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Amazing Discoveries™, an international Christian media ministry, is seeking a new member of our team for the following positions:

Motion Graphic Designer

Position: Motion Graphic Designer
Status: Permanent, Full-time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Location: 3222 Horsefly Road, 150 Mile House, British Columbia
Salary: $50,000 per annum

Amazing Discoveries International Ministries, a faith-based Christian charity and non-profit organization located at 150 Mile House, British Columbia, is seeking a Motion Graphic Designer to join their Media Department team as soon as possible.

Overview:
The Media Department plays a key role in the Ministry because it is directly involved in our mission and message by working directly with our content and speakers. The Media Department encompasses all means of broadcast including Satellite, Roku, TV and phone apps, and ADTV.watch, and supplies the Satellite Channel with quality material for airing as well as the production of DVD material for sale. The Media Department’s job is to ensure that the quality of work produced is of the highest standard.

The Motion Graphics Designer is responsible for producing all the graphics for broadcast productions, as well as interactive graphics for the website. The Motion Graphics Designer reports to the Media Director

The Motion Graphics Designer understands the Seventh-day Adventist doctrine to promote the beliefs, values and message of Amazing Discoveries through media outlets.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

  • Consult with Media Director to establish the overall look, graphic elements and content of material in order to meet the Ministry’s needs and with the understanding of the Seventh-day Adventist doctrine
  • Prepare sketches, layouts and graphic elements of the subject matter to be rendered using any tool necessary, including multimedia software and image processing, layout and design software
  • Use Ministry-approved photo and illustration banks and typography guides to produce images that meet the Ministry’s communications needs
  • Work with Media Director in assessing suitability of graphical concepts and in finalizing graphic elements
  • Ensure all graphics comply with Ministry brand guidelines and messaging
  • Task management
  • Develop and produce graphic elements and realistic or representational sketches and final illustrations, by hand or using computer-assisted design (CAD) software, for broadcast and web that meet the Ministry’s objectives
  • Develop storyboards for electronic productions such as multimedia, interactive and digital products and television advertising and productions
  • Produce 2-D and 3-D animated drawings, motion graphics or computer illustrations
  • Incorporate graphic elements directly into productions if needed
  • In conjunction with the Media Director, Broadcast Systems Engineer, Sales Department, and the Communications Department, determine advertising productions, intro & L3 graphical elements, filler pieces, and illustrative concepts that are required, and ensure their completion in a timely manner
  • Ability to multitask is required
  • Clear and regular communication with the team and corresponding departments is expected
  • Organization of files and projects is a necessary part of this position

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree in Visual Arts and Design
  • Qualification in Multimedia Design
  • Minimum 5 years experience as Motion and Graphic Designer
  • Experienced in animation and project management
  • To be considered, shortlisted candidate must meet a minimum of 80% score on an inhouse test

Additional Qualities:

  • Willing to embrace the faith statement, purposes, culture and belief of Amazing Discoveries International Ministries
  • Possesses deep passion to reach out to the community and the nations, promoting our statement of faith, purposes, culture and belief
  • Possesses exemplary behaviour with good leadership qualities, team spirit and inter-personal skills

Benefits:

  • Two weeks annual vacation
  • Group Insurance Benefits Program
  • Rental housing/accommodation at a discounted rate

Apply by Email: wendy@amazingdiscoveries.org
Contact: Wendy Goubej, Operations Manager

Qualities Desired:
We welcome all applicants who are legally allowed to work in Canada and whose qualifications meet the skills and experiences we seek. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those identified for further consideration will be contacted.

Communications Specialist

The Communications Specialist assists the Communications Department in communicating to supporters and the public.

Primary duties include:

Writing - product descriptions, speaker bios, policy/procedures/manuals, blog posts, marketing text in various forms, TV ads/scripts/voice-over

Editing & Research - books, magazine articles, online articles, reports, policy manuals, web text etc

Website Support - upload & update online articles, videos, blog posts, minor search engine optimization, etc.

Advertising - assist with simple fundraising and advertising campaigns, as well as public relations events

Social Media - coordinate social media postings, e-newsletter campaigns. Respond to private social media questions.

