The Video Production and Communications Assistant works as part of the Communications and Marketing team in the Division of Rheumatology to provide creative multimedia and video production service to the Division. The Video Production and Communications Assistant assists in producing and editing high quality, compelling audio/visual productions that communicate the division's mission, educate audiences, promote various programs and persuade constituents to support the division’s initiatives.
The Communications and Marketing team provides strategic communications, external and internal communications, and marketing services for the division across a variety of digital and print platforms. This includes brand and identity management, digital strategies and web services, editorial and content strategies, visual communication, social media and integrated marketing campaigns.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Assist in conceptualizing and designing complex video productions that, through emotional narratives, elicit strong, desired reactions to real-world health topics.
Assist in the development of scripts, treatments and narrative elements from interviews with research experts and community members.
Complete post-production processes including sound mixing, sound effects design, color correction, graphic design elements, animation and export compression and optimization to achieve the highest possible quality.
Participate in strategic video planning, work with faculty and Center directors to identify and formulate key messages and optimal approaches for information communication and dissemination.
Ensure overall quality and consistency of the division’s brand with an aesthetic sensibility and attention to detail.
Continually review and improve multimedia production processes to ensure procedures are efficient and maintain the highest level of quality possible.
Manage short-term and long-term planning of video projects.
Make recommendations to stakeholders for ways to enhance and improve the quality of specific projects.
Ensure quality and message of video(s) are in accordance with our overall strategy and aesthetic.
Design creative on-set and field lighting using various lighting products, stands, soft boxes and umbrellas, and natural light sources.
Determine camera and lens selection, along with camera angles, placement and movement to ensure a high quality, cinematic feel that attracts viewer attention.
Manage and maintain production materials including digital assets, video footage, audio recordings, images, graphics and animations.
Conduct client and faculty meetings to discuss impactful and creative ways to communicate ideas.
Provide guidance to studio talent to support their successful contribution to video productions.
Social Media and Promotion Duties
Create and Disseminate information about the Division on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
Assist in developing and implementing communications strategies and prepare materials that enhance the visibility and understanding of the research done at the Division
Generate and recommend original and creative approaches to communicate, market, and promote specific subject matter.
Generate and promote regular email newsletter to promote news, educational resources and upcoming events for the Division.
Contribute to communication and marketing plan by developing content and producing appropriate tools and materials.
Assist with planning and on-site services for regular events held and attended by the Division
Post and update information on Division web properties
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in related field.
Two years related experience preferred.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Possess strong aesthetic sensibility and understanding of visual composition and appropriate music selection.
Advanced working knowledge of the following Adobe Creative Cloud applications:
Possess advanced knowledge in the use and function of DSLRs, multi-channel audio recording devices and lighting for video production.
Strong attention to detail, and ability to think strategically.
Proficient with Microsoft Office software.
Some travel may be required domestically
Classified title: Video Production Assistant
Starting Salary Range: $30,805 - $42,390
Employee group: Full-Time
Employee subgroup: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Working 40 hours per week, 8:30-5
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Campus
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