This is a unicorn of a role - it does not come around often, here is your chance - come join the World Nomads tribe to maintain a world-class travel and lifestyle video product. We're looking for a highly creative Director/Executive Producer to lead the World Nomads global video strategy, own format development, production and distribution and drive the ongoing development of a slate of both original and licensed video formats that continually inspire, entertain and inform global nomads and their wanderlust.
What you will be doing:Direction of all video production and acquisition, ensuring a diverse slate of licensed and original premium travel and lifestyle video content, aligning with the World Nomads values.Maintain a world-class video product, continually looking to improve format, content and visual style, as well as artistic and technical format elements, maintaining a high standard of quality control.Lead video distribution off platform, with publishers, partners, in flight, social media and AI-driven VOD platforms, monitoring and optimising video performance around changing viewer interests and needs.Lead the establishment and growth of audience on our Over-The-Top (OTT) platformLead the growth of the World Nomads Youtube channel, to build direct engagement with travellers and travel creatives via an ongoing original vlog program.Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with external production companies, freelance directors, editors, fixers, crew, on screen talent and up-and-coming creatives and travel vloggers via pitches from World Nomads Mojos.Support the overall objective of our content to conversion strategy.Optimisation of all earned, owned, and paid video performance multi-platform around key business performance KPIs, to drive quality traffic to World Nomads and grow subscriber base within the travel network.Continual monitoring of trends and travel and lifestyle competitors in the global video landscape, to identify new opportunities for technical kit, new formats, distribution, partnerships, video amplification and everything in between.Video search engine optimisation and keyword analysis to ensure growth in organic search for World Nomads.Leading presentation of video performance reporting and audience insights/analysis on a monthly basis as well as recommendations on optimisation.
Here's a check-list to help you work out if the role is right for you.
You most definitely:Love travel - every single bit of it - exploring the world, understanding diverse cultures, wildlife, environments - and feel passionately about how it changes people's lives.Are confident at scriptwriting, directing, shooting, editing and know your way around Adobe Premiere, After EffectsEnjoy working in an environment where any crazy-ass ideas to support travellers being World Nomads will be heard.Have experience with a wide variety of travel and lifestyle video formats, including multi-platform video for Facebook, Youtube, Instagram and Twitter.Have strong communication skills, to convince people your ideas are awesome.Are a pretty all round terrific, fun, engaging, respectful, worldly, occasionally break-dancing type of travelling human being.
You most definitely are not;Turned off by the fact that we actually sell travel insurance and love it.Put on this earth to do evil (the maniacal laugh will give it away).Of the view that travel can be "icky" and prefer to stay in the all-inclusive pool, yelling at people who don't speak your language and complaining the sauce at McDonalds in Phuket tastes different from…you know what we mean.Happy to sit back and wait to be told what to do, how to do it, how to think, how not to push the boundaries (because that would just suck!)Offended by gregarious colleagues, passionate debates, random acts of awesome and occasional coarse language.
If this sounds like your dream job, drop us your portfolio link and/or CV and tell us a story.