Director of Content

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Director of Content

Render Media is looking for an ambitious Director of Content to help lead our video content strategy. This is a mid-level role, requiring at least one year of social video experience. The Director of Content reports to the VP of Content.

Responsibilities

  • Drive newsworthy storytelling via video
  • Oversee a team of video creators to hit weekly goals
  • Be responsible for the success and engagement of the final video product
  • Select and suggest story ideas
  • Craft and deliver feedback to video creators to enhance the story and the production
  • Update, maintain, and distribute Render Media video style guides for our various content types
  • Ensure quality of videos licensed from outsourced creators
  • Grow Render's network of outsourced/freelance content creators
  • Assemble and manage "teams" of freelance staff to complete video assignments
  • Delegate video work appropriately to meet Render video quotas
  • Negotiate contracts and rates for freelance content producers
  • Communicate with video team and executives regularly to gather their feedback to send back to freelance creators
  • Review and approve new freelancer/vendor agreements

Job Requirements

  • Wide network of freelance video production contacts in Los Angeles
  • 1-3 years of professional social video experience and training
  • The ability to take a social media news and/or food video from concept to finished product
  • Highly organized: Ability to multitask, prioritize projects, and communicate progress under strict deadlines
  • Proficient with fair use, ethics and permissions guidelines for social video content
  • Familiarity with footage sourcing and video editing
  • Experience coordinating across departments: editorial, analytics, creative
  • Strong viral video judgment and strong storytelling skills
  • Organized and efficient communication style
  • 3+ years experience in production
  • Experience negotiating contracts and dealing with invoices
  • BA or BS from 4-year university

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Stock Options
  • Health, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Fast-paced startup environment; everyone's contribution is recognized
  • Great experience with proven, successful entrepreneurs
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Telecommute Fridays
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Vacation and Holidays

To Apply, Please Send

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter