Videographer

This is what you’ve been looking for – Come work for one of the most renowned performance parts manufacturers in motorsports. It’s a dream job for anyone who wants to be on a winning team that always stays one step ahead of the competition. Surround yourself with supercars like the Lamborghini Huracan, Nissan GTR, and Audi R8 as an AMS Videographer, in a position as fast paced as the vehicles we build.

We are a rapidly growing medium size business with a small family-owned feel, operating in the western suburbs of Chicago, and are looking for talented people to join our team. At AMS we specialize in automotive aftermarket performance parts and packages for turbocharged vehicles, with our goal being to provide the highest quality, best performing products available by utilizing extensive research and development paired with rigorous testing programs. We will never compromise the quality or performance of our products and will only provide the finest customer service by offering advice and parts that are in the best interest of the customer. If you love the world of motorsports, it does not get any better than this!

 

Job Mission

Video media continues to dominate our digital spaces and its prevalence is only expected to grow in the coming years. This is why the Videographer role is crucial in the AMS Performance marketing department as you will be presenting our brand in a professional and strategic manner to the public. The perfect candidate for this position has a passion for using their videography skills to effectively deliver a digital message, and will be enthusiastic, flexible, and inventive. While you will have the opportunity to continue to develop and refine your craft in an environment that encourages creativity and experimentation, you should bring an established aesthetic that fits our brand identity. During your day, you will be working in a collaborative environment identifying, creating, and delivering relevant content to our current and future customers. You will be tasked with helping to create content highlighting new product releases, racecar builds, service offerings, and exemplary dealers/distributors of our products to be shared across Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube social media campaigns. Your goal as a Videographer should be to not only entertain and inform our existing fanbase, but to grow our subscribers and followers on each platform through consistent, well-crafted content.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Film and Edit Social Media Ready Video Content (YouTube, TikTok, FB, IG)
  • Event Documentation – Off-Site Motorsports/Automotive Event Videography
  • Write Basic Marketing Copy and Video Descriptions
  • Draft Social Media Posts for Review and Subsequent Public Posting
  • Media File Organization and Archiving For Future Retrieval

Key Competencies

Creativity  Ability to film and edit both traditional 16:9 video and modern vertical video content, from concept to publication.
Expertise  Learns the technical details of the AMS product lines and services in order to better display them in video content.
Listening – Practices attentive and active listening and asks thoughtful questions to confirm a solid understanding.
Communication – Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and a friendly demeaner to interact with clients in a genuine and authentic manner both verbally and through written correspondence.
Organizing – Can handle multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal, uses resources effectively, arranges information in a useful manner.
Time Management – Values time and gets more done in less time than others. Uses time efficiently and effectively.
Eager to Learn  Possesses an insatiable appetite for knowledge. Learning something new, everyday, to hone your craft.
Open to Guidance – Values feedback from others. Understands that critical feedback is an opportunity to learn and improve.

Required Experience

  • 2+ years experience filming and editing video at a professional level.
  • Basic knowledge of automobiles required. Knowledge of motorsports, performance modification, etc. is a plus.
  • Proficiency working in a digital environment. Practical knowledge working with WordPress, QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, Google software, Adobe Creative Cloud [Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere], etc. a plus.
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Benefits & Compensation

  • Compensation varies based on experience
  • Out-of-state relocation packages offered
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Parental leave
  • New hire referral program

Interested in this position?

Please e-mail your resume, and let us know why you are the perfect candidate.

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