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New York City    Posted: Thursday, December 02, 2021
 
   
 
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ABOUT THE ROLE AND TEAM

theSkimm is hiring a full-time Senior Branded Video Producer to communicate our partners messaging to our audience in multiple formats. Reporting to the VP, Creative Studio, youll join our growing Creative Studios unit & work closely with the client services team to execute best-in-class video content. Youll be a guardian of theSkimms voice & tone while playing a critical role in helping the business develop.

WHAT YOULL BE DOING

  • Owning branded video projects from start to finish. Efficiently managing editorial & technical pre- & post-production (including research, scriptwriting, creative on shoots, & guiding edits)
  • Managing work with freelancers & production companies to bring best in class talent
  • Researching, fact checking, casting talent for our videos, general production support
  • Brainstorming, writing up, & pricing out video concepts in pre-sale in response to incoming RFPs
  • Pitching & developing new video concepts for sales to take to market
  • Creating short form video for our growing commerce vertical
  • Acting as lead producer for Creative Studio pitch material needs, including sizzle reels 

WHAT WERE LOOKING FOR

  • +5 years in video production for a digital publisher or agency
  • +2 years creating videos for brands, either at a publisher, agency, or in-house 
  • Experience in research & fact-checking
  • Proven experience interviewing for documentary style video 
  • Proven experience creating short form video content native to various social media platforms
  • Strong knowledge of the digital landscape & what performs well on social media 
  • Understanding how to tastefully include a brand in the video while maintaining editorial integrity 
  • Excellent writer with ability to write in the voice of the brand
  • Ability to script & produce a wide range of content- explainers, docs, animation
  • Meticulous organization & attention to detail
  • Experience working effectively under tight deadlines
  • Roster of freelance producers, production companies, animators, writers, editors etc.
  • Passionate about theSkimm & its mission

WHAT WOULD SET YOU APART

  • Understanding of basic production both in studio & in the field: lighting, cameras, direction
  • Passion for social media & social platform specific video creation & distribution strategy
  • Basic editing skills 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits & 401(k) starting on your first day
  • Competitive salary & equity packages
  • Flexible vacation policy & generous holiday observances
  • One Medical Membership
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Complimentary access to theSkimms growing suite of membership products 
  • The opportunity to be part of a values-driven, hardworking & diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter

ABOUT THESKIMM

theSkimm is a mission-driven digital media company giving millennial women the information they need to live their smartest lives. Since launching in 2012, theSkimm has become a trusted source for a community of millions of Skimmrs by seamlessly integrating into their existing routines, fundamentally changing the way its audience consumes news & makes decisions. theSkimm's flagship product, the Daily Skimm, remains the fastest-growing newsletter on the market, & the company continues to innovate, finding new ways to Skimm everything from finance & careers to voting, wellness & downtime. theSkimms product suite has expanded to include two top-rated podcasts, Skimm This'' & Skimmd From the Couch, theSkimm mobile app, Skimm Money & Press Pause newsletters, a new virtual course series called SkimmU, & Skimm Studios for innovative in-house video & audio content. theSkimms first book, How to Skimm Your Life, was released in June 2019 & debuted at #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list. 

And were not done. By continuing to grow the breadth of theSkimm offerings in the lifes necessity categories & expanding our products across events, commerce, customized content & audio, theSkimm ecosystem will become the go-to resource for this generation -- & the ones that follow --  in the most critical areas of their lives. Join us!

This is a full-time role based in New York, NY with flexibility for remote work. While our employees are continuing to work remotely throughout the remainder of 2021, we are excited to return to HQ in New York, NY next year. Beginning in January 2022, the office will be open Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday & NY metro area employees will come together in person a minimum of 3 days per month. All other days are up to the discretion of the employee & they may go in as often as they'd like.

We will require vaccinations for anyone coming to our office. We are following CDC recommendations for any additional boosters, & will always follow CDC & NY state guidance on wearing masks in the office.

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