The Production Coordinator conducts project management for the Creative and Production team, and closely manages photography and video operations. The incumbent supports a high-demand, high-performing department, ensuring projects run smoothly, deadlines are met, and colleagues are supported in producing high quality, branded content for strategic communications, marketing, advertising, social media, and digital platforms. The incumbent administers an integrated photography and video production calendar and reports on project status and overall traffic at team meetings.
Position Specific Responsibilities/Accountabilities
Coordinate department's front-facing DAM. Catalog, post, tag, and organize photo and video assets. Track user traffic and report on download metrics.
Coordinate and maintain the university's media release program. Communicate policies, capture releases, and maintain the archive. Support photography and video shoots with signage and other tactics to mitigate risk.
Arrange photography and video archive for long-term accessibility.
Perform team administrative duties, such as purchasing, invoicing and fulfillment, and coordinating craft services on set.
Maintain a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards colleagues and clients.
Excellent critical thinking skills and a customer-service driven attitude
Assist with digital access and delivery of photography and video resources.
Install, configure, and maintain desktop and laptop hardware and software, including operating systems, applications, and drivers.
Ability to use the Microsoft suite for calendaring, email, and correspondence.
Ability to use various software tracking and project management tools.
Familiarity with Adobe products preferred.
Loyola Marymount University Expectations
Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of the university. Communicate and employ interpersonal actions that model high standards of professional, responsible, accountable and ethical conduct. Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding customer service.
The incumbent must have the ability to supervise creative, communications and technical personnel and manage complex projects with dependencies, deadlines, budgets and outside resources. The incumbent must possess the ability to implement marketing and communication principles and strategies in the execution of complex communications projects. The incumbent must have the ability to initiate ideas, develop concepts and review the effectiveness of processes to ensure professional standards and high quality. The incumbent has the ability to assess the needs of internal clients and suggest appropriate measures to meet those needs or redirect those requests to the appropriate areas. The incumbent is able to work effectively and independently with internal and external constituencies. The incumbent has the ability to operate in an environment in which skilled relationship management and consensus-building is required to deliver successful outcomes.
Typically a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in photography, video production, marketing, communications or equivalent experience.
Three years of experience in a creative studio environment.
Experience with Digital Asset Management systems preferred.
Ability to work effectively and independently with internal and external constituencies and with professionals of varied disciplines to accomplish tasks and projects.
Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite, with an emphasis on photography and video editing and asset management programs. Experience with photo, video, and design file formats.
Must possess solid organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to oversee a high-volume of assets and tasks related to multiple clients simultaneously.
Ability to meet tight deadlines with competing priorities
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to perform successfully in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, and service-oriented environment. Willing and able to adjust to changing demands and shifting priorities. Ability to work individually and within a team.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Reasonable Expected Salary - $66,650 - $69,000. Salary offer commensurate with education and experience.
$64,480.00 - $71,600.00 Salary commensurate with education and experience.Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state and local law. We invite all persons in the full diversity of their being, life experience, and beliefs to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.