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Maximum Media – Roles now available in Galway

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Based in our new Galway office we are looking for outstanding candidates for a number of roles across the business.

All roles are listed below with job specs.

To express your interest please email [email protected], and include both your CV and cover letter. Please also mention the role you are applying for in the subject line

No agencies, please. Direct applicants only.


VIDEOGRAPHER –

OVERVIEW:

We are looking to hire talented Videographers who can demonstrate their passion for video and creative thinking. The chosen candidates will have plenty of ideas, energy and enthusiasm and be able to work hard and fast on a variety of projects. The online digital video market is exciting, bold and fast-paced – an exciting role for a creative thinker. You’ll be producing videos for our wide range of clients, social platforms and website. The video projects will be highly varied, from event video production to social media and news videos as well as live ­produced shows to be aired on social platforms. You’ll be expected to have a good knowledge of trends in the video and social media industries and apply them to your work. 

THE ROLE:

  • Producing high-quality video that meets all aspects of the client’s brief
  • Filming at a variety of different locations
  • Video editing ­ including animation, special effects and colour grading if necessary
  • Developing ideas, concepts and storyboards for a video brief

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Video Production or similar
  • 1 – 3 years work experience in video production
  • Impeccable eye for design and visualisation
  • Good knowledge and experience in After Effects, Premiere Pro
  • Knowledge and experience shooting on Canon 5D Mk III
  • Experience working with on­screen talent
  • Creative thinker, able to manage video briefs and build a rapport with client
  • Ability to work quickly on a variety of projects
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Focused on results and deadline
  • Being technically minded and able to troubleshoot your own problems would be advantageous

To express your interest please email [email protected], and include both your CV and cover letter. Please also mention the role you are applying for in the subject line


SOCIAL CREATIVE –

OVERVIEW:

This role involves working with all teams at Maximum Media, including content creation, video production, editorial and client services. The growing social team is responsible for audience growth, creating dynamic written, graphics and live social content, planning and development and is involved with a range of marketing activities.

 THE ROLE:

  • Creating regular and engaging content formats that resonate strongly with the target audience
  • Managing social channels day-to-day, maximising traffic opportunities with time-relevant posting around TV and key events
  • Managing social media competitions – picking and contacting winners via social platforms
  • Monitoring and developing reports on competitor activity on social platforms
  • Working with other departments to develop social media timelines coinciding with product releases, campaigns and brand activity
  • Monitoring social trends to help Maximum Media continue to innovate and be a market leader

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent knowledge of social media space, especially Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Good writing skills with ability to edit and proofread
  • General internet and computer software proficiency
  • Strong communication skills

To express your interest please email [email protected], and include both your CV and cover letter. Please also mention the role you are applying for in the subject line


 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER –

OVERVIEW:

You are a professional graphic designer with at least 3 years’ experience. You should have experience working with editorial content digital, and be very social media savvy. You are a real team-player who is enthusiastic about developing new ideas and taking the initiative on a daily basis. You have a positive attitude and are able to collaborate within a team structure, as well as being flexible in adapting to our fast-paced culture. You will be responsible for creating visuals for our social media and editorial channels, across JOE and Her

 THE ROLE:

  • Responsible for leading on creating graphics/illustrations for key social channels
  • Translate sets of data and information into easily digestible and visually attractive and on-brand graphic
  • Iterate ideas for one-off graphics based on what’s trending, as well as work on longer-term projects and initiatives
  • Work closely with brand/marketing team to support their design requirements for various brand materials
  • Analyse performance and engagement on your content and optimise for future graphics
  • Work simultaneously on 5+ projects based on trends and priorities
  • Collaborate with editors and the rest of the social media team to create social-friendly content
  • Continuously strive to reach and engage a large audience
  • Stay up-to-date on visual trends and help Maximum Media teams define their own visual style

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience (ideally within a media company or similar)
  • Strong illustration and design skills
  • Highly skilled in Creative Suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, After FX or an equivalent program
  • Experience in creating template formats across all key social media channels, especially Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Experience working with presentation materials/infographics for marketing purposes
  • Individual style, with previous experience working with a bigger team of aligned illustrators
  • A genuine passion for design and social media
  • Detail oriented, multi-tasker and thrives in a fast-paced work environment
  • Self-motivated and entrepreneurial – we would really like you to bring lots of fresh ideas for new formats and initiatives
  • Very adaptable and flexible – you need to be able to shift your focus and work with new formats at short notice, and evaluate what is/isn’t working
  • Ability to work within a cross-functional team and eagerness to give and receive constructive feedback

To express your interest please email [email protected], and include both your CV and cover letter. Please also mention the role you are applying for in the subject line


CLIENT SERVICE EXECUTIVE –

OVERVIEW:

This role is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is passionate about embarking on a career in project management and production within an exciting, innovative brand. The role will involve working with the fast-growing client services team and alongside all other teams at Maximum Media, from editorial & video to planning. Primarily supporting the client services team, taking on tasks and projects as necessary to ensure the successful delivery of paid content.

