Social Media Video Editor

New York, NY
Job Type:
Date Posted:
May 2, 2024

Our Story

Simply put, we make great jeans and all the cool stuff you wear with them. And, beyond our devotion to premium denim, we believe in putting people and planet first in everything we do from our commitment to sustainable production to our focus on broadening opportunity and building belonging.

Whether you’re taking the first step in your career or are looking for an exciting new opportunity, we have a wide array of challenging and creative roles for you. We foster a collaborative, community-driven and innovative environment in our stores, home office, and distribution and call centers. Want in?

Our dedication to Diversity, Equity, Belonging & Sustainability has been celebrated with industry recognition, reflecting our commitment to fostering an inclusive and sustainable workplace.

Social Media Video Editor

The Social Media Video Editor will be responsible in producing creative assets for Madewell’s organic social media channels. The candidate should have a mastery of Adobe Creative Suite apps and be skilled at working with multimedia content—video, still photography, and graphic design.

We’re looking for a multi-faceted candidate with strong storytelling capabilities, who’s a social media expert with a keen pulse on current content trends—especially on Instagram and TikTok. This candidate must be a self-starter, who’s just as comfortable bringing innovative ideas to the team as well as executing them.

This role will serve as a creator in the office or on location; experience in videography and editing for social content on iPhone or cinema cameras is a must.

The Social Media Video Editor will work closely alongside an in-house team of art directors and producers. This role will report into the Art Director.


  • Shoot and edit impactful, social-first content for both Instagram, TikTok, and other emerging social channels
  • Ability to execute innovative social media concepts for TikTok and Instagram Reels
  • Expertise working with mixed media for Instagram Reels and Stories (stills, design, video) while utilizing standard industry software and practices
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work in cooperation with both internal creative team and external vendors.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, and is required
  • Experience shooting on cinema cameras and other on-set equipment is a plus
  • Experience with photography and light retouching is a plus


  • 2-3+ years of content experience in an ad/brand/social agency setting
  • Must have a portfolio with relevant work examples
  • Has a collaborative spirit and strong storytelling skills
  • Always pays attention to detail and project deadlines
  • Ability to adapt and manage multiple projects, shoots, and priorities

We welcome you to apply, even if you don’t check all the boxes. Our passion is scouting life-long learners who are driven by curiosity, and who feel connected to our brands and share our desire to make an impact. We’re always seeking bright new talent who leverage their unique experiences to discover, grow and evolve with our teams.

Benefits + Perks

  • Health & Well-being – Eligible associates and family members receive medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance, family planning (fertility, adoption & surrogacy support), fitness discounts, medical travel and more.
  • Associate Discount – We love our products just as much as you do! That’s why we offer a great associate discount across all of our brands (J.Crew, J.Crew Factory, and Madewell).
  • Flex Fridays – In addition to our hybrid work model, we also close our office at 1:00 PM every Friday year-round.
  • Community Impact – We support the communities where we live and work through our philanthropic efforts and the J.Crew Cares Program.
  • Winter Break – In addition to our PTO package, J.Crew Group offers a winter break at the end of December to eligible full-time associates at the Home Office to provide time to refresh and recharge.

Note: Availability of these benefits and perks may be subject to work location & employment type and may have certain eligibility requirements.

Salary Range: $72,500.00 – $87,000.00

At J.Crew Group (JCG) we aim to pay competitively for our company’s size and industry. The base salary offered will take into account internal equity and may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region of work premises, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. The base salary is just one component of J.Crew Group’s competitive total rewards strategy that also includes the opportunity for bonus, competitive benefits and perks.

One of our core focuses here at JCG is creating a community and culture that builds belonging. We are deeply committed to our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts, and we warmly welcome job applicants of all backgrounds.

JCG is proud to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, legally protected physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected under applicable law.

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