Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Edit/Media Assistant for Rutgers Athletics. Under the direction of the Associate Athletic Director for Brand Advancement and Assistant Athletic Director for Brand Advancement, Multimedia, this position collaborates with staff, develops ideas and lead production of new/original video content within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics with a focus on women’s basketball. This position provides production and post-production support for Creative Services and Marketing, editing sizzle reels, features and promos.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Responsible for interpreting needs, developing concepts, directing and producing feature stories, in-game promotional content, unique social media content and game highlight footage across all women's basketball platforms including digital or broadcast channels, video boards, website and social media.
Serves as lead videographer and editor to help drive the creative vision for the women's basketball team and ensure that vision aligns with the team's ongoing brand strategy.
Contributes to production of athletic department video content outside of women's basketball.
Collaborates with Marketing/Creative Services to develop content.
Liaisons with IMG marketing to ensure sponsorships are promoted and displayed correctly according to contracts.
Bachelor's degree in journalism, broadcasting, communications or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience working in a NCAA Division I Athletic Department. Experience in EFP/remote sports production, equipment setup and troubleshooting.
Solid grasp of all things technical.
Experience with cinema-style cameras and lenses.
Advanced knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop. Ability to work under time constraints and meet assigned deadlines.
Ability to operate under tight windows.
Ability to digest and prioritize tasks in order of importance to deliver results, while staying up-to-date on the latest basketball and marketing trends and industry changes.
Ability to conceptualize, design and create video materials with an understanding of specific audiences (i.e. prospective student-athletes, teams, coaching staffs, or public). .
Ability to perform duties with the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior and in accordance with University, Departmental, Big Ten or other affiliated Conference and NCAA regulations, policies and procedures.
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver's license would be required for this position.
Proficiency in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop. Regular use of cinema-style cameras, most notably the Sony FS7. Daily use of EditShare content management system.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Available to work evenings/weekends and holidays required.
Ability to lift heavy objects
Clean Driving Record
Posting Number: 21ST0768
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 129530
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.