Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Multimedia Producer/Senior Multimedia Producer reports to the Executive Director, University Advancement Communications and Marketing or designated representative, and is responsible for delivering emotionally compelling and creative stories using video, audio editing, graphic arts, and animation, scriptwriting, and interactive media. The Multimedia Producer/Senior Multimedia Producer will advise content creators about how to incorporate multimedia content and generate original content. This role is responsible for the execution of multimedia marketing materials that articulate BC's mission, elevate the brand's identity, and broaden awareness of strategic initiatives for distribution on the web, email, social media, special events, and for high-level donor relations.
The person in this position will also be expected to make recommendations about best practices in multimedia digital production, implement cost-effective production approaches, and keep up to date on creative trends and techniques in digital production. This position is a great opportunity for someone who excels in visually innovative content marketing, has an appreciation for the importance of education, and is passionate about empowering students, parents, alumni, and friends to change the world for the better. The Multimedia Producer/Senior Multimedia Producer is responsible for filming campus events, faculty and student interviews, and B-roll (or additional footage), as well as recording and assembling footage in a multi-user non-linear editing environment.
Please be prepared to submit the following:
A link to at least three completed multimedia projects
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in media arts, marketing, journalism or a related field.
Senior level: at least 5 years of experience in multimedia production Non-senior level: 1-3 years of experience in multimedia production
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Leads by example and models behaviors consistent with the BC's values
Proven experience conceiving, developing, and publishing high-impact, creative digital content across all relevant media
Technical understanding of CODECs and compression techniques for publishing video and audio for broadcast and web delivery
Advanced proficiency using Adobe products for video and audio such as Premiere, After Effects, Audition, and others
Well-developed sense of what works for modern video and audio and how to apply
An eagerness to learn continually the latest trends and effective video and audio techniques
Ability to guide peers through a visual story and explain how that story will help them meet their fundraising goals
Excellent project and task management skills within in a fast-paced, dynamic, highly collaborative environment
Ability to work well with—and take feedback from—other members of the marketing team
The incumbent must be available for evenings and weekends and must be able to lift video production equipment, tripod, etc.
Must be a team player who is highly motivated and dedicated to the goals of advancing higher education and have an appreciation for Jesuit Catholic education and the goals and values of Boston College.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Internal Number: 2706
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.