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JUNIOR/ASSISTANT EDITOR

How many Youtube channels do you know that get featured by The Wall Street Journal and TMZ, Marie Claire and Playboy, Hightimes and TED? Cut is a deconstructed entertainment channel that targets self-reflective explorers of curious social realities. The kind of people hungry for content that respects them as smart and isn’t interested in stories that pander or prescribe to them. Sitting at the intersection of media sites like Buzzfeed and Vice, Cut aspires to create the kind of work that is both viral and smart, highly produced and scalable, mainstream and cool. And we’re looking for innovative creators to make us get there.
 
As a Junior/Assistant Editor for Cut, you have:

-1-2  years of editing experience
-Experience with Adobe Creative Suite: Premiere Pro, Media Encoder, and After Effects.
-Experience with camera operation, lighting, etc. a plus.
-On-set media management experience.
-Experience loading and syncing live action footage.
-Strong storytelling capabilities.
-Knowledge of color correction/grading and audio mixing.
-Team-oriented individual who can collaborate with directors, producers and editors.
-Exceptional organizational skills.
-Excellent time management skills.

Upon joining Cut here’s how success will be determined for you:

- Ability to keep files organized and up-to-date. Strong shot selection.
- Ownership of archiving and streamlining the delivery process.
- Ability to take direction and constructive criticism.

The truth is, a lot of this could change and you have to be okay living in ambiguity. What won’t change is that what we value is what you can provide in terms of your eagerness to deliver and grow yourself, your team, and ultimately our business. Sound exciting? Then we’re excited to speak to you.
 
JUNIOR PRODUCER

How many Youtube channels do you know that get featured by The Wall Street Journal and TMZ, Marie Claire and Playboy, Hightimes and TED? Cut is a deconstructed entertainment channel that targets self-reflective explorers of curious social realities. The kind of people hungry for content that respects them as smart and isn’t interested in stories that pander or prescribe to them. Sitting at the intersection of media sites like Buzzfeed and Vice, Cut aspires to create the kind of work that is both viral and smart, highly produced and scalable, mainstream and cool. And we’re looking for innovative creators to make us get there.   

As a  Junior Producer  for Cut, you will participate in every level of the process, starting from ideation, through pre- and post-production.  We work as a multidisciplinary team and look for talent with complementary backgrounds. Cut Producers have varying levels of experience with the hard and soft skills of production: ideation, directing, casting, shooting, editing, interviewing, and budgeting.
 
As a junior producer, here's what you'll do.

Day-to-day you will:
-Work with Producers to develop concepts, schedule shoots, and budget forecasts.
-Coordinate crew/production personnel, cast, shoot schedules, air travel, rental cars, hotel accommodations and distribute production memos
-Independently cast talent for all Cut videos
-Source and gather props
-Actualize budgets
-Maintain department budget spreadsheets as they relate to specific projects including forecasting, monthly accounting and accruals.
-Process department paperwork including talent release forms, liability waivers, as well as new vendor and payroll set-up, invoicing, and corporate card expenses.
-Various office administrative tasks
-Brainstorm video concepts

During shoots you will:
-Be the point of contact for all crew/production personnel and cast
-Oversee production assistants, and be the production assistant if necessary
-Organize meal orders
-Troubleshoot any behind the scenes problems (location, meals, etc.) so crew can continue to work
-Handle all necessary paperwork
-Occasionally appear on camera as talent
-Work diplomatically with talent in a variety of contexts, which may include alcohol or legal cannabis consumption, speaking openly across the spectrum of political subjects and beliefs, and addressing other sensitive topics on camera.

