New York Post

Digital Video Editor and Producer

New York Post • NYC, NY, United States

Job Description

  • This position is for an Online Editor
  • Job starts Aug 14, 2017
  • Located in NYC, NY, United States
  • This is a paid position. Rate is FT Position
  • Job has been filled

The New York Post video team is seeking an editor/producer to create compelling, shareable videos. Can-do attitude is key: someone who believes news doesn’t have to be boring and who appreciates the odd and unconventional stories as well as important ones. Must be an idea factory: knowledge and skilled to pitch across a variety of topic areas from national news, tabloid fare and societal trends. Must be able to script videos and research topics as well.

We seek a candidate who is excited about new types of multimedia storytelling and has a track record of creating digital video. Must be aware of latest formats and trends in digital video as a distinct form of content (not TV-related.)

Must edit fast and with flourish. Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite a must. (Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects.) Some shooting skills a bonus.

This is an opportunity to work with an iconic media brand as it experiences exponential digital growth and becomes a video powerhouse. New York Post and Page Six videos have received more than a billion views in the past year.

QUALIFICATIONS:
2+ years of experience working in a digital news environment
Ability to pitch, script and edit videos on a variety of subjects and in varying edit styles
Great editorial judgment, social media savvy
Familiarity with video channels like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and more.
Must enjoy working collaboratively and accurately in a fast paced but fun environment

NEEDS:
· Resume, cover letter and reel
· Provide two ideas for quick videos based on the news of this week.
· Please include materials and apply through the form on this page

Our Spot:
The New York Post is the nation’s oldest newspaper with the youngest, most ambitious video department. We want to make our mark in digital video and create memorable work and new viewing habits among our audience. The legacy of the great headlines conveys the attributes of our videos: bold, irreverent, judgmental, confident and clever. We want to make videos that surprise viewers. We seek someone who believes news doesn’t have to be boring to be news and who appreciates serious and quirky stories. Let’s talk! We are an equal opportunity employer.

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