Telecommute – New York, NY, Washington, DC
Department: Editorial & Reporting
Employment Type: Full-Time
Minimum Experience: Manager/Supervisor
Compensation: $80-90k per year
Rewire.News(www.rewire.news) is a nonprofit media organization devoted to publishing evidence-based news, analysis, commentary, and investigative reporting on reproductive and sexual health, rights, and justice. Our work is based on the core roles of journalism in a democratic society: to speak truth, foster public knowledge, and provide facts on issues more commonly shrouded in misinformation and ideology.Rewire.Newsis an independent 501(c)(3) organization and an equal opportunity employer; we encourage applications from qualified individuals of all races, ethnic groups, and genders.
Rewire.Newsis hiring an Art Director to help us build and grow our multimedia programming on sex, abortion, parenthood, and power. The Art Director will be equal parts supervisor/strategist and hands-on creator, working as part of our editorial leadership team to supercharge the conversations on our issues. The ideal candidate should have deep expertise in at least one major multimedia platform (video, podcasting, visual journalism, etc.) and be conversant in all of them. We’re looking for a self-starter with a great sense of humor who loves collaboration and mentorship.
Preference will be given to applicants who are well-versed in the issues we cover, creative and detail-oriented, committed to evidence-based journalism, and able to move swiftly in a fast-paced environment.
The Art Director will:
Conceptualize, plan, and produce impactful video, audio, photographic and comics journalism for consumption across social media, theNewssite, and other platforms;
Work closely with organizational and editorial leadership to align multimedia programming with overallNewspriorities and content;
Lead, produce, and/or editNewspodcasts and audio programming;
Devise, write, film, and/or edit original video productions;
Manage and evaluate allNewsmultimedia and social media staff members with an eye towards continual professional development;
Oversee the production of photojournalism, social media images, data visualizations, article imagery, and other visual projects and products;
Oversee or ensure the execution of the social media strategy across all social platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, and more;
Research, test, and implement a standardized software and tool environment for multimedia production;
Manage the homepage and layout of all multimedia programming onNews;
Train staff in best practices for audio recording and video/photography for livestreaming, social media clips, embedded visuals, and more;
Create and follow a robust qualitative and quantitative reporting framework to evaluate and inform program performance;
Ensure high levels of quality, excellence, and relevance in all work produced;
Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
The ideal candidate for this position demonstrates:
At least four (4) years of video and/or audio production experience, preferably in a journalism or high-visibility social media environment or agency;
Deep understanding of the current state of the field of multimedia journalism and best practices across video, podcasting, comics, photography and other emerging fields;
At least two (2) years of supervising direct reports, preferably in a journalism or social media…
Art & Creative
New York, NY, Washington, DC