Location : San Francisco, CA
Reports to : Editorial Director
The Company :
As the world’s fastest-growing and largest live streaming platform with over 50 million unique monthly viewers and a network of produced and user-generated content, Ustream is fundamentally reshaping online media. Our mission is to bring the world together by immersing viewers in live broadcasts that create riveting experiences, interactive communities, and lasting connections. The innovative products and powerful technologies we create will change the world.
Ustream, the leading live interactive broadcast platform, is seeking a Video Editor with a passion for live events, great storytelling and digital journalism.
This individual will be responsible for the day-to-day creation and programming of our video content and work closely with our news, sports, entertainment and animal/pets editors. This person will spearhead our video and original content plans around scheduled events and look for opportunities to highlight the best of the best. This person will also be working with the marketing team on videos that promote what makes Ustream great and with product team to help our broadcasting community with video resources.
Our Video Editor must crave a fast-paced environment and be dedicated to leading the industry into the future of online video journalism. As for your interests, we are looking for a true generalist who can be fluent in anything from rugby to animal cams to breaking news.
No show ponies. No jerks. No clockwatchers.
Instead, you must be passionate about storytelling, emerging technology and just plain jumping into the fray and trying something cool. You are someone who is curious, enjoys your work and is up for a challenge. You are not above participating in an impromptu ping pong tournament. You cannot have a punching-the-clock mentality, you have to be passionate and excited about growing our audience and connecting with your users. You should be an independent thinker who can produce a great video from storyboard to script to final product with ease.
Work in close collaboration with the other editors to create original programming around entertainment, sports, news and our popular pet and animal cams
Work in partnership with marketing and product to help create ways to tell the Ustream story and to aide our broadcasters
Contribute to the editorial calendar and help plan for major events
Continuously and actively seeking out the new and trending
Analyze and monitor editorial performance and viewership data
React to breaking events, recognize a great video moment
At least 3 years experience editing video
You should have experience in a 24/7 news cycle
You should have good judgment, proofing and copyediting skills and generally have strong attention to detail
Proven ability to multitask, remain cool under pressure and play well with others
Ability to hit a quick deadline
Ustream gives anyone with an internet connection, camera or smartphone the power to engage with their family, friends or fans anytime, anywhere. Tens of millions of Ustream users view and broadcast a wide variety of content, from inside the scrum of an international political protest, to professional sporting events, to red carpet movie premieres and around-the-clock wildlife. Notable Ustream broadcasts include major political events, concerts, conferences, movie premieres, talk shows, sporting events, interactive games, and personal milestones.
Full-time, comprehensive benefits, annual salary commensurate with experience, and perks!: Exposure to talented, seasoned business leaders, incredible skyline views, ping pong competitions, insight into the inner workings of a growing tech company, snacks, new coffee buddies, opportunity to periodically work from any of our six world-wide locations, mentors.
Ustream, Inc - 10 months ago