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Video Editor

Habitat for Humanity International is currently seeking a narrative storyteller to join the Photo & Video production team as a Video Editor. We tell amazing stories of renewal and transformation. We're looking for an editor who knows how to weave visuals, interviews, graphics and music into a compelling narrative that captivates our audience.

Our team provides exceptional photography, video production and media services for the global organization, including creative conception, pre-production, post production and motion graphics support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Video Editor facilitates post-production for internal and external video projects, campaigns and multimedia initiatives that support HFHI’s vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Working with producers, photographers and department director, you will bring professional experience and technical expertise to offer creative solutions that meet our production goals. In addition, you will be required to work independently to produce, edit and fulfill projects for internal and external clients. Projects range from branding/marketing videos, PSAs and social media content to donor-facing projects and the creative use of visual media to convey Habitat's communication initiatives. In this role, you will be expected to demonstrate initiative, organization, problem-solving skills and teamwork.

We are a collaborative team and the Video Editor will have the opportunity to participate in the creative direction of the department. In addition to post-production responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in a variety of production roles, so experience in all aspects of production is required.

To be considered for this position, you must include a link to your portfolio. We want to see examples of your best storytelling work.

Minimum Education Required:

Bachelor's Degree in film, television or video production (or related field)

Minimum Work Experience:
5 years experience in all aspects of video production - lighting, shooting, audio recording/mixing, editing and color correction

Skills, Competencies and Experience:

Experienced narrative storyteller

• Adobe Creative Cloud
• Premiere (advanced level)
• Final Cut Studio (color, dvd studio pro, compressor)
• Understanding of compressions, codecs, and XSAN storage
• Ability to absorb and respond to creative feedback
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
• Ability to work independently and make creative decisions
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Motivated team player with strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and problem solving skills   

About Habitat:

Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need. Habitat for Humanity has an Administrative Headquarters based in Atlanta, an Operational Headquarters based in Americus, Georgia, and Area Office bases of operations in Manila, Philippines for our Asia and Pacific work, San Jose, Costa Rica for our Latin American and Caribbean work and Bratislava, Slovakia for our Europe, the Middle East and Africa work.

HFHI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Region: North America
Job Position Type: US Employment
Job Function: Communications
Job Position Category: Full-time - Salaried
Travel: 10%
Last Updated: 17-Dec-2014
Auto Req ID: 450BR
Staffing Number: 317
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