Junior Trending Video Editor - Freelance

Refinery29, New York

A modern woman's destination for how to live a stylish, well-rounded life

About us:

Refinery29 is the leading digital media company for young women. Our mission is to be a catalyst for women to feel, see, and claim their power by delivering optimistic and diverse creativity, storytelling, and points of view. Focused around core values of individuality, inclusivity, and impact, we create content that speaks to 360 degrees of a woman’s life, including editorial articles, original video programming, shareable social content across a variety of platforms, and live experiences. Our content sits at the intersection of style and substance, helping our audience live a more informed and inspired life.

About the team:

Refinery29 is looking for a self-starter who can report, write, and edit a variety of videos in the feminism, news, body-positive and trend space for our Strong Opinions Loosely Held video channel. This person will create 3 post-only assets a day: either text-on-screen videos, supercuts or social mini-docs geared for the FB feed. These are post-only assets meaning nothing is shot in the field.

What Makes an R29er?

  • You have commitment and passion about the mission of R29 to be a catalyst for women to feel, see, and claim their power and realize their infinite potential.

What you have:

  • Desire to get work seen by millions of people
  • Ability to get millions of views on content using best practices
  • First-hand experience creating content for social media/Facebook/digital
  • An eye for catchy, shareable stories
  • Strong researching, writing, and video editing skills
  • Animation skills a plus
  • A solid journalism background
  • Ability work on tight deadlines
  • Interest in entertainment, pop culture and award shows
  • Ability to comment on live events quickly to generate memes and video clips
  • Predict social and political trends before they happen
  • Interest in feminist art, activism, video and news content
  • Multimedia, social media experience, and fact-checking experience a plus
  • 1 to 2 years of journalism, plus video editing experience, required

Full-Time Freelance, 40 hours a week.

Additional Information:

Refinery29 is firmly committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

Refinery29 does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Refinery29 employees or any other company location. Refinery29 is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

About Refinery29

Refinery29, the largest independent fashion and style website in the United States, is a lifestyle platform that delivers nonstop inspiration to live a more stylish and creative life. Through award-winning original programming, Refinery29 connects a fast-growing audience of users with content, commerce, and community, giving them all the tips, tricks, and tools they need to live a more beautiful life – and share it with the world.

Want to learn more about Refinery29? Visit www.Refinery29.com