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Video Producer—Digital Communications

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Brooklyn Museum
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Brooklyn, NY
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Published 23 days ago

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Digital Communications, the Video Producer will manage the strategy for, and production and dissemination of, the Museum’s public-facing video. In collaboration with several departments, the individual in this role will produce creative and accessible video content that promotes the Museum’s renowned collections and exhibitions; highlights our popular public and education programs; captures the bustling daily life in our building; and celebrates the vibrant communities of Brooklyn. As the head of a newly created video team, the Video Producer will have the opportunity to establish an original and distinct style for our video content, and will play an integral role in expanding our digital reach and engagement. Read about our mission.

Qualifications:

A successful candidate will meet many of these requirements, and have the desire and capacity to learn the rest on the job.

  • 2 to 5 years of professional video production experience
  • Bachelor’s degree, or candidacy for a master’s degree, in film and video, media studies, or a related field preferred but not required
  • Exceptional storytelling, videography, and production skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Vigorous editorial skills, with a keen eye for consistency, accuracy, and detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional maturity in working with internal or external clients
  • Fluent understanding of digital video usability and optimization for various platforms
  • Knowledge of how to visually communicate with target audiences, inspiring viewer loyalty
  • Good sense of typography and design; basic motion and animation skills are a plus
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Adobe Premiere (or other compatible editing software) and Photoshop; knowledge of After Effects and Illustrator helpful 
  • Commitment to the latest digital accessibility standards
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and creative problem solving 
  • An innovative portfolio and experience producing engaging, accessible, and inclusive content for diverse audiences
  • A passion for art and social justice

Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage video strategy, production, schedule, workflow, style, and standards for all public-facing institutional videos
  • Supervise an internal team of part-time video fellows and interns, as well as any contracted external producers
  • Pre-production: Assess video needs and goals; develop video concepts to be approved by the Digital Communications team; manage logistics and scheduling; work closely with the Marketing and Communications teams to develop on-brand messaging and talking points for on-screen interviews; finalize storyboards and scripts; negotiate and manage contracts with external producers and oversee their on-site logistics and productions
  • Production: Manage and execute videography, lighting, and sound for all productions; direct interviews with on-screen participants and ensure all communications talking points are captured on video; work with the A/V team to coordinate equipment needs and collaborate on production support, as needed
  • Post-production: Manage and execute all editing and post-production; liaise with the Digital Collections and Services department to gather all needed assets and secure rights and permissions; work closely with the Graphic Design department to achieve consistency with the Museum’s visual brand identity; transcribe and caption all videos and submit along with all title cards to editors for final approval; deliver final video assets to Digital Communications team, or other internal stakeholders, as needed; send final assets to Digital Collections and Services for archiving

Secondary responsibilities:

  • Work with the Digital Communications Manager to create fun, bite-sized video content for social channels (e.g., IG Reels, TikTok, etc.) 
  • Shoot and edit b-roll of galleries, exhibitions, and museum life, for various media, promotional, and programmatic needs
  • Manage video documentation of various Museum activities for archival and future promotional purposes
  • Support Visitor Experience and Engagement for any in-gallery videos and other needs such as virtual tours
  • Lend video-related assistance to the A/V department for public programs, education programs, and special events as needed
  • Occasionally package video assets and sizzle reels for distribution to press, marketing partners, and other internal or external constituents

Start date: Immediately

Department: Digital Communications

Reports to: Senior Manager of Digital Communications

Position type: Full-time

Union status: Non-union

FLSA status: Exempt

Schedule: 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, with ocassional evening and weekend hours to film events and programs


Apply online


If you have questions about our online application system, please get in touch with us at job.application.questions@brooklynmuseum.org.

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Digital Communications, the Video Producer will manage the strategy for, and production and dissemination of, the Museum’s public-facing video. In collaboration with several departments, the individual…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Location

On-site
200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA

How to Apply

If you have questions about our online application system, please get in touch with us at job.application.questions@brooklynmuseum.org.

Please visit Brooklyn Museum's website to apply: https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/about/careers/video_producer



If you have questions about our online application system, please get in touch with us at job.application.questions@brooklynmuseum.org.

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