Current Openings

Digital Reporter

Shared is looking for an organized, self-motivated and creative individual to fill the role of Digital Reporter. In this position you will source and produce high-quality work on a wide range of news and feature stories covering a variety of topics relevant to Shared’s audience.

Duties and Requirements:

  • Have a passion for social media and an understanding of how to produce engaging content for Facebook.
  • Possess excellent video shooting and editing skills.
  • Have excellent reporting and writing skills, with a creative approach to story ideas, headlines and copy, and a sharp eye for grammar and proofreading.
  • Ability to source, write and create content for multiple stories in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Arrange and conduct interviews when necessary.
  • Be a positive team player, who is able to collaborate with writing and video production teams on a daily basis.

Additional Qualities:

  • Experience in Video Production or Broadcast Journalism an asset.
  • Familiar with trending content on social media, and interested in a variety of trending topics.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Able to handle a heavy workload and high demand.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple, concurrent projects.

If you are interested in the position, please send the following to hiring@shared.com

  • Your resume and cover letter outlining why you’re the perfect fit for this position
  • A link to your reel and/or examples of your work
  • A link to the best online video you’ve seen recently

We offer a competitive compensation package, full benefits in addition to a collaborative and casual work environment. If you have a sharp mind, the know‐how to get things done while enjoying your time at work, this could be the place for you.

Shared Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Technical Support Analyst

The incumbent will install and configure computers, printers and peripheral equipment, setup work stations, assist with capacity planning for computers and networks, provide support to our team members and resolve issues ensuring system/data integrity is maintained.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Equipment and Software Operational Support
Installs and configures computers and peripherals on data networks
Responding to technical support requests and resolving problems
Diagnosing hardware/software faults
Assists in capacity planning of computers
Monitoring servers and network environments
Troubleshoot a variety of network infrastructures
Distributes computers and printers per assigned schedule
Install, configure and maintain file server
Setup workstations

Provides information technology desktop services support including:
First point of contact in all computer hardware and software problems and requests
Analyzes problem (both technical and operational) and arrives at workable solutions

QUALIFICATIONS:

1 or more years of related experience working in an IT support role
Good working knowledge of computer software, hardware and networks
Experience with LAN/WAN network infrastructure technologies
Experience with desktop operating systems including windows 7, 10, MAC OS X
Good analytical skills and problem solving skills
Attention to detail, strong drive to learn, ability to follow instructions
Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
Multi-tasking capabilities
Organizing/Planning Ability
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

We offer a competitive compensation package, full benefits in addition to a collaborative and casual work environment. If you have a sharp mind, the know‐how to get things done while enjoying your time at work, this could be the place for you.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to hiring@shared.com

Shared Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Digital Content Coordinator

As Digital Content Coordinator, you will be responsible for finding different recipes, food trends, hacks, crafts and DIY projects to create attractive and engaging videos that are shareable on social media. Other responsibilities will include sourcing ingredients/props/materials for video shoots, execute recipes on camera, assist with food preparation, keep up to date with online food trends, keep track of inventory, and most importantly, be a leader in the production room.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Comfortable cooking and crafting (professional experience is a plus, but not required)
  • Comfortable taking charge and making decisions
  • Ability to work alone as well as in small teams
  • Strong working knowledge of  social media
  • Passionate about food, cooking, crafting and experimenting with different things
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, creative environment

ADDITIONAL QUALITIES

  • Follower of  food photography/video pages online
  • Have an artistic eye for food plating and presentation
  • Video or photography experience is a plus, but not required

If you are interested in the position, please send the following to hiring@shared.com

  • Your resume and cover letter outlining why you’re the perfect fit for this position
  • A link to the best online food or craft video you’ve seen recently
  • A link to one think on the internet you would love to make on camera

We offer a competitive compensation package, full benefits in addition to a collaborative and casual work environment. If you have a sharp mind, the know‐how to get things done while enjoying your time at work, this could be the place for you.

