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Video Storyteller / Production Lead – Social Change

Use your powers for good as leader of the video production team at Marketing for Change Co., a research and creative agency exclusively focused on inspiring positive behaviors.

As leader of our growing, in-house video team, your work will not be focused on selling products, but on advancing public health, equity, environmental protection and progressive change. We are looking for both technical expertise (editing, directing, production) and the ability to convey emotion and a story arc.

Description

Marketing for Change is dedicated to surprising and delighting audiences (no matter the budget) through everything from documentary and training videos to commercial spots to short social shareables and TikToks.

The successful candidate will have previous professional experience directing, editing and managing video projects from start to finish.

Requirements include:

  • Editing experience (preferably in Adobe Premiere)
  • Directing and production experience, including directing crew
  • Experience coaching actors and non-actors
  • Ability to create a moving treatment of scripts or documentary concepts.
  • Self teacher – Keeps up with latest technologies and trends
  • Organized – Able to handle several projects at once
  • Interfacing with clients and co-workers in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in ideography, lighting design, casting, sound editing and coloring
  • Experience planning video shoots (budgeting, scheduling, scouting, identifying talent, recruiting crew, etc.)
  • Experience creating and inserting static and motion graphics into video projects
  • Moderate USA-based travel

Nice to have

  • Scriptwriting and/or interviewing experience (documentary style).
  • After Effects editing experience
  • Managing a team of video professionals

Some of the perks

  • Nice co-workers (really, we only hire nice people)
  • Work that makes the world a better place
  • Environment that encourages professional growth
  • A fun and friendly work culture built around doing inspiring work because we all believe real change requires behavior change
  • A comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick and holiday leave
  • A range of health plans including PPO and HSA healthcare, as well as dental, disability and life insurance

Salary commensurate with experience, with an expected range of $40,000–$75,000.

Marketing for Change has physical offices in the Washington, DC metro area and Orlando, FL in addition to remote employees across the United States. Because it is important for this position to be in close proximity to other creative staff, this position is open to the Washington, DC metro area (in office); Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado (remote offices); or Orlando, Florida (in office).

Marketing for Change is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a COVID-safe environment. Vaccination against COVID-19 is required. We believe staff diversity enhances our work. We consider applicants regardless of race, religion, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, veteran status, or disability. COVID-19 vaccination is required.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter, resume and portfolio (links to your work samples). Portfolio must include (1) something you directed (with actors) and (2) something you edited. This posting closes on December 15, 2021.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $75,000.00 per year

About Marketing for Change

We are a national behavior change marketing and communication agency committed to making good ideas, actions and organizations more fun, easy and popular. We are 30+ professionals — writers, artists, researchers, developers, designers and others — working across eight states, all eager to help our government, nonprofit and commercial clients do good better.

To learn more about us, check out MarketingforChange.com.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $75,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Vaccination against COVID-19 is required.

How to apply

Reference the position title in your subject line and please send your cover letter, resume and required materials listed in the job posting to careers@forchange.agency.