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Dow Jones Social Video Producer in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Barron’s Group is seeking a social video producer to join its video team.

We are committed to the growth of visually compelling journalism on a range of social platforms. This video creator should have a deep understanding of Snapchat, TikTok, Instagram and other short-form video apps and be able to transition seamlessly between video creation and community interaction while maintaining Barron’s Group’s journalism standards.

The job requires experience with video, graphics and visual storytelling. We're looking for video journalists with a collaborative and innovative mindset who can quickly adapt in a fast-moving and experimental environment. This person will produce multiple features and evergreen explainers every week – plus timely videos with a focus on Snapchat. Primary duties will include creating and publishing both documentary style, scripted, text-based and hosted social videos and will involve researching, reporting, writing and producing videos in studio and in the field. We expect this producer to interact with our followers and build strategies to shape those exchanges into additional videos that are valuable to the audience.

Top candidates for this position will have a background in video journalism, demonstrate solid shooting and editing skills and have some experience with graphics in After Effects and Illustrator. On-camera experience is a plus. While you may start this job remotely, you will be based in our New York office.

You will:

  • Produce video series with a focus on Snapchat.

  • Produce, edit and shoot business and finance explainers, features and news-driven videos on a daily basis for social audiences.

  • Collaborate with newsroom teams to ensure these are executed at a high level.

  • Demonstrate sound editorial judgment and ensure that all journalistic and legal standards are followed at all times.

  • Interact with our followers on certain platforms to build community and trust and shape those exchanges into additional video storytelling to serve those audiences.

  • Help codify visual best practices on social media, including the creation of custom templates; clarify and update the guidelines as necessary.

  • Attend planning meetings to identify and work with editors and reporters to shape stories with the highest potential to engage audiences on visual-first social platforms.

  • Pitch and develop videos.

  • Be data-informed in your decision-making to grow our reach on these channels. Work with the audience and platform teams on social strategy and distribution of Barron Group’s content.

  • Day-to-day publishing of video content on Snapchat and other social channels.

You have:

  • Demonstrated experience producing videos under deadline constraints

  • Sound editorial, storytelling and design judgment and a clear understanding of Barron’s Group publishing standards.

  • Prior experience working at the intersection of social media and video journalism.

  • Fluency with video and photo editing software, including Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects and/or other relevant tools.

  • Fluency with internet culture and trends.

  • Familiarity with social-media publishing and analytics tools, including SocialFlow, Adobe Analytics, CrowdTangle and other relevant software or platforms.

  • Clear communicator with exceptional written and collaboration skills

  • Ability to take direction and work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.

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To enter one of our US based offices: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.

Business Area: BG - OFFICE

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

Union Status:

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NYC Pay Range: $40,000 - $160,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce.

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 32256