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Director of Content

Company: XPRIZE Foundation
Location: Remote
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

XPRIZE OverviewXPRIZE is a global future-positive movement of 1M people and rising. As a 501(c)3, XPRIZE delivers truly radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity and solves some of the world's greatest challenges. Active competitions include the $100M XPRIZE Carbon Removal, the $22M Wildfires XPRIZE, the $15M XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion, the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE, the $10M XPRIZE Rainforest and the $5M XPRIZE Rapid Reskilling. Join XPRIZE to help create a better future for everyone, everywhere. -Position Description: -We are seeking an experienced video and content leader to oversee the XPRIZE content and community team. This role will be responsible for overseeing XPRIZE content output across all owned and operated social content platforms, newsletters, blogs, and emerging content platforms as needed. This individual is accountable for the successful content production of all in-house properties and to help define and deliver a strategy across all of XPRIZE owned and operated content distribution platforms, working with other XPRIZE leadership. -The person in this position also oversees production management to ensure all content resources are maximized in the most efficient way possible, providing the optimal production solution from a cost management perspective. -The Director, Content, must have a depth of experience in content production, across multiple formats including video, podcasting, and written as well as a keen ability to lead & inspire a talented creative team that produces and publishes best-in-class multi-format and multi-platform content. -The Director upholds the XPRIZE brand voice and tone and ensures that all content adheres editorially to our brand. This individual must incubate fresh ideas from across the organization, be willing to test and pivot quickly, all while using inspiration from our current community. This candidate must possess a high level of creativity and resourcefulness with a strong interest in science, technology, and emerging content platforms. -The individual is nimble and welcomes the continuing evolution of our digital media industry, while motivating those around them to do the same. With an exceptional production background and strong portfolio to prove their visual storytelling successes, the best person for this role is curious and a creative self-starter who works collaboratively with others, is highly organized, and has an eye for developing STEM-focused content that will resonate with our target communities. -This leadership position reports to the VP, Content & Community at XPRIZE -Responsibilities ---- Oversee every aspect of daily video production from conception to execution and delivery--- Drive Production Operations to streamline production processes including but not limited to, creation of workflows, timelines, outreach materials, and onboarding materials for internal and external constituencies--- Provide guidance for effective operational workflows - work closely with all Marketing teams to communicate what's working and what's not and ensure XPRIZE has outstanding production capabilities - in and out of house. Stay up to date on the latest advancements in the technologies used in content production.--- Manage priorities and workload effectively to meet all schedules and deadlines--- Work within project and department budgets--- Drive production team to deliver on content goals and KPIs in alignment with our organizational and brand goals.--- Create content concepts in accordance with our key tentpole moments, brand campaigns, and partnership obligations. Be able to prioritize these concepts by the highest impact against our goals and drive focus for the creative teams.--- Work closely with the Director of Digital Strategy, the Sr Social Media Manager and/or external Audience Development vendors to ensure the delivery of content reporting on a rolling basis. Optimize content strategy based on these insights to advance our brand and drive community growth--- Uphold XPRIZE brand voice and tone, as well as all other editorial and qualitystandards across all formats and publishing platforms - be a brand expert on XPRIZE IP--- Manage & mentor a team of Producers, Associate Producers, Video Editors, Writers and interns that create best in class content--- Drive innovative concept development for new editorial IP, ensuring consistency and alignment--- Participate or drive discussions with other XPRIZE marketing leadership to develop larger initiatives and/or editorial tentpoles, guiding storytelling and content approaches that align with our creative vision.--- Approve scripts, edits, and show notes as required--- Work with the Director of Marketing, Advancement and Impact, to create and execute sponsorship and branded content opportunities as needed--- Nurture and manage relationships with talent, contractors and external agencies and identify support needs to be outsourced vs. what should be developed in house.--- Perform other job duties as neededQualifications:--- Bachelors in communications, journalism, marketing, or related field or comparable years of experience--- 6-8 years experience preferred in developing and producing digital video content across multiple video platforms and formats as well as content direction and production across social, website, podcast, email, print, broadcast/streaming and beyond.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: XPRIZE Foundation, Eugene , Director of Content, Executive , Remote, Oregon

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