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Vox is looking for an Archive Producer for the second season of our Netflix docuseries Explained. The job will involve working closely with Producers, Voxs legal team & the Junior Archive Producer to make our show possible: finding & acquiring footage, securing clearances, negotiating licenses, reviewing scripts, screening episodes, tracking use of third party material, & staying on budget. Our show relies heavily on archival, & candidates should have a passion for old & unusual footage, & bringing images & clips to the screen that viewers wont have seen before. Candidates should also have a familiarity with major archives, & the timelines & prices associated with certain kinds of footage. We need someone with great communication skills, who can coordinate between the shows creative staff & Voxs legal team, can stay organized while juggling multiple stories, & enjoys working in a fast-paced deadline-driven television environment.
The job is full-time & in-house for six months, based in New York City.
What youll do:
- Acquire archival footage on a range of topics, from the arts to science & technology
- Secure clearances & negotiating licenses
- Keep track of third party material
- Keep track of archival costs
What youll bring
- Five+ years experience working in licensing & clearances
- Experience in a fast-paced news environment
- Experience working on archive heavy projects
- Experience working with major archives
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills
- Adobe Premiere skills a plus
Please submit your application before Friday, Friday, January 4.
Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds & everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer & does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.