Your role in helping us shape the future:
U.S. News empowers everyone to thrive. In this position you will have the opportunity to leverage your strengths and skills to work on the organization and production of custom video and photography on the 360 Review Labs team. In this role, you will help ensure all media products are well scoped, resourced, and executed on time and to the standards defined by the 360 Labs team.
You will be a key person in defining operational processes and innovative ways of producing content while providing an impact on the day-to-day production. Success in this role will require working directly with in-house and external production teams to schedule and prioritize projects, minimizing and working through scope changes and providing feedback to optimize and scale our media production.
Are you up to the challenge? Here’s a summary of the work:
Production Logistics: 60%
Organize and manage workflows to facilitate the intake of products and create supporting video and photography for 360 Reviews.
Coordinate with external video contributors and influencers in the creation of video for designated channels.
Schedule video shoots according to crew, talent and location availability.
Coordinate all details for shoots, including set design, scripts, shot lists, props and products needed.
Coordinate with freelance crew, contractors and vendors as needed.
Coordinate travel logistics for on location shoots.
Source/purchase props and supplies as needed.
Project & Team Management: 20%
Coordinate with editorial to ensure projects stay on track
Communicate timelines and expectations with product teams to ensure timely publication of content.
Attend weekly stakeholder holder meetings
Production Assistant: 20%
Assist with some set building and set up
Provide production assistance during photo and video shoots as needed
Experience / Skills
You should definitely have:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
3-5 years of experience in media, product, or content management, and working with stakeholders with a focus on video production.
It would be nice if you had:
Demonstrated knowledge of best practices for video production, publication and promotion on channels like YouTube, Facebook, Twitch, etc.
You are comfortable working both independently and within a team.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Dedication to accuracy, detail, and organization.
Strong sense of prioritization and ability to self-start.
About U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is a multifaceted digital media company dedicated to helping citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials make important decisions in their lives. We publish independent reporting, rankings, data journalism and advice that has earned the trust of our readers and users for nearly 90 years. Our platforms on usnews.com include Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews.
We reach more than 40 million people monthly during moments when they are most in need of expert advice and motivated to act on that advice directly on our platforms. Our signature franchises include our “Best” series of consumer guides on colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, diets, cars, financial services and more. These guides provide an easy-to-digest list for consumers to better understand and compare when making their decisions. We continue to publish annual guides of the authoritative Best Colleges and Best Hospitals rankings on our website and in print. And our U.S. News Live flagship conferences highlight important national conversations including Healthcare of Tomorrow and Healthiest Communities.
We believe in having a broad range of talent and backgrounds at U.S. News. We strive to maintain a welcoming workplace where everyone is given an opportunity to succeed and contribute to their fullest. Learn more about our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative.