IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC.

Content Creator

Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
ID 2024-5578
# of Openings
1
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Day Admin

Overview

IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has built a reputation for over a century by crafting iconic tools and practical technology required in aerospace, data communications, electrical, wire processing and construction. The global family of IDEAL brands includes IDEAL Electrical, Anderson Power, Enatel, and IVRY Technologies.

 

A vibrant and dynamic company, IDEAL is best known for our wire connectors, the gold standard for making electrical connections around the world. Nearly every commercial jet is assembled using IDEAL wire strippers and, as part of the critical equipment on NASA missions, our tools even help NASA astronauts fly to the moon. Most important, our products benefit skilled tradespeople, who reach for IDEAL tools every day.

 

IDEAL is propelled by the concept of Building an IDEAL World. Our family-run business is committed to building ideal relationships with customers, employees, and communities by crafting some of our industry’s most innovative and trusted tools.

 

 

The Content Creator is a dynamic hybrid role that will blend multiple content-building skill sets culminating in a flow of value-add content. The Creator will plan and execute a stream of electrical & connectivity focused content that includes images and videos. The Creator will need to develop relevant, highly technical outputs. This role is perfect for a former influencer looking to take on a new challenge. The IDEAL candidate has the passion for and the ability to regularly shift from creating trending short-form TikToks to capturing highly polished, professional, and beautifully lit content. The position reports to the Creative Lead at IDEAL Industries Corporate. 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Implement and own an on-going content flow of videos and photo assets for the IDEAL Electrical, Anderson Power, Enatel and Corporate Communications audiences that ladder up into broader business initiatives 
  • Photoshoot planning that includes storyboarding, talent coordination, wardrobe/propping, scheduling, lighting set-up, and test shots. 
  • Capture and postproduction of engaging, polished, on-brand and relevant photography and short & long form video content with a regular creation cadence to support social media, email, website, catalog and live events etc. 
  • Utilize the existing team process & known business objectives to plan, manage, and deliver upon outputs. 
  • Manage the Content Studio which includes gear needs, inventory, and organization. 
  • Partner with the Digital Data Analyst to understand analytics and optimize content based on KPIs. 

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • BA or MS in Photography or Videography (or related field) or demonstrated content creation or influencer background.   
  • 2-3 years’ experience capturing and editing static and motion content in a professional setting. 
  • High proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • High proficiency in propping, staging and lighting. 
  • High proficiency in post-production for both static and motion. 

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