What makes Discovery Education a GREAT fit for you? We are the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, and we partner with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to provide teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners. When you join the Discovery Education team, you become part of a fast-growing global organization that is empowering educators with the digital tools and professional learning they need to connect students to the real-world.
For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the educational technology space, Discovery Education offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the support of an established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming. Team members enjoy a high-energy, purpose-driven work environment — as well as tremendous opportunities to grow, learn and make a difference. We are an organization focused on diversity and inclusivity that provides opportunities to engage with people from variety of backgrounds. If you like working with a curious, collaborative, high-performing team, Discovery Education is the place for you.
Living Our Values
Discovery Education is a company that lives and breathes its Values. By doing so, we position our organization to continue leading the education technology world.
INNOVATION: We drive a culture of innovation within our organization and with our partners to prepare leaders of tomorrow.
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT: We commit to continuous improvement by anticipating and adapting to the changing needs of our partners and the educational landscape.
EMPOWERMENT: We empower all learners by providing highly engaging, relevant experiences our partners’ trust.
INTEGRITY: We hold ourselves to the highest-standards and conduct ourselves with integrity in all that we do.
COMMUNITY: We connect and support our global community of learners.
INCLUSIVITY: We strive to build a company with people from diverse backgrounds, so we can better enable all learners to reach their highest potential regardless of race, gender, socio-economic standing, sexual orientation, language, ability, location, or technology.
What You’ll Do
Discovery Education seeks a dynamic Video Producer/Editor to join an innovative, creative team that produces an expansive range of award-winning K-12 programs and educational content videos.
The Video Producer/Editor is an experienced storyteller who knows how to create videos that engage and inspire K-12 students, drive learning outcomes for teachers, and enhances the educational profile and brand affinity of CEP clients. This person is a creative, energetic self-starter with significant experience producing, field producing, directing, and writing.
The ideal candidate is a highly collaborative professional who enjoys creative brainstorming, is responsive to feedback from clients, manages schedules and budgets effectively, writes engaging concept briefs and scripts, directs and/or shoots on-location and in-studio productions, and oversees all facets of the pre-production, production, and post-production creative process.
Discovery Education produces an array of short, medium, and long educational videos, including instructional content, career profiles, virtual field trips, merchandising content, webinars, social promotional videos, and other forms of digital storytelling. Our corporate partner programs are diverse, so the ability to think and execute across disciplines and subject areas is key – every day is a different adventure.
Develop and write concept briefs that contain a mission statement, story outline, look-and-feel description, and proposed production schedule.
Create and manage all facets of production including handling client brainstorms and meetings, conducting pre-interviews and interviews with talent, scripting, casting, sourcing locations, and directing and/or filming talent and crew on-location or in-studio.
Oversee editing and post-production, with strong knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro and other Adobe Creative Cloud products.
Oversee and execute on changes to scripts and edits based on client feedback.
Who You Are
Required Skills & Experience:
8 -10 years of professional experience as a video producer, director and writer, preferably for an agency or video production company.
Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Production, TV & Film, Communications, Advertising/Marketing, or similar fields or equivalent work experience. Advanced degree preferred.
Strong knowledge of digital formats, experience with Mac office suite: Outlook, Excel, Word, proficiency with project management tools, such as Asana, a plus.
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, After Effects), the ability to write, develop, and implement creative briefs, scripts, schedules, and budgets of various scopes and sizes.
Some U.S. travel required, approximately 30%-40% and varies based on workload, evening/weekend work as needed. Video work will occur both on-location and in-studio.
Always willing to learn something new, not rigid in beliefs or expectations.
Have a demonstrated ability to understand, accept and engage with people of diverse backgrounds.
A sense of humor because we all need to laugh sometimes.
Legal right to work in the United States.
Discovery Education is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery Education is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.PI160730055