Bentkey Ventures (The Daily Wire) is looking for a creative Assistant Video Editor for its social media platforms. The Daily Wire social media Assistant Editor is responsible for the creation of engaging and monetizable video content for the social media department. The assistant editor will use his or her skills in editing, combined with an intuition for successful viral social content, to produce a high volume of content against fast-paced deadlines. If you feel you are the right fit for this position, we look forward to hearing from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Social Media Video Manager and Platform Managers to establish and meet video quotas
  • Set up video projects for editor: source footage, sync footage and audio, organize project files
  • Utilize a knowledge of and immersion in viral news cycles to suggest video concepts and source clips
  • Find and utilize various software to pull viral online clips in the highest quality possible
  • Convert videos to various digital / social video formats
  • Create assembly edits, string-outs, and finishing edits with precision on shorter turnaround videos
  • Convert, transcode, and compress media for post-production workflow
  • Create project templates
  • Organize and archive footage and deliverables
  • Research and suggest video concepts or opportunities for viral content
  • Convert and compress media for post-production workflow
  • Prepare thumbnails for videos
  • Upload videos to social media channels and curate metadata in accordance with best practices for each platform

Experience & Requirements:

  • Nashville-based
  • Immersion in and full understanding of social media
  • 2+ years previous experience in comparable social media video position
  • Interest in and/or familiarity with the political and editorial news landscapes
  • Strong instincts for successful social media content and engagement
  • Ability to produce a high volume of content quickly that also meets production and social media standards for quality
  • Ability to spot and capitalize on social media trends
  • Understanding of all social media video platforms and processes
  • Excellent proof-reading skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Aptitude for visual composition, lighting, and style
  • Discernment between highly produced projects and “quick and dirty” viral videos
  • Prioritization and proactivity
  • Professional photography and photo-editing skills a plus
  • Video production experience required
  • Premiere Pro CC
  • After Effects CC
  • Photoshop CC
  • Video camera systems

Additional Info:

  • Reports to: Director of Social Media
  • Start date: Immediate
  • Employment type: Full-time; Non-Exempt
  • Compensation: $20-$25; Dependent upon experience
  • Benefits: Health insurance options (medical through Anthem; dental and vision through Guardian); Paid Time Off; 401k (5% match)

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