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Senior Producer - Social Video

At Freethink Media, we believe the daily news should inspire people to build a better world. While most media is fueled by toxic politics and negativity, we focus on solutions: the smartest people, the biggest ideas, and the most ground breaking technology shaping our future. 

Across our two flagship sites, Freethink and Big Think, we publish over 50 new articles and short documentaries every week to a community of more than 13 million followers and subscribers. 

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About the Role

We are looking for a creative producer to steer our social video operation. Freethink is building a small team focused on producing short-form videos to grow our audience across social platforms. We’re seeking someone to help build this capability internally, including both developing a content strategy and working with post-production staff to execute against that vision. This role will encompass short video work for Freethink editorial as well as Freethink partners.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop a comprehensive short video strategy for developing content for TikTok, Youtube Shorts, and Instagram and Facebook Reels.

  • Pilot original short video content–creating the content directly as well as working with internal creators to develop and create short video.

  • Leverage the material from the Freethink archive to create content for social platforms.

  • Give feedback on short videos cut by editors and assistant editors across Freethink.

  • Develop relationships with external creators who may contribute to channels.

What You’ll Need

  • 3+ years experience in social media strategy. Experience in a short video strategy and creation preferred.

  • Deep understanding of short video platforms, including TikTok, Youtube Shorts, and Instagram and Facebook Reels.

  • An eye for topics, moments, visuals that will land on social video platforms.

  • Ability to work on a lean team and willingness to quickly pivot based on an evolving media landscape.

What You’ll Get Out Of this Opportunity

  • Work from home, remote flexibility

  • Collaborative culture and mentorship in a startup environment

  • Growth opportunities within a fast-growing company

  • Competitive salary and benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance, 401(k), Commuter Benefits, Mobile Phone Stipend, and more!

Do you meet most, but not all of the qualifications for this role? No worries - we invite you to apply if you think you'd be a great match!

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