Shared Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Video Producer

We are looking for a creative team player to join our Shared.com video team! As Video Producer, you will be responsible for many aspects of our video shoots. You will plan, develop, film and edit videos designed to be shared on social media.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Edit videos and stills using Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere and Adobe Photoshop
  • Shoot videos using Canon C100,  Sony a7S II and Panasonic Lumix GH4
  • Provide direction at video shoots when necessary
  •  Be organized, creative, work well under pressure
  •  Have the strong ability to multi-task and juggle multiple projects at once
  • Be a positive team player, who is able to collaborate with coworkers on a daily basis
  • Have a valid driver’s license

ADDITIONAL QUALITIES: 

  • Experience shooting videos for Facebook
  • Familiar with trending content on social media
  • Have an artistic eye for food plating and product presentation
  • Interested in many different types of online trending topics (food, crafts/DIY, beauty, hair, science, health/fitness, etc.)

If you are interested in the position, please send the following to hiring@shared.com

  • Your resume and cover letter outlining why you’re the perfect fit for this position
  • A link to your reel and/or examples of your work
  • A link to the best online video you’ve seen recently

We offer a competitive compensation package, full benefits in addition to a collaborative and casual work environment. If you have a sharp mind, the know‐how to get things done while enjoying your time at work, this could be the place for you.

Shared Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Junior Digital Designer and Editor

The Junior Digital Designer and Editor supports the Creative and Video Production team to create high quality, engaging video content. The role requires a degree/diploma in a Multimedia program and the ability to execute and work under pressure to meet daily deadlines.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Editing videos shot by video production team.
  • Work with video producers and film crew to produce professional and engaging videos.
  • Add dynamic text and graphics to video.
  • Create supporting graphics for web site and social media platforms.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Formal training/education in graphic design, video production or multimedia.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
  • Strong experience using Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere.
  • Ability to work with both Windows and Mac systems.
  • Demonstrate strong typography and design fundamentals.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Able to handle a heavy workload and high demand.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple, concurrent projects.
  • Must be able to work both independently and/or within a team environment.
  • Demonstrate strong problem solving skills and ability to design with the end user in mind.
  • Open minded, positive, team player with an ability to adapt and learn quickly.

If you are interested in the position, please send the following to hiring@shared.com

  • Your resume and cover letter outlining why you’re the perfect fit for this position
  • A link to your reel and/or examples of your work
  • A link to the best online video you’ve seen recently

We offer a competitive compensation package, full benefits in addition to a collaborative and casual work environment. If you have a sharp mind, the know‐how to get things done while enjoying your time at work, this could be the place for you.

Shared Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Data Engineer

Do you like working with behavioural data on social networks like Facebook or have any experience in the marketing, advertising or gaming industries?  We are looking for analytical thinkers who take a hypothesis based approach and leverage the latest and greatest tools to make strategic business decisions.

We are a young company, but not a startup. In just over a year we have launched a successful publishing platform, influencing network, content subscription service and eCommerce channels that are all driving revenue. We are constantly finding innovative ways to engage audiences on their favourite social platforms, both through organic and paid growth.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Knowledge of emerging data storage and analytics technology trends
  • Ability to optimize infrastructure, schemas and queries that tie together multiple data sources
  • Experience working with both relational (MySQL) and NoSQL (MongoDB) databases
  • Experience aggregating data from multiple databases and vendor API’s including Facebook Graph API, Google Analytics, DoubleClick for Publishers, CSV files and multiple other web, mobile and platforms
  • Experience writing advanced queries and views to efficiently analyse data across multiple data sets
  • Experience building data visualizations to present daily metrics or results of test analysis using open source tools or vendors such as Tableau, Data Studio, Power BI, Klipfolio etc.
  • Any background knowledge in recommendation engines, web site optimization, search optimization or AB testing tools will be very valuable
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis, hypothesis testing and machine learning or artificial intelligence is nice to have
  • Degree in Math, Computer Science or Engineering preferred

(We use standard tools like Git, Jira, Slack, Google docs etc. to collaborate but like to try new things if they work better)

WHAT ARE WE OFFERING YOU?

