Hobknob for jobs

Looking for a job is a job.

I often share that well-known fact with my mentees who are college students and recent grads.

You have to be strategic, focused and prepared.

I am pivoting my blog’s primary topics to career advice, scholarship sources, academic success tips and career postings. Expect regular insights on the ‘latest and greatest’ in career development.

Today’s tip is to try the free, 30-day offer to search for jobs from http://www.daybook.com/jobs. If you are interested in its extensive job offerings — including many entry-level ones — invest $5 per month into your future and receive job leads and listings that are targeted to your interests. Here’s a sample of this weekend’s daybook listings:

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The Video Editor works with the creative team to create engaging motion graphics and video that drive people to action. This position is a part-time, independent contracted position that works remotely on an as-needed basis.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Manage all aspects of the video production process
Independently develop creative concepts and make design decisions based on guidance from the Creative Team (text design, motion graphics, visual and audio effects)
Create and edit digital videos from start to finish – this includes a variety of motion projects ranging from composited text, graphics, and effects over footage to completely animated videos
Quality assurance of video projects
Find and manage stock video and B-roll, voiceover artists and background sound
Ensure deadlines are met in a fast-paced work environment, and communicate necessary timeline adjustments to the team when needed
Communicate and collaborate with a team to come up with creative strategy and direction
Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills Required:

Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and understanding of the most up-to-date video software, tactics, and trends
Knowledge of media asset management platforms and solutions
Top-notch project management skills — excellent organization, communication, flexibility and attention to detail
Quick editing skills with an eye for type and design fundamentals
Strong sensibility for compelling pacing, music, graphics and type
Strong storytelling skills
Professional demeanor; ability to work well with people at all levels and ability to navigate relationships with other creatives
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects when assigned
Superior project and time management capabilities within a fast paced, high productivity environment
Highly motivated, action oriented, and client focused
Interest or experience in progressive politics is preferred
Required Education and Experience:

2 years+ of video editing experience
2 years+ of motion graphics experience
Bachelor’s degree in design-related discipline is preferred

How to apply:

Please send your resume, a cover letter, and a link to your demo reel to jobs@risingtideinteractive.com with the subject line VIDEO EDITOR REMOTE. No calls please.
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2.
The Creative Project Coordinator works with the creative team and contractors to manage video production projects and day-to-day video requests, ensuring the creative flow of content, design, production, and revisions stay on schedule and edits are clearly communicated.

This position is based in our office in Washington DC and is temporary through Election Day, with the potential to become permanent based on mutual interest and business needs.

As a member of our team, you will:

Work as a liaison between video editors and account managers
Oversee and actively track timelines, project communications and deliverables on video production projects
Manage all aspects of the video production process, including workflow and timelines for video editors
Identify conflicts, risks, delays and work to resolve them in order to ensure deadlines are met in a fast-paced work environment and/or obtain deadline extensions when necessary to manage expectations and keep the project on track
Serve as the primary point of quality assurance ensuring that creative assets are delivered to the client without visual errors, typos, or other mistakes and that the creative asset includes all that was requested
Creative concept development – ensure there is adequate visual conceptualization and direction in scripts provided to video editing and production contractors
Find and manage stock video and B-roll, voiceover artists and background sound when necessary
We’re looking for someone who has:

Basic knowledge of the Adobe Creative suite
Strong sensibility for compelling pacing, music, design and type
Superior organizational skills and an extreme attention to detail
Professional demeanor; ability to work well with people at all levels and ability to navigate relationships with other creatives
A demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision
Understanding of creative production processes
A cool, calm and collaborative approach to problem solving
Flexible availability including nights and weekends
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, frequently under tight deadlines
Interest in progressive politics
Required Education and Experience:

1-3 years experience with project management in a professional capacity
1-3 years experience working in video production in some capacity
A background in video production; Bachelor’s degree in creative-related discipline is preferred
About Rising Tide:

Rising Tide Interactive works with Democratic and progressive campaigns, committees, PACs and nonprofits to develop and implement the digital strategies that win races and create change. Since 2011, we’ve worked with clients like Sen. Tim Kaine, Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee, FWD.us, DCCC, DGA, DLCC and the LGBTQ Victory Fund, and we’re ready for our best year yet in 2018.

We prioritize creating a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment where everyone is empowered to do their best work. Candidates from all backgrounds, including people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@risingtideinteractive.com with the subject line CREATIVE PROJECT COORDINATOR. No calls please.
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3.
(from @DaybookJobs on fb)
Daybook
13 hrs ·
Job Opportunity!

Google seeks a Public Policy Analyst based in San Francisco.

https://www.daybook.com/jobs/7Kxm6YLjPfB2nK5pz

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Happy hunting!

Ann L. Wead Kimbrough is an accomplished educator, award-winning financial journalist, author, special events leader, mentor and prolific contributor to select global and domestic non-profit causes. Her blog topics include travel, history, humor, education, career, family, journalism and ‘thought you should know’ subjects. https://www.linkedin.com/in/annlineve/

About awkimbrough

I'm fortunate to lead digital native students as they gain more experience and confidence in their naturally creative work. For those who want to read a traditional "About Me" here it is: I am a visiting faculty member @my grad school, Medill School of Journalism, Media, and Integrated Marketing Communications. Previously, I served as dean and professor of multimedia, innovative journalism in the Journalism & Graphic Design School at Florida A&M University. As an award-winning journalist and higher ed executive, my latest high profile project involves the multi-faceted development of a 'teaching hospital' formed via a public-private partnership and located on the FAMU campus. The public-private partnership's outcome is a multi-million-dollar, annual economic benefit to the north Florida region with direct benefits to communication students enrolled in programs at FAMU. FAMU's administration and board canceled the project. It has been a rewarding career where I have been transforming lives in education, government, and media for more 25 years. Also, as a ghost and co-writer of literary works that highlight the careers and lives of accomplished world shapers I am achieving a valued use of my talents and skills.
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