1) Strategically conceptualize, design and execute a wide range of multimedia solutions in support of the Institute of Politics branding and marketing
2) LeadÂ all aspects of multimedia production from intake through completion, working where possible and appropriate with students, including without limitation: scheduling, storyboarding, and equipment management; digital capture, edit, and distribution; and archiving and digital asset management
3) Photographing various IOP programs, namely Speaker Series events, Fellows seminars, Civic Engagement programs, local treks, workshops, and more
4) Editing photos for use in IOP materials and on social media
5) Maintaining an organized archive of IOP photos on hard drives and online
6) Filming b-roll from IOP programs and collecting on-camera interviews with students and Fellows
7) Producing and editing videos to highlight various programs and projects, from shorter videos during the year to a longer year-end recap video
8) Designing promotional materials, including the IOPâ™s annual report, and other overviews of key IOP initiatives
9) Designing social media content
10) Serve as lead or back-up audio tech on âœThe Axe Filesâ podcast and the âœHacks on Tapâ podcast, including coordinating directly with advertising partners on promotional reads
11) Manage or assist with recording, editing, and posting of the podcast
12)Â CreateÂ compellingÂ original videos about the Institute of Politics & graphic design materials such as posters & invitations
13) Train, oversee, and monitor Communicationsâ™ team multimedia interns
14) Assist as needed in updating website
1) Passion for the IOPâ™s mission of working with young people to inspire the next generation of political and public service leaders
2) Demonstrated proficiency in photo and video journalism
3) Use DSLR cameras using manual settings; event photography experience
4) Edit and organize photos using the Adobe Creative Suite (Camera Raw, Photoshop, Bridge, Lightroom, etc.)
5) Comfortable filming video using a DSLR camera, as well as capturing high quality audio when filming interviews
6) Edit videos up to 10 minutes long using Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premier
7) Use Adobe Illustrator and InDesign to produce attractive, professional materials
8) Familiarity with audio production is a plus
9) Familiarity with online tools and social media platforms is a plus
10) Handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
11) Creativity and an ability to think outside-the-box
12) Project management skills
13) Knowledge of grammar, punctuation, spelling and style
14) Excellent oral and written communication skills
15) Strong interpersonal skills
16) Problem-solving skills
17) Knowledge of and experience with social media
18) Work independently with a high degree of initiative
19) Work as a member of a team
20) Attention to detail
21) Organizational skills
22) Set priorities, and meet deadlines
23) Knowledge of MS Office Suite
1) Bachelorâ™s degree
1) Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.Â MustÂ possess an in-depth knowledge of a particular aspect of multimedia or visualization.
2) Cover Letter
3) Reference Contact Information
4) Portfolio of prior multimedia work may be requested during the interview process (optional)
NOTE:Â When applying, all required documentsÂ MUSTÂ be uploaded under theÂ Resume/CVÂ section of the application.
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