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Producer, Video at The Humane Society of the United States

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland

Job Description:

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s most effective animal protection organization, is seeking a Video Producer.  This position produces compelling live and on-demand stories exemplifying the work of the Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International, and other affiliates.

This position will be responsible for:

  • Developing compelling stories that advocate the mission of the organization.  Determining the appropriate camera shots/angles, images, subjects, and environments.  Editing to produce stories that reflect the mission and brand of the organization.  Responsible for directing subjects, as needed; 

  • Working closely with campaign staff, subject matter experts and Investigations staff conducting on-camera interviews, analyzing and editing footage, writing scripts to produce stories that expose acts of animal cruelty for selected media outlets; 

  • Determining the appropriate media outlet for each story produced to best suit the needs of organization’s particular fundraising or advocacy goal; 

  • Monitoring trends and latest equipment developments for all manner of video production.   


  • Bachelor’s degree in video production or equivalent work experience required;

  • Four or more years of progressively more responsible experience in video production;

  • Strong knowledge of animal protection issues;

  • Must have experience with numerous video production elements such as 4k, VR, live streaming and cinemographs;

  • Must have strong shooting and editing skills; particularly with Go Pro, DSLR, Sony ENG cameras; 

  • Knowledge of pertinent software programs such as Adobe Creative Cloud;

  • Knowledge of streaming media platforms (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.);

  • Knowledge of live streaming platforms to include Facebook Live, Instagram;

  • Must be able to travel extensively;

  • Must be able to lift/move 50 lbs. of video equipment.


When applying, please upload your resume and cover letter together as one document.


This position is located in Gaithersburg, MD.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, marital or parental status or protected veteran status.  EOE