|Publication or Company
||Boston Globe Electr Publ Inc.
||Video Content Producer Job
||Internet/Online/New Media, Newspapers
||VIDEO CONTENT PRODUCER
The video content producer will monitor the latest video available to Boston.com from all of its partners ó including The Boston Globe, AP, user-submitted video, and others -- and will embed videos within stories, and on section fronts in a timely manner. The video content producer be an active presence on social media, sharing Boston.com's video content and engaging with the community. Moreover, the video content producer will manage Boston.comís YouTube channel and multimedia players to ensure that the latest and most compelling video is accessible at all times and that a lively community presence is cultivated. He or she will work closely with the news, sports, features, and the multimedia team and will be an advocate for video placement, including live video streams, on the homepage and across the site.
∑ Monitor a multitude of internal and external video feeds. Determine which videos should be placed on the site, embed and/or link to those videos.
∑ Work with colleagues in Boston.comís product group and outside consultants to reorganize and rebuild Boston.comís YouTube channels and create a strong YouTube community.
∑ Communicate to editors and producers about the latest live streaming video opportunities, and assist in the creation of embedded video players and packaging.
∑ Identify compelling and potentially viral videos that should be included in existing and upcoming packages.
∑ Add new videos to stories and section fronts as they become available.
∑ Ensure that stories and section fronts are displaying the latest and most updated videos available.
∑ Write short blog posts and teases to promote new and potentially viral videos.
∑ Work with product team to identify new video partners and opportunities.
∑ Be a strong advocate for embedded video on section fronts and the homepage.
∑ Monitor analytics and video plays across the site.
∑ Post and or link to videos on Boston.com live blogs.
∑ Promote videos aggressively using social media and other types of channels.
∑ Advocate and help package video for major events, which may occur occasionally on nights or weekends.
∑ Other duties as assigned.
∑ Bachelorís degree.
∑ Experience with working with Brightcove, YouTube, NDN, and other video platforms and vendors.
∑ Solid writing and reporting skills for a digital publication.
∑ Knowledge of Photoshop, Web content management systems, and other digital technologies.
∑ Basic HTML
∑ Working knowledge of SEO strategies, metadata, and best Web practices pertaining to video placement.
Additional desirable, but not required, qualifications
∑ Ability to shoot, edit, and post video on the Web.
∑ Basic Web programming skills.
Business Information: Boston.com is the leading regional portal and one of the top news web sites in the country. For nearly fifteen years we have been and continue to be a vital web presence for Boston and New England, providing news, local information and listings, entertainment and community to over 6 million users every month. With a focus on innovation and a suite of digital products, Boston.com is committed to leading the growth of digital news and information.
The Boston Globe is wholly owned by the New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT), a leading, global multimedia news and information company with 2012 revenues of $2.0 billion, that includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, and related properties. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.
Boston.com is one of the most visited regional portals in the U.S. and is wholly owned by The New York Times Company, a leading global, multimedia news and information company with 2012 revenues of $2.0 billion, that includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, and related properties. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.
EEO Statement: The Boston Globe is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic. The Boston Globe is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.