Contently is looking for experienced Freelance Multimedia Project Managers based in Canada to remotely oversee high-quality, high-value video and photo shoots for some of our Canadian brand clients. The right candidates will have a results-driven, deadline-oriented track record, an aptitude for professional client work, experience in high-stress production environments, and a flair for creative storytelling.

The Freelance Project Manager’s primary role is to manage relationships between clients and producers in Contently’s freelance talent network, facilitating project kickoff calls, production schedules, communication, and feedback. The ideal candidate can also lend strategic insights about leveraging creative media to advance clients’ content marketing objectives.

Contently helps clients execute a variety of custom video and photo formats. Video projects range from travel diaries to personal profiles to tailor-made shorts for social. Custom photo shoots run the gamut from exec portraits to seasonal fashion shoots. Comfort managing a wide variety of multimedia projects with minimal oversight is key.

You’ll operate remotely via the Contently platform and must have access to necessary tools (computer hardware and software, reliable phone and Internet service, and so on).

General responsibilities include:

Project Manage Video Production and Large-Scale Photo Shoots

  • Lead kickoff calls and subsequent client/producer meetings
  • Manage project timelines through the Contently platform and ensure both producers and clients meet deadlines
  • Facilitate review process: distribute scripts, storyboards, and rough cuts, and distill client feedback into constructive and actionable creative notes
  • Assess project scope, facilitate travel reimbursement, and address potential overages as they arise
  • Consult with clients to craft and hone ideas, facilitate the contributor pitch process, and provide feedback about the relative strength of pitches
  • Establish and maintain relationships with freelance photographers, videographers, and production companies
  • Confirm all project requirements are clearly stated in the project brief and understood by all parties (client, creative, talent, etc.)
  • Advocate for both clients and creatives while enforcing the norms and standards of Contently’s multimedia offering


  • 5+ years project management experience, preferably overseeing video, photo, or other multimedia
  • Experience working in a production environment, preferably at an agency, broadcast network, or production company
  • Ability to manage relationships between clients and freelance creative professionals
  • An understanding of the content marketing space, especially as it relates to video marketing trends online

Compensation is billed hourly and paid monthly. Pay is competitive. If you’re interested, fill out this form

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Author: The Freelancer