The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff of more than 500 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana, and Beijing.
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking a Senior Video Producer to work in its New York City office. This is a hands-on position for experienced professionals. We’re looking for proven visual leader who can run a small team of video editors, coordinate and track all aspects of video production, and manage relationships with internal and external partners.
We’re looking for a visual leader who can produce strong video content utilizing a range of techniques and visual styles. Knowledge of NRDC’s core missions is a must and the successful candidate must have a broad knowledge and curiosity about environmental justice and news.
The successful candidate must have the necessary skills to produce, edit, and shoot video content. They can tailor videos for success on social media and can also develop powerful, emotionally-resonant narrative arcs for medium-length videos. This position isn’t limited to video production, though, and the successful candidate could be involved in art directing animations and producing still photography shoots. This individual should have experience developing budgets, in addition to hiring freelance production crews, cameramen, and editors.
The ideal candidate is a skilled visual storyteller, detail-oriented creative, and collaborative team-player. An innovative spirit, passion for digital media, and the ability to solve problems independently in a fast-paced environment is a must. Strong communication skills are essential.
This position reports directly to the Multimedia Director.
NRDC is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, for positions based in San Francisco, CA we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
To apply, please visit www.nrdc.org/careers and upload your resume and cover letter through our online portal. We would like you to upload any additional papers or project work that you think would showcase your abilities. Please no phone calls, emails, faxes or in-person resume drop-offs. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places…