Senior Producer/Editor


Job Type



Winner of more than 40 Emmy Awards, ITVS is public media’s leading incubator and presenter of documentary film. We partner with filmmakers who bring untold stories to public media to make a difference in the world. For over 25 years, we’ve been committed to diversity on both sides of the camera, helping filmmakers tell and share vital stories that are reflective of our society.



The person in this role works within the Audience Development department, as a member of the Creative Services unit, and reports to the Creative Director. Responsibilities include: Supervising the Producer/Editor and Assistant Editor; developing and inspiring staff with creative concepts; demonstrating a command of the art of promo editing; editing on-air and off-air promotions, sizzle reels, and social media promotional content; growing post production capabilities and motion graphics efforts internally; staying abreast of the latest trends in movie trailers, show open and animation styles; and creatively solving for challenges or iterations required in post-production.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Specific Duties

Provide leadership to editors, developing workflows for broadcast delivery, asset management, and inter-team editing processes.

Work closely with Creative Director, Art Director, Graphics Designers and Producers to create innovative, compelling AV creative to meet the needs of on-air, digital and social media campaigns ensuring proper branding on all elements.

Brainstorm and script promos and social content from creative brief to completion.  

Liaise with Post Media Operation Specialist to oversee finishing preps for picture, graphics and audio elements.

Collaborate with internal marketing and content teams (and, at times, external partners) to concept and problem solve based on creative briefs.

Help to develop creative and strategic frameworks to push best-in-class execution.

Deliver edits and projects on-time while always pushing the envelope on creativity and flawless execution.

Ensure all video deliverables fall within the overall campaign timelines and budget.

Research new trends, techniques, platforms, and tools to develop engaging social content that converts.

Set clear goals and expectations for staff, holding direct reports accountable for performance.

Identify, recommend, develop and implement procedures and practices to support a positive department and unit culture that fosters staff retention.

Create a team environment that inspires, empowers, and encourages creativity, innovation, accountability, and continuous improvement within the organization.


General Duties

Fosters and cultivates a culture of care and a high commitment to quality informed by ITVS values.

Contributes to culture by proactively participating in organization programs and staff events.

Seeks and integrates constructive feedback to drive continuous improvement.

Works collaboratively with peers and staff; builds relationships through effective and compassionate communication.

Other duties may be assigned as needed.



A commitment to ITVS’ mission and an ability to apply sensitivity to a variety of social, economic, and cultural perspectives. 

Cares about principles associated with diversity and inclusion; willing and wanting to support the voices and visions of underrepresented communities, and reflect the interests and concerns of a diverse society.

Highly skilled in the art of storytelling and possesses strong narrative and musical instincts.

Knowledgeable and fluent in A/V formats with an understanding of the fundamentals of promo editing – how story, music and rhythm, motion graphics, and sound design plays into the creative process.

Possesses expert-level command of design and motion applications, standard design applications, and video editing software including Adobe Creative Suite video products (Premiere Pro, After Effects).

Knowledge of all elements required for TV and Theatrical finishing.

Able to engage in conceptual ideation while possessing strategic sensibilities.

Able to give valuable, definitive feedback on ideation and framing.

Possesses a basic understanding of broadcast deliverables and delivery methods.

Able to deliver a high degree of attention to detail, specifically when handling multiple video projects, versioning, and receiving feedback from project owners.

Possesses a firm understanding of video compression and standard codecs used for broadcast and online.

Has a solid understanding of quality control.

Comfortable working with autonomy and nimble team structure.

Possesses a positive and solution-based attitude.

Able to work cross functionally, and effectively as part of a team.

Enjoys working as a team member as well as independently.

Adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment.

Can work on multiple projects quickly and efficiently while under pressure.

Willing to support leadership’s decision and direction in a positive, professional and cooperative manner. Good sense of humor is helpful too!


Required: Five (5) years experience in a broadcast television or media production environment.

Required: Demonstrated experience and proficiency working in Adobe Premiere, Encoder, After Effects, Photoshop.

Preferred: Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Google’s Workspace.

Preferred: Experience within a marketing, production company, or editorial house.

Required: Operational experience of video workflows and project management systems.

Preferred: Experience creating all forms of video content (30 second commercials, social vids, short for content)

Preferred: Working familiarity with digital asset management software.

Preferred: Working familiarity with camera and lighting equipment.

Preferred: Experience using Asana for project management.

Preferred: A passion for documentary film and a voracious appetite for all types of entertainment media.



ITVS is a financial steward of public funds and committed to pay transparency, as well as providing equitable and competitive compensation for staff. For this role the pay range is $89,802.08 – $100,367.03 and all incumbent new hires base pay will begin at $89,802.08. This is an exempt position that pays an annual salary and includes a robust benefits package. Advancement in the pay range is dependent on advancement in the role.


Hybrid Work

Creativity, collaboration and building community are essential to ITVS’ long-term health and sustainability. Our goal is to provide a flexible hybrid model of in-person and remote work that supports individual productivity, teamwork, and an organizational culture fueled in part by being present with one another. To achieve this goal in-office attendance, of at least eight (8) days a month, is a requirement of working at ITVS. 

TO APPLY: GO TO https://itvs.org/about/jobs/

Cover Letters

It’s important for you to know we love cover letters, they help us understand why you are interested in working at ITVS and they show us how you express yourself in writing. We will prioritize applicants who provide a cover letter.


ITVS aspires to make the online job application process accessible to any and all users.


If you have a disability that impacts your ability to complete the application process, and would like to request assistance or accommodation, please contact us at jobs@ITVS.org


We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any bias including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability or national origin.


Lastly, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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Expires: 2023-12-03


Independent Television Service


SF Bay Area


1435 Folsom Street




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