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The Mission is Hiring!

H/T to Shackleton, his expedition and those who still have courage to embark on the great work.

Humans wanted for hazardous journey. Average wages, honest feedback, and long hours of complete darkness. Safe return, honor, and recognition are dependent on how well we collaborate and execute. This journey isn’t for the faint of heart.

Designer

In Person in Mountain View, CA:

We’re looking to hire a designer who can help update and upgrade our brand. When our audience reads a story, listens to a podcast, or watches one of our videos, we want them to know it’s from The Mission. Your daily duties include ensuring our lead stories and show episodes have attractive micro-content and visual assets. Your monthly duties will include larger projects, creating podcast and show covers, custom designs for long form stories, and other projects. There will be ad-hoc requests. Excellent written and verbal communication, along with flexibility and a great attitude are a must.

To apply, please fill out this form. If you’re not a good fit for the role, but know someone who is, please share this job listing with them. This is an in person or remote contractor position. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position.

Staff Writer (Two Openings):

Remote or In Person in Mountain View, CA:

Your job is to take outlines, research, and notes we provide and turn them into compelling narrative stories. You’ll have to edit and proofread your work before it’s submitted to be published. This position isn’t about churning out clickbait or articles. It is about creating high quality stories that are episodes for a podcast.

If you can’t turn outlines and story structures into 1500–2000 publishable words per day on M-F, please do not apply.

To apply, please fill out this form. If you’re not a good fit for the role, but know someone who is, please share this job listing with them. This is an in person or remote contractor position. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position.

Line Producer (Audio and Video):

In Person in Mountain View, CA:

We’re looking to hire a skilled video and audio producer. Your duties will include coordinating and producing a live video show and podcast with guests. You’ll need to be ready to take live social questions, occasionally put what the host and guest are talking about onto a screen, and add any other contextual messages to the live video stream. The show will be broadcast live, and the audio will be distributed in podcast form.

We’ll supply top of the line equipment, lights, mics, and all the live streaming software and hardware you need. You’ll have to ensure the quality of the show is high, and that post production for the podcast goes smoothly. You’ll also need to remember the best parts of each episode, and create micro-content (in both video and audio form) to share.

This position also entails ad hoc requests, emailing, and scheduling, so excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position.

To apply, please fill out this form. If you’re not a good fit for the role, but know someone who is, please share this job listing with them. This is an in person contractor position.

Videographer

In Person in Mountain View, CA:

We’re looking to hire someone with proven videography and editing skills. Your job is to document the journey of building The Mission. To do this, you’ll create behind the scenes video content around our shows, meetings, events, and daily activities. Skills with handheld cameras (like the DJI OSMO and others) are a must. We’ll provide you the software you need (adobe creative suite, etc) along with music and effects. Your job is to turn our daily work into a fun behind the scenes video series for our fans to follow.

This position also entails ad hoc requests, emailing, and scheduling, so excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.

This is an in person contractor position. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position. To apply, please fill out this form. If you’re not a good fit for the role, but know someone who is, please share this job listing with them.

Unity Developer

In Person in Mountain View, CA:

We’re looking for a Unity developer who is passionate about improving media and storytelling.

If you’re not interested in creating ads (the original micropayments) in VR, AR, or MR, please do not apply. If you’re serious about reforming, reimagining, and building the future of media that mediates a more voluntary and abundant society, please do apply using this form. This is a remote or in person contractor position. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position.

Social Media Manager

In Person in Mountain View, CA:

We’re looking to hire someone with a track record of growing social pages on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. Your daily responsibilities will include managing these channels, growing them, and engaging with our audience. Clear communication, excellent typing skills, and the ability to know when humor is appropriate and when it is not are a must. We’ll provide all the software you need to help augment your abilities, and a steady stream of high quality, evergreen content to share.

To apply, please fill out this form. This is an in person contractor position. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position.

Executive Assistant

In Person in Mountain View, CA:

You’ll handle administrative tasks, editing and proofreading, errands, scheduling, and work directly with our CEO. Must be able to take dictation on the go and translate verbal requests into complete tasks or delegate them appropriately. You must have excellent verbal, written, and reading abilities.

This position is in person in Mountain View, California. To apply, please fill out this form. This is an in person contractor position. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position.

Video Editor

Remote or In Person in Mountain View, CA:

Responsibilities include:

  • Turn our daily written articles into short videos with kinetic text for our social channels.
  • Take our existing video content library and and create remixes, compilations, and put like content together into useful and novel stories.
  • Take source material videos, add descriptions and our watermarks to create compelling, informative stories.

Excellent verbal, written, and reading skills are a must. To apply, please fill out this form. This is an in person contractor position. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position.

Thanks for checking out our open positions at The Mission! Remember, if you’re not a good fit for these roles, but know someone that is, please refer them or have them apply. If we hire any of them, we’ll pay you for your help!

If you’d like to help us out, simply recommend this story, or share it on your social accounts. Thanks!

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