Video Production Manager

CAI is one of the country’s leading organizations that builds the capacity of the public health workforce through research, training, and technical assistance. CAI produces videos as educational tools, shot in our New York City offices, and all over the country to support these capacity-building activities. We are seeking a Video Production Manager to help us keep up with the high-demand of video requests we are receiving from funders (e.g. CDC, HRSA, State Health Departments, etc.). If you’re a highly organized, detail-oriented, passionate, intelligent self-starter, we want you on our team! This is a NYC-based position. 

The Video Production Manager will work closely with a video production team (CAI’s video editing associate, project teams, communications team, external consultants), having the overall responsibility of managing/ coordinating all activities associated with the production of live videos from pre-production to post-production. This position requires someone who is highly organized and responsive with strong project management skills and attention to detail.

Major tasks and responsibilities (include, but are not limited to)

Work closely with CAI staff to manage and coordinate all activities associated with the production of live videos across all projects at CAI, including:

  • Maintaining ongoing oversight of the video development process, ensuring all components of video development (e.g. script development, selecting actors, securing filming locations, shooting schedules, day-of-filming, editing/post-production, graphics, etc.) follow CAI’s process and go through the appropriate staff for approval
  • Coordinating, preparing, and managing video production meetings, including initial and regular follow-up meetings to discuss video development details (e.g. planning, next steps, roles/responsibilities, timelines, shooting schedules, budgets)
  • Communicating with CAI staff, actors, voiceover artists, filming location contacts, and consultants regarding all video production activities to ensure that everyone on the team is informed on the status of different aspects of the video production process
  • Working with project teams to provide leadership and guidance on selecting actors, voiceover artists, and filming locations
  • Providing coordination and management of all video production logistics and activities on the day-of-filming, including supports such as the set up and break down of set and equipment
  • Monitoring and tracking past and current consultants, actors, voiceover artists, filming locations, etc. used
  • Tracking and processing video production invoices, ensuring that actors, voiceover artists, consultants, and other vendors associated with the film development get paid
  • Supporting CAI staff with the development of other videos that may be required (e.g. pre-recorded Zoom video to be shown during a training)
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum education, experience, and other required skills

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years proven experience managing the development of products, materials, and/or videos
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Zoom or other virtual meeting software
  • Interest in learning about video production and public health

To perform this job successfully, the employee in this position must demonstrate the following:

  • Strong project management skills
  • The ability to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment
  • The ability to handle multiple competing priorities at once
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Providing service excellence to internal and external clients
  • The ability to deal with situations and issues proactively
  • Following up to ensure high quality products
  • Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals

Other requirements

In keeping with CAI’s “safety first” approach during the COVID-19 epidemic, to ensure the health of our employees and the public whom we interact with, we are requiring all CAI employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. New hires must show proof of at least one vaccine shot prior to their first day of work. (If someone is unable to obtain a vaccine due to a medical/disability or religious reason, they may contact CAI’s HR department; contact information will be provided as part of the interview process.) 


The salary range for this position is $65,000-$75,000. CAI offers a generous benefits package including: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance 
  • Health, dependent care, and commuter flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Short- and long-term disability and life insurance 
  • Retirement savings account with employer contributions after the first year 
  • 29 days’ paid vacation, sick, and personal time in first year of work  
  • 11 paid holidays 
  • Access to low-cost daycare for NYC employees

How to apply

Apply online now.  


CAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer