The Associate Producer, Digital is a part-time, temp employee position within the Radio & Television Services / WFIU / WTIU - Digital Department. The Associate Producer will follow, discover, design, write, create, post and manage "social media" photo/video mini-feature elements to support existing WFIU / WTIU local series, one-off special programs, and Events. For a listing of WFIU / WTIU local series, visit here and click the Programs tab at top of page.
This position will report to, and work alongside, the Digital Department's Digital Crusader. The position will interact closely with several other RTVS department staff members, to champion a variety of online content of WFIU Public Radio and WTIU Public Television.
The goal of the position is to measurably increase the daily posting of relevant and engaging, locally-created social media elements of WFIU / WTIU local broadcast, web, and in-person series / programs / events.
To reach the goal, the Associate Producer will:
Utilize public media industry-standard social media best practices.
Create and manage a master WFIU/WTIU content "Grid."
Aggressively pursue internal relationships / communication / information.
Utilize in-house image, graphics, and video editing software.
Consistently (daily) web post new elements.
High school diploma or GED.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Strong journalism and story-telling ability. Experience with non-linear editing and motion graphics software (such as Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects). Ability to keep and manage a production schedule. Ability to work both independently and closely with other content creators within a strict deadline-driven production atmosphere. Excellent communication skills, including ability to exchange information with a wide diversity of individuals/groups. Ability to work a computer.
One year of professional exposure in broadcast, corporate, marketing, or industrial production setting. Two years of related coursework in the journalism or media production fields at the collegiate level. Bachelor's degree, or work toward a bachelor's degree, in media, journalism, communications, marketing, film, or a related field.
Working Conditions / Demands
The Associate Producer will work a defined, mostly regular schedule with needs for flexibility when production work orders must be scheduled outside business hours. May be required to work nights or weekends, depending on the project, deadlines, and/or personnel and equipment resource availability.
Hourly rate is $14.00 per hour.
Approximately 18 hours per week.
Salary Plan: HR
Salary Grade: HR
Job Function: Temporary Hourly
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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