Video Coordinator

Posted On: April 23, 2019

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: Group Nine Media, The Dodo

Company Description

The Dodo is a mission-driven, NYC-based digital media company committed to creating entertaining, meaningful animal stories. With over 2 billion video views per month, The Dodo has become the definitive content destination for animal lovers. We cover everything from viral videos and animal behavior to rescue stories and advocacy efforts from dogs who are obsessed with massages to rescued elephants enjoying life for the first time. Our goal at The Dodo is to deliver the most emotionally and visually compelling, sharable content to the widest audience possible.

We offer competitive pay, medical insurance, and perks like working from home on Fridays. Office culture and work-life balance are very important to us, and bringing your dog to work is encouraged! Our team is made up of enthusiastic, ambitious people who like to help animals and have fun in the process. The Dodo is a Group Nine Media brand in partnership with Discovery Communications, Thrillist, and NowThis.

Job Description

The Dodo is seeking a creative, efficient and organized copy and video editor to join our team as a Video Coordinator. You will have the exciting opportunity to work on El Dodo, our dedicated Spanish-language brand. We’ve already seen rapid audience growth on El Dodo since launching in 2017 and we want someone who is excited to continue this momentum and motivated to grow with us.

As the Video Coordinator for El Dodo, you will be reporting to the Social Media Manager and thoughtfully translate and repackage existing videos from English to Spanish using Adobe Premiere. The ideal candidate will be an experienced translator who has an obsession with digital media and is nimble and eager to stay two steps ahead of rapidly evolving best practices.


-Thoughtfully localize English text to Spanish, with an emphasis on achieving a conversational, native voice rather than direct translation
-Repackage videos from English to Spanish for El Dodo using Adobe Premiere
-Assist in producing and shooting live events in Spanish
-Responsible for filing videos in our video database software
-Support our Social Media Manager by researching potential content partnerships with relevant brands to grow our Spanish-speaking audience
-Help develop efficient, scalable concepts for native Spanish El Dodo videos


-Bilingual (native English and Spanish speaker)
-Strong attention to detail and time management skills are a MUST
-1-2 years of relevant experience editing on Adobe Premiere
-Good editorial judgment, writing skills, and ability to capture The Dodo’s voice in Spanish
-Strong interest in the overall mission of expanding a successful U.S.-based brand to an international audience
-A passion for The Dodo brand specifically and digital media as a whole
-Able to work independently and also exchange feedback with a close-knit team
-Basic After Effects a plus

To Apply

Apply via:

If qualified, phone screening

If you move forward, written test

If you pass, in person interview(s)