Video Editor

Location: Washington, DC

Status: Full-time; Exempt

Reports to: Creative Director

Position Summary

Launched in 2016, The Hub Project is made up of a growing team of communications, research, and organizing experts who have extensive experience in campaign strategy, digital, and polling and analytics. We believe in a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed in our economy and participate in our democracy, and we make that vision a reality by partnering with advocacy groups – bringing surge capacity and coordination to build innovative and effective campaigns. We are a hardworking, yet close-knit, highly collaborative team, where great ideas, rather than formal hierarchy, are what drive the day

The Video Editor will work with the Creative Director and Hub Digital team to develop and execute compelling video content for Hub and partner campaigns. This role will need to produce videos for a range of platforms and moments, including digital channels like Facebook and Twitter, rapid response, and larger-scale projects. We’re looking for someone who is creative, eager to take on a challenge, and works well in a team-setting. Oh, and we’re a fast-moving place that’s always ready to jump into the next fight, so the right person for the job is also not afraid of taking on new opportunities to move people to action.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Work with the rest of the Hub Digital team to design and execute successful digital campaigns across multiple platforms; including quickly mobilizing around rapid response moments
  • Pitch innovative ideas for video.
  • Gather, assess, and edit news footage, headlines, music, etc.
  • Write and edit video scripts.
  • Fast, accurate work rate — and willing to work irregular hours to get projects done.
  • Make sure that all videos follow campaign style guidelines.
  • Review all videos for errors before publishing.
  • Stay on top of political news and trends related to current campaigns.
  • Monitor and assess performance of videos online
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

  • 2 – 4 years of video editing experience.
  • Proficiency in Premiere editing system, knowledge of After Effects is a plus.
  • Ability to shoot DSLR video and photo a plus.
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and creative.
  • Willing to travel as needed for off-site shoots.
  • Experience with Photoshop and/or other graphic design tools preferred .
  • Experience in creating content in the advocacy/political space a plus.
  • A sense of humor, adventurous spirit, and an openness to evolving responsibilities.

How to Apply

E-mail your resume and cover letter as PDF or Word attachments to: Please reference the exact title of the job you are applying for in the subject line. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.

Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from The Hub. Thank you for your interest.

New Venture Fund Careers

The Hub is a project of the New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. The New Venture Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. The New Venture Fund’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.