ISSUE DATE: August 17, 2020
SUBMISSION DATE: September 7, 2020

Summary
Women’s World Banking is seeking a freelance video producer to edit and shoot video on a per project basis. This producer will be editing past Women’s World Banking footage for new projects and narratives and creating short-form videos for social media.

Shooting will not always be necessary, but if it is needed and following COVID-19 restrictions/limitations, international travel or travel to NYC may be essential depending upon each project’s needs.

About Women’s World Banking
Women’s World Banking is a global non-profit devoted to giving more low-income women access to the financial tools and resources essential to their security and prosperity. For 40 years, we have worked with financial institutions to show them the benefit of investing in women as clients, and as leaders. We equip these institutions to meet women’s needs through authoritative market research, leadership training, sustainable financial products, and consumer education. Headquartered in New York City, Women’s World Banking works with 55 institutions in 32 countries with a reach of 30 million women to create access to finance on a greater scale than ever before.

Objectives and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Women’s World Banking’s Communications Team to plan and execute short videos for promotional and informational purposes.
  • Edit existing footage collected from the field with captions, animations/graphics, and royalty-free music as necessary.
  • Be an active partner in creatively brainstorming ideas to maximize the impact of videos.
  • Respond intuitively and creatively to feedback from the Women’s World Banking team.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years of professional experience. Must have experience editing short online videos (corporate videos, micro-documentaries, customer testimonials) and be well-versed in assimilating b-roll and musical scoring into the cut.
  • Must be self-sufficient and able to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks.
  • Must have advanced knowledge of video editing software.
  • Ability to incorporate animation and motion graphics.
  • Ability to enhance footage (much of our footage was/is shot by staff with limited experience in videography) and highly proactive and resourceful with content and overcoming challenges.
  • Strong technical communication skills and teamwork abilities.
  • Experience in nonprofit storytelling.
  • Interest in and ability to get up to speed quickly on microfinance and Women’s World Banking’s work.

Duration
The video producer will be issued a retainer contract with Women’s World Banking for one year, with the option to extend at Women’s World Banking’s discretion.

Location of Work
This is a primarily remote position. Should the need arise, the video producer must have ability to travel internationally or to Women’s World Banking’s headquarters in New York City to shoot video. Editing and submission of work may be done via email and file sharing. International travel including India and Egypt may be needed (following COVID-19 restrictions/limitations).

To Apply
Please submit your application no later than September 7, 2020 by 11:59 PM EST.

Your application should include:

  1. Cover Letter, with hourly or daily rate, and link to video reel or website with sample work
  2. Qualifications / Resume
  3. Three references

Applicants may submit their question(s) in writing until September 3, 2020 to tn@womensworldbanking.org.  Please include in the e-mail subject line “Questions: RFQ: Freelance Video Producer”.

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This RFP/RFQ does not guarantee or commit Women’s World Banking to proceeding with the above described work. Due to the overwhelming responses not all candidates will be contacted.

Women’s World Banking is an equal opportunity employer for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.