Assistant Editor

New York City
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Heather Preston

Job Description:

Leading Media and Entertainment Client is looking for an Assistant Editor to work upcoming 1 year temporary assignment in their New York City location.
The assistant editor supports a team of several video editors, motion graphics artists, and producers. Will be responsible for the following:

  • Setting up video project files: o Organizing assets o Pulling selects o Making stringouts of content o Assembling rough cuts o Selecting music options as needed
  • Review, log, and confirm all project assets are provided in the correct format
  • Manage organization and metadata tagging of media on the production server
  • Log and track all drives in production hard drive library
  • Post content for review by clients and creative teams
  • Work closely with distribution teams to traffic all broadcast, digital, and social deliverables 
  • Creating slates for all final deliverables and posting for Ad Standards review
  • Provide production assistance on set as needed 


  • 1+ years experience in fast paced production environment
  • Experience in advertising and entertainment industries preferred
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative suite
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro a must
  • Familiar with all relevant video formats and codecs - 
  • Bachelor's degree preferred (Film, marketing, advertising, production, etc)
  • Media management skills -Organization skills 

Client Description:

This media and entertainment client is on a mission … and they need you to help them do it. Their mission? To change the world through compelling content. Does that sound like a mission you can get on board with? If so, here’s what you’ll find working here:

  • They foster creativity and diversity. Diversity of ideas, and people. They see it as one of their biggest advantages.

  • They’re risk takers - again with the fostering creativity! Take a chance, make a mark, and see where it gets you. Sometimes, the biggest successes come from the biggest ideas, masked as the biggest risks.

  • Overwhelmingly, their employees are happy with their work environment. Words like ‘happy’, ‘content’, ‘friendly’ are words we tend to hear.

  • A sense of ownership. Have an idea? Manage projects? Run with it, and they’ll support you.

How better to further your career than with a major media brand encouraging you to push yourself on the job? Unleash your pioneering spirit here by embracing new technology, pushing the envelope creatively and jumping into action as a well respected member of their team.