Director of Video Programming & Operations

Inequality Media seeks a new Director of Video Programming & Operations to oversee the organization’s creative output, leading the translation of ideas and high-level concepts into captivating, high-performance content for all digital platforms.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Director of Video Programming & Operations will blend non-fiction storytelling and superior management skills with fluency in digital media. Working hand-in-hand with Inequality Media’s Lead Editor / Post-Production Supervisor and Production Coordinator, the incumbent will be responsible for the full arc of content development, including operations, ideation, pre-production, shoots, post-production, and creative partnerships.

We’re looking for a candidate with a passion for - and track record in - digital video and progressive politics who will:

  • Lead video content creation, strategy, and execution for Inequality Media’s videos with an existing reach of 10 million monthly views on our social media platforms.

  • Grow and develop Inequality Media’s video portfolio, ranging from produced explainers to live broadcasts to interviews, for Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter.

  • Use analytics to set goals for audience growth and to inform our creative strategy and production, pulling insights from our social media data.

  • Advance and maintain relationships with existing content partners such as MoveOn to deliver compelling videos that achieve ambitious results, and facilitate new collaborative opportunities.  

  • Provide sound editorial guidance, ensuring videos align with Inequality Media’s mission and brand.

  • Develop and manage video production budgets with a focus on increasing the efficiency of our production capacity and output.

  • Work hand-in-hand with lead editor to determine the creative direction of the videos, including making assignments for other editors and freelancers.

  • Facilitate regular evaluation and feedback of video content, themes, and metrics.

  • Establish a culture of experimentation, and lead evolution of video content over time.

  • Remain up-to-date on the latest trends, key players and best practices for digital creative.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five or more years of professional experience in digital media, with a focus on video

  • Track record of high performance in video, including developing and executing highly shareable, interactive, multi-platform content that grows and engages audiences

  • Expertise in conceptualizing, filming, directing, writing, editing, and/or producing short-form video content with an emphasis on nonfiction storytelling

  • Experience managing complex workflows, including those involving freelance editors

  • The ability to conceptually and creatively visualize complex concepts including data

  • The ability to develop new formats and series for our online programming

  • The ability to distill data-backed insights into actionable recommendations

  • Strong knowledge of the digital media industry, including as it relates to nonprofits and political organizations

  • Strong interest in political economics and compelling civic education

  • A solid understanding of progressive values and policies, including as they relate to the news cycle

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Please submit your cover letter and resume to directorofvideo@inequalitymedia.org by Friday, March 29, 2019. 

Inequality Media is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.Inequality Media offers salaries commensurate with education and years of experience. Inequality Media offers a generous benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, and paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

 
 

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