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Digital Video Producer, CT Digital, Vilnius

02.12.2022 Source: RFE/RL

We are looking for a Vilnius-based Digital Video Producer for Current Time TV to be responsible for producing compelling multimedia content for the Belarusian audience on digital platforms.  

You will be part of Current Time’s dedicated digital team for Belarus and produce content on mission-oriented and trending topics together with the team and through enterprise discovery. A commitment to RFE/RL’s mission, adherence to its editorial standards and best practices is a must. 

You will be joining an innovative, mission-driven organization at a time of rapid change. This role is an opportunity to explore the role of RFE/RL’s journalism can play in society and experiment with diverse ways of engaging audiences and communities. You should be keenly interested in the best practices and latest developments in digital journalism. You are expected to pursue innovative forms of storytelling across platforms. 

This position reports to the Senior Digital Editor of Current Time in Vilnius office. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Produces high quality and share-worthy multimedia content for a wide array of digital platforms and TV 

  • Monitors disinformation activities across the major platforms (digital and traditional) in target region for potential story leads 

  • Uses journalistic acumen to find stories that are both likely to be shared and meet RFE/RL standards. 

  • Works with web-ready news and feature content mixing traditional story-forms with digital and social-centric reporting. 

  • Keeps the team updated throughout the day on disinformation-related stories worth exploring. 

  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 

Requirements 

Education 

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, or related field or the equivalent in experience is preferred. 

Work Experience 

  • 4+ years of experience in digital journalism in news organization 

  • Extensive experience in producing multimedia projects for digital platforms 

Competencies 

  • Strong news judgment 

  • Proficiency in multimedia storytelling for digital platforms 

  • Team-based work ethic 

  • Understanding of digital success metrics 

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize with little supervision under tight deadlines. 

  • Adapts to and works effectively within a variety of situations, and with various individuals or groups. Flexibility entails understanding and appreciating different and opposing perspectives on an issue, adapting one’s approach as the requirements of a situation change, and changing or easily accepting changes in one’ s own organization or job requirements. 

  • Ability to work various shifts, as assigned and on short notice. 

  • Expected to work weekends and work from home, when required. 

Languages 

  • Russian (fluent), mandatory 

  • Belarusian (proficient), mandatory 

  • English language (proficient), mandatory 

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