 THE ROLE:

  • Creating and refining client’s campaign timelines
  • Cost management/invoicing: Processing invoices and updating campaign planning and logistic sheets
  • Assisting with reporting: weekly reporting on campaigns and creating post-campaign reports
  • Content management: Use the editorial Content Management system to upload content onto relevant website, when required
  • Shoot coordination: Organising travel, creating call sheets, liaising with talent, booking venues, sourcing items for shoots, organising food and drink
  • Shoot attendance: Attending filming/shoots and offering support where needed. Assuming the role of a runner, helping on logistics, liaising with talent on the day.
  • Wider team support: General support for commercial and editorial team where needed, including assisting on shows, ordering items, putting together correspondence, liaising with contacts

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Grad level / 1-2 years experience
  • Strong time management & organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Dependable team player
  • Keen to learn
  • Enthusiastic with positive, can-do attitude
  • Proactive and able to show initiative

To express your interest please email [email protected], and include both your CV and cover letter. Please also mention the role you are applying for in the subject line


 

JOURNALIST –

OVERVIEW:

You will be based in Maximum Media’s Galway HQ, working alongside our ever-expanding team of multimedia journalists, and reporting to the key department heads across JOE and Her. Experience in digital media is hugely important, but drive, ambition, flair, ideas and innovation are what will set the winning candidate apart.

ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create content to drive our editorial agenda across a wide variety of topics ranging from sport to music to film to politics
  • Ensuring channels are always up to date with breaking news and exclusive stories
  • Liaising with other departments: video, SEO, social to ensure best possible coverage for news stories
  • Report to the heads of departments as appropriate
  • Be proactive in suggesting innovative and exciting ways of covering everything from current affairs to big consumer events 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Have proven capacity to work in a fast-paced news environment
  • Ability to seek out exclusive and breaking stories
  • Previous experience working with social media platforms for a digital publisher is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of everything from sport to music to film to politics
  • Demonstrate exceptional instincts for high-performing content on social channels
  • A meticulous eye for detail
  • Experience of working to tight daily deadlines
  • Strong ability to write and edit articles clearly, concisely and to house style

To express your interest please email [email protected], and include both your CV and cover letter. Please also mention the role you are applying for in the subject line


 

BUSINESS DEVELOPER –

OVERVIEW:

You are a highly motivated sales person with 2-3 years experience in media sales and have begun carving out a track record for reaching and exceeding revenue goals. You have experience in devising, pitching and monitoring innovative digital partnerships with advertisers, and are comfortable working in a dynamic, high growth, cutting-edge digital publisher. You are positive, intelligent, driven, possess the ability to follow your own initiative whilst also being a phenomenal team player.

THE ROLE:

  • Responsible for managing and growing a valuable portfolio of clients
  • Support the wider commercial team to achieve targets
  • Create strong, stand-out proposals that are in line with our brands
  • Work closely with Planning, Editorial and Client Services teams to help create, execute and manage campaigns which exceed client’s overall goals and align with relevant brands
  • Support the project management of all campaigns
  • Problem solve and deal directly with clients to manage as necessary when challenges arise
  • Identify opportunities to knowledge-share and cross-skill within the team
  • Report effectively and efficiently to your line manager on a regular basis

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience in sales in the media industry
  • Experience of working with big agencies
  • Experience in supporting/creating and delivering multi-faceted branded entertainment campaigns
  • Strong knowledge of the digital/social media landscape and good awareness of the influencer space
  • Ability to manage multiple clients at any given time
  • Experience of working cohesively within your team and alongside other teams within the business, i.e. production, editorial, social etc.
  • All-around knowledge of individual social media channels
  • Strong verbal (presentation) and written skills
  • Experience using research and measurement tools

To express your interest please email [email protected], and include both your CV and cover letter. Please also mention the role you are applying for in the subject line


 

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT –

OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the Financial Accountant and Financial Controller (who are based in Dublin), your role as Accounts Assistant in the Galway office will focus on helping to manage everything from accounts payable/receivable to assisting with payroll and assisting with some HR duties. You should be a quick learner with strong IT skills, organised and comfortable to work from your own initiative.

THE ROLE:

  • Reporting to the financial accountant and Financial Controller, the role will involve:
    • Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable
    • Bank reconciliations
    • Assisting with Payroll
    • Assisting with VAT returns
    • Assisting with monthly accounts preparation
    • Some HR work
    • Support Financial Controller with ad hoc project work and tasks as required

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Part-qualified ACA/ACCA/CPA/CIMA an advantage, but not essential
  • Experience in a previous AP/AR/Accounts Assistant role also an advantage
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office packages, particularly Excel
  • Experience with Sage accounts and Sage payroll an advantage but not essential
  • A strong understanding of double-entry bookkeeping and a general understanding of VAT and corporation tax is an advantage but not essential
  • Quick learner and a willingness to assume responsibility, ownership and accountability
  • Strong IT Skills

 ATTRIBUTES:

  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Organised, efficient, positive and confident personality
  • Ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines.
  • Strong logical and clear thinking individual.
  • Ability to deal with internal staff and external contacts in a courteous and professional manner. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills

To express your interest please email [email protected], and include both your CV and cover letter. Please also mention the role you are applying for in the subject line