Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
University Advancement creates engagement opportunities that foster pride, advocacy and private support for the University of Washington. University Marketing & Communications builds awareness, increases support and collaborates across campus to connect the university with the public, as well as targeted audience segments.
University Advancement, has an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Video Producer.
The Senior Video Producer will be responsible for creating video content to support the University brand and help tell UW stories in a compelling and interesting fashion. Examples include how-to videos for implementing brand assets, as well as short form web videos that bring brand-defining stories of the University to life. In addition, the Video Producer will create topical video content for the UW's social properties, as needed.
Duties & Responsibilities
Video Production Lead the videography team duties which include directing, cinematography, storyboarding, and other roles in the film production process. Produce, create, and edit video for use in a variety of contexts (E- communications, social media, etc.) Produce and lead the creation of original video/multimedia content to increase engagement and enhance the look and feel of the UW's social media properties. Manage, contribute to, and update visual media assets including the Marketing photo database, UW YouTube channel, etc. Advise the Interactive Art Director on methods to leverage visual media to enhance the UW's brand image and increase brand awareness. Collaborates with the Interactive Art Director in planning for and executing media campaigns and digital brand initiatives. Collaborate and consult with Marketing team members and others in the execution of video projects relating to the goals and priorities of University Marketing and Communications. Write and edit copy to accompany visual media (e.g., captioning, tagging, and metadata).
Bachelor's degree and at least three years of video production experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may substitute for degree. Proven experience in video/multimedia production and best practices, including proficiency with video production/editing software and applications. Strong knowledge of web-based video production and short-form storytelling. Ability to manage multiple projects at once and work under tight deadlines. Must be able to work successfully in a team environment as well as independently. Online portfolio of video work is required. Demonstrated strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for correspondence, special reports, spreadsheets, databases, forms, etc.
KEY COMPETENCIES Core Effective communications: Expresses oneself clearly and empathetically in interactions with others in all forms of communication, i.e., verbal and written, one-on-one and group, etc. Interpersonal Awareness: Builds and maintains positive relationships and actively contributes as a member of working teams to achieve results. Professional Credibility: Takes responsibility for meeting goals, objectives, obligations, and solving problems while representing the mission, vision and values of the organization. Critical Thinking: Obtains, analyzes and evaluates information effectively in the face of ambiguity. Makes appropriate decisions based on relevant information and experience. Ethics and Trust: Models and upholds the values of candor, openness, inclusiveness and honesty despite internal and external pressures. Acts consistently with Washington State ethical guidelines and organizational core values and beliefs. Valuing Diversity & Inclusiveness: Respects, values and contributes to the UW's commitment to inclusiveness and diversity.
Desired Education, work experience: Describe education and/or work experience beyond the minimums that would be desirable' but not required to satisfactorily perform the position's duties and responsibilities. Knowledge of alumni relations/development/advancement principles.
Knowledge of UW Advancement policies and procedures, including use of the development database software ADVANCE.
Knowledge of alumni relations/development/advancement principles. Knowledge of UW Advancement policies and procedures, including use of the development database software ADVANCE.
Condition of Employment:
Cubicle/Open workspace environment which may result in additional or higher levels of noise and visual distractions. The Marketing & Communications team supports campus-wide marketing efforts. Work flows through in seasonal cycles. Occasionally the volume of activities will swell to a point requiring more than 40 hours of work per week to maintain deadlines.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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