Everyone says they want to change the world. We’re looking for people who actually will.
Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith. Please visit www.adflegal.org/about-us/careers to view our Statement of Faith and Doctrinal Distinctives
Alliance Defending Freedom is seeking a highly creative Filmmaker/Editor located in our Ashburn, VA office. As the Filmmaker/Editor, you are a vital part of the Campaign Communications Team. In this role, you are responsible for producing compelling video content that is consistent with the ADF brand to advance the mission of Alliance Defending Freedom. The person in this position will be engaged in all aspects of production to support marketing, promotions, events, and fundraising teams.
Your Essential Responsibilities:
In this position, you will:
Create meaningful, creative, cinematic video content that tells and promotes the stories of ADF.
Collaborate with the Video Director on video shoots in studio and on location with lighting, audio and cinematography.
Take the lead on certain projects when needed. Pitching creative ideas and maintaining a production and post-production schedule to achieve your creative vision.
Provide post-production support including editing, sound design and motion graphics work.
Manages and organizes project media.
Follows procedures when required to provide support for various film projects, including scheduling, coordinating and planning video shoot logistics.
Scouts shoot locations and assesses possible obstacles in filming and provides solutions or alternatives.
Attends meetings and offers creative insight and recommendations based on the requests.
Works closely with the Video Director and internal stakeholders to realize their vision for the final product.
Implements edits from the Video Director and internal clients, while pushing ADF to new levels of creativity and effectiveness.
Manages and maintains video equipment.
Research and recommends equipment products and approaches.
Manages Recording Studio schedule.
Other Responsibilities (Non-Essential):
You will be asked to perform related duties or special projects as assigned.
Skills you need to succeed:
Demonstrated proficiency in:
Proficient in Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects.
Color grading videos.
Excellent communication and storytelling skills.
Cinematic camera and lighting work.
Collaborative and willing to help out a team in whatever capacity needed.
Self-motivation, a sense of urgency, dedication to improving, and an exceptional ability to work well in diverse environments.
Must be able to travel a minimum of 25 days a year
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Must be able to work long shoot days when filming on location.
Ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while remaining positive.
Able to work with and setup various 4K camera platforms, as well as lighting and audio equipment.
Education and/or experience:
3-5 years production and post-production experience.
Bachelor’s degree in Film, Design, Communications or other relevant field.
Animation/Motion Design experience a plus.
Photography experience a plus.
Livestream video production a plus.
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COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE, TOO?
We have it! Alliance Defending Freedom offers team members a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes major medical insurance, dental care, medical and dependent care reimbursement, paid disability, long-term care insurance, and life insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan with a generous company match. Work and life balance is important to the well-being of our team members. You will receive paid time off (PTO) that starts accruing from your hire date and 11 paid holidays per year.