Located in Boston?s historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women?s undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all.You?re joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You?ll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace.Job SummarySimmons University is looking for a Senior Multimedia Producer to join the Marketing and Communications department. Reporting to the Content Manager & Strategist, the Senior Multimedia Producer oversees and maintains the Simmons brand in all videos produced for Simmons University; directly managing multimedia projects for the Marketing & Communications Department and consulting on any multimedia projects produced on behalf of Simmons, ensuring adherence to the Simmons visual brand identity and core messaging. From promoting key news and events to covering academic programs, student life, and accomplishments, the Senior Multimedia Producer will play a critical role in telling the story of Simmons? students, faculty, staff and alumnae/i and showcasing and strengthening Simmons? reputation locally, nationally and globally.The ideal candidate will have advanced skills in media capture and creative editing with a keen eye for storytelling. This individual will be self-directed, but also value teamwork and collaboration. As a University committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, we are also looking for individuals who embody and are committed to incorporating these values throughout their work.ResponsibilitiesMultimedia Strategy, Production & AnalyticsProduce, direct and manage all video production and multimedia projects produced on behalf of the Marketing and Communications Department, including pitching story ideas, interview logistics, and b-roll;Execute and coordinate each multimedia project's media and technical elements including narration, motion graphics, audio and visual effects, editing and transmission;Manage multimedia assets, including maintaining high-level schedule for creation, timing and placement of videos on social media channels and the external website;Strategically identify gaps and integrate multimedia to optimize the external website with videos and photography;Create and maintain a University-wide multimedia policy and enforcing branding, length, messaging, and accessibility in all Simmons-related multimedia assets;Analyze and monitor multimedia platforms, including Simmons? YouTube account, and report out on analytics, developing benchmarks for measure video impact;Provide photography support as needed;Other responsibilities as assigned;Art Direction & OversightConsult on all video production and multimedia projects produced on behalf of Simmons University to ensure that all multimedia projects adhere to the Simmons visual brand identity and core messaging;Provide oversight for production and art direction to the Woman on Campus, junior producers, student workers, and outside vendors on multimedia projects;QualificationsBachelors? degree Multimedia/Visual Communications, Graphics Design, Public Relations, Marketing or related field preferred;A minimum of 3 years? experience in video and photography production, preferably for an interactive agency, corporation or higher education institution;Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work across a diverse array of stakeholders, audiences and third party vendors;Strong attention to detail, time management and organizational skills;Experience managing sensitive situations with professionalism;Strong communication skills, written and verbal;Ability to work occasional evening, holiday or weekend hours and/or travel (less than 10%) as required.Required Application MaterialsResumeCover LetterSalary GradeS06Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual?s community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices?at all levels, for all positions?ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.
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The five educational institutions that make up Colleges of the Fenway view diversity as a key component in the growth of our students' educational experience as well as our ongoing journey as professionals charged with maintaining the world class status of our institutions. By drawing from a wide cultural palette, we ensure that we have access to the full range of talent available. Through our respect for the vast array of backgrounds we create an environment that will help that talent grow. It is within an environment of respect that we are able to build and work toward our goals. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that values mutual respect. All Colleges of the Fenway members have policies and practices designed to safeguard our healthy environment as well as provide the support and access needed to do so. The Colleges of the Fenway are located in the heart of Boston?s academic, scientific and cultural communities and is within walking distance from landmarks such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Fenway Park, Symphony Hall and world renowned medical institutions. Jobs at Emmanuel College: http://emmanuel.edu/About_Emmanuel/Employment.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Art and Desig...n: http://www.massart.edu/About_MassArt/Careers.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences: http://www.mcphs.edu/about-mcphs/careers-at-mcphsJobs at Simmons College: http://simmons.edu/overview/about/jobs/Jobs at Wentworth Institute of Technology: https://jobs.wit.edu/