Assistant Director of Video and Network Production
About College of the Holy Cross:
Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,000 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
The Assistant Director of Video & Network Production will be a key stakeholder in supporting the creative needs of Holy Cross Athletics and, in cooperation with the Director of Video & Network Production, be responsible for all aspects of creative video content for the athletics department and its 27 Division I programs. This position reports directly to the Director of Video & Network Production and will manage on-demand content for GoHolyCross.com and Holy Cross Athletics social media channels, including conceptualizing and developing content, creating storyboards, shooting, editing and other postproduction work. The assistant director will also work alongside the director to produce and direct broadcasts for the Patriot League Network, NESN and Atlantic Hockey TV.
Major Areas of Responsibility
Develop creative video content to support and enhance revenue generation, organizational branding and recruiting
Conceptualize, script, shoot, edit and produce hype, feature and highlight videos of varying lengths to promote teams, student-athletes and events
Produce compelling creative content for social media, web and recruiting initiatives that is on brand and on message
Collaborate with multiple departments and programs, including creative content team, communications, marketing and ticketing
Enhance and elevate the Holy Cross Athletics brand through strategic creative decisions, commitment to forward-thinking ideas and strong understanding of industry trends
Assist with daily social media content creation and/or idea generation
Manage multiple projects concurrently, working within budget and scheduling requirements
Generate and execute ideas from concept through completion
Assist the director with execution of live broadcasts
Experience producing motion graphics is a plus
Ideal candidate will be an energetic, dynamic storyteller
Bachelor's degree; must have demonstrated experience within the field
Experience working with Newtek Tricaster and 3Play, AJT graphics and Wirecast software
Expert-level experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro and After Effects
Demonstrated experience producing for social media platforms
Ideal candidates are: self-motivated with a passion for innovation and the drive to take initiative; knowledgeable regarding industry best practices and emerging trends; driven to improve and embracing of creative collaboration
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including frequent nights and weekends
Passion for sports and video production
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects effectively
Ability to produce on deadline while maintaining strong production quality, consistency and branding
Experience collaborating effectively with a team and working cross-functionally to achieve department goals
Ability to lead team of professionals, student workers and interns on gamedays and in office
Must be able to lift 35 pounds and stand for multiple hours at a time
This is a full time, exempt level position.
The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,000 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.
Worcester is a city of approximately 170,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)
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Holy Cross is a highly selective, four-year college of approximately 2,900 students. One of the nation's leading liberal arts institutions, Holy Cross offers an academically rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit tradition. Exclusively devoted to teaching undergraduates, Holy Cross promotes close ties between students and faculty. In this active, friendly campus community, individual interests? from athletics to the arts, from campus ministry to student government? are pursued with intensity and passion. Graduates go on to prominent academic and professional programs and pursue their individual talents in many careers and service activities. Holy Cross is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a centrally-located New England city of 175,000. The 174-acre hillside campus provides inspiring views, an inviting mix of historic and contemporary buildings, beautiful landscaping, and first-rate facilities. With a tradition of academic excellence that dates to its founding in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has grown increasingly diverse in the last decade. Holy Cross graduates become members of a loyal alumni family; equipped with the resources and perspective to respond as thoughtful leaders in business, professional and civic life.