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JOB TITLE:Video Editor
OVERVIEW:Shareblue seeks a politically savvy, enterprising Video Editor. 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, factual content to delegitimize Trump’s presidency, embolden the opposition, and empower the majority of Americans to fight.
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.
Watches cable news programming; clips and edits video for editors and writers.
Coordinates closely with content 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 Pro or Final Cut Pro.
Must have proficiency with TVEyes.
Must have experience creating images in Adobe Photoshop.
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