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Totem Network is Australia’s largest social video growth and monetisation network, with a mission to fuel Australian entertainment’s revenue revolution. We work with iconic Entertainment Brands and Social Creators to extract maximum value from their video content on social media. 

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 - Remote Working:

Our team benefits from a flexible working environment in which anyone can work from anywhere. Employees can choose to work from home or from our office in Sydney.

Current Openings:

Channel Manager, Remote, Full Time

Junior Social Video Editor, Remote, Full Time

Video Editing Intern, Remote, Unpaid, Part Time

Supervising Editor, Remote, Full Time

CHANNEL MANAGER

Location: Remote

Work Type: Full Time

Love social media, passionate about Australian entertainment and the Creator Economy? This role is for you!

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Media Manager at Totem. If you are a driven and detail orientated social media superstar, familiar with managing big YouTube, Facebook, TikTok and Snapchat pages, then this is your calling!


The Position

As a Channel Manager, your mission will be to grow the social media audiences of some of Australia’s biggest creators and iconic TV shows. Our network receives 700M+ views every month and includes channels like Bondi Rescue, Sailing La Vagabonde, Sticky Lollies, Black As and more. You will collaborate and work closely with other channel managers, strategists and video editors. 

 

Tasks include:

  • Devising, analysing and implementing audience growth strategy - becoming a champion of the channel, creator and what they stand for

  • Managing communities on a daily basis to build fandoms and moderate pages

  • Creating thumbnails, titles, writing video descriptions and creating memes

  • Overseeing multiple projects, platforms and clients at once, maintaining trusting, growth oriented relationships with clients

  • Analysing performance and providing insights for internal and client presentations, making recommendations where appropriate

  • Briefing, overseeing and managing video deliverables, to maximise performance of video content

 

Experience: 

Required: 

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in social video and managing social media channels (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat) 

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

  • Experienced with Adobe Creative Cloud edit suite (Photoshop) and Google Workspace (Sheets, Docs)

  • 1 year experience working with creators or TV shows on Facebook and/ or YouTube

  • 1 year experience managing channels with 250K plus followers

 

Advantageous: 

  • Experience managing channels with 1M plus followers

  • Has personally grown a channel more than 200,000 followers

  • Familiar with Social Monetisation (YouTube, Facebook, Snapchat) 

 

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

 
 

JUNIOR SOCIAL VIDEO EDITOR

Location: Remote

Work Type: Full Time

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

 

The Position

As a junior 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 will maximise audience engagement. You will create and test new formats, and use analytics and insights to impact creative decisions. 

 

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 junior video editor will be working across exciting social media channels of Australia’s biggest creators and iconic media properties. You will be working closely with channel managers. content strategists and report to our Network Manager. 

 

Main 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 deadlines

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

  • Adapting the editing style 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

 

Mandatory Requirements

  • 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 and independently

  • Strong communication skills

Start Date

  • ASAP

 

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

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 (December 2021 – February 2022) 


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)

SUPERVISING EDITOR

Location: Remote

Work Type: Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Supervising Editor position at Totem. This is a position for an experienced individual who knows how to manage and scale post production teams.
 

The Position

As Supervising Editor, you will be responsible for consistently improving the quality and performance of Totem’s social video slate, optimising team efficiency and streamlining video production operations.

 

The ideal candidate will have experience in managing quality control, setting up systems and templates to improve efficiency, and responding to insights and platform best practice to improve video performance on social media platforms. You will be overseeing a team of video editors and working closely with the Network Manager and Head of Content.

 

Main Responsibilities

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

  • Review video content across the team and ensure it is of a high quality and in line with platform best practices

  • Understand and keep up to date with social video best best practices for each social media platform

  • Develop templates and systems to improve team efficiency and performance

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

  • Use data and insights to maximize video performance

  • Adapting to the editing style for each creator or brand

  • Review and optimise briefing processes

  • Use insights and understanding of social media platforms to develop and test new video formats

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

 

Requirements

  • Minimum 5+ years in editing at a professional level, especially for social media platforms (Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat)

  • Experience in setting up and streamlining high volume post production systems 

  • Experience in managing post production teams and managing quality control

  • Strong communication skills with high attention to detail 

  • Passionate about social media and the future of this space

  • Highly organised and a team player who is accountable, proactive, and solution-oriented

Start Date

  • ASAP

 

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

 
 
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