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D.C. United are looking for a Video Editor to support all club content and communication and marketing efforts for the 2022 Major League Soccer season. The position will live within the Communications and Content department, and will be responsible for helping the group to push the creative boundaries of sports video content. The position will stay at the leading edge of social, promotional, and in-venue content execution while adhering to the club’s brand standard. The chosen candidate must be a team player who understands the importance of visual storytelling and adhering to deadlines. Technical skill, flexibility and versatility of work product, and a good attitude and approach to work are musts. This position will report to the club’s Director of Content.

All interested candidates must supply a personal reel or portfolio.

What You Will Do

  • Edit engaging and entertaining video and motion graphic content for social media, in-venue entertainment, and promotional use for D.C. United and Audi Field

  • Capture video content to uphold a common production standard of excellence

  • Develop original pieces of video content

  • Work matchdays alongside Communications and Content team to support video capture and video editing of matchday clips

  • Ability to work on multiple video projects at a given time and execute them promptly

  • Collaborate with peers within the department and outside of the department to create customized content to fulfill organizational goals

  • Work closely with the graphic design department to support motion graphic and after effect projects

  • Apply intensive attention to detail to keep club assets organized and develop and maintain efficiency of team collaborative projects

Your Background, Skills and Qualifications

  • 3-5 years or professional video editing experience in a related field, sport and soccer not required, but preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast/Journalism, Communications, Film, or a relevant field

  • A passion for engaging audiences, working with others, storytelling, thinking outside the box, and pushing the creative boundaries of sports video content

  • Excellent communication skills with peers and experience working with athletes in a professional setting

  • Prior experience operating and maintaining professional digital video and audio equipment

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud programs, specifically, Premiere Pro, Pr, Ae, PS, and Media Encoder

  • Proficient in manually color-grading video

  • Ability to travel for certain away matches

  • Experience in sports, and soccer is a plus

Competencies (KSAs)

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is necessary. Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign a must, After Effects, Camera Raw preferred

  • Must be able to edit and color correct video content

  • Must possess an excellent content sense

  • Must be able remain comfortable yet energetic in the creative process

  • Must demonstrate a high level of detail-orientation, especially under deadline pressure

  • Must display organization and communicative skills

  • Must be flexible in working hours, including nights, weekends and holidays

  • Must possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and use upmost discretion when privy to sensitive information

  • Must be flexible & reliable team player, both within own department and within company as a whole.

D.C. United is committed to uplifting our community, staff, and club. We are seeking candidates to be a part of our journey in our quest for continued organizational growth and another MLS Cup.

D.C. United will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

D.C. United is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). D.C. United reaffirms its commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. D.C. United is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. D.C. United is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws. Employment decisions can include hiring, termination, compensation, benefits, promotion, training selection, or other statuses or conditions of employment. All employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, job performance, and other appropriate qualifications.

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