Video Editor

Employer
Afar Media
Location
San Francisco, California
Salary
Competitive annual salary + bonus, health, dental, vision, 401(k), annual travel stipend
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Function
Production
Metro Area
San Francisco
Duration
Full Time

AFAR Media, the leading travel media brand with offices in San Francisco and New York, is seeking a Video Editor to conceptualize, write, and edit engaging and highly shareable short-form travel videos for AFAR.com and social media channels. The video editor—a new position at the company—will work closely with AFAR’s editorial team to develop new video franchises and series. Strong packaging skills are a must, as is the ability to multitask in a fast-paced media environment.

Job Duties

  • Work with the editorial, design, audience development, and social media teams to help hone a social video strategy 
  • Conceptualize, write, produce and edit 12 short-form videos per month that are on-brand for AFAR and useful to AFAR’s audience of discerning travelers
  • Create title sequences and basic 2D motion graphics
  • Perform basic color correction and grading 
  • Track video trends across social media and the web at large, and adjust AFAR’s video strategy accordingly 
  • Finalize and export deliverables to spec, and ensure proper compression formats for delivery and archive 
  • Generate teasers and trailers for social platforms 
  • Grow traffic from social through clicks to videos by the end of the year 

Requirements

  • 2-4 years’ of professional experience as a video editor, preferably for a media or digital lifestyle company
  • Be proficient in Adobe Premiere 
  • Ability to create high quality videos using simple in-house studio and sourcing still imagery from Creative Commons and other sources
  • Be scrappy and resourceful
  • Be a proactive self-starter with a collaborative spirit
  • Have excellent organizational, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Have a passion for travel, and be interested in conceptualizing new and interesting ways to look at travel
  • Have a strong sense of humor

How to Apply

Send your resume, examples of your work, and salary requirements to jobs@afar.com with “Video Editor” in the subject line. Want to really get our attention? Suggest what types of video stories AFAR should be telling.