Oorah is seeking a creative scriptwriter with a marketing focus. This job includes ideation & brainstorming, scriptwriting & storyboarding, and on-set direction.
The ideal candidate must have an excellent sense of humor, be very fluent with frum media and familiar & comfortable with secular media, and be a stellar team player and communicator.
This is a full-time, Lakewood, NJ based position.
Please include writing samples with your resume.
What does the job entail?
This is a really fun job for the right person. You’ll be working with the many departments at Oorah and Kars4Kids, helping to understand their needs and how video could help them achieve their goals. You’ll be lending your sharp humor and creative flair to developing ideas into concrete plans for production. You’re joining a super talented multimedia team, so you’ll have the resources you need to see your ideas played out to perfection.
What kind of background is needed?
While professional media production experience is not required, the kind of person we’re looking for will be very familiar with the process of producing a video, especially the storyboarding and script writing aspects. The ideal candidate is up-to-date with videos being produced in the frum world and also understands the current media environment in general. We create videos for diverse audiences so we’re looking for someone who can relate to them all.
What kind of person would enjoy the job?
Obviously someone creative, someone with vision, maybe even a bit quirky. But also someone who is a great team player and communicator – someone who likes working with people. And really importantly, a go-getter who is comfortable taking initiative and pushing things through to make the far-fetched a reality.