Video producer/editor (internship)

The Real Deal, New York, New York

Date PostedJanuary 25, 2018
IndustriesTV Jobs, Digital Media
Job StatusIntern
SalaryMonthly stipend

The Real Deal is looking for a talented Video Producer/Editor for an internship position based out of our Manhattan office.

We are looking for skilled, short-form/social video producers with a journalism background to elevate our visual storytelling. In this role, you’ll craft engaging video pieces that live across our various social and web platforms. Media management, video editing, motion graphics and animation will all be part of your day-to-day. Premiere and After Effects are a must.

Ideal candidates will have experience working on social videos at a digital media company. If you’re highly organized, understand how to create impactful video content, and storytelling is in your DNA, this role is for you.

With over 2.5 million visits a month, is the go-to news source for the city’s top real estate, finance, architecture and investment professionals. Our award-winning coverage includes breaking news, investigative stories, market reports and longform narrative profiles. Our work is regularly cited by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, NBC, CNN and a host of business publications.

This is the biggest and most dynamic real estate market in the world, with a rich cast of characters that are great fodder for storytelling. The ideal candidate will have an interest in covering money and power and a keen interest in learning about how the industry brings together elements of politics, business, law, and urban planning.

This is a paid internship position, and we're looking for about 20 hours a week. Please sent all applications to | TRD Video Youtube

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Identify and pitch stories that would work well as videos

  • Pre production: script writing, storyboarding

  • Production: assist with lighting, audio, camera operation, setup and tear down on shoot days

  • Post production: video editing, photo editing, accruing and organizing assets

  • Collaborate with video team colleagues, reporters and editors to ensure content is on brand

  • Create fun, dynamic videos (social videos, short docs, explainers, etc.)

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree (related to art, photography, film, media, journalism)

  • 1-2 years of full-time experience in video production (digital media company a plus)

  • Experience producing and editing shareable videos for the web

  • Expert knowledge of Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop, with keen understanding of media management, video codecs, etc.

  • Expert knowledge of DSLR and video lighting (interviews and on location)

  • Highly creative, natural storyteller, with a portfolio that demonstrates your style

  • Extremely organized when it comes to file structures, naming, communication

  • Deadline-oriented and comfortable changing direction based on feedback

  • Passionate about visual storytelling for web and social


Does this sound like you? Send an email explaining why, and include:

  • Your resume

  • Cover letter explaining what you would bring to the table at The Real Deal Video

  • Three videos you’ve worked on and why they speak to you (please keep our brand in mind) -- and detail your role in each video

  • Your website, portfolio, reel, etc.

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