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Digital Video Editor

Department: Corporate Digital
Location: Chicago, IL

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a Chicago based business, family owned since 1965. Weigel and its affiliated companies own and operate network and independent television stations in Chicago, Milwaukee and South Bend, Indiana. In addition, Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television being the number one rated and distributed network in the space, as well as the Movies! Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, H&I Heroes & Icons, plus the new Decades Network in partnership with the CBS Television Station Group.

Digital Video Editor

General Job Description:

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a multi-platform media company with a remarkably creative, loyal and entrepreneurial team. We have an immediate opening for a skilled Digital Video Editor to join our growing digital department that engages fans of pop-culture, entertainment and nostalgia.  In this creative role you will be responsible for producing and editing compelling promotional digital messaging that commands attention and drives viewer awareness and tune-in for our TV network brands. Our company continues to grow and we are seeking talented creatives who can take assignments from ideas to completion.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Creating (Writing, producing and editing) of image, tune-in, topical, event, and other promotional materials for online content to promote our national networks.

Shape the style and sensibility of digital video shorts for national television networks, including MeTV the #1 All-Classic Television Channel in the United States.

Develops innovative and compelling ideas for video marketing campaigns.

Works with various departments (e.g. programming, social media, sales) to shepherd projects through entire production process.

Reach millions of fans that are visiting our digital properties to remember a moment in time and share that memory with friends, family and colleagues.

Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate is a rising star creative professional with creative, writing, producing and editing skills, as well as strong visual and graphic design sense.

Previous experience writing, producing and editing promos for a multiplatform media company.

Previous experience with social media formats and creating video content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Self-starter who is assertive, enthusiastic and highly motivated.

Skills in the Premiere and Adobe Family Suite.

A demonstrated passion for pop culture, classic television and emerging digital platforms.

TV entertainment promotion experience is a definite plus.

This is a high quality, deadline driven environment.

We need professional promotion creatives with demonstrated experience in producing great messaging from conception through completion.

Candidates should share links to their professional resume, work history, promotion demo reel and production examples. 

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plans

401k with Company Match

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

Tax-free Transit

Discounted Parking Access

Gym Membership Discount

Convenient access to highways and public transportation

Open air office environment

One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

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