Mercy For Animals

Video Editor

Mercy For Animals

Remote, US

March 16, 2022

Mercy For Animals aims to construct a compassionate food system by reducing suffering and ending the exploitation of animals for food. We envision a world where animals are respected, protected, and free.

As a leading farmed animal advocacy organization, we know that achieving this goal requires a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative work environment—one that welcomes and sparks new perspectives and innovative ideas. If you are passionate about our mission, driven to make a big impact for animals, and eager to be part of a dedicated team, join us!

We are currently seeking a video editor to join our public engagement team. In this role, you will create compelling, high-quality videos focused on the impact of factory farming, farmed animal welfare, plant-based eating, and other related topics that educate our supporters and the general public; align with Mercy For Animals’ vision, mission, and core values; and support the organization’s overall strategic direction.

You will do invaluable work

  • Edit compelling, informative, high-quality videos that focus on the impact of factory farming, farmed animal welfare, plant-based eating, and other related topics

  • Work with Mercy For Animals’ social media team on developing video content for Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, and other platforms

  • Assist Mercy For Animals’ video team with conceptualizing, developing, and producing video content for Mercy For Animals programs and campaigns

  • Keep up to date on the digital landscape, with intimate knowledge of the latest social media strategies, trends, content, and emerging technology platforms

  • Adhere to all organizational policies and procedures

  • Perform any other duties assigned

Your qualifications will take our public engagement team to the next level:

  • Two years of relevant work experience editing content for social platforms like YouTube, TikTok, and Instagram (preferred)

  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and other post-production programs

  • Excellent reel-illustration skills and experience in video production

  • Ability to work well on a team, take direction, incorporate feedback, and demonstrate initiative

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to deliver high-quality content under tight deadlines

  • Commitment to the mission and values of the organization

  • Commitment to continued personal and organizational growth in diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice principles

About Your Team Leader

Your team leader, Jenn (she/her), is Mercy For Animals’ video production manager and has been with the video team at Mercy For Animals since 2018. She is passionate about documentary filmmaking and showcasing stories you wouldn’t otherwise see. She values direct and open communication, innovation, and initiative. Outside Mercy For Animals, Jenn enjoys watching movies, hiking, cooking, and participating in local social justice activism.

Compensation and Benefits (nonexempt)

Earn an hourly wage of $21.93 – $24.95 (annual salary of $45,623 – $51,896), depending on qualifications. In addition to a collaborative and innovative work environment, you will be able to take part in our benefits package, including no- or low-cost health, vision, and dental insurance; generous paid time off and sick leave; and 401(k) retirement plan, with a dollar-to-dollar employer match of up to 3 percent of your annual earnings.

Application Details

We consider traditional and nontraditional qualifications and carefully review each application, resume, and cover letter. Feel encouraged to go outside a traditional cover letter and state how you would add to our culture; what we would gain from having you on our team; and how you align with our organizational vision, mission, and values.

Our Commitment to You

Mercy For Animals is a globally-minded organization. We are committed to the principles of equity and justice, and our culture celebrates authenticity—enabling every team member to shine. All employment decisions are based solely on individual qualifications, job needs, and job requirements, and potential team members of every color, orientation, age, gender, origin, veteran status, and ability are encouraged to apply. We strive to include candidates from historically marginalized communities and those from or in communities impacted by environmental, social, and economic injustice.

Come as you are, and help us transform our society and construct a truly compassionate food system.

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