AOL.com Social Video Programming Fellow

  • New York, NY
  • Intern

Company Description

AOL, a subsidiary of Verizon Communications Inc., is a media technology company with a mission to simplify the internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world's best builders of culture and code. As one of the largest online properties in the U.S., with approximately 200 million monthly consumers of its premium brands, AOL is at the center of disruption of how content is being produced, distributed, consumed and monetized by connecting publishers with advertisers on its global, programmatic content and advertising platforms. AOL's opportunity lies in shaping the future of the digitally connected world for decades to come.

Job Description

Do you spend all of your free time on social media? Are you obsessed with trending content, social videos and creating video content for social platforms? Are you looking for a fast-paced job where you’ll be able to work with social media platforms, production equipment, and content tools to engage and attract new users?

We are currently seeking a Social Video Programming Fellow to join the team. Creating videos, graphics, and other types of multimedia content to engage audiences and be distributed on AOL.com and social media platforms like Facebook and Snapchat, you’ll be joining a hard-working team that takes social seriously. You will be creating content for AOL.com platforms and social channels that spans a wide range of topics, from news, to lifestyle, to entertainment, and more.

You will work with AOL.com’s Audience Development and Social Media team and the AOL.com Programming Team to strategize and create daily content.

Our ideal candidate has a good eye for trending content and understands what makes social videos and photos go viral. The candidate is a quick learner that can make creative social content about a wide range of topics. He or she is willing to travel occasionally and is comfortable learning new platforms, apps, and systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Create engaging, shareable, and informative video content for AOL.com platforms and social channels on a daily basis.

  • Be on top of trending stories that can be visualized on social in a fun, new way.

  • Promote content created across AOL.com social channels like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Kanvas, and more.

  • Assist the team on the ground at events for live content creation, like events, fashion shows, music festivals, and more.

  • Create AOL.com articles that feature off-platform content

  • Assist on off-platform, native video creation for other social platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Vine, and Snapchat.

Qualifications

  • Experience with social media and visual content creation -- everything from social quote cards and memes, to GIFS and short videos.

  • Strong communications skills and ability to write fun, informative social copy.

  • Understands ‘everything video’ on social media, from Twitter to Facebook to Vine and Tumblr, must have knowledge of different platforms and how they feature and promote video on social.

  • Interest in digital media and social video production.

  • Knowledge of how to use Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat for social promotion.

  • Video production knowledge and experience is required.

  • Experience using tools like Sprout Social, Hootsuite, Crowdtangle, Content Management Systems (CMS) and Photoshop is a plus.

Additional Information

EEO/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities Employer: AOL offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) match and performance bonus. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category.