Video Producer & Editor

National Safety Council

Save lives, from the workplace to anyplace.

The National Safety Council is America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate. We focus on eliminating the leading causes of preventable injuries and deaths. Through leadership, research, education, and advocacy, NSC focuses on areas where most unintentional injuries and deaths occur. Our Initiatives include:

  • Workplace Safety 
  • Roadway Security 
  • Impairment

We are currently looking for a Video Producer & Editor to join us in our mission to save lives and prevent injuries.

Position Details

Video Producer & Editor
Northern Illinois
Itasca, IL

Position Highlights:

The Video Producer & Editor will be responsible for leading the creative process from conceptualization, production, and editing, for various campaigns and formats. Includes coordinating and managing both in-house production and freelance videographers, and editors ensuring the workflow from pre-production to distribution adheres to high-quality standards. This role requires the ability to comfortably work with executive-level staff conducting high-profile interviews to capture impactful content. Responsibilities encompass overseeing the in-house studio's operation and equipment.

What You’ll Do:

Video Production/Editing

  • Concept, direct, and shoot videos for a variety of audiences with minimal supervision 
  • Plan, facilitate, and operate studio or field-based video production equipment 
  • Effectively apply expertise in lighting, audio recording, casting 
  • Interpret needs and develop creative/technical solutions 
  • Edit video content to create compelling narratives 
  • Incorporate impactful graphics and stock footage to enhance video quality 
  • Meet post-production deadlines consistently, delivering high-quality content 
  • Capable of balancing project creative requirements with schedule, budget, and resource limitations

Campaign Conceptualization and Project Management

  • Plan and manage projects from inception to completion, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives and a cohesive storytelling approach 
  • Collaborate with the Senior Manager and Creative Services, Marketing, Communications, and Content Teams to conceptualize campaigns 
  • Partner with Digital Marketing and Content Teams to plan social video releases 
  • Select, oversee, and collaborate with an array of external video creatives to ensure NSC deadlines are met 
  • Work with the Senior Manager in determining budgets and tracking expenses

Asset Management and Equipment Maintenance

  • Organize and maintain final video assets, ensuring they are easily shared and archived 
  • Maintain a database of source and master program files for efficient retrieval and reuse 
  • Manage the proper use, storage, maintenance, and upgrading of all equipment 
  • Keep a record of all music and talent appearing in a video to ensure proper licensing 
  • Oversee in-house studio’s operation and maintenance of equipment

Other Job Duties

  • Follows safety policies and practices specific to job/position and level. 
  • Ensures shoot locations are safety compliant. 
  • Works according to NSC culture principles.

We’re Looking for Someone with:

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years relevant experience or in lieu of a Bachelor's a minimum of seven years of relevant experience 
  • Must demonstrate and possess an understanding of storytelling, design, and editorial processes, as well as the ability to integrate them all with high production value.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in all video formats and delivery systems. 
  • Must be an experienced camera operator, understand lighting, and know how to edit with Premiere CC suite or a similar system. 
  • Must have graphic experience including Adobe suite of products 
  • Demonstrated ability to produce and edit short form, advertising, and documentary style videos 
  • Excellent organizational and self-management skills 
  • Ability to think on feet, multi-task, prioritize, and work under pressure. 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead production teams 
  • A strong network of production resources 
  • Experience working in a corporate environment is a plus 
  • This is a remote position for the Chicagoland area with roughly 15% travel 
  • Salary range for this role: $65,000 to $75,000

Reasons You’ll Love it here:

NSC cares about the safety, health, and overall well-being of our employees. We offer competitive benefits, resources, and tools to promote a work-life balance that supports employees during all phases of life. We offer the following:

  • At least 20 PTO days accrued 1st year and 11 paid holidays 
  • Flexible work arrangements 
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans 
  • Flex spending accounts for medical and dependent care 
  • 403(b) & Roth 403(b) with employer match up to 6% 
  • Reimbursable training 
  • Student loan pay-down 
  • Dress for your day

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