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Video Production Manager



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Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024

This position is responsible for the creative direction and oversight of the video productions unit. Incumbent oversees the work of a team of video producers, editors and videographers and helps set the creative strategy for video in multi-platform campaigns and complex projects. This position works in conjunction with the Assistant Director, Visual Communications to ensure that video projects align with the department’s overall strategy and vision.


  • Develops and manages workflow of video content, including determining priorities and assigning projects to team members.
  • Stays up to date on performance metrics to craft and evolve video strategies and creative standards.
  • Provides guidance and direction to ensure that video project goals and deliverables are clearly communicated and achieved.
  • Creates production budgets for specified projects and makes recommendations for the annual operating and capital budgets for video.
  • Manages relationships with videographers, editors, production companies and other vendors.
  • Trains, advises and assists affiliate staff on video and social media best practices as needed.
  • Hires and trains team members and helps to establish team norms and a healthy, collaborative culture.
  • Serves in a lead capacity for the video unit for AFSCME’s biennial convention and other priority events.
  • Assists the Assistant Director of Visual Communications in creating cohesive multimedia campaigns and ensuring that creative elements align with the department’s overall strategy and vision.
  • Produces videos as needed, including scripting and editing.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with course work in digital filmmaking, video productions or visual and media arts and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in digital film making or video production; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities.

Experience & Skill Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of all steps of video production from concept to distribution.
  • Knowledge of emerging technology and social media best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality outcomes under budget, time and resources constraints.
  • Experience providing supervision, training and coaching to subordinate staff members.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong technical fluency. Ability to communicate technical ideas and updates to non-technical audiences.
  • Knowledge of the labor movement and progressive politics.

Extended Hours and Travel:

  • Extended hours including weekends.
  • Extensive travel may be required.

This job is no longer accepting applications

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