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Content Producer III
Ref No.: 17-14672
Location: New York, New York
Job Title: Content Producer III
Duration: 3 months

We are a digital and mobile company driving the global consumer brand space. We are a startup at scale, a dynamic house of 50+ media and tech brands that includes HuffPost, Yahoo Sports, Client, TechCrunch, Tumblr, Yahoo Finance, BrightRoll, ONE by Client and Yahoo Gemini. We are one of 3 media technology companies that reach over one billion people globally. We are an all-star team of engineers, storytellers and strategists united by values and driven by the massive opportunity to build brands people love. We believe brands matter more than ever—to the people who love them, to the companies that build them. Our goal is to create a passionate and engaged global community of 2 billion people by 2020. Together with our parent company Telecommunication, we're building the future of media.

We are expanding our editorial video offerings across news, finance, sports, entertainment & lifestyle and are looking for an extremely creative motion graphics artist/video editor/producer to work on its ambitious daily video initiative. The Video Preditor will report to our Video Executive Producers.

This is a 3-month contract position.

Responsibilities:
- Scan the web and beyond to surface and pitch news and human interest stories that will captivate a wide audience
- Find and manage digital assets, craft succinct and whipsmart script copy for TOS videos averaging 1-3 mins in length
- Working with Executive Producers, create 2-3 videos a day for franchise series using in-house production tool and/or Adobe Premiere
- Produce and program compelling video posts for social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube

Must Haves:
- 3-5 years editorial experience
- Highly creative, with a witty, sharp editorial style requiring minimal copyedits
- Attention to detail
- Basic experience with Photoshop/Illustrator
- Experience in creative development
- Extremely savvy with social media, and mixed media; working understanding of social metrics and content-surfacing algorithms of the major social platforms
- Team player — can bring the transformative spark for a creative editor while still working closely and openly with others to accomplish shared goals
- Passion for news and an understanding of editorial best practices
- Open to work on nights and weekends
- Plus: Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud, Premiere, After Effects