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Video Editor for Media Team

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ORGANIZATION: We, The World

A Video Editor, or Video Production Editor, is responsible for reviewing audio and visual footage and using computer software to organize clips into a cohesive unit. Their duties include splitting or combining video clips, adding appropriate sounds or graphics and watching the finished product to catch mistakes before submitting it for review.

Video Editor Duties and Responsibilities

A Video Editor is tasked with taking the raw footage shot by a film crew and director and turning it into the final product. This means following an outline, script or shot list and assembling the footage into one cohesive video or film. Often in video and film work, there are many camera angles and takes recorded. It is the responsibility of the Video Editor to review all the footage and create the best output by cutting and connecting various footage, adding sound effects and graphics and fine-tuning the completed video or film.

Examples of tasks a Video Editor may need to perform include:

  • Assembling raw footage and transferring or uploading to a computer
  • Following a script, screenplay or outline
  • Inputting sound to enhance footage, which may include selecting music and writing voice-overs
  • Inputting graphics to enhance footage
  • Digitally splicing film and video and synchronizing them into one rough cut file
  • Improving and correcting lighting, coloring and faulty footage
  • Working closely with directors to present a final product that matches his or her vision
Additional helpful skills include:
  • Training in multimedia and communications helpful
  • Proficiency in editing software programs
  • General understanding of computers and digital equipment and knowledge of new and cutting-edge technology
  • Ability to take and follow direction, while also having a creative eye for improvements

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About We, The World

Location:

211 East 43rd Street, Suite 710, New York, NY 10017, US

Mission Statement

The WE Campaign of We, The World unites and amplifies the efforts of people, organizations and global movements working for the common good Join visionary leaders and endorsers of WE: Desmond Tutu, Jane Goodall, Deepak Chopra, Immaculee Ilibagiza, Robert Thurman, Riane Eisler, Bill McKibben and many others.

Description

WEis a Consciousness, a Campaign, and a Collaboration of people, organizations and social change movements from around the world.

Imagine 4 times a year, groups like MoveOn, Greenpeace and Amnesty International coordinating their action campaigns with hundreds of other global organizations, thousands of smaller groups and millions of people around the world, shifting societal consciousness and creating political will.

We, The World has developed the Strategic Alliances and has the team to achieve that level of global collaboration and effectiveness. In 2004, We, The World launched 11 Days of Global Unity which now annually has more than 700 associated events in over 60 countries. WE Campaign is based on the successful model of 11 Days of Global Unity Campaign.

CAUSE AREAS

Media & Broadcasting
Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Sound Production
  • Video Production
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • May be intensive at times - the main requirement is to be available for a designated period of time to be determined.
  • This position is unpaid at this time.

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