Assistant Editor of Films-JA Elhardt Consulting

  • Entertainment Careers
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Dec 18, 2018
Part time Digital Video/Photography

Job Description

We are seeking a part-time team member with experience, education, and drive towards crafting story through video editing, with opportunities to be a part of the whole of the film-making and story-crafting cycle.

This position would begin as contact-based for an interim period of time, with a defined timeline to part-time in the near future.
Qualifications & Character:


  • Is personable, service-driven, and accommodating, with a passion for telling compelling stories with excellence through the art of editing

  • Is a proactive learner with a positive and creative attitude, willing to help with production and post-production in any way needed

  • Is able to build strong client relationships and endeavors to advance the creative work of her or himself and the company with every project

  • Has an optimistic spirit looking to cultivate beauty, emotion, and artistry through film at all turns

  • Sets deadlines and follows through on project commitments

  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere CC essential, with experience in After Effects and other Adobe Creative Suite product preferred (some training available)

  • Local candidates strongly preferred

Core Duties:

  • Create rough-cuts of specified footage into organized and clean projects

  • Load, organize, backup, footage and create edit-ready projects for other editors

  • Conform, transcode, and ingest footage

  • Synchronize audio and footage when necessary

  • Track, manage, and organize digital footage storage system

  • Create and maintain archives of projects

  • Upload finals to online distribution outlets and cloud servers

Other Duties Dependent on Candidate:

  • Assist on filming dates as needed

  • Capture audio during filming as needed

  • Perform color correction as needed

  • Create or oversee the creation of interview transcripts

  • Develop schedules for content delivery

Other Necessary Abilities:

  • Must be meticulous, technical, and organized.

  • Ability to work independently or under close direction / collaboration

  • Ability to travel if necessary on an occasional basis

  • Must be able to carry heavy cases of equipment (50lbs plus)

  • Must have valid U.S. passport or ability to attain

  • Must have their own method of transportation


  • Paid vacation days per year (dependent on time commitment)

  • Strong possibility for upward mobility and growth

  • Ability to perform a portion of work remotely

  • Task-oriented workplace; strong schedule flexibility