Content Editor at Vital Proteins

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Company Overview:

Vital Proteins is an emerging, dynamic brand consisting of a team of passionate individuals who believe whole food based nutrition is essential for overall health, fitness and wellbeing. Our team is comprised of intelligent and innovative talent who work collaboratively to ensure creativity, success, and global growth. At Vital Proteins, our mission is to empower our company, team, and customers to live a full, vibrant life. We seek to develop and support the right people, with the right chemistry, who continually ask questions, and in turn will develop and tactically execute good ideas. We are looking for individuals to help us think smarter and put a lot of ideas on the table in a short amount of time. Building a great company is our goal. Quality individuals and getting the team right is our business plan.


Vital Proteins is looking for a Content Editor to handle post-production of video, as well as digital content. This position will work collaboratively with members of the content production team and various sub-teams within the marketing dept (Ecomm, Social Media, Retail, Education, Influencer, Digital). The Content Editor will ensure the vision of each video project is brought to life through a strong understanding of project goals, brand objectives and storytelling. The primary responsibility will be selecting and assembling video, graphics and audio materials to build a strong narrative for produced branded content, as well as internal video projects. Content will include stop motion, product videos, educational videos, inspirational and social content as well as corporate projects, as assigned. This role reports to the Director of Brand Experience.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Visualize and execute video projects to bring to life brand vision, further establishing Vital Proteins as a go-to lifestyle brand with a state of the art digital presence 
  • Participate in the creative process, assisting in conceptual discussions, layouts, scripts and storyboards
  • Edit video and digital content to high standards with understanding of pacing, audio mix, color grading and overall look and feel of the final piece
  • Follow technical post-production workflows as established
  • Collaborate with various marketing team members to organize and maintain copies and versioning of assets
  • Follow specific post-production grid delivery systems, social media guidelines and aspect ratio templates to meet video production standards
  • Collaborate with marketing team leadership on innovative solutions for video content editing
  • Ability to design and animate graphics, illustrations and typography 
  • Direct or perform editing of complex materials to ensure projects meet stated production goals, budget and timeline
  • Additional bonus if you have videographer skills as well and can also support the shooting of content!


  • 3-5 years’ experience editing for web, television and/or social media, or related area, required
  • Bachelor Degree in Film/TV, Graphic Design, Marketing or a related field, or equivalent work experience, Required
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite including Premiere, Photoshop, AfterEffects and InDesign
  • Strong video editing skills to create high quality end product that exceed expectations
  • Creative thinker 
  • Proven ability to take a project from concept to completion
  • Must have excellent communication skills and organizational skills
  • Independent worker who can excel in a team environment 
  • Effective time management, analytical and organizational skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task efficiently and turn projects around quickly yet maintain a high level of quality (at Vital, we sprint) 
  • Experience with sound editing and sound design
  • Graphics and animation experience
  • Strong color grading abilities
  • Videography experience is preferred 
  • Experience working on CPG brands is a plus; experience working in a startup environment also preferred 
  • Must have the ability to read, write and understand English
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