Here’s what you bring to the table:
-1+ years experience in production in a fast-paced video production environment.
-Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of education and experience that would approximate the level of professionalism
-Knowledge and passion for social media and viral content and advertising.
-Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
-Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
-Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
-Demonstrated professionalism and ability to maintain confidentiality
-Able to communicate with all levels of executives, management and staff
-Excellent organizational and follow-through skills
-Ability to work well and prioritize in a fast-paced multi-project environment
-Excitement to work in constantly-changing start-up environment with a small team and limited resources
-Low ego
-Be nice
-Communicate well
-Care for people
-Willingness to work nights and weekends for shoots
-1-3 years experience shooting and editing video content
-Experience with cameras (must be comfortable using DSLRs), audio and lighting equipment, and Adobe editing software (Premiere Pro and After Effects) on Mac
-Comfortable occasionally appearing on camera
-Ability to work quickly and efficiently, while keeping a cool head under pressure and deadlines
-Experience in web content creation preferredMust be an internet junkie
-Versatility and flexibility — you’re excited to experiment!
-A team player

It would be a plus if you had:
-Experience using Google applications for Business
-Own or have access to reliable transportation for running errands, moving equipment, and filming remotely.
-An interest in YouTube, and other content creators
-Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop

Upon joining Cut, here’s how success will be determined for you:
-Demonstrated resolve, resourcefulness, and ability to identify solutions.
-Ability to hierarchize and execute both short-term and longer-term tasks.
-Commitment to creative vision and eye for detail at every stage of production.
-Willingness to communicate obstacles, scheduling issues, and potential conflicts to fellow team members before they become material problems.
-Openness and flexibility around rapidly-changing tasks, roles, and objectives.

The truth is, a lot of this could change and you have to be okay living in ambiguity. What won’t change is that what we value is what you can provide in terms of your eagerness to deliver and grow yourself, your team, and ultimately our business. Sound exciting? Then we’re excited to speak to you.
 
Jr Designer (Intern)

How many Youtube channels do you know that get featured by The Wall Street Journal and TMZ, Marie Claire and Playboy, Hightimes and TED? Cut is a deconstructed entertainment channel that targets self-reflective explorers of curious social realities. The kind of people hungry for content that respects them as smart and isn’t interested in stories that pander or prescribe to them. Sitting at the intersection of media sites like Buzzfeed and Vice, Cut aspires to create the kind of work that is both viral and smart, highly produced and scalable, mainstream and cool. We’re looking for innovative creators and storytellers to join our team.

As a Junior Designer, your day-to-day routine is a combination of day-to-day production and creative tasks. Production tasks are pre-structured, and include creating and managing video thumbnails, building presentation decks, and website edits. Creative tasks are more project-specific, and include concept development, asset creation, and motion design. You will be mentored by a senior designer who will provide creative direction and feedback.
 
As a Junior Designer for Cut, you have:

- Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
- Motion graphics experience
- Strong typographic knowledge
- Skillset to create vector & hand illustrated assets
- Knowledge of color correction/grading and photo manipulation a plus
- Team-oriented individual who can collaborate with directors, producers and editors
- Exceptional organizational skills
- Excellent time management skills

Upon joining Cut here’s how success will be determined for you:
- Keep files organized and up-to-date
- Execute multiple projects and meet deadlines
- Ability to take direction and constructive criticism
- Professionalism

The truth is a lot of this could change and you have to be okay living in ambiguity. What won’t change is that what we value is what you can provide in terms of your eagerness to deliver and grow yourself, your team, and ultimately our business. Sound exciting? Then we’re excited to speak to you.
 
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Social Media Intern

How many Youtube channels do you know that get featured by The Wall Street Journal and TMZ, Marie Claire and Playboy, Hightimes and TED? Cut is a deconstructed entertainment channel that targets self-reflective explorers of curious social realities. The kind of people hungry for content that respects them as smart and isn’t interested in stories that pander or prescribe to them. Sitting at the intersection of media sites like Buzzfeed and Vice, Cut aspires to create the kind of work that is both viral and smart, highly produced and scalable, mainstream and cool.

Cut is looking for a social media intern to manage all social listening, reporting, and insights analysis for organic and paid social media content for multiple channels. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with brands or at a social media or digital marketing agency and can be confident in their ability to translate daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly analytics on social media platforms into actionable insights for a variety of audiences.You must feel at home with spreadsheets, platform native insights, and social ad manager dashboards. You know that numbers matter, see the stories within data, and know how to translate metrics into easily understandable insights and analysis. You’re familiar with using data to drive brand goals and KPIs across social media channels and enjoy discovering trends and takeaways that help evolve social strategies. You must possess the ability to create visually clear presentations, combining data with content snapshots.

