Video Content Creator Part Time - CandleScience
The Position: Video Content Creator Part-Time

This is a temporary position with possibility of becoming permanent hire.

We are looking for a highly motivated, proactive, and creative videographer-editor who will be responsible for filming and editing short and long-form content for our web and social media platforms. This content can range from digital advertising videos (Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, etc.) to docu-style features. The ideal candidate will not only shoot and edit, but have an interest in helping strategize and develop informative and inspiring content that appeals to DIYers, creatives, and entrepreneurs.

Responsibilities
  • Conceive, shoot, and edit compelling content that tells engaging stories about products, process, and people in the candle and soap making communities
  • Understand business objectives by working closely with Marketing, Product, and Support departments.
  • Proactively contribute both strategic and innovative ideas that continually improve brand affinity and growth
  • Continually manage and build out our in-house studio. It will be your “office” after all
  • Whether in the studio or outside in the field, go out and shoot footage and assets required for the project
  • Manage video/editor contractors as needed
  • Organize, manage, and store all large video assets and projects
Perferred Skill Set
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, concepting and executing cutting-edge video creative across various projects, platforms, and timelines
  • Must demonstrate a passion and knack for visual storytelling and connecting with audiences across platforms
  • Outstanding sense of aesthetic and attention to brand voice and detail
  • Able to be independent and self-directed, while being an excellent two-way communicator who can collaborate with others and receive and implement feedback
  • Advanced in Adobe Premiere and highly skilled in the entire Adobe Creative Suite
  • Understanding of digital platforms and social media best practices, and experience with social-first content creation
  • Strong and active interest in learning new skills
  • Organize, manage, and store all large video assets and projects
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Film, or another related or other relevant media background
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience with planning, shooting and editing video for a professional brand or organization
  • Strong portfolio of engaging, informative and/or compelling videos that demonstrate your creativity and video execution skillset
  • Has strong creative solution skills and a thorough understanding of video editing and content creation
To Apply

Please upload your resume and a cover letter letting us know why you’re perfect for the job to the Indeed platform. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Work Life

Headquartered in Durham, NC, we’re surrounded by great restaurants, cultural activities, and sporting events. Also known as one of the “Tastiest Towns of the South,” Durham is one of the best places to live and work.

About Us

CandleScience develops and sells candle and soap making supplies. Our customers vary in size from candle and soap entrepreneurs to seasonal hobbyists. We began in 2004 as a two-person startup, and have become the market leader in the industry.

We work hard to develop natural and safe products that push the boundaries of candle and soap making. Our success is a result of our focus on web development, product development, and operations.

For More About Us:

Igniting Growth with CandleScience | UPS
https://www.ups.com/us/es/services/knowledge-center

First Candles, Now Soap. Durham’s CandleScience Expands in DIY Market | TechWire
https://www.wraltechwire.com/2016/06/02/durham-candlescience-profile-160601/

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/candlescience