Plan, develop, and publish content for Admissions and Financial Aid communications (video, photo, digital, etc.) related to recruitment. Manage pre-production, planning, logistics, filming, editing, audio, and posting of video products.
Hire and oversee part-time student interns to source concepts and content for student-generated campaigns; train them in digital media production.
Manage crowdsourcing campaigns to gather, edit, and publish student-generated multimedia content.
Purchase and manage all video production and editing equipment, software, storage and any other relevant tools.
Integrate multimedia deliverables into Admissions & Financial Aid Office communications, including college.harvard.edu, YouTube, and the office's social channels.
Collaborate with Communication Director, Manager of Digital Recruitment, and other stakeholders (e.g., donors, leadership, and staff) during all phases of production to ensure content is aligned with organizational priorities.Generate creative projects that simultaneously meet very specific client needs.
Contribute to efforts to make multimedia content social media-friendly; conceive/research new opportunities, technology, and formats to reach new audiences.
Act as technical liaison to other university departments and external vendors.
Additional duties as assigned.
This is a three-year term position.
All candidates MUST submit a cover letter and provide a sample of their work in order to be reviewed and considered. Please include the URL/link to your portfolio or reel in the cover letter. (If this is not possible, you may upload a reel as a Work Sample attachment.) Applicants who do not demonstrate that basic qualifications are met in their submitted materials will not be reviewed.
All formal offers will be made by FAS HR.
Salary Grade: 056
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required.
At least three years of work experience.
5 years of experience with motion graphics and video editing preferred.
Bachelor's degree in Multimedia/Visual Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Graphic Design, Marketing, or related field preferred.
Must be able to work on multiple projects and complete high-quality work in context of tight deadlines dictated by clients and management.
Excellent content judgment.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Previous experience managing part-time staff or students a plus.
Strong understanding of fundamental design skills (i.e. color, typography, composition).
Previous experience working on video shoots, including providing and taking direction.
Experience with both DSLR cameras and professional film cameras.
Experience with organizing and archiving raw and edited video files, as well as audio editing and color correction.
Advanced knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro and/or After Effects.
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite CC applications.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 50892BR
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