from home

  • Work side by side with professional editors, content strategists, channel managers 

  • Work with Australia’s best TV and creator content


Your tasks will include:

  • Performing research for process improvements

  • Attending content and strategy meetings

  • Assembling or selecting clips

  • Reviewing content 

  • Creating and reviewing captions

  • Organising video assets


Requirements:

  • Studying (or recently completed studies in) video editing or similar

  • Have good communication skills and attention to detail

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud edit suite (Premiere Pro) and Google Office (Sheets, Docs) is desirable

 

If this sounds like you, please email your CV and Cover Letter to jobs@totem.global 

 

In your application please state the date you would be available to start (ASAP would be ideal)

 
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