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Northeastern University is looking for a talented Video Producer to join its award-winning video team. He/she/they are a visual storyteller with a curious mind, creative ideas, passion for films, and enthusiasm for telling stories. The Video Producer is a skilled shooter, editor, and post-production specialist - with a focus on visual effects, motion graphics, and color correction.
The Video Producer is responsible for telling stories that promote Northeastern University research and experiential learning enterprise. He/she/they works with a team of video producers to plan and produce short films that highlight great stories the university wants to be known for, including stories of interesting people and projects at Northeastern, as well as high-profile projects, and longer-form documentary films.
The Video Producer is part of the Communications team and works in a fast-paced news operation alongside journalists, media relations and social media teams, photographers, web designers, and developers.
Reporting to the Director of Video Productions, the Video Producer is also responsible for covering high profile campus events such as Commencement; conducting interviews; shooting b-roll; editing footage for various purposes, etc.
The Video Producer is responsible for all the pre-and post-production activities. Also, he/she/they secure appropriate licensing rights for use of music or other intellectual property; scout and secure film shoot locations and props; review scripts, and hire technical personnel as appropriate. They plan, storyboard, conduct interviews, direct interview subjects, and shoot and edit content with superb quality and speed. The Video Producer will assist with the delivery and distribution of finished projects.
He/she/they are expected to deliver the highest quality of work and show a great amount of flexibility and ability to multitask, change direction on a whim, and work at a high speed.
The Video Producer is expected to be responsive outside of regular business hours and occasionally work on assignments in the evenings and on weekends.
The position is based on the Boston campus and is not eligible for remote work.
The Video Producer must have:
3-5 years of video & multimedia production experience
Experience in post-production, including visual effects, motion graphics, and color correction
Expertise with Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and DaVinci Resolve
Proficiency with Canon cinema cameras
Excellent communications skills
Great interviewing skills
Excellent work ethic
Attention to detail
Ability to multitask at a fast pace
Sense of humor
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Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.
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