A place where your work will matter. Members of our team with help get define the intelligent processes, measurement metrics, and development standards for the group. This is a small company with great potential, so you will have a chance to learn all aspects of the technology and business.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to hiring@shared.com

Shared Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 

Writer

We’re looking for innovative writers who have a firm sense of what people like to share. They will also be able to produce work quickly, be willing to experiment with a variety of different content types to see what works, and be interested in analyzing the results of their work.

The ideal candidate should have an idea of how to package stories and ideas for a wide variety of potentially interested audiences.  The job will involve a wide variety of short and long posts.

We are looking for great critical thinkers who know which sources to turn to when working on a story — any story, with the ability to source stories from all corners of the internet.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action
  • Make stuff that people like to share
  • Generate ideas for new formats, headlines, and post types
  • Actively seek out opportunities that are original, fresh, and innovative
  • Measure and monitor social activity – determine what works, tweak and improve content and communications
REQUIREMENTS:
  • High emotional intelligence
  • The ability to take perspective of others
  • Knowledge and obsession with fandoms
  • Be funny, engaging, and appealing in your work
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition
  • A competitive drive — you enjoy winning, really going for it
  • Willingness to collaborate with multiple writers and work in teams
  • A genuine, wide-eyed love of pop culture in all its forms
  • Proven ability to get viral traffic
  • Resourceful and self-reliant when it comes to finding and selecting stories
  • Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video?text), presentation and communication skills
Desirable:
  • Previous experience working as a copywriter
  • Keeps up to date with news and trends in the marketing and advertising sectors
  • Ability to work within deadlines and campaign schedules

We offer a competitive compensation package, full benefits in addition to a collaborative and casual work environment. If you have a sharp mind, the know‐how to get things done while enjoying your time at work, this could be the place for you.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to hiring@shared.com

Shared Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Full Stack Web Developer

We are looking for full stack web developers. Men or women who are experts in multiple layers of a modern tech stack, but have a real passion for web applications and spend most of their focus there. We are looking for people who have solved hard problems and built great things. Come prepared to show-off your portfolio and tell us what has worked, and what hasn’t. We are also looking for leaders. We are building the Toronto development team from scratch and the initial roles are vital to helping the CTO build the right technical foundation, promote the right culture, and lead by example with a high performing team work ethic. We want to build a team of passionate problem solvers who are team players that check their ego at the door.

We are looking for full stack web developers who are experts in multiple layers of a modern tech stack, but have a real passion for web applications and spend most of their focus there.

We are a young company that is rapidly growing and these initial roles are vital to helping the CTO build the right technical foundation and promoting the right culture.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE:
  • In depth knowledge of the emerging web application landscape, design patterns, architectures, and technology trends
  • Ability to design responsive user experiences for multiple browsers from desktops to smartphones
  • Ability to understand business problems, and present options for technical solutions
  • In depth experience with Javascript, Node.js, PHP, Mysql, NoSQL databases (MongoDB)
  • Experience designing and building front-end interfaces with frameworks like EmberJS, Angular or React
  • Experience working with Facebook API’s and social networking platforms is desired
  • Experience integrating audio, video and html content in web applications and embedding web interfaces in third party apps like Facebook
  • Experience working with CMS and third party libraries for analytics, A/B Testing
  • Understanding of continuous delivery, Automated Build and Testing frameworks
  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering preferred

(We use standard tools like Git, Jira, Slack, Google docs etc. to collaborate but like to try new things if they work better)

WHAT ARE WE OFFERING YOU?

A place where your work will matter. Members of our team with help get  define the intelligent processes, measurement metrics, and development standards for the group. This is a small company with great potential, so you will have a chance to learn all aspects of the technology and business.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to hiring@shared.com

Those chosen for an interview should come prepared to show-off your portfolio and tell us what has worked, and what hasn’t.

Shared Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.