Job Opportunity – Indigenous Climate Action

Indigenous Climate Action (ICA) is looking for someone with passion, who enjoys working on a team, setting precedents, and is committed to true Indigenous Climate Justice to serve as its Audio/Video Editor in a REMOTE contracted position.
ICA has no centralized office and all staff and employees work from various locations across the country. 

At ICA we inspire climate action by centering Indigenous nationhood and autonomy as a primary climate solution. ICA provides tools for our communities, promotes sustainable ways of life and uplifts our solutions and voices within the climate crisis. As Indigenous Peoples, we must realize that we are our own experts. 

Together we support a world with sovereign and thriving Indigenous Peoples and cultures leading climate justice for all. For more information go to our website.

Position Summary

The role of the Audio/Video Editor is to work with the Director of Communications (DoC) and Indigenous Climate Action team to produce audio/video materials for ICA. This is incredibly important work for the storytelling that ICA does and is integral to our pillar of amplifying voices. 

This person will be responsible for editing audio files for ICA’s podcast and creating short videos on an as-needed basis. They will work closely with the Director of Communications and other members of the communications team to merge, edit, and finalize podcast materials and video content to maintain high sound quality, clarity, and branding. 

The Audio/Video Editor’s duties are as follows:

  • manipulate and edit video pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience
  • trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the video
  • input music, dialogues, graphics and effects
  • create rough and final cuts
  • ensure logical sequencing and smooth running
  • edit audio, add clips, splice clips, process with enhancements
  • upload and download to server
  • be able to diagnose technical issues
  • ensure quality of audio
  • turn around finished product quickly, with formatting for social media platforms (i.e. IGTV)
  • “cleaning,” merging, cutting, and pasting audio tracks and recordings
  • work with ICA team, particularly Communications Director, to create “jingles,” intros, and outros for podcasts
  • providing additional audio editing support for projects on an as needed basis

Qualifications + Requirements:

Passionate about the mission, values, and goals of ICA proven experience as an Audio/Video Editor solid experience with digital technology and editing software demonstrable audio and video editing creative mind and storytelling skills be very punctual, good time management, able to handle a lot of tasks at once pays attention to details experience with podcasting, radio, or other regular audio content publications.

COMPENSATION:

$25-$35/hour, depending on qualifications and experience. This is a long-term part-time contract (20 hours/week), with the possibility of extension. 

APPLICATION PROCESS: 

Interested candidates should forward a resume, cover letter, and three samples of work, to lindsey@indigenousclimateaction.com

CLOSING DATE for Applications: 

We are receiving applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest in the position. We will only contact those selected for an interview.

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