Overview

NowThis is looking for an Associate Producer/Editor to join its growing NowThis Earth team. The Associate Producer/Editor is a key contributor and strong collaborator who works closely with the Editorial team to create engaging stories about climate, science, tech news; what’s trending in planetary and human health, and translate it all so that it resonates with NowThis Earth’s digital audiences (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram). This person is nimble and welcomes the continuing evolution of our digital media industry; they are a curious and creative self-starter who is highly organized with a video production background and a strong portfolio to prove their creative chops. This is a freelance position.

 

A typical week includes:

• Pitching, developing and editing content that is consistent with NowThis Earth’s editorial voice and tone

• Maintaining the highest degree of accuracy and quality in all published content

• Sourcing and clearing footage for all stories

• Secure all necessary legal clearances and signed releases from interviewees, locations, material licensors

• Selecting appropriate music and reporting appropriate music usage

• Managing priorities and workload effectively to meet all schedules, deadlines, and deliverables

• Continuously build on production skills and grow creatively, and taking charge of projects where needed

• Archive and organize projects to NowThis quality and technical standards

• Perform other duties as required

 

Success will look like:

• Demonstrating the ability to be a strong team player, taking initiative to drive the content forward, meeting deadlines and deliverables

• Being a solutions-focused team member who is constantly looking for ways to elevate NowThis Earth’s content and the brand as a whole

• Ability to break down complex stories and scientific studies into bite sized pieces of content using appropriate voice and language for NowThis’ wide audience.

 

The next great Associate Producer/Editor will have:

• 2-3 years professional experience

• A passion for video production and journalism

• Proficient in Adobe Premiere

• A solid track record of writing and editing high-quality digital video content

• Experience adhering to editorial guidelines and best practices

• Enthusiasm and excitement for the NowThis brand

• An excellent communicator and collaborator, with strong interpersonal skills

• A self-starter who pays close attention to detail and is highly organized, capable of meeting tight deadlines

 

About Group Nine Media

Group Nine’s mission is to tell great stories that spark action and make a real difference. As the #1 video publisher on mobile in the U.S. [Nielsen DCR, July 2019], Group Nine’s brands are built for the platforms where young people spend the majority of their time. We reach over 70% of Americans in their 20s every month [Nielsen, July 2019]. Audiences spend nearly 50 million hours a month engaging with our category-defining brands – NowThis, the no. 1 most-watched mobile news brand in the world; The Dodo, the no. 1 animal brand on digital; POPSUGAR, the leading digital lifestyle brand for women; Thrillist, the most-trusted digital brand in food, drink, travel & entertainment; and Seeker, the no. 1 science brand in the U.S. Group Nine has been recognized with hundreds of prestigious awards including Edward R. Murrow, James Beard, Cannes Lion, Critic’s Choice, among others.

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About NowThis, Group Nine Media

Group Nine’s mission is to tell great stories that spark action and make a real difference. As the #1 video publisher on mobile in the U.S. [Nielsen DCR, July 2019], Group Nine’s brands are built for the platforms where young people spend the majority of their time. We reach over 70% of Americans in their 20s every month [Nielsen, July 2019]. Audiences spend nearly 50 million hours a month engaging with our category-defining brands - NowThis, the no. 1 most-watched mobile news brand in the world; The Dodo, the no. 1 animal brand on digital; POPSUGAR, the leading digital lifestyle brand for women; Thrillist, the most-trusted digital brand in food, drink, travel & entertainment; and Seeker, the no. 1 science brand in the U.S. Group Nine has been recognized with hundreds of prestigious awards including Edward R. Murrow, James Beard, Cannes Lion, Critic’s Choice, among others.