Skills/Requirements:

  • Degree in marketing and/or communication
  • Advanced writing, editing, verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, Google Products, as well as HTML
  • Recommended proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and other programming languages
  • A good understanding of social media marketing and web design
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and complete them successfully on time
  • Personal: has a close relationship with Jesus Christ, sets a good example for others, and has a good understanding of Seventh-day Adventist beliefs, follows the Spirit of Prophecy
  • Ability to work in an organized manner
  • Willing to work additional hours if necessary to get the job done
  • Flexibility to adapt to urgent projects or unusual situations
  • Self-starter - able to work independently under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Must be able and willing to relocate to Canada Headquarters office

Salary

Full-time position - Salary commensurate with education and experience.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply by submitting resume and cover letter to hr@amazingdiscoveries.org

Client Care Representative

The Client Care Representative deals with client questions, concerns, takes orders and processes donations, and interacts with the public, primarily on the phone. As such, it is crucial that you understand the Amazing Discoveries organization, mandate, and products so you can best serve the needs of your customers.

Responsibilities

  • Present, promote and sell products to existing and prospective customers
  • Reach out to customers for feedback, and follow-up
  • Establish, develop and maintain positive relationships
  • Reach out to customer leads through cold calling
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximize satisfaction
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments
  • Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, and potential for new products and services
  • Continuously improve through feedback

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a sales representative
  • Excellent phone etiquette, ensuring calls are answered in a professional, friendly, and efficient manner
  • Thorough familiarity with Amazing Discoveries material
  • Excellent knowledge of computers. the Google suite, and MS Office
  • Quick learner
  • Familiarity with CRM practices along with ability to build productive relationships
  • Able to work independently, and go the extra mile to complete work
  • A missionary's heart, willing to pray with customers, and be a sympathetic listener
  • Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback

Qualities Desired:
a missionary's heart, attention to detail, ability to work in a team environment and cooperate with co-workers, creative, self-motivated, strong work ethic, excellent time management skills.

Interested applicants should respond with cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org

Video Editor / Motion Graphics Designer

Video Editor needed for film and TV editing of lengthy programs, creating trailers, commercials, filming and editing presentations, interviews, etc.

Skills Needed:

  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Premiere a must. Final Cut optional.
  • Graphic design and motion experience also required - Adobe After Effects, Motion, and Photoshop and Illustrator preferred.
  • Experience with sound editing an asset.
  • Familiarity with lighting and use of cameras
  • Valid Driver's License and Vehicle
  • Canadian citizen or Canadian Work Visa

Qualities Desired:
creative, self-motivated, strong work ethic, willing to ask questions and receive feedback, ability to work in a team environment and cooperate with co-workers. Able to multi-task. Flexible and strongly motivated to produce excellent quality material in short time, excellent time management skills,

Interested applicants should respond with cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org

Gardener

DUTIES/FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • pruning shrubs
  • checking the health of plants by identifying any pests or diseases and controlling them
  • raising plants from seeds or cuttings
  • maintaining high levels of presentation in public parks and gardens
  • cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment
  • digging, planting and weeding flower beds, vegetable garden and borders
  • applying nutrients to plants and maintaining moisture levels
  • using machinery such as lawn mowers, and hedge trimmers
  • familiarity with plant health and solid gardening practices, including tilling and the Ellen White planting method

Interested applicants should respond with cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org

Chef

Amazing Discoveries is seeking a chef or head cook to oversee the daily food preparation at the ministry. They will direct kitchen staff and handle any food-related concerns.

Duties

  • Check freshness of food and ingredients
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of food preparation workers
  • Cook food for 2 meals / day for approximately 50 people and ensure healthfulness of food being served
  • May occasionally develop recipes and determine how to present the food
  • Plan menus and ensure quality of meals
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas for cleanliness and functionality
  • Order and maintain inventory of food and supplies
  • Monitor and maintain sanitation practices and follow kitchen safety standards
  • Present recipes on ADtv
  • Teach and coordinate cooking classes for public

Requirements

  • must be familiar with vegan cooking and be able to produce a large variety of meals including desserts, salads, soups, entrees, vegetables, bean dishes and more
  • must be familiar with the health aspects of veganism as defined by Ellen G. White and the Bible
  • familiarity with the body, and the effect of food and nutrients on the body
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
  • Able to present concepts and recipes to an audience
  • Will be required to cook daily for staff of 40, mission school students for periods of the year (3 meals, up to 70 people), special occasions
  • 3 years work experience with references
  • a demo will be required as part of the interview process, cooking with samples to taste

Interested applicants should respond with cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org