Assistant Director of Ideation - Video - Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta, GA (Atlanta, GA)
Georgia Tech Athletics has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Director of Ideation (Video). This position will be a part of the Ideation department and will produce video content that portrays the Georgia Tech Athletics story while maintaining creative brand and tone across multiple mediums. This position will be responsible for the entire video production process, including creative strategy, storyboarding, capturing and editing. This position will require creativity and a strong foundation in video editing and production.
Our NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics program is one steeped in history and success, while embracing strategic innovation. Tech fans are passionate about their support of their beloved Yellow Jackets and cherish the many traditions involved with the program. The Georgia Tech Athletic Association sponsors varsity intercollegiate athletics competition in 17 sports for the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. There is no doubt that Georgia Tech stands out as a distinctively different kind of university, one that is eagerly encouraging and developing the revolutionary technologies of the 21st century. Equipped with the extremely rich resources of an outstanding student body and faculty; strong partnerships with business, industry, and government; and support from alumni and friends, Georgia Tech is designing a future of global preeminence, leadership, and service.
Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Design, Video or related field preferred.
Preferred Work Experience:
Minimum five to seven years of job related experience; Experience in college athletics or in a creative agency environment is preferred.
Knowledge of major applications of Adobe Creative Cloud is required.
Demonstrated understanding of various social media platforms, and how to utilize each to effectively grow following and engage followers.
Ability to write concise and effective copy that shows the personality of the Georgia Tech Athletics brand.
Hands on experience in graphic design and video editing.
Experience working as part of a creative team on comprehensive marketing campaigns.
Hands on experience in motion graphic design.
Preferred Certifications: N/A
Additional Information: Position requires the ability to work outside of typical business hours as needed, potentially including but not limited to evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Sports Information, Marketing, Video, Coaching staffs, Recruiting. This position typically will advise and counsel: Student interns and/or student workers. This position will supervise: N/A.
Create quality video pieces that fall in line with the strategy of the Ideation department to be used across multiple platforms, including but not limited to: social media, in-venue, ramblinwreck.com, and recruiting initiatives.
Manage all Ideation video projects from start to finish, working with other Georgia Tech Athletics staff to ensure projects are completed on a realistic timetable.
Manage and understand various operating systems, including Windows and OSX platforms, as well as the Adobe Creative Suite and other associated editing tools and software.
Ensure brand integrity is maintained in projects and that content follows brand tone in an authentic manner.
Provide creative input for initiatives that will tell the story of Georgia Tech student-athletes, coaches, and programs.
Assist with social media content, posting and engagement across multiple sports.
Cooperate with the Athletics compliance office regarding NCAA rules and policies, including reporting requirements, and make a determined effort to ensure that staff and teams are in compliance.
Exhibit the GT Athletics core values of character, excellence, teamwork, and innovation. Promote these values throughout the organization with a focus on fulfilling the GT Athletics mission.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will possess the following competencies:
Communications: Communications Department Management
Assistant AD, Communications & Content - University of Miami (FL) (Coral Gables, FL)
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.
The Assistant AD, Communications & Content is responsible for overseeing communications efforts for the University of Miami’s men’s basketball team, as well as managing the day-to-day content strategy for the department across multiple platforms. The Assistant AD, Communications & Content also assists the Associate Athletic Director for Communications & Digital Strategy in setting the overall creative vision for the department and ensuring that vision aligns with the Miami Athletics brand.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee content for the department’s digital team, including website, social media and graphics.
Serve as the primary media contact for men’s basketball, consisting of media relations, writing press releases, writing player and coach biographies, managing all information on HurricaneSports.com, updating social media accounts and historical archiving.
Develop and maintain relationships with local and national media to help promote all aspects of the men’s basketball program.
Serve as the managing editor of the department’s official website (hurricanesports.com), which includes managing the overall content calendar and ensuring all information is posted in an accurate and timely manner.
Serve as the primary liaison to the department’s website vendor.
Serve as the managing editor of the department’s monthly digital publication “Hurricane Magazine.”
Establish the ongoing content plan in conjunction with the department’s digital team.
Responsible for maintaining compliance with NCAA, Atlantic Coast Conference, institutional and departmental rules.
All other duties as assigned by the Associate Athletic Director for Communications & Digital Strategy.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work independently, set priorities and think critically
Excellent team leadership.
Strong attention to detail.
Highly organized and multi-task orientated.
Exceptional interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills.
Experience working with multiple digital platforms.
Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
Bachelor’s degree required.
Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
5-7 years of experience in Athletics, Public Relations and/or related field; experience working with NCAA Division I or professional basketball preferred.
Communications: Communications Department Management
Manager, Production Services - University of Miami (FL) (Coral Gables, FL)
The Manager, Production Services, is responsible for the overall production and account service management of University Communication. The manager oversees all departmental project scheduling and trafficking, provides competitive bidding and comprehensive project estimating services, assists in developing and coordinating specifications, supervises all proofing and manufacturing steps, and manages and develops print and other vendor relationships.
The Manager of In-Game Production will:
Produce in-game video shows for all basketball, baseball and other games/events as assigned
Work with all external departments in the creation of promotional video board materials across all sports
Schedule, shoot and edit all in-game video features for all sports
Hire, train, and schedule all freelance and student workers for all in-game and broadcast positions
Assist with the production of all live streamed press conferences and media availability as needed
In coordination with events department, manage and maintain all Daktronics in-venue video boards
Create motivational, advertising and hype videos as needed
Manage video production specialists and student workers/interns *Assist in production of ACC Network broadcasts
Serve as department lead in the development of a formalized student internship and paid position program, including the development of recruitment program, training program and scheduling as needed
Be knowledgeable of and ensure compliance with departmental, University, conference and NCAA procedures, rules and regulations
Work evenings, weekends and travel as needed Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization is required.
Minimum of three (3) years of demonstrated production (writing, shooting and editing) experience in fan experience content, television, digital or related field
A portfolio on (on DVD or personal website) that shows the ability to take a project from start to finish *Must be proficient in Adobe Premiere, Avid or Final Cut Pro editing software *Preferred experience in Adobe After Effects motion graphics software
Preferred experience in Daktronics Venus software
Must be able to demonstrate the ability to shoot with various cameras, as well as knowledge of various lenses to make a great image
High level of attention to detail; strong organizational and planning skills
Ability to work independently
Experience with audio/video production and post-production utilizing current and emerging technologies
Understanding of production workflow from pre-production through post and web deployment, along with the ability to work in digital platforms
Working knowledge of current industry standard audio/video file and tape formats
Full-time, 12-month administrative professional position reporting to the Director of Production Services. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.