Associate Video Editor

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COMPANY INFORMATION:

The Dodo is the #1 media brand for reach on mobile in the U.S., and the most engaged media brand globally across all content genres. We tell fun, entertaining, emotional stories about animals that make people laugh, cry happy tears, feel ALL the feels, and fall in love with animals.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a community of journalists and storytellers, business professionals, creators and technologists, we believe it is a moral and business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and media. This applies to our candidates, our teams, our storytelling, our creative work, and our platforms, products, and partnerships.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Create an allotted number of midform and shortform videos, from start to finish: sourcing, producing and editing
Consistently pitch and bank strong projects with viral potential and meet monthly or quarterly deliverables
Produce videos from scratch with guidance from managers — conducting a pre-pro call with the talent, constructing a narrative, establishing a shot list that delivers on that vision, conducting interviews, and editing the produced footage into a cohesive story
Create and maintain strong relationships with talents — this includes regularly following their platforms for updates and establishing a regular pipeline of communication for future pitches
Brainstorm new ideas for both midform and shortform content

WHO YOU ARE

Consistently exceeds team benchmarks
Consistently produces story beats needed to create a complete arc and deliver on the social copy
Takes full accountability for deliverables and performance, whether as an individual or as a leader of a group
Embraces new challenges and smartly experiments with new formats while remaining true to the brand and best practices
Understands business needs and individual role in meeting company goals
Proactively takes on projects and initiatives that contribute to the success of the team

MUST HAVES:

3+ years experience producing and editing, preferably at a major media company
Has an active presence on social media, creating content on a regular basis for their profile — particularly on TikTok — and is comfortable being on camera
Has a proactive, can-do attitude and collaborates with others across the team
Calm under pressure and proactively pivots when needed
Proficient in Premiere and can efficiently use our template and follow guidelines so videos are consistently free of technical mistakes

About Company

Vox Media

Job Information

Status: Open Job type: Full Time Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 18 Feb 2024

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