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Winged Whale Media Wins 2021 NYX Video Awards

(Toronto, Ontario – May 11, 2021) After an intense judging period featuring 2163 entries from 33 countries, Winged Whale Media has won the Gold Winner in the 2021 NYX Awards. The winning work was created by Winged Whale Media for Pullmantur Cruises.

The International NYX Video Awards program was open to all videography and video marketing professionals, whose fresh stories, visuals, brilliant video marketing ideas and videography expertise impressed the jury panel. “All the amazing individuals, agencies, and companies who joined the NYX Awards this year prove that creativity never dies, even in these trying times”, said Kenjo Ong, CEO of the International Awards Associate (IAA). “This win by Winged Whale Media is a testament to their unbridled talent!”

Grand Jury Panel

The winning entries were judged impartially by a group of esteemed videography and marketing professionals. IAA selected a panel of international judges in the adjudication process, adhering to a strict code of excellence. The 2021 NYX Awards panel comprise 40 professionals of various disciplines from 22 countries, and from large and small agencies, embracing diversity from all corners of the world.

NYX Video entries were ranked via blind judging in accordance to the best industry standards. Entries are evaluated based on creative proficiency and the ideation of the final work. Winners was then be selected based on their ability to meet competition criteria.

Participation of International Brands

Garnering worldwide interest, the NYX Video Awards saw names of known organizations from all over the world in its list of entries. Some were submitted directly by the companies themselves, such as UEFA, Twist and Shout, a KnowBe4 company, Blue Chalk Media, SASSO Agency, PUREBLINK whereas some were submitted by entrants who produced works for them, such as YSL BEAUTY, Riot Games, COCA-COLA, Stratton Studios, FIRMLAND to list a few.

“A NYX Awards win is a victory unlike any other,” Ong said. “They have achieved greatness with their ideas, stories, and approval from internationally acclaimed professionals, becoming a pillar of the industry in the process.”

“These exceptional individuals will inspire many for years to come. We cannot wait to see what’s in store for these class acts!”, Ong concluded.

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Downtown Brampton BIA is Hiring- Marketing Specialist, Contract Position

Under the direction of the Executive Director, strategize, coordinate, oversee & execute all aspects of the Downtown Brampton BIA (DBBIA) marketing strategy.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, we are looking for an outgoing enthusiastic Marketing Specialist who is both creative and highly organized. This role involves coordinating marketing and communications campaigns for downtown Brampton and all of the exciting promotions happening in the DBBIA.  In addition to this you are savvy in digital marketing and have great finesse with social media campaigns, communicating with business owners, have experience in promotions, and assisting in other projects and event marketing campaigns.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports the Executive Director in executing the DBBIA’s vision
  • Creative vision for marketing materials, for promotion across all digital platforms
  • Creative vision with print material for events and promotions
  • Actively connects with businesses to update them on all BIA events and promotions
  • Assist in the planning/budgeting of all marketing and communications campaigns
  • Assist in developing weekly consumer e-newsletters
  • Develop innovative and creative media content across the DBBIA social media platforms
  • Ensure the BIA website is updated on a weekly basis to include all event information happening in the downtown.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in a similar position (not-for-profit or BIA)
  • Post-Secondary education (Marketing Business or Project Management preferred)
  • Experience in digital marketing and social media (Hootsuite, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Mailchimp, Asana, and Trello.)
  • Great oral and written communication skills
  • Marketing and advertising design
  • Photography
  • Able to manage and track expenditures
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Flexible and responsive to changing conditions/demands/hours

Click the job description below to read more details, and learn how to apply.

Marketing Specialist Job Description

Request for Proposal for Public Parklet in Downtown Brampton

The Downtown Brampton BIA (DBBIA) is requesting concept proposals for a temporary parklet located at 65 Queen Street West. This parklet would add an element of fun, visual interest, and added amenities to this new public space in the downtown core.

Temporary parklets are creative structures that encourage people to gather, sit, and enjoy their outdoor surroundings. They are also an innovative intervention to provide more space for downtown visitors in areas that have limited sidewalk space.

Scope of project:

  • Proposed design for the public parklet for 65 Queen Street West
  • Area: 65’ wide x 10’ deep
  • Landlord to install hording for the backdrop of this parklet 65’ x 4.5’ high

Contractor Expectations from the DBBIA:

  • Design, build and install parklet onto the private property of 65 Queen Street West
  • Incorporate planters and secured fixtures for public seating
  • Incorporate a visual for the hording (65’ wide x 4.5’ high)
  • Include costs to maintain seasonal planters
  • Report if any additional maintenance is needed.
  • Install, maintain, the 65 Queen Street West parklet by June 15, 2021

DBBIA Responsibilities:

  • Procurement of the DBBIA public parklet to appropriate contractor/landscaper
  • Arrange for liability and all permits required by the City of Brampton
  • Official launch date Thursday July 1, 2021

DEADLINE: Wednesday May 5, 2021  send to DowntownBIA@brampton.ca

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