Video Lab Producer/Editor

Remote Los Angeles, CA

PETA’s social channels receive millions of views every week. You will be on a team that creates visually arresting, powerful, and on-trend videos for PETA’s social platforms with the goal to promote PETA’s animal rights message online and make change for animals.

  

Who is PETA’s Video Lab:

Our Video Lab team is comprised of individuals who create attention-grabbing and conversation-starting videos for PETA’s social platforms. From provocative and hilarious videos that trend on Twitter to shocking undercover footage that prompts people to grab their tissues, PETA is known around the world for our unforgettable videos. We believe nothing is as effective as changing hearts and minds than watching videos of the treatment of animals - and it’s the job of the Video Lab to find creative ways to get people to do this. Videos created by PETA’s Video Lab receive roughly a hundred million views each year, so the opportunity for you to make a huge impact for animals is sky-high. 


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Create moving, socially-savvy videos for PETA's social channels, including but not limited to Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, and YouTube, from concept to completion:
  • Create videos supporting PETA’s work based on newly acquired footage
  • Cultivate video stories from PETA’s enormous existing footage archive 
  • Write scripts and brainstorm concepts
  • Work closely with PETA's Video Lab Studio manager on creative aspects and production of all videos
  • Design, direct, and produce shoots as needed
  • Take responsibility for the quality control of videos
  • Abide by any legal guidelines regarding video production from start to completion
  • Collaborate, give feedback and support to fellow team member projects
  • Collaborate with PETA's social team on the promotion of videos and the analysis of their success
  • Stay current on social trends and capabilities
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


Requirements

  • Degree in a related field and two years of relevant experience, or four years of relevant experience
  • Strong working knowledge of all stages of video production
  • Proven interest and strong working knowledge of social media and current social trends
  • Extensive editing experience, including but not limited to experience with Adobe Premiere and After Effects.
  • Familiarity with professional video and photo equipment
  • Sophisticated understanding of and appreciation for the creative process
  • Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns
  • Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work under tight deadlines in a professional manner
  • Proven exceptional analytical, organizational, and research skills
  • Proven excellent relationship-building skills and interpersonal skills
  • Be equally adept working in a team or working solo
  • This position requires proof of the COVID-19 full vaccination
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization

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