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TED-Ed Production and Publishing Assistant



Posted over 30 days ago...

Join the vibrant TED-Ed team as a Production and Publishing Assistant and fuel global curiosity and knowledge-sharing


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£23 - £27

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New York, NY, USA

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In-person- New York United States

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Expires at anytime

Organization Summary: TED is a global community welcoming individuals from various disciplines to share ideas that inspire action and positive impact. At TED-Ed, our goal is to empower educators and students, spark imagination, and foster learning through captivating educational animations.

  • Role Summary:
    • Coordinate asset movement and maintain workflows for multilingual production and publishing.
    • Assist in managing TED-Ed’s database for dubbing projects and accuracy of information.
    • Collect and organize media for studios and oversee production status tracking.
    • Confirm delivery of work-in-progress files from dubbing studios.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Premiere & Photoshop.
    • Understanding of the animation production pipeline.
    • Proficiency in Google Suite and experience in database management.
    • Excellent communication skills and detail-oriented nature.
    • Knowledge of YouTube platform and international youth/education sectors preferred.
    • Ability to work independently and manage tight production schedules.
    • Available to work full-time hours, 10-6pm Eastern Standard Time.
  • Salary & Commitment:
    • Hourly rate of $23-$27.
    • Temporary full-time role (40 hours/week).
  • Professional Development:
    • Gain practical experience in a non-profit environment focused on production and publishing.
    • Opportunities for shadowing, mentoring, and training with experienced professionals.

TED is on a mission to discover and spread ideas that spark imagination, embrace possibility and catalyze impact. Our organization is devoted to curiosity, reason, wonder and the pursuit of knowledge — without an agenda. We welcome people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world and connection with others, and we invite everyone to engage with ideas and activate them in your community.

TED-Ed is looking for an enthusiastic, multi-talented Production and Publishing Assistant to join our Production and Growth & Social Team. The Production Assistant is pivotal in helping our production and publishing workflows run smoothly across all our various languages. This includes coordinating asset movement between TED-Ed and our vendors, maintaining our database, and all-around tracking of each project as it goes from production to post-production to publishing.

RESPONSIBILITIES include assisting in preparing TED-Ed’s database for new dubbing projects, ensuring the database reflects the most current and accurate information, collecting and organizing media and production assets to be sent to studios, tracking TED-Ed's dubbing database to monitor the production status of assets across multiple partnerships, languages, and vendors, and overseeing the uploading of the work-in-progress files from dubbing studios and confirm delivery.

Qualifications Required: Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite especially, Premiere & Photoshop, understanding of the animation production pipeline, proficiency in Google Suite, experience in database management and tracking, excellent written and verbal communication skills, incredibly detail-oriented and loves creating system structures, fundamental knowledge of the YouTube platform, can work independently and feels comfortable taking initiative on new projects, ability to work within tight production schedules, tested ability to multitask without sacrificing organizational details, solid understanding of international youth/education-related spaces preferred, must be able to work 10-6pm Eastern Standard Time.

SALARY: $23-$27/ hour. TIME COMITTMENT: This role is a temporary position working full time hours (40 hours/week). PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITES: Practical experience working for a non-profit, with a focus in production and publishing Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with experienced, knowledgeable professionals.


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