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Earthjustice – Multimedia Associate – San Francisco

Earthjustice

Multimedia Associate

San Francisco

Description

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change. We partner with thousands of groups and supporters to engage the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer. Founded in 1971, Earthjustice has a distinguished track record of achieving significant, lasting environmental protections. We achieve this by hiring people who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment. Our headquarters are in San Francisco with offices in Anchorage, Juneau, Los Angeles, Miami, Tallahassee, Honolulu, New York, Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, Miami, Bozeman, and Washington, DC. In addition to our talented environmental lawyers and legislative advocates, we have an amazing communications department that works in strategic partnership with every department in our organization. We are looking for a skilled storyteller to join us as a multimedia associate. This person should have a passion for creativity and visual storytelling. They should have the demonstrated ability to tell stories using a variety of mediums including photography, video, audio, and other emerging technologies. This position will be managed by the Senior Multimedia Producer. Responsibilities • Create multimedia content from conception to completion that supports organizational priorities • Edit photos for Earthjustice’s digital, social and print materials • Produce short, readable videos • Edit longer form videos for online and in-person audiences • Photograph and video record the people and places impacted by Earthjustice’s work • Find, evaluate and hire multimedia contractors, including but not limited to photographers and filmmakers; provide art direction and management to contractors • Download, organize and edit footage from freelancers • Acquire photo and video from outside sources (e.g. stock houses, freelancers and local groups) • Manage Earthjustice’s photo and video database • Take part in Creative and Communication team meetings for strategy development, project brainstorming, debriefs, etc. • Help develop distribution plans for digital content across multiple formats and platforms; set clear metrics and analyze data to inform content promotion tactics

Qualifications

• BA or higher degree. The ideal candidate would have an advanced degree in multimedia journalism or a related field or equivalent experience • 3+ years applied experience with photo, video and multimedia story creation online and/or print • Fluency with multimedia editing software including at least several of the following: Photoshop, Bridge, Final Cut Pro, Premier Pro, After Effects, Audition, Audacity, and others • Familiarity with social media video and photo editing • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects, some requiring immediate response and others planned for the longer term • Familiarity with and interest in environmental issues • Willingness to take on administrative tasks, as needed • Ability to manage project budgets and negotiate with contractors • Excited about learning new skills and adaptable to new ways of doing things • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to conduct interviews and assignments with subjects in sensitive situations • Familiarity with video analytics • Ability to supervise and art-direct freelance photographers, videographers and video editors • Familiarity with web presentation tools such as CMS, HTML, CSS, and Javascript strongly preferred • Demonstrates an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations • Contributes to the creation of a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences Candidates should consider applying even if their credentials do not match every desired qualification. We offer a mission- and employee-focused work environment and a competitive compensation package, including excellent benefits. Earthjustice is an equal opportunity employer and highly values diversity.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and three multimedia work samples online via the Jobvite system. Copy link to apply: https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=oXt75fwm&s=National_Hispanic_Media_Coalition Please reach out to jobs@earthjustice.org if you are having technical difficulties submitting your application. No phone calls, drop-ins, or hard copies. Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership, and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other factor that is not related to the position.

Application Link

https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=oXt75fwm&s=National_Hispanic_Media_Coalition

Application Deadline

11/29/2017

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