The video producer works with departments, offices and individuals to conceptualize video projects designed primarily for external relations purposes. The video producer carries out all aspects of production, including videography, editing and distribution of videos via a variety of media channels.
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university. Must supply a video portfolio demonstrating a variety of production skills in different video genres.
Special Skills Or Experience:
Ability to use professional-level video cameras, lights, sound equipment, and editing software (with a preference for Adobe Premier). Knowledge of video composition, storytelling and cinema techniques. Prefer experience using motion graphics programs such as Adobe After Effects. Prefer experience using Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator.
Minimum of three years of working with video systems and equipment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Consult with clients and handle all conceptions, preproduction, production and postproduction phases of video productions/projects, including but not limited to conceptual development via storyboarding and script writing/editing, staging, audio recording, directing talent, camera work and subsequent video editing.
Produce video coverage of important campus events for posting to the university's website, YouTube and social media platforms.
Produce video advertisements for use on broadcast media as well as video news releases to support relations with broadcast news outlets and E-Net news distribution.
Produce selected video segments for major campus events and convocations.
Manage the university's YouTube and ElonVideo channels, uploading and categorizing videos.
File and archive video footage to ensure it is preserved for future use as well as the university's historical record.
Work with the assistant director for video production in managing the University Communications video studio, broadcast equipment and video connections to external media, and maintaining video production equipment to ensure proper operating condition.
This position requires extensive experience in all phases of video and audio production, including extensive experience in non-linear editing systems, preferably Adobe Premier video editing software. Prefer experience in Photoshop and AfterEffects programs along with other multimedia programs.
Internal Number: 7609
About Elon University
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers.
Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 446 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation.
Elon’s 6,277 undergraduate and 811 graduate students come from 48 states and 47 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country.
Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #11 for innovation. Elon is the only university in the nation recognized by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Stud...ent Success.” Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences and service learning.
Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation’s top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon’s Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations.
The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.