Job type full-time
Full job description
Weird history is looking for a video producer to oversee its large youtube channel with over 3.4 million subscribers, as well as existing video platformsWe are growing our weird history content production and are looking for a strong, editorially minded, execution-focused producer to help us maintain production and distribution on youtube, facebook, snap, ott, as well as help facilitate branded content opportunities.
Candidates must have a strong editorial focus, a sense of humor while being able to analyze performance dataIn addition, the ideal candidate should be a solid writer and copy-editor as well as have a good video eye to give notes on video edits, as well as collaborate with editors, and pertinent stakeholders; see a project through post-production, while staying on budget, and schedule.
This individual will be involved in the creative and day-to-day production of weird historyWorking with a team of in-house producers and freelancers, you will help shepherd the production of existing video series content and work on developing new pilots and concepts with our team, and help analyze performance results.
What you’ll do:
Maintain and champion the channel’s editorial video voice
Manage video projects from concept through production to final delivery
Track projects and maintain production calendars
Collaborate in existing slate as well as new content development
Maintain, grow and expand the list of freelance writers, editors, and talent
Be the head writer and producer of our popular timeline video series
Minimum 5 years of experience in video production, and/or digital distribution, relevant experience producing short-form video content
Writing, producing, and new media background and familiarity with various video platforms - facebook, snap, instagram, tik tok, etc.
Strong production, project management, and the ability to juggle multiple projects
Ability to work effectively across production, distribution, and audience development
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Bachelor`s degree, tv/film production, communications, or similar preferred
About weird history:
Weird history youtube welcome to the annals of history your social studies class never covered in high schoolBoring dates and places? not hereThis is for the extreme, the unexpected, the untold, and above all, the flat-out weird parts of historyBecause as weird as people seem today, we don`t hold a candle to history.
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Job type: full-time