progrss.com is hiring a video journalist and storyteller with a passion for urban issues and city-life, who is able to turn around relevant and compelling videos and contribute to strengthening progrss’ social media presence.
As part of the editorial team, the ideal candidate will have a proven ability to research, storyboard, and produce short videos for a digital audience. The candidate will also be expected to turn around longer videos (~3 minutes) on a bi-weekly basis on relevant trending topics, with a vision for how content can be used for longer videos (~20 minutes).
The candidate will have videography experience and may be expected to conduct professional interviews and turn around videos with original content for a local audience. Professional experience with social media marketing is a must.
Research, fact-check and prepare storyboards for production;
Monitor media to identify trends and current topics related to urbanization and cities;
Support writers and content team with background research for stories and videos;
Conduct professional video interviews and record footage that can be used to spotlight local urban players;
Produce 5-8 short video stories weekly;
Create / support in creating multimedia content to optimize reports with engaging visuals;
Utilize progrss.com’s official Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn to share content, maximize reach and drive traffic to the site;
Pitch, research, and storyboard one 3 minute video every two weeks based on relevant urban developments, innovations and trends;
Be heavily involved in weekly and monthly editorial meetings to determine and schedule upcoming content and identify trending topics.
A self-starter who can work in a team to produce meaningful, engaging video content;
Ability to research, storyboard, produce, and turn around video content quickly;
Ability to communicate with third parties to source exclusive video content when needed;
Ability to shoot video and conduct professional interviews for original video content;
A keen eye for digital media trends and millennial consumption preferences;
Ability to interpret and utilize data, graphs and infographics to tell stories and come to conclusions;
A passion for city life, untold stories and urban innovation;
Ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and excel under pressure.
Dedicated to decoding and mainstreaming essential knowledge about urbanization, city development and the processes and innovations necessary to create a liveable future for the global population (70% of which will be residing in cities by 2050), progrss.com is a state-of-the-art digital platform that publishes original content daily with a focus on utilizing facts and figures to instigate action and innovation.
To apply, please send a CV and 4 samples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: Video Journalist.