Assistant Producer, Fitness (Contract)

Group Nine Media

Los Angeles, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 01/11/2021
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  • Company Address: , New York, NY

About Group Nine Media

Group Nine Media is a digital-first media company that boasts nearly 4 billion video views every month.

Job Description

Group Nine is looking for a wildly creative and hyper-organized assistant producer to create digital fitness video content for distribution on POPSUGAR’s channels, including YouTube and Instagram. This person should have an interest in online video trends and best practices, a passion for the fitness and wellness world, and experience producing content for the Gen Z and Millennial female audience. This is a full-time, temporary contract position in Los Angeles.


  • Able to develop on-brand, ever-evolving video content that engages our audience and elevates our brand, pivoting regularly around trends and insights
  • A passion for and understanding of pop culture and lifestyle trends important to Gen Z female audiences — you know what’s trending and you’re up-to-date on what everyone is talking about
  • A demonstrated understanding of creating and optimizing social video content for platforms and formats including TikTok, Instagram Reels, Instagram Live, Instagram Stories, Google Stories, YouTube Stories, and emerging platforms
  • An interest in using data and insights to evaluate the performance of social content and to guide future content and creative concepts
  • The ability to juggle a variety of projects and responsibilities while producing high-quality work and maintaining a positive attitude
  • A high degree of drive, energy, accountability and initiative. Must be self motivated.
  • Experience in the fitness and wellness industry is a plus


  • Assist at all stages of POPSUGAR Fitness video production, including ideation, pre-production, shooting, and post-production
  • Serve as on-set producer for POPSUGAR Fitness video and remotely manage live workout events
  • Craft treatments for client-funded campaigns, write snappy copy for video captions and descriptions, participate in community management on platforms including Instagram and Facebook
  • Track performance of content and develop insights that inform pitches and strategy 


  • At least 2 years relevant producing experience on shortform video content
  • Experience producing digital video content across various platforms, and a sophisticated understanding of the formats and tactics that work on each
  • Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills coupled with a good eye for visual storytelling
  • Ability to clearly and professionally communicate with internal and external partners, including trainers, brand partners, and other teams at Group Nine
  • A genuine interest in fitness and wellness trends
  • Available to work occasional nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

The perks!

We have amazing people. We can promise you’ll work alongside some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. Our people work hard but we always have fun doing it. From pride to wellness to diversity, employees lead clubs that matter. Bottom line: we care about each other and we take our values seriously.

We value development. We are a high-performance organization that challenges itself to continuously grow. We invest in employee development. You’ll need to be great to get hired here and we promise you’ll get even better once you’re here.

We care about you. We offer company-paid parental leave for everyone #inclusion. We also offer health, dental and vision insurance, along with a selection of voluntary benefits. Knowing that time out of the office is as important as time spent in the office, our vacation, sick, and federal holiday allowances ensure you have time to take care of yourself.

We value diversity and inclusivity. Group Nine Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Group Nine Media is also a participant in e-verify.
About Group Nine Media:

Group Nine’s mission is to tell great stories that spark action and make a real difference. As the #1 video publisher on mobile in the U.S. [Nielsen DCR, July 2019], Group Nine’s brands are built for the platforms where young people spend the majority of their time. We reach over 70% of Americans in their 20s every month [Nielsen, July 2019]. Audiences spend nearly 50 million hours a month engaging with our category-defining brands - NowThis, the no. 1 most-watched mobile news brand in the world; The Dodo, the no. 1 animal brand on digital; POPSUGAR, the leading digital lifestyle brand for women; Thrillist, the most-trusted digital brand in food, drink, travel & entertainment; and Seeker, the no. 1 science brand in the U.S. Group Nine has been recognized with hundreds of prestigious awards including Edward R. Murrow, James Beard, Cannes Lion, Critic’s Choice, among others.

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