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SHRM Specialist, Audio/Video Production in Alexandria, Virginia


SHRM’s Multimedia Department creates top quality audio and video products that are distributed internally, across the Web and on social platforms. Our content helps tell the story of HR professionals, define HR concepts and extend the reach of the SHRM brand to digital audiences across the globe.

The Audio/Video Production Specialist assists with the creation, editing and distribution of SHRM's audio/video content. The position executes SHRM's audio/video offerings by creating compelling content that serves and engages the SHRM community, meets the needs of the organization and positions SHRM as a thought leader. The specialist works closely with management to partner with all stakeholder groups to deliver quality content.


Your Day:

  • Act as production resource for audio/video needs across SHRM's content, revenue and product areas.

  • Respond promptly to creative services tickets requesting audio/video support.

  • Shoot, edit and record high-quality audio/video content as needed.

  • Maintain thorough knowledge of fast-changing audio/video trends and technologies.

  • Works with the social media team to identify strategies to reach and grow targeted audience for SHRM audio and videos.

  • Help train staff on recording or other techniques, as appropriate.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


Must Haves:

  • High school diploma.

  • 3 years of progressive professional video production experience, including strategy and execution.

  • Demonstrated experience executing audio/video projects from concept to completion.

  • Experience with equipment set-up (on location and in studio) and video branding efforts.

  • Strong command of Adobe Creative Suite (especially Adobe Premiere) as well as audio editing tools.

  • Familiarity with social publishing requirements for audio/video assets.

  • Experience using a range of content management systems and video platforms.

  • Portfolio that represents audio/video production and editing skills.

  • Creative, design-thinker with excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Enthusiasm for workplace issues and for the SHRM member and mission.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at once.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and project management software/tools.

Let us know if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree and coursework or professional development in electronic or broadcast media.

  • Motion graphics program experience.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

May require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk, lift, carry and move light to medium weight. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and learn technical information. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. Visual acuity requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Light lifting is required. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force to constantly move objects.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is regularly performed in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment. Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and conference settings and routinely uses standard office equipment. This job requires occasional travel 0-10%.

The Society for Human Resource Management is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: or TDD (703) 548-6990.

Category Digital