Mic is hiring a

Story Producer, The Swaddle (Contract)

New York, United States

Mic is the premier news and media company for young people. With insightful stories and compelling perspectives, Mic engages an educated and mobile audience with the issues that define a generation. Each month, more than 30 million readers rely on Mic’s unique sensibility to stay informed and make sense of the world.

Mic is expanding its lifestyle video offering and looking for a contract Story Producer to join our team in our NYC studio. This person will lead the way creating content for our new parenting vertical, The Swaddle. Our story producer will be responsible for sourcing content that highlights amazing parents, designers, inventors and policy makers making the world a better place for the next generation. The Story Producer will source great stories and work with editors and graphic designers to create content to appear on Instagram and our Facebook channels.

This is a three month contract position with the potential to go full-time.

 

Responsibilities

  • Sourcing from a wide variety of outlets to find the best stories for our parenting vertical
  • Create text captions and video scripts for Instagram and Facebook
  • Building and managing budgets for all projects
  • Effectively managing production timelines to ensure projects are executed on time

Requirements

  • 3+ years experience in production in digital media
  • Background in journalism preferred
  • Process-oriented, extremely organized
  • Highly communicative
  • Ability to manage projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Passion for storytelling and new media
  • Ability to manage budgets and timelines

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