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Social Video Producer

Remote (United States)

We are looking for a passionate content producer and video editor to apply their skills in content production, editing, and technical management. This role will primarily work to support The Athletic’s NBA and NFL coverage, but potentially extend to other sports.

Our ideal candidate will have excellent experience in creating engaging social-first video formats, video editing, and post-production in fast-paced environments and have some expertise and a keen interest in technical equipment including cameras, lighting, microphones, and editing software. Applicants should be interested in and have demonstrable knowledge of US sports, including NBA and NFL.

This role will be remote for candidates located in the United States or Canada only.


  • Remotely produce, shoot, and edit videos with our newsroom talent.
  • Write scripts and direct presenting talent.
  • Work under the Senior Executive Producer to create content for our social video channels including YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook.
  • Complete channel and community management tasks.
  • Work with the video growth team to identify trends and scale our video products.
  • Assist the other video production teams with additional editing when required.
  • Present in front of the camera (not a requirement but a desirable option).


  • 4+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent professional experience.
  • Expertise in the use of Adobe Creative Cloud software.
  • Outstanding editing skills.
  • Experience with cameras, lighting and audio desirable.
  • High level of professionalism; driven and motivated with excellent follow-up.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Creative and strategic thinking skills.
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Broadcast journalism experience, and/or social video editing experience in the sports media industry is desirable.
  • Knowledge of and keen interest in sports.
  • Presenting experience desirable.
  • Must be available to work shifts, including weekends and evenings.
  • This role will be remote for candidates located in the United States or Canada only.

The annual base salary range for this role is $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 USD. The total compensation offered for this position may vary based on factors such as education, experience, skills, and location. It may also include non-cash rewards and benefits. The base salary range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

The Athletic offers unique perks and benefits to all full-time employees based on their country of residence.

Our comprehensive US benefits package includes:

  • Highly competitive, employer-contributed medical, dental, vision, basic life and disability insurance plans.
  • Savings accounts for medical, wellness, and childcare expenses.
  • 401k retirement savings plan and employer match.
  • Paid time off including paid sick leave, 12 paid holidays, 15 days of accrued vacation to start, and up to 20 weeks of Paid Parental Leave.

For international candidates: Our global benefits packages offer similar benefits and perks, competitive to the local market.

The Athletic Media Company is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. The Athletic will consider all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

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