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Video Editing & Multimedia Production Assistant

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is seeking a full-time, entry-level Video Editing & Multimedia Production Assistant to support the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Programs Department.


The Video Editing & Multimedia Production Assistant  is responsible for recording and editing Live CLE presentations, producing webinars, and creating multimedia infographic content in support of NACDL’s educational mission to provide training and educational products to improve the competency of the criminal defense bar and equip them to better serve all accused persons at the highest level.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibilities will center around recording live CLE training events throughout the country, with post-production editing of videos using Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe Audition software, including inserting Powerpoint slides into video presentations, basic sound mixing and color grading.
  • Preserving and organizing all raw media files into an organized file structure that is easy to navigate.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and manage multiple assignments efficiently and turn around edits in a timely manner.
  • Monitor all technological aspects of the organization’s Audio/Video software, hardware and other equipment and work with the Manager of Multimedia Production to ensure all equipment is kept up-to-date.
  • Managing camera and sound equipment for live remote and in-house web training, including operating the Tricaster Mini with minimal supervision, as well as set-up and break-down of all in-house media equipment.
  • Occasionally travel to shoot live CLE events and while managing Audio/Video including sound design, camera operation, lighting, and ability to troubleshooting any issues that arise.
  • Occasionally develop commercials and introductory promotional infographic videos. 
  • Assist the Manager of Multimedia Production with any ad hoc video projects.
  • Maintain the organizations online media platforms including its Youtube and Ustream channels.

Education, Experience and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe Audition, and Adobe Creative Suite programs
  • Experience using social media in support of an organization to include YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
  • Experience in project planning and management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills, specific ability to be professional with volunteer presenters


NACDL is the preeminent organization advancing the mission of the criminal defense bar to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or wrongdoing.  A professional bar association founded in 1958, NACDL's many thousands of direct members in 28 countries – and 90 state, provincial and local affiliate organizations totaling up to 40,000 attorneys – include private criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, military defense counsel, law professors and judges committed to preserving fairness and promoting a rational and humane criminal justice system.  For more information about our organization, please visit

NACDL is pleased to provide staff with a generous compensation and benefits package. NACDL affords the successful candidate an opportunity to work with a dedicated and talented team of experts. This position is based in our Washington, D.C. office.


Send cover letter, resume, sample portfolio, and salary requirements to with “Video Production Assistant” in the subject line. This is an entry-level position; applicants must include a realistic statement of their salary expectation to be considered. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Position open until filled. 

NACDL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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