Social Media Video Producer

  • Full Time
  • New York, NY
  • 03/04/2023

NBC Universal

Salary or Budget: $65K - $85K p.a
Experience required: 3+ years

Company Description

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

Select, NBC News and CNBC’s fast-growing product recommendation and shopping site, is seeking a multiskilled and detail-obsessed Social Video Producer to focus on creating original videos optimized for social media platforms, including but not limited to TikTok and Instagram Reels, for our growing NYC-based social media team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for high-quality service journalism and the drive to help grow a new brand in a crowded market, as well as the ability to creatively package, edit and source video content that will resonate and help build an engaged social following.

What you’ll do:

  • Create short- and long-form video content for mobile, social and digital audiences.
  • Generate unique, original video pitches both independently and in partnership with the Select social media team.
  • Storyboard, edit and produce original videos under tight deadlines.
  • Utilize text, graphics, original footage and third-party footage to build engaging video stories.
  • Optimize videos to fit time and size best practices of different social media platforms including Instagram Reels and TikTok.
  • Repurpose video created in other formats and edit them so they are fit for social media.
  • Test and develop content frameworks to build recognizable “series” content.
  • Help curate and follow an organic content calendar with the social media team, facilitating reposts and fresh treatments of timely or high-performing content.
  • Provide constructive production and editorial feedback to Select editors who may be shooting video.

Additional Information: This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website.


What you’ll bring:

  • Examples or a portfolio of high-quality, engaging social video work
  • Experience in the commerce editorial space a plus
  • Experience for a major news brand a plus
  • Sound editorial and journalistic judgement
  • Demonstrated knowledge of online content management systems and multimedia storytelling
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills under deadline pressure


  • General knowledge of social media best practices, capabilities and trends
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Premiere or other video editing software and mid-level knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and After Effects
  • Strong ability to shoot video with both production equipment and mobile phones
  • Attention to detail and ability to make quick decisions
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative, energetic environment and be a team player
  • Ability to approach roadblocks analytically and thoughtfully

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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