Social Content Assistant
The Ringer seeks a social content assistant to join its Los Angeles–based social team. The ideal candidate will be creative and self-motivated, and possess experience in Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop. Strong writing skills and a sharp editorial eye are required, an understanding of social and digital media is a necessity, and the desire to produce ever-improving content is paramount. Familiarity with the existing social video landscape is required, as is the ability to ideate around how The Ringer differentiates itself from the pack.
Work closely with video and social producers in support of all production
Act as edit lead or edit support for our full range of video projects, from preproduction to posting across our various platforms
Supply preproduction and research for social video content
Operate studio or field production equipment as necessary
Aid in the planning of content scheduling and production development
Most importantly, make smart, creative, shareable work you’re proud of
Handle direct-to-social content distribution for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube
Proficiency in creating social-first videos, explainers, and real-time reactive video
Expertise with Adobe Creative programs, specifically Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop
Capacity to work and react quickly in a digital news environment
Ability to meet tight deadlines and thrive under pressure, which may involve working evenings and weekends
Deep understanding of news and story lines, with sound journalistic ethics and judgment
Strong writing skills, including a capacity for SEO-friendly headlines and descriptions
Extensive knowledge of and curiosity about sports and pop culture
Collaborative personality with strong communication skills
A desire to be challenged and to improve
Minimum of one year experience in digital video/media
An enthusiasm for The Ringer’s content
This is a permanent, full-time position with comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits. Please attach cover letter, résumé, and examples of previous work if applicable.
The Ringer is committed to creating a diverse community and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other basis protected by applicable law.