Video Production Coordinator - Digital Publishing Development

May 05, 2014
Jun 04, 2014
Full Time
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Your tasks
The Penguin Random House Digital Publishing Development team is seeking a Video Production Coordinator to join a corporate video production team. The primary role of this position is to be first point of contact for internal video production project requests _ organizing/analyzing requests, consulting with requestors, scheduling time in video studio, liaising with 3rd party video production teams, etc.

The Video Production Coordinator will also be asked to:

_Assist with video studio maintenance
_Assist on the production of complex shoots (including talent hospitality)
_Handle basic video requests for small projects (quick edits, file conversions, etc.)
_Research and keep up with external video initiatives/innovations
_Assist in the training/communication of video endeavors to internal Penguin Random House audience

In addition, this position will be expected to be a part of and contribute to conversations around creative video project development within the larger video production team.

With training and development, the person in this role will ideally grow to handle the direct management and execution of basic shoots (and beyond) themselves.

Our requirements
The ideal candidate:

_Has 1-2+ years experience in the video production world (shooting, editing, production management and/or other related experience all relevant)
_Is very organized, able to manage complicated video production scheduling process
_Is an excellent listener, can display patience and level-headedness especially while fielding time-sensitive requests (client-facing experience a plus)
_Has a basic working knowledge of Final Cut Pro and/or Adobe Premiere Pro (required); Advanced knowledge not required but is a major plus (at the very least a willingness to develop this skill is preferred)
_Is very familiar with YouTube, Google Hangouts, and similar digital video distribution platforms
_Has a basic working knowledge of video production gear: camera, lighting, audio, etc. (not required but a major plus)
_Has a basic working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator (not required but a major plus)
_Is comfortable with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
_Is comfortable with Google Docs (Spreadsheets, Forms, etc.)
_Is comfortable with both Mac and PC
_Has an interest in books, authors, publishing (a major plus)

Thank you for your interest in Random House. Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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