Social Media Video Coordinator

Audience Development Team | San Francisco

Ellation is looking for a passionate Social Media Video Coordinator to oversee custom video production to support Crunchyroll and VRV’s off-platform community efforts. The Social Media Video Coordinator will develop, edit, and optimize a streamlined and strategic plan for social video in coordination with the Senior Manager - Social Media & Editorial Programming, writing and producing custom video in-house, as well as coordinating the efforts of third-party script writers and editors.

Our audience represents a passionate and eclectic group of individuals that deeply love anime, animation, gaming, science fiction, horror, and so much more. You should have a working understanding of the Crunchyroll and VRV audiences, have a deep relationship with content on both platforms, and think about the world from a creative perspective, supported by analytical reasoning. We’re looking for a talented storyteller and video editor who knows what content will delight and engage fans on social media!

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and execute custom video development across social platforms from pitch to final delivery.
  • Develop and maintain workflows related to social video production, including but not limited to: concepting videos, script writing, coordinating video contractor content development, and video approvals with the Brand Management team.
  • Manage and coordinate special video projects with external clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Drive constant iteration / improvement of our off-channel video content, employing new techniques and incorporating new trends.
  • Identify successful video content from peers and competitors, and incorporate key elements into subsequent videos.
  • Coordinate efforts of contract video producers and video script writers, working closely with the editorial team to ensure team priorities, and quality of work are maintained
  • Key Measures of Success:
    • Increased viewership and engagement on custom videos distributed on social media.
    • Increased viewership and engagement on outsourced video content.
    • Regular experimentation with novel video styles and new social trends.
    • Ability to maintain high quality of work even under deadlines, free of clerical errors.
    • High volume of content produced with minimal errors regarding grammar, spelling, or accuracy of the story.

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years experience in developing, producing, and editing video for digital platforms.
  • Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite, particularly with Premiere Pro and After Effects.
  • A passionate storyteller with demonstrated writing skills, and a talent for creating high-quality and engaging copy with a quick turnaround.
  • Excellent grammar and spelling skills, with an eye for detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across teams and facilitate communication in a fast-paced setting with multiple stakeholders.
  • A curious personality with a positive, problem-solving attitude.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and requests.
  • Must be able to work well in fast-paced environment with high volume projects and quick turn-around.
  • Ability to incorporate brand guidelines and adhere to best practices.
  • Strong presentation, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of anime, animation, and pop culture are essential, as well as a basic understanding of the Crunchyroll and VRV brands.
  • Proficiency with the Japanese language a plus.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, and Commuter benefits
  • Fun, passionate and skilled co-workers
  • Catered lunch and dinner 4x/week
  • Pet friendly environment

 

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About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is a leading global destination and platform for Japanese anime and Asian content. Through applications including Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, Playstation®3, Playstation®4, Xbox LIVE®, AppleTV, Roku, Internet-enabled TVs, set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers more than 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers direct to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages within minutes of TV broadcast.  The company was founded in 2006 and now has over 700,000 paid subscribers and is a Top 10 SVOD service.

About Ellation, Inc. (General)

Ellation is a leading OTT video business committed to building premium video experiences for passionate superfans and creating a more sustainable direct-to-consumer business model for content creators and programmers. Ellation operates the anime streaming platform Crunchyroll, the crafting site Creativebug, and the recently launched VRV, a curated multi-channel platform for fans of animation, games, sci-fi, fantasy, comedy, horror, and technology.


Ellation is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and is funded by Otter Media, a Joint Venture between The Chernin Group and AT&T.