Photographer Videographer (Marketing Assistant) | Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

South Bend, Indiana,, Department COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING (SB-COMK-IUSBA) Job Summary The primary role of the campus Photographer Videographer is to present IU South Bend’s vision and mission using videography and photography via printed materials, on the university’s YouTube and social media channels, streaming media, email marketing, the university website, among others. Collaborates with the Office of Communications and Marketing (OCM) to tell the campus story, elevate the reputation of IU South Bend in the community, aid in enrollment marketing, chronicling student events and activities and boosting morale and school spirit through promotional interviews, video/photo shoots, and a variety of events campus wide. Department-Specific Responsibilities Works with students and all levels of university faculty and staff as well as high level donors, alumni, and community partners and vendors, video production, shooting and editing a diverse range of videography projects, and photography on campus including the scheduling/coordinating of photo shoots and their archival. Responsible for all technical tasks related to pre-production, production and post-production of video and photo projects, including care of equipment, transportation of, operation of and maintenance of university video and photography equipment Fully produces high-quality promotional and informational videos and photos for schools, colleges, and departments on campus in an accurate and timely fashion. Creates videos that capture and prompt audiences to watch and view other university videos while maintaining current subscribers and attracting new viewers. Monitors and collects analytics to demonstrate ROI for video efforts. Finds and identifies quality topics. Sets up and handles equipment (lights, cameras, audio devices, etc.), including the successful storing, organization, and upkeep of equipment. Arranges pre-production meetings and develops scripts and storyboard concepts for videos/streaming commercials and/or other video projects. Updates and maintains pages/files as necessary (i.e., adding captions to videos to be in compliance with ADA Regulations). Supports the overall mission of the Office of Communications and Marketing in the development of video elements, including finding interview subjects, generating graphics, and presenting video to clients and other groups. Performs all duties in compliance with applicable University policies and procedures and state and federal requirements. Maintains archive of signed consent and release forms. Maintains confidentiality of designated information. Assists in mentoring any student workers and/or interns in the above-mentioned tasks. Maintains schedule of all photography and video productions as assigned through the Office of Communications and Marketing. Serves as liaison to independent contractors and other University approved vendors for photography and videography. Organizes, maintains, and updates OCM’s photo and video asset management system and archives. Responds to requests for images, videos; providing access while maintaining integrity of historical archives and digital assets and complying with copyright and intellectual property laws. Verifies integrity of media files; specify and implement quality control procedures. Coordinates logistics for media, video and photo opportunities (scheduling, venue, communication with staff, etc.). General Responsibilities Under supervision, performs routine and increasingly complex administrative tasks related to marketing, such as drafting and editing communications for specific target audiences or student groups, packaging, promoting, and/or delivering promotional or educational materials, organizing promotional events, performing marketing research, and/or assisting with special projects. Assists with editing and production of marketing materials, procurement of promotional and educational materials, packaging and distribution of marketing direct mail and email distribution, and maintenance of contact lists for vendors and marketing populations. May monitor relevant social media and news sites and respond to customer inquiries to provide information and explain policies and procedures. Manages accuracy of mailing and distribution lists; makes regular updates as there are staffing and/or process changes. Prepares reports, marketing timelines, and calendars; monitors progress of marketing initiatives toward relevant deadlines, project timelines, programs, and strategies. Serves as a resource to lower-level Marketing Assistants; may make process recommendations to supervisor. Qualifications EDUCATION Required High school diploma or GED Preferred Bachelor’s degree in relevant course of study WORK EXPERIENCE Required 4 years in relevant field Combinations of related education and experience may be considered. SKILLS Required Proficient communication skills Maintains a high degree of professionalism Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills Demonstrates a high commitment to quality Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment Highly thorough and dependable Possesses a high degree of initiative Ability to build strong customer relationships Preferred Works well independently and is self-directed in assuming responsibility for assisting University clients Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite software as well as other video and photography editing software Possesses a creative mind High level of communications skills Works as a team player Self-motivated, a leader, and displays selflessness Ability to complete multiple tasks in the same time period. Working Conditions / Demands This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation. Work Location Indiana University South Bend Campus South Bend, Indiana Advertised Salary $36,712 – $42,000 annually Work Hours Possibility of working nights and weekends. Job Classification Career Level: Mastery FLSA: Nonexempt Job Function: Marketing & Communications Job Family: Marketing Click here to learn more about Indiana University’s Job Framework. Posting Disclaimer Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time. This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date. If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments. New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University’s COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page . Equal Employment Opportunity Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. 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