Researcher Creative Agency

Sydney, Australia
5 Jun, 2017 - 31 Dec, 2017

Breakthrough is a full-service agency, providing research, strategy, creative concepts, technical build, multimedia production, dissemination and evaluation in-house. This ensures that our strategic thinking informs our creativity, and that our strategy is influenced by real-time audience engagement with our campaigns. Our clients are prestigious and include the UK Home Office, UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, US State Department, United Nations; Australian, Tunisian and Iraqi governments, companies such as KPMG, public benefit organisations including the Rockefeller Foundation, and charities such as the NSPCC UK.

We specialise in working with multiple stakeholders including government, NGOs, charities, media organisations and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), who help us meet our campaign objectives and drive positive social change.

In four-and-a-half years we’ve grown to over 200 people all working across our offices in Australia, Iraq, East Africa, Tunisia and at our headquarters in the UK. It’s an exciting time, and we’ve big plans for the future – and we’re looking for someone to help get us there.

What are we looking for?

Breakthrough is looking for a Production Researcher in our Australia office to help us create high quality film content for our campaigns.

As the Researcher, you will work closely with Producers throughout the production process, providing administrative and organisational support on a range of campaigns include one social channel;
Work under the supervision of the Senior Content Editor or Assistant Producer to compile treatment ideas, questions and information to build engaging shareable stories that will challenge the status quo;
Deal with contributors and research contributors information and stories online;
Assist with setting up shoots by working closely with the Producer Director or Assistant Producer. Finding locations, props etc;
Be working closely with our PC to organise the locations and be involved in every aspect of the shoot.

What we need from you…

The ability to construct engaging research to base treatments and stories upon with a keen eye for detail;
An interest in genres that appeal to a young, male audience such as sports, comedy and gaming;

Passion for social change/current affairs is also desired;

Strong creativity, innovation and ideas generation;

Ability to easily adapt within a fast paced environment;

Superb organisational and interpersonal skills;

Able to work on own initiative, manage own workload priorities and stay motivated when working alone;

Ability to foster co-operative, positive working relationships with all internal teams.

Importantly, we’re committed to hiring a diverse workforce from different professional and cultural backgrounds, and to that end we encourage a variety of people to our company to represent the diverse range of subjects associated with our projects.

Full time role based at Chippendale.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter (maximum of one page) with information on why you’re right for this role, and what excites you about this job and our company to:

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