Re: [videoblogging] Job at Youtube
- now here's a good question....
who's applying for this position? i've tossed my hat in the ring.
On Feb 27, 2008, at 9.25 P, Jay dedman wrote:
> here's a job that I bet many people on this list would be good for.
> Its the channel director for Nonprofits & Activism videos.
> Content Manager, Nonprofits & Activism - San Bruno
> YouTube's nonprofits and activism vertical, launched last fall, seeks
> to help nonprofit organizations around the globe harness the power of
> our platform for social change. (See youtube.com/nonprofits for more
> details.) The Nonprofits & Activism Manager will manage the vertical
> and ensure its success in the market, overseeing everything from
> approving applicants to serving as the evangelist for YouTube as a
> platform for good. The manager will cultivate and foster the community
> of activists on YouTube and will highlight the vibrant uses of our
> site by everyday citizens. The job requires understanding the
> challenges nonprofits face and helping them to succeed on our site.
> 1. Managing the nonprofits and activism application process.
> 2. Keeping a daily pulse on the content uploaded by our nonprofit
> partners and featuring content that is noteworthy.
> 3. Developing key strategic partnerships in the nonprofit world that
> will leverage and amplify our nonprofit program, including recruiting
> partners to join the program and strategizing how to leverage existing
> 4. Implementing a marketing strategy for the vertical to position
> YouTube as a platform that's about "more than just entertainment."
> 5. Developing, designing, and implementing specific initiatives to
> promote nonprofit content and helping nonprofits raise money through
> the Google Checkout integration on our site.
> 1. A bachelor's degree in a relevant field.
> 2. 2-4 years experience in the nonprofit sector, specifically in
> marketing and communications.
> 3. A keen eye for quality video content; a passion for and
> understanding of the world of online video.
> 4. Relationships in the nonprofit world and an understanding of the
> challenges of nonprofits both in the U.S. and globally.
> 5. Experience in online platforms to drive social change, including
> social networking sites, online giving platforms, and video sharing
> 6. Excellent oral and written communication skills.