The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is looking to hire an entry- to mid-level Producer as part of our Creative and Product team who is self-motivated, enthusiastic about learning new skills, and passionate about podcasting and video storytelling. This position is based out of our office in Arlington, Virginia. This position is hybrid and would require you to be in the office at least two days per week.
The ideal candidate will have an interest in elevating the Mercatus Center’s brand and either possess or be able to learn a variety of podcast production skills. Demonstrated experience in video, photography, or social media content creation is a plus.
Candidates should have strong project management skills and be comfortable taking initiative to drive projects forward.
Managing the production of podcasts and internal videos from start to finish, including scheduling and facilitating both in-person and virtual recordings, sending out audio for transcription, editing, and posting content.
Filming or photographing scholars and organizational activities to generate assets for brand storytelling
Creating graphics and other collateral for Mercatus podcasts for social media promotion and branding purposes
2-4 years of experience working in audio and/or video production OR a strong creative background and interest in content creation
1-2 years experience managing projects
Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills
Ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve quickly and autonomously
Experience working with Audition, Premier Pro, and other relevant Adobe programs a plus but not required
Familiarity with Wordpress, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube is a plus
This candidate must be local to the Arlington, VA area and available to travel for podcast recordings and events (about 15% of the time)
Employee Benefits: Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience. In addition, Mercatus provides excellent benefits to all individual employees, including full health and dental coverage, flexible spending accounts, long-term disability and life insurance, a 403(b) retirement savings program, parking/travel benefits, and twelve free credits per year at George Mason University.
About the Mercatus Center at George Mason University: For over 40 years, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University has been the world’s premier university source for market-oriented ideas—bridging the gap between academic ideas and real-world problems. A university-based research center, Mercatus works to advance knowledge about how markets work to improve our lives by training graduate students, conducting research, and applying sound economics to offer solutions to society’s most pressing problems.
- Pay Type Salary
- Arlington, VA, USA