Videographer/Editor Rare

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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Washington, DC

Washington, DC
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


DescriptionRare/Fans 1st Media is looking for an experienced videographer/editor who can support the day-to-day online video needs for Rare and its sister sites. The right candidate will be able to script, produce, shoot, edit and distribute digital video. They ll manage a small studio and be comfortable in a skunkworks environment making quick, witty instructional videos and fast edits of existing video for distribution on social media. Proficiency in Premiere Pro is essential. Some motion graphics / After Effects experience is preferred. This editor may also work with outside video vendors and train/coach editorial staffers on video production tools such as Wochit. A passion and understanding of the online video space is required. The candidate should have experience with video publishing at an enterprise level preferably in a large media or entertainment company. Experience with the technology behind the acquisition, edit, encode, playback and streaming of live and on demand video is required. Experience with Wirecast , Facebook Live, and Periscope is a bonus. An understanding of video content publishing workflows, distribution methods and content strategies is preferred. There is one job reporting to the video manager, based in Washington, DC.

An independent spirit that thrives in a startup environment, can make decisions quickly and can handle several tasks at once.
Extremely organized. Must be able to multi-task, with a proven history of working quickly, efficiently and accurately under deadline pressures.
Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams to determine target audience needs, evaluate successes of content products and identify areas for improvement.
Excellent presentation, content management, problem-solving and training/coaching skills.
Bachelor s degree.
5-7 years media experience. 2-3 years experience in online video production.
Ability to work off hours when needed.
Experience with online video platforms, specifically Brightcove, NDN and Cinesport.
Understanding of video encoding and common video codecs and formats.
Experience with WordPress.
Familiarity with online video publishing workflows and infrastructure including media asset management and video editing programs.
Understanding of IT networking as related to streaming media.
Experience with online ad servers including Google DFP and an understanding of VAST/VPAID video ad standards preferred.
Experience with web metrics tools such as Omniture Site Catalyst preferred.

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America's leading direct marketing companies, and, a leading online source for savings.

The company's operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.

CMG currently operates in more than 30 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and 14 million radio listeners.

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization:Cox Media Group
Primary Location:US-DC-Washington-1050 17th St NW

Employee Status:Regular
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Shift:Day Job-

Unposting Date:Ongoing


Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit

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