Filmmaker - Biss for Illinois

Posting Date: June 16, 2017

The Biss for Illinois campaign is seeking a digital-savvy video filmmaker with a serious passion for telling the story of regular Illinoisans. The filmmaker will produce compelling video for a wide audience — and understand how to balance deadlines with ambitious ideas. The ability to move quickly and be flexible is critical.

What we’re looking for:

● Candidates must have the skills to create short videos from start to finish—from shooting the footage, to editing, and then producing the final content

● This filmmaker will also be lead on all live video production which includes Facebook Live and other platforms like Snapchat.

● They will need to be able to find relevant video clips, compile sound bites and create stories that are effective on social platforms and complements our messaging

● The ideal candidate is excited to employ creative, unusual visuals to connect with voters of multiple backgrounds on social media platforms.

● Your work will be highly visual, so a successful candidate should know how to optimize for platform-specific distribution including but limited to Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat.

● You should be comfortable in a high-pressure campaign environment, have strong news judgment, familiarity with search best practices, strong writing skills, and experience writing scripts.

● A record of excellence in creating content for social media and the ability to use the Adobe suite.

For those interested please send a resume and samples to