Associate Video Strategist

VICE Media

Multiple Locations


0 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A


Job Description
<p><strong>About VICE Media Group</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the world’s largest independent youth media company. Launched in 1994,VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE TV, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 25 offices around the world. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group’s portfolio includes </span><a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Refinery29</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women; </span><a href="https://www.pulsefilms.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">PULSE Films</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin;</span><a href="https://i-d.vice.com/en_uk"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> i-D</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture; and </span><a href="https://garage.vice.com/en_us"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Garage</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a digital platform and biannual publication converging the worlds </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">of art and design.</span></p>
<p><strong>VICE x Team</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Video Publishing team is responsible for packaging and publishing VICE video content across video-focused platforms like YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. The Video Publishing team works closely with content creators, producers, designers and post production teams to generate engagement across properties, utilizing data to ensure that VICE’s content is released in innovative and effective ways across platforms. We are a nimble team of creative thinkers with a strong focus on operational efficiency and a passion for experimentation. </span></p>
<p><strong>Role x You</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are an innovative thinker who is enthusiastic about social video and all things VICE — someone who is packaging obsessed and possesses the ability to communicate with a variety of audiences.</span></p>
<p><strong>In the short term</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> you’ll be managing departmental workflow, optimizing processes around scheduling and publishing of videos across platforms. Reporting to the Senior Video Strategist, you’ll create high quality thumbnails, titles, copy, memes, gifs, and AP other creative assets to drive growth across all social platforms.</span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">But </span><strong>after 6 months in this role</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> we’ll see you collaborate on video programming strategies that build retentive audiences across platforms, and use knowledge of online video consumption habits to publish videos and links in the most effective way, ensuring maximum reach and impact.</span></p>
<p><strong>And after a year</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> you’ll conceive of and execute experiments across social platforms and build a dynamic test and learn feedback loop between the biggest audiences and world-class creatives at VICE.</span></p>
<p><strong>Experience </strong></p>
<p><strong>You have these:</strong></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong administrative and operational skills to ensure that all videos are being delivered on time</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience online writing/editing/curating/APing on the web</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Photoshop skills are a must. Premiere or video editing is a plus</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Understanding of the digital landscape and a proven interest in keeping up to date with developments in web platforms and applications</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Enthusiasm for experimenting with content and programming strategy to optimize for key metrics</span></li>
</ul>
<p><strong>We’d love if you also had these:</strong></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Knowledge of the online video ecosystems and how to upload and optimize to each one</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Deep understanding of how titling and thumbnails can affect a video’s performance</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong familiarity with VICE video content and our online presence across platforms</span></li>
</ul>
<p><strong>Working at VICE</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><em>VICE prioritizes the ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures so we don’t just “tolerate” differences, we celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture and business. </em></span><em>To learn more read the </em><a href="https://viceguideto.vice.com/"><em>VICE GUIDE TO VICE.</em></a></p>
<p><em>VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity.  At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity are major benefits to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture.</em></p>
<p><em>VICE requires that all employees have proper authorisation to work in the UK.  Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whether such sponsorship will be provided.</em></p>