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The Big Ten Network is seeking a BTN On Campus – Video Producer/Editor at University of Minnesota. The BTN On Campus – Video Producer/Editor will support the ideation, development, and implementation of Minnesota Athletics multi-platform content, with a focus on digital and social opportunities. This is a freelance position (July-April) offering up to 40 hours per week. This position will report to BTN’s Manager, Digital and will be based in Minneapolois, Minnesota.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
- Lead BTN in the creative development, production, and delivery of Minnesota Athletics content for multi-platform BTN channels (digital, social, broadcast)
- Ensure the selection of content/highlights is consistent with BTN/Minnesota viewer trends to drive consumption with the Minnesota audience while applying sound editorial judgment
- Perform pre-and post-production digital video editing optimized for social media sharing
- Organize and evaluate content for assigned programs; determine the agenda and tone of the segment
- Coordinate with Manager, Digital and Content Coordinators to shape content and copy into video segments for digital and social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok)
- Shoot, edit, and produce long-form storytelling content for On The Mat (wrestling), At The Net (volleyball), and On The Court (women’s basketball) series that are distributed on digital, social, and linear platforms
- Manage the production of real time reactions to breaking Minnesota Athletics news and live coverage of Minnesota sporting events
- Act as digital advocate in coordination with the Minnesota Athletics Department to ensure seamless BTN integration
- Ability to execute duties of field producer on ENG shoots
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- 1-2 years of experience producing custom digital content
- Strong knowledge of digital video production related techniques and online content management systems
- Established ability to create and produce compelling stories; generate and execute ideas, from concept to execution
- Proficiency with technology platforms and graphic design software packages (After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, 3D Software)
- Organized, detail oriented, proactive, and a team player
- Demonstrated ability to meet strategic deadlines in a dynamic environment
- Be able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays
- Possesses a deep knowledge of Minnesota Athletics and pop culture
- Familiarity with Big Ten Network’s programming, talent, and brand initiatives
NICE TO HAVE BUT NOT A DEALBREAKER
- Bachelor’s degree with emphasis on digital media production or equivalent experience
- Demonstrated production/editing experience with intercollegiate athletics programs or professional sports teams
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