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Digital Writer/Producer/Editor

RT America Washington, DC

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Job Description

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RT America is seeking to hire a highly motivated Digital Writer/Producer/Editor to help operate our multiple social media accounts.

Digital Writer/Producer/Editor is responsible for writing, producing, editing top-notch elements helping stream content on our app, maintaining a next-level look and feel. The role will primarily consist of editing our content, producing new design launches, and making the platform refined in order to engage our fans. Content will be produced and distributed across our app, and social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter.

In addition, the Digital Writer/Producer/Editor develops and works closely with supervisors to manage and improve RT America’s digital presence and landscape in OTT space, apps, and future technologies. This position reports to the News Director and Chief Digital Officer who will maintain control of digital campaigns, social posts, and online content analytics. This person needs to love being creative editing and sharing digital content!

The Role:

We are looking for a self-motivated and talented Digital Writer/Producer/Editor to join our Digital Team! If you are a highly skilled, enthusiastic, visual storyteller that will lead in the shaping and execution of our app campaigns, content curating, production, and multi-platform projects, please apply. Previous work history on apps, ott, and svod/vod is a major plus.

The ideal candidate will be a visual thinker who can help us solve problems with both their hands-on skills and creative problem-solving. A lot of this job is showcasing a myriad of expertise in the digital space for our app.

· Duties

A successful candidate in this position will:

o Develop, write, and edit unique online content, programming, and social posts

o Draft content to support and promote the content marketing for the Portable.TV site and social media for RT America

o Strong knowledge of Photoshop and After Effects will make you a frontrunner

o Be adept at creating high-energy promos and teasers for our app and various platforms

o Understand the back end of the web and app technologies

o Produce and edit videos with motion graphics and dynamic video effects for social media, digital platforms, and online videos for sports, entertainment, and news.

o Knowledge of Adobe software for editing purposes is a must

· As a Digital Producer/Editor, you will:

o Develop, write, and produce unique online content and a good writing background

o Use multimedia software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, and Premiere, to prepare content and publish through a CMS.

o Edit and produce content from concept to completion directed by OTT supervisor

o High-efficiency in motion design and editing

o Support OTT App Supervisor in Social & Short Form production for show specific content - includes, but is not limited to, graphic production, editing, story development, show production, talent prep, and video shooting/editing

o Enhance all original content by designing and distributing social graphics, images, and video, derived from talent takes in photoshop and adobe premiere, uploading to the app

o Clipping, optimizing and distributing the best on-air elements from the show, customized for the various digital and social platforms, enhancing our ‘Extra’ content area on the app

o Assisting with creating a digital environment on the app that is strong for users and social presences on our content platform

o Support production of content – whether show, brand, talent, original video, etc – across each screen – whether TV, web, app, livestream, social, etc.

o Production for live and AVOD franchises that highlight online launches

o Work with Digital Designer on staff to promote our app projects and subscription-based production

o Champion creative ideas in a calm and collaborative manner

o Thrive in a diverse environment and contribute to the collaborative creative culture

What a qualified candidate should possess:

· Familiarity producing across platforms from live+social+digital

· 3-4+ years of experience within the media/digital/news industry

· Multi-task and prioritize workload with quick turnarounds

· First-hand experience taking projects from concept to completion

· Excellent problem-solving skills

· Ability to present concepts and to work closely with co-workers, applying creative solutions to strategic business problems

· Ability to take constructive feedback

· Ability to iterate and evolve concepts based on constructive feedback

· Fluency in Premiere, Dalet, and CMS backend development

· Should have 1 year of high level digital and social production experience, with major media brands and/or major personalities

· Experience with Cutting Edge Editing Software

Major Bonus If You:

· Have strong OTT skills

· A love of news & entertainment

· A wealth of digital/app technology knowledge


· Digital Experience: 3-4 years (Preferred)

masks are required in the office

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