Freelance Video Editor at Major League Baseball

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Position Summary: MLB Network seeks a Freelance Video Editor with strong knowledge of and passion for baseball/hockey, as well as a proven level of expertise in live sports television production. The Freelance Editor will independently edit on assigned programming and assist in the management of the Highlight Group’s day-to-day production of assigned edited elements, including highlights, and assist in other assigned areas of production.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the management of the Highlight Group’s day-to-day creation of daily production elements, including post-produced shows, montages and teases, to be produced and edited by designated Production Edit personnel.
  • Independently edit and produce high-end daily, weekly and monthly show elements as assigned.
  • Independently edit and produce high-level post-produced shows as assigned. 
  • Supervise the creation of sales elements and post-produced shows to ensure production standards and client expectations are met. 
  • Interface with Master Control to help ensure proper delivery of post-produced shows for air.
  • When delegated to, serve as a point-person for Production and provide required information and insight to other departments when needed; act as a representative of the Production Edit department for assigned matters.
  • Assist in the training and supervision of assigned Edit
  • Provide feedback to Production department management regarding the selection and performance of Associate Producers and Broadcast Associates.
  • Other such duties as assigned. 

It is expected that the Freelance Video Editor will maintain and increase knowledge in the Production discipline as well as the business on an ongoing basis.  

 

Skills & Experience: The ideal candidate must have most if not all of the following skills and experiences:  

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of live sports television production experience is
  • Must demonstrate a passion for and knowledge of baseball/hockey.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Superior knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite including Premiere Pro, After Effects & Photoshop. 
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be extremely organized, demonstrate initiative and an ability to complete multiple assignments in a timely manner.
  • Individual must work well in a dynamic environment and be able to recommend and implement process improvements, work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. 
  • Demonstrate the tact, diplomacy, decisiveness, and superior people skills required in a pressurized live television
  • The ability to effectively take on leadership roles in various functions is required. 
  • Ability to lift up to 15 
  • Possess visual acuity sufficient to perform required tasks.
  • Possess manual dexterity sufficient to perform required tasks.
  • Possess a level of hearing sufficient for effective interaction with stakeholders by various means, including in-person, via phone, etc.

 

 Education:

Bachelor’s degree is required. Communications, Broadcast Journalism or related major is highly preferred.

  


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Location

Located in midtown west Manhattan across from Radio City Music Hall provides easy commuter access. Great restaurants in heart of NYC, let's go!

What are Major League Baseball Perks + Benefits

Major League Baseball Benefits Overview

We know that our employees' performance is directly related the environment that they're in. That's why at MLB, we provide exceptional Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage - premiums 100 percent employer covered - so you can focus on being your best.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision plan has only a $10 co-pay for annual eye exams and maximum out of pocket cost of $25 for glasses and/or contact lens.
Health Insurance Benefits
Health insurance policy covers 100% of premiums, with no deductible and minimum co-pays when in-network.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3 times an employee's annual salary. Premiums 100% employer covered.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Automatic annual employer contribution to 401(k)!
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
We often sponsor family oriented events!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We typically host company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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