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Job Summary: As a member of the University Communications team, the Multimedia Content Creator is primarily responsible for the creation of video, photography and written content for use on the college's web presence and social media channels as well as photographic content for university print publications and other communications. This position plays a vital role on the digital marketing team within University Communications, works closely with the strategic communications team, and is instrumental in creating content to achieve university goals related to reputation, student recruitment and fundraising.
Produce and edit videos (concepting, storyboarding, scripting, filming, graphics, music selection, narration services, post-production) using Adobe Premiere, Final Cut and Adobe After Effects
Shoot and edit photos (including news, feature and portrait photography) using Adobe Photoshop
Design and create media content to support digital and print communications: graphics, photography, video, audio, multimedia, and other forms of digital media
Create visual and written content for the university's social media platforms and furman.edu
Organize and manage the digital video and photographic asset library
Manage and maintain media equipment
Work with digital marketing and strategic communications teams to brainstorm and execute new ideas and content for digital media
Provide video, photo and social media coverage of select campus events, which may occur outside of standard office hours
Actively participate in meetings, with the ability to thoughtfully articulate new or improved ideas, strategies and questions
Assist with hiring, training and supervision of student employees
The ability to artfully capture and communicate the student experience, faculty and staff activities and accomplishments, sense of community, campus beauty and other distinctive details through digital media
Bachelor's degree in multimedia design, film, marketing, communications or related degree
Knowledge of writing conventions specific to web-based communications
Minimum 2-3 years of relevant work experience
Knowledge of Premiere Pro and/or Final Cut, Adobe After Effects
Knowledge of Lightroom, Photoshop and Adobe Audition
Proficiency in all aspects of video production, including the operation of cameras, studio and field lighting, and video editing
Strong understanding of photography principles and photo editing skills
Ability to quickly incorporate creative direction and feedback into new iterations of content
Excellent communication, creative and collaboration skills
High attention to detail, customer-service oriented and deadline driven
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work collaboratively in a team-driven environment
Highly organized, process-driven, self-motivated and able to work independently, taking ownership of and responsibility for work progress
Strong knowledge of social media platforms, especially Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube
Live-streaming experience is a plus
Highest standards of design, planning and technical operation to ensure high quality outcomes
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Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.
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