Snapchat Producer/Editor, HUMANKIND

Atlanta, GA, USA ● Los Angeles, CA, USA ● McLean, VA, USA ● New York, NY, USA ● Washington, DC, USA Req #12443
Friday, November 20, 2020
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We’re looking for a natural-born social media addict, editor and storyteller to join Humankind’s team to help the brand’s Snapchat channel tell stories about acts of kindness, out of the ordinary triumphs and special relationships. If you are passionate about short form video and can turn on feels at the drop of a hat through your storytelling, editing and social posts, we need you! We need someone with the excited to help grow Humankind’s channel on Snap Discover. The Humankind Snapchat Producer/Editor will work alongside Humankind’s production staff to produce, edit, schedule, manage, optimize and promote Snap videos.  The ideal candidate MUST have social video experience, Snapchat Discover experience is mandatory.

The Producer/Editor must have experience working in Snapchat’s Story Studio and Story Publisher. Be able to edit Snapchat story templates and be able to create custom templates. The producer/editor should have experience and insight in telling stories on the Snapchat platform. They will be tasked with finding, pitching and creating original Snapchat content as well as re-purposing content from other social media platforms and making it relevant/watchable on Snapchat.

The ideal candidate should be excited about interactions, creating the brand’s voice on Snapchat, engagement, analytics, developing and executing Snap strategy. The ideal Humankind Snapchat Producer/Editor candidate will also dig into analytics to isolate trends and come up with best practices. We’re looking for someone with the unique ability to not only edit and post great content in the social arena, but find great social content as well. This Producer/Editor will utilize tools like Hootsuite, Crowdtangle, Chartbeat and other social analytics tools.

The ideal candidate is excited to see the brand’s content go viral and passionate about the success of the Humankind brand as a whole. The ideal candidate is a team player with excellent communication skills, is quick to respond and receptive to feedback. The roles and responsibilities may also include Snap channel management for other USA TODAY Network social brands or working on other social platforms. Humankind is a good-news brand launched by THE USA TODAY NETWORK, the largest newspaper publisher in the country. There's enough bad news out there, join Humankind in telling the country's most positive, uplifting stories.

Key Responsibilities:

Finding, pitching, writing and producing stories for Humankind on Snap.

Schedule, manage, optimize and promote multiple pieces of content per day/week/month on various social media platforms, mostly Snapchat, for Humankind and other social video brands

Editing video stories for Snap and other social platforms for the Humankind brands.

Finding ways to optimize workflow, content creation, and brand identity on Snap.


Education/Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Experience Required or Preferred:

  • 5 years+ experience as Producer/Editor

  • 2+ years of social media management experience required

  • 1+ years of Snapchat platform experience required

  • Experience in social media monetization

  • Editorial storytelling experience

  • The producer MUST be experienced in editing vertical video for Snapchat.

  • Knowledge in Adobe Premiere is mandatory.

  • Experience with Adobe After Effects and creating custom graphics is a major plus!

Position located in Atlanta, Washington D.C., New York City, Los Angeles, or McLean, Virginia.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status. 

Other details

  • Job Family Photography & Video
  • Job Function Consumer
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • McLean, VA, USA
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Washington, DC, USA