Senior Multimedia Producer (DIG-32) - Digital, NY

  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Jun 19, 2019
Full time Public Policy

Job Description

Senior Multimedia Producer (DIG-32) - Digital, NY


Title:  Senior Multimedia Producer

Office:  National Offices

Location:  New York, NY

Posted:  June 19 2019


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The Digital team of the ACLU’s National office in New York, NY seeks applications for the full-time position of Senior Multimedia Producer.


In this role, you will assist with video production, filming, editing, coordinate with on-location photographers and videographers, assist on photo and video shoots, coordinate with external media outlets and publishers, and assist with production of the ACLU podcast. Reporting to the Senior Multimedia Manager, the Senior Multimedia Producer will work closely with staff across the Digital Department, the Legal Department, the Communications Department and the organization to achieve the ACLU’s goals.




  • Assist with video production and edits on long- and short-form videos produced in-house
  • Assist with photography and video shoots across the country
  • Draft or edit scripts for short explainer videos, sketches, etc.
  • Provide edit feedback for explainer videos, documentaries, sketches, etc.
  • Assist with production of the ACLU’s podcast including coordinating with guests, recording, publishing, supplying notes to edits
  • Pitch to and coordinate with media outlets and publishing platforms to extend the reach of the ACLU’s multimedia content
  • Assist with contracting, budgeting and expense tracking
  • Log, archive, and manage video and photography assets
  • Track video metrics across social platforms
  • Optimize video and photo content for social platforms including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Collaborate with Digital and program staff to identify high-impact opportunities to increase the visibility of our advocacy, programmatic and legislative work
  • Monitor video trends, and emerging practices. Make recommendations for new content opportunities for adoption by ACLU
  • Work as part of a multi-departmental and multi-disciplinary team that includes digital communications, online campaigners, web production, attorneys and lobbyists
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity within the office, using a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences in race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability, and socio-economic circumstance
  • Commitment to work collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and/or conflict




  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience and a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in video and/or podcast production
  • Excellent verbal, writing and interpersonal communications skills; strong attention to detail, ability to write and deliver work product under deadlines, and commitment to high quality standards
  • Experience handling multiple video and audio formats
  • Ability to manage several complex projects simultaneously, often under tight deadlines
  • Must be self-motivated, demonstrate grace under pressure and possess the ability to work well both independently as well as within a team
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the ACLU




  • Experience using DSLR and professional video cameras
  • Audio and video recording and editing experience
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite.




For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Whether it’s ending mass incarceration, achieving full equality for the LGBT community, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach.


The Department of Education has determined that employment in this position at the ACLU does not qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.


We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction.


The ACLU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please e-mail  If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.





The ACLU offers a generous and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with experience and within parameters of the ACLU compensation scale.