Overview

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) is hiring a Creative Media Producer to join our team and make a difference in the lives of working people.  The Creative Media Producer should be well rounded in digital media production with a passion for the labor movement, progressive causes, and social video.  Their primary tasks will include shooting and editing video content, including rapid response explainers pertaining to the news cycle, organizing campaigns, and legislative developments.  The incumbent will work with the Communications Director and departmental staff to shoot and produce video content to be distributed on IUPAT social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  These videos should aim to look distinctive and they must be accurate, concise, timely, and help explain complex political and economic issues both internally to IUPAT members and externally to a general audience.  This person must feel comfortable with data and finding appropriate visual examples to emotionally enhance and add clarity to scripts.

The ideal candidate will be politically knowledgeable and should understand what images and footage will provide the ideal juxtaposition with the given narrative.  This person should be a creative thinker and collaborative employee who can thrive in a fast-paced environment with a willingness to take on tasks outside their primary responsibilities.  They will be tasked with ensuring the content they develop truly speaks to our audiences and furthers our long-term narrative goals to educate our membership and the public.

This position is based in our Hanover, MD office ad will be supervised by the Communications Director.  The position will frequently require travel for field shoots.