Full Time Job

Video Producer


New York, NY 01-22-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

This position is represented by the NewsGuild-CWA.

TODAY Digital is looking for a highly skilled video producer to join our lifestyle team and produce stunning original videos for our digital streaming, mobile and social platforms .

Job Duties:

The ideal candidate will be a strong producer / shooter and editor with a proven track record of creating gorgeous, well written, addictive digital video. A genuine passion for food/lifestyle video and TODAY's other core video verticals (talent, pop culture, features) is a must. This producer will work with our Supervising Producer of lifestyle and food to concept and create both one-off videos and series in these areas to succeed on TODAY All Day, TODAY.com, social, and across partners, as well as adapt to emerging platforms and opportunities.
Our original video offerings range from hacks & how-tos in each section to sit-down interviews and feature profiles. The ideal candidate for this role will bring enthusiasm and energy to each project. We're looking for someone who can not only come up with great ideas and potential sources/subjects in these areas, but who can also work with our editors to transform their ideas into reality and elevate our existing content into franchises that can dominate the lifestyle space.
The ideal candidate is able to produce, shoot and edit multiple videos per month.

We need someone who understands the TODAY brand and can bring that sensibility to each production. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an iconic media brand and exercise creativity as we extend our footprint and voice into the digital space.

Basic Qualifications:
• 5+ years of experience producing, shooting and editing

video for digital platforms
• Experience producing food and lifestyle content, with and

without talent
• Bachelor's degree
• Must have a strong aesthetic eye and cinematic

• Expertise with key productions in Adobe Creative Suite

(Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects.)
• Must be aware of latest formats and trends in digital

video as a distinct form of content

Additional Job Requirements:
Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
• Ability to multitask and adapt to evolving priorities.
• Ability to write a script
• Collaborative spirit and outstanding communication skills
• Self-starter who can book and produce complex shoots

and meet deadlines.
• Experience managing freelance crews, including

shooters, food stylists and assistant producers
• Ambitious and driven to succeed, but also excited to

learn new equipment, techniques and processes.
• Imaginative and creative producer who is comfortable

completely reinventing existing franchises and inventing

new formats
• Exceptional organizational skills, able to manage many

projects moving along at different deadline speed