University of Denver | Part-Time Production Coordinator

Motion Production


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Type Of Work:
Freelance/Part-time
Location:
Denver
Company URL:
Date Posted:
April 25, 2019


Description

The Creative Engagement team within the University of Denver’s Advancement division is seeking a talented videographer to work with our team to develop highly engaging content for multiple campaigns. The person in this role will gain experience working within an “agency-like” environment and having a key role in projects that will be displayed on University digital channels.

The Creative Engagement team is part of the larger Global Networks strategy within DU Advancement. Reporting directly to the Associate Director of Creative Services, this position is responsible for assisting with video content development for campaigns focused on content as well as campaigns promoting upcoming events and honorees. The ideal candidate will be passionate about working within a creative team and have the desire to be a part of campaigns that will be promoted to the DU Community across the country. Experience in all stages of production preferred.

This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Essential Functions 

Campaign Content Development

Work with the full team in finalizing campaign strategy and storyboarding based on project needs
Brainstorm story ideas and develop video content for promotion
Complete the majority if not all video post-production based on channel needs
Accomplish the bulk of the technical tasks related to production and post-production
Work with Associate Director of Creative Services, Production Coordinator and others in planning and finalizing video and photo assignments
Transport, set up, and operate various production equipment including cameras, audio and video recorders, lighting equipment, props, and microphones for location and studio production
Work with Assistant Director of Social Media and Content Development to develop video content for all social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

Creative thinker with experience shooting video as well as high-quality images
Skills in post-production with the ability to finalize and cut shots based on project needs
The ability to take on an assignment and work independently when necessary
Outstanding attention to detail and commitment to quality
Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, verbal, written) and organizational skills
Strong work ethic with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
Willingness to take initiative, keep a positive attitude, and maintain a professional demeanor
Adept at problem-solving, critical thinking, and using judgment in situations that that require sensitivity and tact
Ability to work in other areas of creative production as needed
Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Lightroom, etc.)

Required Qualifications:

One year of video production experience
Reel or portfolio showcasing work and ability
Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in all stages of video production 
Ability to adapt to new technology, tools, and platforms
Ability to storyboard and prepare scripts during pre-production

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) May 1, 2019

Pay

The pay for this position is $18.50 - $21.00 hourly. 

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Please include the following documents with your application:

Resume
Cover Letter
Evidence of reel or portfolio showcasing work
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

 

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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