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Video Associate – E Street Group LLC – Chicago, IL


Company: E Street Group LLC

Location: Chicago, IL

  • Full Time

E Street Group LLC

We are looking for a qualified candidate to serve as a Video Content Associate on our Visual Services team. This person will help strategize, create, shoot, edit and launch video content for our clients in partnership with other departments. Our team is developing innovative content for our clients and causes across the country and we are looking for someone who can successfully be active in all components of video work.

Vision + Production + Editing + Post(Estimated percentage of time: 20%)

  • Develop a strategic plan that tells the story of our clients, ensuring that it always remains true to who they are;
  • Be a part of strategy meetings with clients and team members to identify the goals of the client and develop plans to achieve them;
  • Work with internal teams to pitch fresh video concepts for issue-based campaigns, advocates and influencers;
  • Manage multimedia projects from conception to post-production;
  • Actively source new and relevant content by building active relationships with internal staff contributors and external content partners to increase brand awareness, engagement, and traffic to our clients networks;
  • Adapt to the fast-changing needs of a growing business and client load;

Production(Estimated percentage of time: 20%)

  • Works with supervisor to execute pre-interview preparations, interview shoots, and scripting for recruitment-focused videos and special projects;
  • Assists with research, logistics, production, and editing, for large-scale video and multimedia projects, such as documentaries, video series, and photography exhibitions;
  • Produce original mini docs, animations and motion graphics;
  • Oversee additional crew members for shoots when needed;
  • Manage live streams, capture photos and interviews and/or b-roll at events and on field shoots;
  • Develops, tracks and lives within video project budgets, updating supervisor when changes occur;

Editing(Estimated percentage of time: 30%)

  • Edit, animate, and subtitle short-form campaign videos, long-form videos and/or GIFs using Adobe Creative Cloud;

Post(Estimated percentage of time: 20%)

  • Upload post production TV ads to buyer or stations
  • Design, publish and evaluate YouTube ads;
  • Maintain trackers cataloguing final videos, raw footage, performance analytics, talent trackers and equipment lists;
  • Manages submission of films and series to festivals both domestically and abroad;
  • Supports relationships with select vendors, such as translators, app developers, production, and post-production collaborators, web streaming vendors, developers, designers, and equipment suppliers. Researches and recommends vendors as needed.

Business Development(Estimated percentage of time: 5%)

  • Sitting in on pitch meetings and strategy sessions with other colleagues;
  • Tapping personal network to identify new potential opportunities for business.

Skills Development(Estimated percentage of time: 5%)

  • This includes tapping into your network and identifying new potential opportunities for the team.

While we make every effort to include all responsibilities above, all employees may have other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

The duties of the job require office work with regular attendance. Frequent nights, weekends and as needed projects are required.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Media Encoder, Audition)
  • Proven success producing start-to-finish video and audio deliverables
  • Support of Democrats, Democratic candidates and progressive causes
  • Excellent spoken, written, and visual communication skills
  • Comfortable researching and developing direction for clients
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about video process, creation, editing and post
  • Experience creating storyboards
  • Ability to take feedback and criticism and deliver results
  • You have flexible availability to travel for field shoots
  • A self-starter, organized, detail oriented, and able to prioritize
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor and eagerness to learn
  • Ability to work as an integral part of a highly collaborative team
  • Ability to work quickly and be flexible in an environment influenced by an unpredictable and never-ending news cycle
  • Planning and time management, including the ability to independently manage production calendars for multiple projects and keep to deadlines
  • Understanding of and commitment to upholding professional photo/video ethics when producing content for public awareness and advocacy
  • Desire and belief in oneself to make award winning commercials for political candidates, quick powerful social videos to inspire change and long-form videos

Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 100% employer paid health care
  • 90% employer paid dental insurance
  • 24 days of PTO a year
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Paid closed end of the year December 26 – January 2
  • Cell phone stipend
  • Public transportation allowance
  • Open leave policy for illness or childcare needs
  • 401K after 90 days with 5% employer contribution (regardless of your contribution)
  • No cost Short-term, long-term disability insurance and $50k life insurance policy

Legal: E Street Group LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. E Street Group LLC is committed to a hiring practice called two in the pool (HBR article). E Street Group LLC is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. E Street Group LLC will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Videographer: 1 year (Required)
  • film editing: 1 year (Required)

Location:

  • Chicago, IL 60654 (Preferred)

Required travel:

  • 50% (Preferred)

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