Monday, November 16, 2015

Undergrad job opportunity: Digital Media Producer

Digital Media Producer
Undergraduate Academic Affairs
University of Washington
Undergraduate Academic Affairs is looking for a UW undergraduate student to be our digital media producer and help tell some stories of the amazing things that undergraduate students are doing. Are you a digital storyteller? Do you want to share stories of the undergraduate academic experience? Then we hope you take a look at the job description and consider applying. In addition to being a fun way to learn more about the UW, it’s a great opportunity to build your digital storytelling portfolio.
·       The primary responsibility of the digital media producer is to develop and produce video and photography projects for Undergraduate Academic Affairs (UAA) that align with UAA priorities and the University’s brand. Video projects could include short video stories about individual students’ academic experiences, interviews, promotion for flagship events and experiences, or stories for live events. Photography assignments will include portraits; active, photo journalistic photo shoots; events; campus shots; as well as others.
·       Participate in managing social media communications channels for UAA, particularly YouTube and Instagram.
Minimum Qualifications: 
·       Must be a UW undergraduate student with an interest in photography and video for the purposes of public relations, brand communications, content marketing, journalism or related field. 
·       Experience in photography and video production and/or related coursework.
·       Strong interpersonal skills.
·       Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs.
·       Proficient in Adobe Premiere or Apple Final Cut Pro.
·       Strong attention to detail, ability to work independently and multitask.
·       Outgoing, experienced in working with a range of people and situations.
·       Ability to lift and transport materials.
·       Generally, work should be carried out Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Some evenings and weekends required.
·       Valid driver’s license. (UCars would be used for any driving.)

Desired Qualifications: 
·       Experience with PhotoShop.

·       15-19.5 hours per week.
·       Most work will happen between regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. There are occasional evening and weekend projects (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, for example).
·       Position begins at the beginning of winter quarter and runs through spring quarter.
Compensation:  $15.00/hour
Closing Date:  Open until selected but priority consideration given to applications received by 12/4/15.
Application materials may be e-mailed or otherwise sent electronically to Kirsten Atik. 

To apply, please submit:
·       Your résumé and a cover letter explaining your career interests, relevant coursework, and employment experience.
·       3-5 examples of your video and photography work. Strong preference given to candidates who submit both photography and video samples.
·       Finalists should be prepared to submit two professional and/or academic references. Written references not required; references will be called for finalists.

To:       Kirsten Atik, Communications Director