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DIGITAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

Organization: InterVarsity Press
Date Posted: 11/2/2017
City: Westmont
Location: Illinois
Country: United States
Primary Category: Art/Graphic Design/Creative
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 1-2 years

Description & Details

To advance the purpose of InterVarsity Press, the Digital Media Specialist role will focus on digital content production, with significant requirements in video/audio editing. The ideal candidate is versatile and interested in a role that spans a variety of digital areas and disciplines for both self-directed initiatives and new title promotion and building brand awareness.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Produce digital media

  • Exercise creativity and self-motivation to contribute to a culture of professionalism and exceptional production
  • Produce original video and audio content from start to finish on a daily basis for the digital media space, including social media platforms, blogs and ivpress.com
  • Shoot, edit and create video and motion graphics
  • Produce content to highlight the InterVarsity Press brand, titles and programs
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to develop and schedule videos
  • Develop or assist copywriter with video and audio scripting
  • Deliver produced content on time to internal and external stakeholders
  • Post content videos/audios to ivpress.com book pages
  • Be responsible for the archiving of video content and digital asset management
  • Maintain a schedule of online video and audio webinar classes and meetings

Photography

  • Take new employee photos
  • Take product shots as needed for print and web projects
  • Provide original photos for book covers as requested by the art director

Research, Reporting and Development

  • Be a continuous learner in order to keep IVP in the forefront of video and audio trends
  • Provide prototypes of new ideas and formats such as: podcasts, webinars and animation
  • Track and analyze results of work to find strengths and weaknesses

Author Support

  • Be able to make authors at ease during video shoots and audio recordings
  • Provide occasional video and audio training for authors creating their own content

Outsourcing Resource

  • Maintain and be familiar with the work of video and audio groups to resource for unique projects
  • Provide production support for outsourced projects
  • Edit work supplied from author and organizations

Organizational and Department Support

  • Participate in weekly department meetings
  • Attend monthly office meetings and other cross-departmental or office-wide meetings
  • Travel to and attend conferences and/or author events at the request of Sales, Marketing or Creative & Customer Engagement directors
  • Assist with web content creation, blog entries and campaign landing pages as assigned
  • Will perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Annually affirm InterVarsity’s Statement of Faith
  • Be a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ: growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture, and God's purposes in the world
  • 2-3 years of experience producing audio, video and animation resources
  • Bachelor’s degree in film, communications, journalism, marketing or a related field
  • Proficient in Adobe Production and Creative Suite, Final Cut or Adobe Premier, experience using Apple Logic or Pro Tools, a plus
  • Collaborative; demonstrated ability and commitment to work in a diverse team environment
  • Attention to detail and high work standards
  • Planning and organizing; ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Initiative and follow-through; ability to complete tasks independently and produce projects on time and within specifications
  • Ability to achieve and maintain a high level of knowledge regarding InterVarsity Press products, services, policies, programs and procedures; prudence with confidential information
  • Be a contributing member of the IVP community
  • Flexibility to attend Urbana Student Missions Conference every three years, Dec. 26-Jan.1, and National Staff Conference every three years (the year after Urbana), approximately Jan. 3-8

How to Apply / Contact

Visit ivpress.com/jobs-and-internships to fill out and submit an application.
Portfolio required with application.

 

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