Marist College seeks an energetic, innovative, and creative Digital Media Productions Director who is capable of collaborating with a team of creatives to create an impactful, strategic brand experience that connects people to our brand through photography and video. The Director is a motivated, creative, deadline-oriented digital media guru who brings our brand to life. The ideal person for this position will have an extensive creative portfolio of both photo and video and a collaborative and innovative attitude.
Proven success with cameras, stabilization systems, lenses, composition, and lighting techniques
Mastery of video content production including editing (color correction, grading and audio mixing)
A self-motivated, quick learner who also has success working collaboratively and deliver results
Minimum of 8 years of related work experience in photography and film editing
Excellent written and oral communications skills; flawless editing to support clear ideas
Bachelor’s degree in video, cinematography, or related field; Masters preferred
Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, results-oriented, collaborative environment
Self-starter who thrives in ambiguous environments and adapts easily to change
Ability to work under pressure quickly, effectively and efficiently
Brings a positive and flexible approach to execute and manage all film and video production, including professionally executed content and influencer content
Delivers finished projects with minimal to moderate supervision
Works closely with stakeholders throughout the organization
Continuously discover and implement new technologies
Measures the performance of digital content through audience engagement metrics and develop tactics and strategies to grow our audience
Sets up lights, cameras, mics, etc. for recording on set
Applies color correction for the camera and look consistently
Maintains photo and digital video library
Schedules, coordinates and conducts photo and video shoots
All other duties as assigned
About the Department:
The Office of College Marketing and Communication serves as the institution’s central hub of content creation and brand management. The office’s mission is to build national awareness of Marist and drive new student enrollment by strengthening the Marist brand through thoughtful storytelling, editorials, videos, photography, and creative visuals.
Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River, on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit https://www.marist.edu/about
Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
About Marist College
Marist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century. The College fulfills its mission by pursuing three ideals: excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service. These ideals were handed down to us by the Marist Brothers who founded the College. Now an independent institution governed by a lay board of trustees, Marist continues to embrace the three ideals as an integral part of the College mission.