Position Description

Video Producer
Job category Full-time
Group Public Engagement
Location New York
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Video Producer

 

The  World  Economic  Forum  LLC  is  committed  to  improving  the  state  of  the  world  by  engaging industry, government  and  civil  society  leaders  in  partnerships  to  shape  global, regional  and  industry agendas.

 

With offices  in  New  York  and  San  Francisco, the  World  Economic  Forum  LLC  is  impartial  and  not  tied to  any political,  partisan  or  national  interests.  It   is   the   North  American  subsidiary  of  the  World  Economic Forum,  the international organization for public-private cooperation, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, under the supervision of the Swiss Federal Government.

 

We are seeking an established video producer to help develop our video formats and storytelling approaches. The World Economic Forum’s video team works across a wide variety of content. Here's a taste of what we do: vimeo.com/showcase/weforum

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Shoot and edit high-quality video content in line with the links above, with a focus on creating engaging stories for all of our various output platforms.
  • Coordinate all of our North American video content capture and post-production operations
  • Manage and operate the content studio in our NY office
  • Collaborate with our digital team to support the production of social media video content, drawing on the Forum’s expert community for input where possible.
  • Manage internal & external creative production resources.
  • Manage video storage and archiving. Film and edit internal communication content, as required.

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor degree and at least 5 years of experience in creating quality video content
  • Excellent creative and technical command of cameras, lenses, lighting, sound and post-production processes
  • Well-versed in conducting interviews, shooting b-roll and event-based footage
  • Developed understanding of online news cycles and a proven ability to tell stories to social media audiences
  • Able to juggle competing requirements without compromising quality or storytelling
  • Experienced video editor. Good working knowledge of editing tools like Adobe Premiere, After Effects & Photoshop.
  • Familiar with studio operations, video mixing and distribution systems, podcast recording and editing
  • Able to work under tight deadlines in a busy environment, constantly juggling competing demands
  • Experienced team player with excellent communication skills

Please apply online and provide us with examples of your work, specifying your exact involvement in the content. Applications that do not include examples of work will not be considered.

 

Why work at the Forum

We believe that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and co-operation, shaping mind-sets and agendas and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change!

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