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Video Host/Presenter (Freelance)

Content | Santa Monica, CA | Contract

Job Description

At Edmunds we’re driven to make car buying easier.  Ever since we began publishing printed car guides in the 60’s, the company has been in the business of trust, innovating ways to empower and support car shoppers.  When Edmunds launched the car industry’s first Internet site in 1994, we established a leadership position online and have never looked back.  Now, as one of the most trusted review sites on the Internet, almost 20 million visitors use our research, shopping and buying tools every month to make an easy and informed decision on their next car.  For consumers, we bring peace of mind. For dealers, we make tools to help them solve their problems and sell more cars.  How do we do it,  you ask? The key ingredients are our enthusiastic employees, progressive company culture and cutting-edge technology.  Want to join the team?  Read on to find out how!

What You’re Applying For:

Do you love cars? Are you the go-to car person in your social group? Do you love sharing your passion with friends and family? How about on camera? Edmunds is seeking a personable and enthusiastic host for video content on both company-owned and external channels. While interfacing with multiple departments, you will come up with ideas and scripts for video productions. You will provide on-screen personality during production, and you will provide timely feedback to a post production team. Our ideal candidate should be able to speak to the automotive novice, the enthusiast, and everyone in between. Interested? Show us by making a 30-second video that tells us who you are and why you're right for this role. In addition, link us to your reel if you have one. 


What You’ll Do:

  • Play a major role in ideating and scripting video content for YouTube and social channels

  • Provide approachable and entertaining on-screen personality during production 

  • Help identify and generate stellar content for social media channels 

  • Provide critique and analysis of new and used vehicles on tight turnarounds 

  • Digest input from the editorial team and relay the Edmunds' voice to our audience 

What You Need:

  • Thorough knowledge of automotive product

  • Positive, can-do attitude

  • Ability to spend time in the field and drive regularly    

  • Familiarity with productivity software (Jira, Slack, and Google Docs) desirable.

Working @

Employees think it’s a pretty great place to work and some pretty impressive publications think it is too: we’ve been recognized as one of the best places to work by the LA Business Journal, Wall Street Journal, Business Week Magazine and Architectural Record.  If you’re interested in learning more and joining our mission, we’d love to hear from you!

Edmunds will consider for employment qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable laws.