Mount Vernon Nazarene University seeks a full-time, 12-month, Videographer and Photographer, for its Marketing department on its main campus in Mount Vernon, OH.

Responsibilities for this position include:

• Promotes MVNU via video and photography by implementing the art and science of storytelling
• Shoots high quality digital images and video footage, as requested, to meet the University’s needs for marketing, web and news coverage
• Works with the writing, web and design staff to bring initiatives and creative items from conception to completion
• Envisions, proposes, and takes the lead in initiating new video/photo projects that are strategically aligned with MVNU’s brand and business goals
• Shoots and edits video, including adding motion graphics and cleaning up audio
• Organizes needed technical requirements to fulfill proposed media capture; sets up sound, lighting, and any other equipment needs for the project; provides direction to on-screen talent (as needed)
• Manages the university’s YouTube and Vimeo accounts and reports on analytics
• Continually updates university stock photography files of campus locations, buildings, faculty, staff and students
• In collaboration with design staff, develops a recognizable University photo style to become an element in the University’s visual identity
• Serves as a main resource for an online photo database to ensure correct metatags and image details
• Budgets time and office resources to ensure photographic work is done efficiently and in a way that reflects University priorities; responds to requests from other campus units.
• Manages student photographers and videographers, ensuring deadlines are met and that content produced is aligned with MVNU’s brand
• Pays attention to trends/innovations in marketing, video techniques, channels, and tools.
• Participate in the social media content production team
• Other duties as assigned

Expectations for the successful candidate:

• 2+ years of experience of video production and photography
• Experience with Camera Equipment: DSLR Cameras, lighting, microphones, etc.
• Experience with Lightroom, Adobe Premiere, After Effects
• Familiarity with various online web services and solutions including YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, and others
• Proficiency with MS Office Suite
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work professionally with many levels of clients (university students and university administration)
• A solid understanding of documentary-style storytelling through video
• Is able to work collaboratively as part of a larger-team
• Self-starter and problem-solver
• Flexibility and adaptability; Marketing is constantly changing, so as the needs evolve, so do the positions on our team
• Desire and ability to grow your talent and expand your skill set
• Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends to cover campus events
• Drone experience preferred
• Ability to stand, sit, and walk for long periods of time
• Ability to lift 25 lbs