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Director of Video
JOB TITLE:Director of Video
OVERVIEW:Shareblue seeks a politically savvy, enterprising Director of Video. This is an ideal role for someone interested in advancing the progressive cause through powerful, compelling, and professional videos across Shareblue’s platforms.
ABOUT US:Shareblue is an American media company. We produce practical political content that challenges conventional narratives about the people and events shaping our world. We believe we have a moral obligation to the majority of voters who did not vote for this administration to resist Trump, and advance the progressive cause.
Monitors breaking news and key political events to identify rapid response short-form and longer-form video concepts.
Takes initiative to propose new ideas every day, in real time.
Coordinates closely with editorial team to identify priorities of the day—staying in nonstop communication to ensure alignment.
Researches transcripts and existing footage to identify compelling material for video products.
Edits each piece of content with precision and careful understanding of the underlying narrative it is advancing.
Must be able to edit audio and video on Adobe Premiere.
Must have experience creating images in Adobe Photoshop.
Must have experience with Adobe AE.
Politically savvy, aware, and engaged.
Successful track record working in an intense, deadline-driven environment.
Capable of managing multiple priorities simultaneously. Able to adjust priorities and/or story focus quickly as the news shifts.
Organized, detail-oriented, and obsessed with executing, even in the face of obstacles.
Communicative, engaged, and eager to take initiative at every stage of the process.
We are most interested in these qualities, but anticipate candidates will have a minimum of five years’ experience working as a video producer and/or editor in a multi-platform political or advocacy environment.
Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org