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Video & Social Media Producer
We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as a part-time Video Production & Social Media Assistant with GrowHaus Studio. This position is ideal for college students or recent college graduates looking for hands-on experience and an opportunity to build a killer portfolio.
Our firm is making a conscious effort to improve the digital content that we post on internal social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. This position will focus on shooting and editing video content, but it will also include planning and production elements. You’ll meet our small team at our cozy office in Uptown New Orleans or on location somewhere in the city, and do most of your work remotely. The successful applicant will also be available as needed for still photography to cultivate our social media channels.
We're casual and informal but we work hard and work responsibly. A pleasant and supportive demeanor goes a long way.
Experience in videography and editing for social media, film, or journalism,
Capable of operating DSLR cameras, audio equipment, and lighting (owning a camera is a plus)
Available to work a part-time schedule each week, with the flexibility to work at the select weekend and/or holiday shoots
Marketing or entrepreneurship background a plus, but not required - especially for ideation and planning experience
Proven work experience as a video editor
Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Premiere Pro, After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop)
Experience in other multi-media production platforms (web sites, animation, graphic design) desired.
Familiarity with Digital Media and Branded Content
Experience with social media and digital marketing tools
Ability to work with a variety of different people, work styles, and content.
Must be able to lift and carry objects required for a video shoot - lighting and camera equipment, props, etc.
BA degree (or in progress) in film studies, cinematography, video editing, journalism, marketing, or any other related field
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Shoot and edit video content for the firm’s digital platforms
Video content may include but is not limited to: advertising and instructional videos, team footage, event coverage, and social media-tailored multimedia content
Assist in the production process, storyboard development, and general concept ideation for all video projects
Handling catering for a video shoot, as well as any prop and styling, runs that need to be done before or during a shoot
When needed, take and edit photos for social media platforms, website, and print
Use various types of videos and gifs to tell stories across multiple platforms and for multiple types of clients.
Take a brief to grasp the production team’s needs and specifications
Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the video
Perform non-linear editing using Adobe Premiere Pro software and designs After Effects as needed including motion graphics, layout, and animation
Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects
Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content daily (e.g. original text, photos, videos, and news)
Reformatting sequences for vertical video, organizing and archiving projects and creating smaller projects from start to finish.
Ensure individual brand consistency across social platforms
Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and the industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.
Web & Social Media Apprenticeship
What you can expect to do:
Editing image sets and or video content
Adding keywords, especially easily searchable terms or wording
Correcting and editing captions, keywords and metadata
Website mapping and UX/UI prototyping
Sourcing and uploading interesting and engaging visual content to the site
Responding to messages and comments from viewers/users/contributors
Cropping, lightening and color-correcting images
Video editing, converting images, and creating GIFs using Photoshop, Premiere and After Effects
Producing generic and campaign-specific graphics and video for social media.
Assist in the design and execution of a variety of projects Prepare files for print and web
Ability to work on multiple projects while managing time efficiently Able to work independently and in a team setting Ability to think creatively and communicate ideas to the team
What we’re after:
Experience using DSLR (and relevant equipment) for quality photography and videography (Owning a camera, a plus).
Experience working with website builder platforms like Squarespace.
Resourceful and self-motivated
Able to think outside of the box.
Knowledge of social media platforms and the variety of content that is successful on each of them.
You are passionate about entrepreneurship, technology, and digital storytelling.
Knowledge of how to promote campaigns on social media
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud programs (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Illustrator).
A passion for creative marketing, digital advertising, or multimedia
Ability to work independently to meet deadlines.
What is needed to be considered:
University or college undergraduate studying marketing, visual journalism, film, or any related major(s).
Ability to accept credit hours as a part of compensation (freelance opportunities available on an as needed basis).
Must be able to travel to our office in New Orleans for at least 8 hours per week. Candidate can work remote, with at least 2 hours of in office time a week.
What you need to know about this position:
This is an unpaid position with a 6-month commitment.
Opportunities for commission: During your term you will get first dibs on any overflowing projects outside of the normal workload. You'll be paid as an independent contract. This is only on an as needed basis.
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