Video Content Creator

This Video Content Creator will work with the Head of Marketing to develop and execute an online video strategy around the concepts and techniques of good writing, as well as the specific ways that the ProWritingAid app can help improve writing.

The primary goal of this position is to make writing skills and techniques easy for our users to understand and implement into their writing.

Responsibilities

  • Produce and develop dynamic multi-media content (video, stills, audio, gifs, etc) for ProWritingAid’s youtube channel, social media sites, email marketing and website.
  • Contribute to the creation of a digital content strategy, and guide the creation of content from conception to distribution.
  • Work with in-house team of writers to develop scripts/storyboards around a variety of writing subjects (adverbs, passive voice, etc).
  • Ensure all content is on-brand and consistent with ProWritingAid’s friendly, knowledgeable and accessible style and tone of voice.
  • Help grow the ProWritingAid’s digital footprint, build ProWritingAid’s authority as a global writing expert, and increase engagement with online visitors.
  • Manage the recording and production of ProWritingAid’s live webinar series.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team and other team members to create collaborative ideas and content.

Experience

  • Must love language and writing, with a knowledge of grammar and writing techniques.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design/Media Arts, film, Video Journalism or relevant field; creative digital content production experience preferred.
  • Experience in video production, social media strategy and project management.
  • Passion for digital-age storytelling
  • Experience with online platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Sprout Social, Google Arts & Culture, WordPress, etc.
  • Engaged user of social media, digital content consumer, and avid podcast listener.
  • Ability to take a project from concept to finish.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and to work both independently and as part of a team.

Hours of work

We can offer 20-30 hours of freelance work each week at $15/hour

Where are we located?

Everywhere! We are a 100% remote team so you can work from the comfort of home, your favorite coffee shop, or anywhere else that makes you happy and productive. With members in more than 10 countries around the world, together, we’re on a mission to empower people to share ideas, stories, and knowledge.

Every year we bring the full company together to plan, learn and play! This year we met up on the beautiful beaches of Portugal.

How to Apply

To apply please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 samples of your digital video work to videocontent@prowritingaid.com

Deadline: February 25, 2019

ProWritingAid is a bootstrapped, profitable company with over 100% YoY growth. We’re at the forefront of exploration and innovation within the field of natural language processing.

ProWritingAid Team
ProWritingAid is a bootstrapped, profitable company with over 100% YoY growth. We’re at the forefront of exploration and innovation within the field of natural language processing.
ProWritingAid Team
We are a 100% remote team so you can work from the comfort of home, your favorite coffee shop, or anywhere else that makes you happy and productive. With members in more than 10 countries around the world, together, we’re on a mission to empower people to share ideas, stories, and knowledge.
ProWritingAid Team
We’re an equal-opportunity employer genuinely committed to building a diverse team, and to fostering the type of inclusive environment in which diversity thrives.
ProWritingAid Team

What do we stand for?

Although we are separated by geography, we are bound together by our company vision and values:

ProWritingAid’s Vision

Empowering people to share ideas, stories, and knowledge by inspiring, educating, and helping them to express themselves.

ProWritingAid Team

A Love of Language

We are passionate about language and believe that it is an essential component for communicating ideas, stories and knowledge. We believe good ideas are intrinsically entwined with the words used to express them.
ProWritingAid Team

Integrity

We place a premium value on integrity and fairness. We do not accept abuse of any kind targeted at or within our team. We take responsibility for our actions, deliver the best work we can, and strive to learn from our mistakes. We always choose the most ethical option.
ProWritingAid Team

Community-Driven

We believe that everyone has something to say, and the right to say it well. We are constantly building and improving our software to better serve the needs of our writers.
ProWritingAid Team

Accessible and Educational

We believe every writer, regardless of their economic situation or educational background, should have access to our software. To this end, we will always have a free version available and a helpful customer support team to help writers learn to use it. We will encourage learning by providing high-quality educational content on our blog.
ProWritingAid Team

Diverse

We strive for diversity and equal opportunity in our team. We are building a team that represents a wealth of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better we will be.
ProWritingAid Team

Work/Life Balance

Despite our geographical distance, our team members are always friendly, empathetic and supportive to one another. We fully embrace the idea of flexible working. We trust our team to get their work done regardless of their location, family schedule, or time zone. We celebrate the diversity of our multinational team. We will always offer a helping hand, encourage each other, and show gratitude for a job well done.