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New York City    Posted: Friday, May 28, 2021
 
   
 
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ABOUT THE ROLE AND TEAM

theSkimms video team is a creative, collaborative group of producers & editors from both traditional & new media backgrounds. They maintain the highest standards for journalism & integrity in storytelling, while producing distinct content for theSkimms unique voice & brand.  As we grow, were looking for an Associate Producer who will be charged with editorial approach & technical execution for video initiatives. Reporting to theSkimms Senior Director of Video, youll collaborate cross functionally with internal teams, including Social, Editorial, Design, Sales, & Marketing to ensure optimal process from pre to post production on all future video projects.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Support the video team in all aspects of the production process such as researching, booking, hiring crews & editors, fact checking, pulling stock imagines etc
  • Produce, shoot, direct & edit assigned videos specifically in Reels/ Tik Tok Style 
  • Track production schedules & assets, ensuring that established deadlines are met.
  • Pitch ideas during team brainstorming sessions (i.e. shoot concepts, key art, digital/social, show titles etc.)
  • Write videos captions & create thumbnail art 
  • Assist in building web articles & maintaining video presence on theskimm.com 
  • Manage video library & data collection.
  • Manage all re-posts  
  • Experiment with new video features on social platforms to drive growth
  • Support distribution & optimization for video on social platforms 
  • Assist in video budget management & contract organization 

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • 2+ years of video production experience 
  • Strong knowledge of social media trends, news, pop culture, celebrity, & current events
  • Skilled creative writer who can conceive, script & execute an idea 
  • Ability to work in high pressure, fast-paced production environment with quick turnarounds
  • Editing on Premiere & iPhone, shooting on a camera as well as iPhone 
  • Understanding of basic production both in studio & in the field: lighting, cameras, direction
  • Strong knowledge of the digital landscape & what performs well on social media. 
  • A strong grasp of news cycle with highest understanding of  journalistic standards, research, & fact-checking
  • Excellent writer with ability to write in the voice of the brand
  • Meticulous organization & attention to detail
  • Understanding of data & analytics on social media.
  • Passionate about theSkimm & its mission

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.

 
 
 
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