Social Video Producer

Golden State Opportunity (GSO) seeks a part-time Social Video Producer to join our growing team. One of the core strengths of GSO is our commitment to community organizing. We are able to engage key local stakeholders, elected officials and community members in our efforts to educate low-income workers, parents, older Californians and young adults about the federal and California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC). In addition, we leverage these relationships for our advocacy efforts in Sacramento and Washington, DC and other culture changing campaigns we run to ensure financial security for low-income workers. Our focus is on reaching workers who would be impacted the most by the CalEITC and other public benefit programs, specifically single moms, parents, older Californians and young adults. As a statewide organization, GSO has four offices across the state. Therefore, the successful candidate will be self-motivated and know how to work independently with excellent communication skills for working with remote regional offices. A sense of humor is mandatory.

We are seeking a creative and innovative Social Video Producer to take video concepts from conception to execution. This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about using the power of storytelling to drive tangible social change in communities. This position will consist of pre-production, in-field production, and post-production, with opportunities to create series and other social creative initiatives.

Location: Los Angeles

Start Date: January 2020


  • Collaborate with GSO Communications team to conceptualize and lead social video content for distribution on all GSO digital/social platforms
  • Capture footage on location at media and service-related events, either via phone or DSLR Digital camera
  • Ability to capture clear audio for videos
  • Manage and shoot interviews and b-roll on location at GSO events
  • Editing videos for GSO to be distributed on digital platforms
  • Produce ideas for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Organizing, backing up, and managing media on drives
  • Transcribing and creating subtitles in Premiere, pulling video selects
  • Responsible for organizing and archiving talent releases
  • Participating in organization-wide campaigns and team activities
  • Creating video and still photo assets for communications team to supplement campaigns on social media
  • Managing camera and audio rentals when not shooting on phone
  • Research for video projects

Job Requirements:

  • Thorough understanding and proven skill within the Adobe suite
  • Ability to create text graphics in Adobe Premiere
  • Experience working with DSLR cameras and phone shooting
  • Social media experience/understanding virality and the media landscape
  • Spanish language proficiency is a plus
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of digital and social media strategies and best practices
  • Experience in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong project management, multitasking and follow-through skills
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail and accurately under deadline
  • Demonstrate an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and orientations
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends; occasional statewide travel
  • California ties a plus
  • How to Apply

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume (in PDF or Word format only) to Please include “SOCIAL VIDEO PRODUCER” in the email subject line, and please reference your preferred location in your cover letter.

Golden State Opportunity is an equal opportunity employer and will give equal consideration to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

About GSO

Golden State Opportunity (GSO) has quickly become one of the most effective anti-poverty organizations in the country. With our principal program, CalEITC4Me, we have led in the creation and expansion of the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC), one of the strongest tools to alleviate poverty while stimulating the economy.

Through innovative digital outreach, grassroots organizing, coalition building, earned and paid media, and mobile messaging campaigns, GSO runs a multi-layered and cost-effective outreach program to spread awareness of the California and Federal EITC, as well as other public benefits, and promotes free tax preparation services.

In just this last year, GSO led in the effort to successfully double the CalEITC, increasing it to a $1 billion program, and making it one of the largest anti-poverty initiatives in the country. We helped over 4 million families in California receive $4 billion through the California and Federal EITC.

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"The promise of America is that hard work should be honored with financial security. We founded Golden State Opportunity to ensure that promise holds true for everyone. We won’t be satisfied by anything less than a future where everyone lives with financial security."