Web Video Writer

Location
Greensboro
Posted
Aug 20, 2013
Closes
Sep 19, 2013
Contact
Christina Zahn
Duration
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Web Video Writer holds responsibility for ideating engaging video series, scripts, interview questions, conducting interviews, supervising scripts and assisting the video production, edit and art teams to craft compelling video assets for our client. Write and edit copy for all stages of the video content process (concepts, scripts or interview questions, supers, site and social copy). Crisp and lively writing skills, directing/field producing, and video management background a must, as is the adroit and deadline-sensitive handling of multiple projects simultaneously.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Degree in English, journalism, online publishing or comparable experience

Experience: Minimum 3 years experience in video content creation as it relates to content marketing, web video series, branded entertainment, agency, podcasting, or marketing communications

Required Skills:
•Ability to write and story produce world-class videos on time and on budget
•Proven track record for writing and leading video interviews; ability to script supervise, work with a host or on-screen talent and/or ask questions off-camera.
•Experience with video editing and/or working with a video editor during post-production; able to suggest cuts that fulfill client feedback.
•Working knowledge of content development and video editing software (MS Office, Final Draft, Adobe CS; Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere or Avid)
•Ability to conduct SEO keyword research (Google, YouTube, etc.) and target videos, site copy and meta-data accordingly
•Proven ability to write and create compelling, original content for a digital audience; an understanding of how to build and engage a video audience
•Proven experience running a successful YouTube channel; very active in the YT community
•Successful experience creating site copy and video assets that generate leads and increase conversions
•Familiarity with mobile technology a plus (Android, Apple, Windows, Blackberry)

Desired Skills:
•Ability to lead and direct a small production crew on location
•On-camera experience a plus


Please apply directly to the url link provided here: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8226962
All other applicants will be ignored.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work in typical office setting. Some travel required.

Along with your resume, please submit URLs of three videos you worked on and explain the role you played in their creation.

No phone calls please.
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