Video Producer/Editor (Perm)

  • Job Description:
    Major League Soccer is seeking a Senior Producer/Editor to create content for the league's official website, syndication partners and the League Office while managing a team of content producers and helping to develop talent within the team. DESCRIPTION The Senior Producer/Editor's responsibility is to manage and develop a team of video content producers, while also producing innovative and dynamic content themselves. The position calls for a well-organized person who has leadership qualities and works well with others. He or she has a thorough knowledge and understanding of different lighting, shooting and editing techniques and is willing and able to work with less advanced editors to develop their skills. They must be able to work remotely or in studio and on their own or by leading a team or shooters/editors. The ideal candidate works well with Mac computers, excels in final cut editing, and is proficient in Motion, Photoshop, After Effects and Illustrator. They are capable of lighting, staging, and shooting (with audio) on their own, but able to work in a team environment as well. They must be capable of working under tight deadlines and willing to work off hours. RESPONSIBILITIES + Ideate, develop and create feature content for website, syndication partners, and sponsors + Work with video team to help advance their skills and techniques of shooting and editing + Research and report on technologies and equipment that will help create more dynamic content + Cover games on location, shooting match footage, interviews and other content around the match experience + Work with internal departments (MLS WORKS, Communications, etc) to cover and promote events + Work with editorial team to coordinate video features to supplement written content on the site + Maintain and organize footage library on SAN and video equipment in office + Manage special events for video department coordinating between League Office and members of the team to ensure proper coverage and organization during events
  • Position: Other
  • Area of Focus: Online
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: Interested in working for Major League Soccer (MLS) or Soccer United Marketing (SUM), the preeminent soccer business company in North America? Do you want to work in a sport that sits at the heart of a new America? A sport that brings generations together and speaks to people who see themselves as global citizens? How about working for a league that is poised to shout louder and differently than traditional North American sports? Headquartered in New York City, MLS and SUM are committed to attracting and retaining the most innovative talent in the industry. We offer an environment that recognizes teamwork and collaboration, fosters diversity and encourages creativity, all while sharing a passion for The Beautiful Game.
  • Benefits: Competitive benefits package
  • Contact Address: 420 Fifth Aveue New York, NY
  • Contact
  • Contact Name: Sandy Gonzalez
  • How to Apply: Please send resumes to:
  • Job Requirements: + Proficient on MAC Computers and Final Cut Pro Edit Suite + Understanding of and ability to use digital video cameras like Panasonic HVX/HPX & DSLRs + Proficient in Motion, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects + Ability to dress and light a set for shoots + Aptitude to shoot and work in different environments (Examples: Mixed Zones, On Field, Studio, Green Screens) + Capacity to set and manage work and content schedules for a content creation team + Ability to communicate well through e-mail and meetings to keep team on course + Be a self-starter, entrepreneurial, positive, and collaborative. + Understanding of the sport of soccer in general and a knowledge of MLS This is an amazing growth opportunity for any candidate looking to join a highly creative media organization.
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