Videographer/Editor

Location
Washington
Posted
Apr 23, 2014
Closes
May 23, 2014
Contact
Hiring Manager
Category
Other, Publishing
Duration
Full Time
BASIC FUNCTION
Shoot and edit a variety of events and interviews for web-based multimedia products and distribution to the news media.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. At minimum of two years professional work experience shooting/editing broadcast news required. Experience working with media in a fast-paced, policy-oriented environment preferred. Experience with web-based communications a plus.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
Candidate must be a self-starter, requiring minimal supervision and must possess a working knowledge of HD camera systems. Experience operating video cameras, editing with non-linear software including Final Cut Pro, After Effects, and Premier required. Other software includes Photoshop, Vantage, and Cinematize Pro is required. Candidate should have the ability to work well as part of a team with excellent interpersonal skills, discretion, poise, mature judgment; ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Interest or experience in public affairs preferred, but not required.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

45% Photography
- Shoot Brookings events on- and off-site.
- Light and shoot interviews on- and off-site.
- Serve as technical advisor for off-site tapings.
- Set up and operate all audio equipment for single and multiple cameras.
- Set up and operate live web stream.
- Shoot B-roll as needed.

45% Editing:
- Edit video and audio clips and packages on- and off-site.
- Format clips and packages for use on the Brookings website.
- Format clips and packages for distribution to the media and other users.
- Perform color correction on- and off-site.

10% Other Duties as Assigned


Only applicants meeting minimum qualifications for the position will be considered. Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment in this position. Brookings welcomes resumes from all qualified applicants, particularly women and minorities. No phone calls and no employment agencies please.

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