CatchLight looking to hire part-time creative producer

Photo © Sarahbeth Maney

Photo © Sarahbeth Maney

Come work with us!

CatchLight is looking for a dynamic and talented creative producer to support our work by creating video content and helping manage our social media platforms.

Title: Creative Producer
Hours: Part-time: 20 hours/week; combination of off-site and in our office in San Francisco (with potential for full-time)
Pay: Compensation commensurate with experience

At CatchLight, we believe in the power of visual storytelling to foster a more nuanced and empathetic understanding of the world. We serve as a transformational force, urgently bringing resources and organizations together to support leaders in a thriving visual ecosystem. Our goal is to discover, develop and amplify visual storytellers.

The ideal candidate should have a passion for visual storytelling and experience in the editorial, design or production world. Graduates of photography or photojournalism programs encouraged to apply, but we welcome candidates with a breadth of experience and interests. We’re looking for someone who can provide support to our growing team as we launch new initiatives and projects. 

Candidates will be working one-on-one with our Communications Lead on project-based video creation, marketing/social strategies, editorial development, and social media management. The Creative Producer will oversee the conception and production of video content and other digital features for CatchLight on topics related to the organization’s mission.

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside CatchLight's Communications Lead to develop the creative strategy for the organization

  • Produces and edits video and digital content, including content customized for social media dissemination. 

  • Help build out editorial content calendar

  • Research and develop new ways to use social to generate brand awareness and increase financial support for global projects

  • Support maintenance of content on CatchLight website and blog

  • Grow our online social media presence and monitor social media trends and emerging practices to implement

Skills Needed:

  • Minimum of two years video production experience

  • A track record of producing original, innovative visual content

  • Proficient in Adobe Suite, After Effects and related post- production tools

  • Proficient in basic camera operation

  • Demonstrated skills and expertise in video & event pre-production, production, and post production techniques

  • Strong understanding of social media platforms and how to create brand awareness.

  • Ability to work independently, as well as one-on-one

Key Criteria For Evaluation: In addition to meeting job-specific goals, we are looking for excellence in the following areas. Your evaluation will be based on the following:

  • Creativity - you are a net positive force of creative capital. Your engagement not only enhances the organizational performance, it enhances the creative capacities of the entire team. You bring ideas to the team.

  • Character- you operate at the highest executive function in your personal organization, your communication style, and your integrity. You bring follow through, resourcefulness, and coordination to the team.

  • Culture- you add positively to the social focus, the energy and the engagement of those around you. You bring warmth, excitement, respect, and fun to the team.

Learn more about our work here: Catchlight.io

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How to apply: Please email abby@catchlight.io with resumé and short letter describing your interest in CatchLight and why you think your experience and interests would be a good fit. Please include availability and anything else you think is relevant that sets you apart from the pack, along with any links that provide more insight into your interests, passions, experience.