Feb 25

Job: Multimedia Producer and Digital Outreach Manager – Asia Society Policy Institute (New York, NY, USA)

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Position: Multimedia Producer and Digital Outreach Manager
Posted by:
Asia Society Policy Institute
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

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About the job:

With a problem-solving mandate, the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) is a think- and do- tank that tackles major policy challenges confronting the AsiaPacific in security, prosperity, sustainability, and the development of common norms and values for the region. ASPI seeks a Multimedia Producer and Digital Outreach Manager to leverage ASPI’s projects, initiatives, and expert commentary to create dynamic and accessible multimedia content, including videos, podcasts, and infographics; as well as manage the ASPI website and social media.


Under the guidance of the Managing Director, the Multimedia Producer and Digital Outreach Manager will:

  • Leverage ASPI’s initiatives and expert commentary to create dynamic multimedia content such as podcasts, videos, graphics, gifs, and infographics used primarily on ASPI’s website and social media.
  • Collaborate with ASPI experts and staff to identify high-impact opportunities to increase the visibility of ASPI initiatives and activities; develop and execute a dissemination strategy. Develop and implement a content management and distribution schedule.
  • Optimize video and other multimedia content for social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
  • In tandem with the development of ASPI’s initiatives, provide guidance on the development of supplementary digital content that aids in marketing, fundraising and audience building, coordinating with internal colleagues in other Asia Society departments and with outside contractors as needed.

  • Develop strategies and campaigns to grow ASPI’s social media following; track and report digital metrics to assess efficacy of digital strategies in driving audience engagement.
  • Log, archive, and manage audio, video and photography assets;
  • Keep abreast of digital, social, and multimedia best practices and emerging trends, and make recommendations regarding new opportunities for adoption by ASPI.
  • Oversee, maintain, and update the, update, and maintain control of the ASPI web page and related microsites, as well as social media channels, and create/disseminate regular e-blasts.
  • Work with project managers, other colleagues, and contractors to ensure that deliverables for editorial products are on track to meet tight production deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  •  Bachelor’s degree required, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in multimedia production, with a track record of developing sophisticated, strategic approaches to digital and social media outreach;
  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills with proven ability to present information clearly, concisely, and in a timely manner;
  • Demonstrated familiarity with foreign policy issues; focus on Asian policy desired;
  • Strong editing skills, with the ability to synthesize nuanced information for a wider audience without sacrificing diplomacy;
  •  Expertise with recording video and podcasts, as well as editing them.
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, InDesign, Photoshop, other Adobe Creative Cloud, and other relevant editing software required. Working knowledge of Drupal (or similar CMS). Ability to keep abreast of relevant new software and technologies.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to implement SEO tactics
  • Conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments and tight deadlines, and achieving results;
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision; excellent judgment, tact and discretion;
  • Fluency in written and oral English required; familiarity with another Asian language is a plus.

Application Process:

Please apply online at: www.asiasociety.org/careers with your (1) cover letter addressing qualifications and salary requirements, (2) resume, (3) a multimedia content sample Resume and cover letter attachments should be PDF or MS Word files, and the content sample should be shared via a box, google drive, or other web accessible link. The compensation range is between $60,000-$90,000 with a full benefits package.

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