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Media, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Thursday, December 02, 2021
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theSkimm Studios team is a small collaborative group that understands how to write, produce, & edit high-quality journalism while putting it in theSkimms distinct voice. The team thrives in fast-paced environments, knowing that every day is different & brings new & exciting opportunities to help Skimmrs live smarter lives. This role will work closely with the Editorial, Studios & Social teams to translate content into video. Studios content covers the scope of sit-down interviews, deep dive explainers, & short documentary profiles.

*Please submit three links to videos you have edited with your application.


  • Working closely with the Studios & Social team to edit all videos from rough cuts through final delivery
  • Daily editing of content in the following formats: explainers, news, short docu style, Tik Tok- often within quick turnaround timelines
  • Media management of all digital video files
  • Working with a handful of freelance editors & serving as point person for necessary assets, best practices & media management
  • Developing ideas for the larger Studio team; figuring out how to produce & edit content in new, fun & engaging ways through the scope of a digital lens
  • Editing with platform & digital landscape in mind
  • Creating motion graphics & design elements for videos


  • Fully proficient editing in a digital post-production environment in the Adobe Suite of products
  • 2-4 years experience editing digital style content
  • Experience in basic edit prep as well as managing media on a network/server
  • An understanding of digital trends, cinematography & editing principles; with an ability to tell a cohesive story
  • Familiar with the digital landscape & worked full-time at another publisher
  • A track record of working effectively under short deadlines & in high-pressure environments
  • Being a self-starter AND a team player who goes above & beyond to get the job done
  • An acute attention to detail & dedication to accuracy
  • Proficient in basic color correction, audio mixing & mixdowns
  • Experience with After Effects and/or other motion-graphics program


  • A background in graphic design
  • Experience with shooting & general video production
  • Passion for theSkimm & its mission, & a strong understanding of our brand


  • 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


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'' & 9 to 5ish, theSkimm mobile app, Skimm Money & Skimm Your Life 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. 

This is a full-time role 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.

*Please submit three links to videos you have edited with your application.

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