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The Details

Mashable is looking to hire a senior video producer to manage a growing team of visual storytellers on the Emerging Platforms team. The perfect candidate has in-depth knowledge of current events in the entertainment, technology, science, and business industries. They are obsessed with news, being first, and having the most comprehensive coverage and angle for the story of the day.

They have deep understanding of social media and how to make a story go viral. He or she knows how to prioritize assignments to have a balanced daily programming of news, viral and creative videos.

This candidate is an endless idea generator, and can find compelling stories in unlikely situations. They are able to spot an opportunity, conceptualize an idea, and produce engaging visual stories on tight deadlines.

This producer should be able to clearly communicate assignments to a team of video producers and interns, and manage and prioritize workflows and schedules.

They will manage the delivery of videos formatted for various platforms -- horizontal, square, vertical -- to the social team for distribution.  

The producer will be reporting to and working closely with the Director of Emerging Platforms.

The Day-to-Day

  • Approve pitches and scripts, assign stories, manage and prioritize production
  • Oversee and mentor the core video team
  • Shoot, edit, script and produce videos
  • Deliver videos in various formats for social platforms
  • Analyze performance of videos and make recommendations to improve production or story selection
  • Work with Graphics to improve the look and quality of our videos
  • Work with the Social Team to maximize the impact of our videos

Must Haves

  • 3-5 years experience in digital video. 1+ years experience managing a team
  • Mastery of Adobe Premiere and working knowledge of After Effects
  • Superb shooting skills
  • In-depth knowledge of current events related to technology, entertainment, business and science
  • Excellent writing skills
  • The ability to manage a team
  • Attention to detail and the ability to see a project through from idea generation to posting
  • Creative mind, positive attitude, and willingness to experiment

About Mashable

Mashable is a media and entertainment company for superfans. Were not for the casually curious. Our proprietary Velocity technology suite gives us the unique ability to combine creativity with data. Our entertainment series and editorial coverage are smart, clever, ambitious, in-depth and first. We devour culture and tech. Our ideas shape the future and we speak to new influencers -- the early adopters who obsess with us around the globe.

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