This position will be responsible for monitoring content and profile performance on established platforms (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Snapchat, etc.,) and emerging platform behavior across Cut’s brands. You must be comfortable in conveying social media analytics and learnings in verbal and written sentences. You must be detailed oriented.
 
Responsibilities will include:

- Work with Channel Manager to develop custom reports according to campaign or project, including social listening insights, creative analysis, and more (monthly, quarterly, year end, ad hoc, etc.)
- Deliver timely, accurate and effective analysis and reports and able to identify valuable metrics, KPIs, and social media benchmarks; provide metrics that matter, in context
- Analyzing data trends and key social behaviors across various demographics
-Collaborate with internal teams to drive brand goalsUpdates the captions for videos and assists in organizing data to ensure smooth coordination with production and editing team
-Helps innovate “on trend” and thoughtful social media captions for Instagram and Facebook
- Assist in thinking strategically about questions to research to make our data more relevant and effective to the ever-changing platforms in which we work
- Create and monitor trends on social media
- Support implementing different channel management plans (i.e., increase output, schedule assets in advance on social media) as needed

Qualifications
- 1+ years experience in marketing analytics/reporting with a focus on Social Media
- Exceptional analytical skills with ability to interpret and summarize complex data that drive actionable plans that add value to the business
- Experience with social analytics platforms and tools
- Strong work ethic and problem solving skills
- Detail-oriented and exceptional organizational skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
- A high sense of urgency and the ability to multi-task
- Required proficiency in the following; Excel, PowerPoint, Google Drive, Dropbox, Facebook/Pinterest/Twitter/Instagram/Snapchat/Tumblr native insights and analytics, Facebook Business Manager, AirTable
- You live and breathe social media

 
Business Intelligence Intern

How many Youtube channels do you know that get featured by The Wall Street Journal and TMZ, Marie Claire and Playboy, Hightimes and TED? Cut is a deconstructed entertainment channel that targets self-reflective explorers of curious social realities. The kind of people hungry for content that respects them as smart and isn’t interested in stories that pander or prescribe to them. Sitting at the intersection of media sites like Buzzfeed and Vice, Cut aspires to create the kind of work that is both viral and smart, highly produced and scalable, mainstream and cool.

Cut is looking for a business intelligence intern to manage reporting, and insights analysis for organic and paid social media content for multiple channels. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with databases, financial statements and can be confident in their ability to translate daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly analytics on social media platforms into actionable insights for a variety of audiences.You must feel at home with spreadsheets, databases, and social ad manager dashboards. You know that numbers matter, see the stories within data, and know how to translate metrics into easily understandable insights and analysis. You’re familiar with using data to drive brand goals and KPIs across social media channels and enjoy discovering trends and takeaways that help evolve social strategies. You must possess the ability to create visually clear presentations, combining data with content snapshots.

This position will be responsible for monitoring content and profile performance on established platforms (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Snapchat, etc.,) and emerging platform behavior across Cut’s brands. You must be comfortable in conveying social media analytics, revenue, and learnings in verbal and written sentences. You must be detailed oriented.
 
Responsibilities will include:


- Work with Operations Manager to develop custom reports, including social listening insights, creative analysis, and more (monthly, quarterly, year end, ad hoc, etc.)
- Deliver timely, accurate and effective analysis and reports and able to identify valuable metrics, KPIs, and social media benchmarks; provide metrics that matter, in context
- Analyzing data trends and key social behaviors across various demographics
- Collaborate with internal teams to drive brand goals
- Assist in thinking strategically about questions to research to make our data more relevant and effective to the ever-changing platforms in which we work
-Create and monitor trends on social media

Qualifications
- 1+ years experience in marketing analytics/reporting
- Exceptional analytical skills with ability to interpret and summarize complex data that drive actionable plans that add value to the business
- Experience with social analytics platforms and tools, such as Youtube, Facebook
- Strong work ethic and problem solving skills
- Detail-oriented and exceptional organizational skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
- A high sense of urgency and the ability to multi-task
- Required proficiency in Excel
- You love numbers and spreadsheets
- A passion for online media
 
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