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Pulso Video Producer & Content Manager (Full Time, Remote)

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Work Type: Full Time

Role: Video Producer & Content Manager (Full Time, Remote) 

Organization: Pulso 

Reports to: Founder & Executive Director, Liz Alarcón

Direct Reports: TBD

Location: Full-time, 100% remote position (from home or co-working space) with occasional travel once every 2-3 months 

COVID-19: We take Covid-19 safety very seriously. Employees must follow our Covid safety protocols and be fully vaccinated and boostered. Accommodations are provided to the extent required by law. For employees based in the state of Florida and Texas, the COVID-19 vaccine is encouraged but not required due to Florida and Texas laws.


About Pulso 

Pulso is a Latino-led social enterprise dedicated to raising up and keeping the pulse on nuestra gente. We build deep digital relationships with Latinx folks through their phones in order to transform civic engagement and build political power. 

Pulso attracts and engages Latinos through our innovative Latino history and news service, via Facebook Messenger, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Twitter and The Pulso Podcast. With this daily relationship and by telling the stories that have shaped our community, Pulso connects U.S.-based Latinos/as/x with our history and encourages subscribers to take action on critical issues, register to vote, and to cast their votes on Election Day. 

To see the digitally-based service we’re building, search for “Project Pulso” in the Facebook Messenger app. You can also learn more about our work at https://projectpulso.org/. 

Pulso is a project of Accelerate Change (AC), a nonprofit media lab dedicated to catalyzing new scalable and sustainable digital media models for citizen engagement. See “The Secret of Scale” for more on AC’s model for scalable citizen organizing read and see “The Promise of Lean Experimentation” or AC’s approach to experimentation using Lean Startup methodologies and other business strategies, both from the Stanford Social Innovation Review. 

Summary

The role of Video Producer & Content Manager is crucial as we aim to scale the reach of The Pulso Podcast and our history and culture video content across social media. 


Responsibilities 

Here’s what you can expect to do in this role:

 

  • Manage video content created for distribution across Pulso platforms (primarily Instagram, TikTok, and Youtube), both by Pulso staff and influencers, ensuring alignment with content that our audiences find engaging and shareable.

  • Oversee Pulso’s video production process including crafting stories and graphics, reviewing scripts, editing video, and iterating videos for all platforms.

  • Manage the pre-production and post-production of the The Pulso Podcast long-form videos.

  • Collaborate with the team on lean video experimentation, supporting the development of high quality content that is optimized for distribution, defining video best practices, and serving as the subject matter experiment for video platforms.

  • Analyze and report key metrics and experimentation data for platforms (Instagram, TikTok, Youtube and others), identifying actionable, data-driven insights.

  • Support team with experiments related to influencer engagement and implementing other cross-network digital tools.

  • Support with management of Pulso’s content calendar, managing sharing videos across all platforms.

  • Support copywriting and publishing of daily posts when needed.

  • Collaborate with the rest of the content team to brainstorm new content experiments and ideas, actively participating in brainstorming sessions.

  • Actively collaborate with partner organizations in experiment-sharing calls and Slack channels, sharing best practices, troubleshooting, socializing technical platform updates, gathering partner learnings and evaluating how those learnings could improve Pulso’s products and services.

  • Manage future staff and/or temporary contractors as needed.

  • Embody and communicate the organization's progressive values and commitment to elevating the US Latino community.

  • Keep up to date with current events, relevant social issues, and evolving technical platform updates.

Experience

  • 4+ years of experience, with demonstrated experience editing photo and/or video for digital platforms

  • Experience with assigning and editing staff and freelance creators

  • Demonstrated experience implementing strategy and running digital media campaigns on several of these platforms: TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Facebook and Instagram Ads, and others. You also keep up with the most recent features and updates across these platforms.

  • At least one year of leadership experience, with management of direct reports a plus.

  • Strong visual storytelling skills.

Benefits 

  • $67,000-$77,000 salary range, with exact salary depending on experience and new staff rarely starting at the top of the range.

  • Flexibility for work and life: Unlike a lot of places, we actually believe that people should only work 40 hours each week, except for occasional sprints that require more time. We also trust everyone to make a schedule that works for them, as long as they’re able to join all the necessary meetings and complete all assignments and tasks. Respect for the freedom to work more one day and less the next, with an understanding of the need to work during off hours and on weekends to make up for time spent on balancing job responsibilities and personal life during the week, including parenting and taking care of mental and physical health.

  • Health care after 3 months, with individual premiums fully covered and cost-share for dependents. Vision and dental plans are available at-cost to the individual. 

  • 15 paid vacation days, 6 paid holidays, 3 paid floating holidays each year and 7.5 paid sick days each year

  • Professional development funds, with renewal of funds each fiscal year.

  • Need-based educational loans assistance after 3 months.

  • Cell phone and internet reimbursement (or co-working reimbursement): We acknowledge that working from home requires using your own internet and phone for work purposes so we offer a set reimbursement amount for cell phone and internet usage. If working home isn’t for you, we also have the option for folks to rent a co-working space and get reimbursed for their monthly costs. 

  • 401(k) plan after one year, with 100% employer match on the first 3% and 50% employer match on the next 2%. 

  • Annual office closure during the last week in December


Pulso is incubated by Accelerate Change; Accelerate Change is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQIA+ people must be centered in the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities, or who are members of other marginalized communities.

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