Social Media Content Creator For Vintage Furniture Company (Countryside)
compensation: $18/hr employment type: full-time
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We are a rapidly growing vintage furniture company with a fairly large warehouse here in Countryside.
Every day, Monday through Friday there's a lot of activity going on around here. Cool new pieces of rare vintage furniture are coming in and getting photographed in our studio, people are moving things around our massive storage racks, and our wood shop and spray booths are constantly refinishing old pieces to look like new again. Deals are being made on more furniture in a month than most people see in a year.
As we continue to grow, history is being made right in front of our eyes.
Sadly, a lot of this activity goes undocumented - forever lost to the sands of time. But what we COULD be doing and what we SHOULD be doing is taking lots of candid photos, recording video, putting together slide shows and animations and just keeping our social media accounts humming with all the latest and greatest news.
That's where you come in.
My name is Greg and what I'd love to find is someone experienced in the nuances of the various social media platforms (namely Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Pinterest) who can not only create content for us for all our social media accounts, but ideally I'd like to find someone who presents well on camera too.
Let me explain.
Documenting all the details of our daily warehouse operations will definitely help our social media accounts and engage our audiences. HOWEVER... the thing that will really take things to the next level is if you can become a sort of "personality" within the business and actually be on camera some of the time.
Have you ever seen Doug DeMuro on YouTube? If not, check him out for a great example of a presentation format that really works to his audience of 4.1 million subscribers. Even though he's talking about cars for 45 minutes in his videos, it's the PRESENTATION FORMAT that's key here: a very knowledgable, animated, but very normal and relatable person diving into the details on a topic he loves.
But how does this translate to furniture? Well, one of the many ideas we would like to try is to have one of our vintage furniture experts write up a bunch of details about particular pieces within our inventory, and then YOU (our presenter) would take those interesting tidbits and create a script and record a video around it using a presentation format similar to how Doug DeMuro does cars. (The only exception here is our videos would be considerably shorter than his and take into account what works best for each media platform you're posting to, but the overall presentation format, energy and enthusiasm would be there.)
So as you can see, you would NOT need to already know a ton about vintage furniture to be successful at this - you can learn those details from our team as you go - but it does take a certain kind of person to communicate enthusiasm and interest in the details of vintage furniture, as well as the technical skills to handle your own recording and editing before publishing.
This can be a really fun job that will test and expand your creative and technical skills and get you a lot of exposure as a personality - if you're the right type of person.
Are you that person?
E-mail me and tell me about yourself. Tell me anything you think is relevant to getting to know you better, your experience, and where you're coming from. Also send me links to things you've done in the past and please do include a phone number and e-mail address to contact you.
Do you think you would do well at only the first part of the job (documenting everything around the warehouse and creating photos and videos around that to tell a story), only the latter part where you're an on-camera presenter, or do you think you can do BOTH types of creation?
I look forward to hearing from you!
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