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The position: Director of video for Edmunds.com
Location: Santa Monica, California
Job duties: The director of video will oversee the strategic direction and production for the company's video content across all properties and platforms. He or she will manage the video production team and build the video department, work with other departments on video development and implementation and track results of the efforts. The director also partners with senior executives and property owners to continually refine the video strategy and execution. The director will recruit new talent, guide team members and help maintain an innovative and cohesive atmosphere.
The company: Edmunds.com is a large automotive information Web site that provides reviews, news updates, pricing guides and automotive message boards.
Requirements: This position requires bachelor's degree in film, video, journalism or related fields or equivalent experience. Candidates must have at least five years of experience with production and distribution of online video, plus three or more years in a management position. A background with the automotive industry is preferred. The job requires an excellent understanding of digital media and experience with developing and implementing strategies to meet current and future market needs, and candidates must have strong leadership and operational skills, along with experience managing staff members and cross-functional projects. Of course, applicants should be familiar with both the hardware and software of modern video production.
Extra perks: The company offers tuition reimbursement, on-site health club and employee discounts.
Interesting info: The site recently underwent a major redesign to simplify navigation for visitors.
Other opportunities: Edmunds.com also has openings for software engineers, regional dealer initiatives managers and accounts managers. Plus, they need a graphic designer, a customer service manager and a business analyst.