On-Campus Multiplatform Video Producer/Editor (Northwestern) - Big Ten Network

Job Number: R50024614

Brand: Fox Sports

Sub Brand: Big Ten Network

Job Type: Creative Development, Production, Digital

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Illinois, Illinois

Job Posting Date: February 12, 2024

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Big Ten Network is seeking an On-Campus Multiplatform Video Producer/Editor (MVPE) at the Northwestern University. The MVPE will support the ideation, creation, and on-site production of Northwestern Athletics content across BTN platforms, with a focus on digital and social media opportunities. You will report directly to the Chicago-based Manager of Digital, and you will be based in Evanston, Illinois.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and deliver year-round Northwestern Athletics video content for BTN’s social, digital, and broadcast channels
  • Collaborate with Manager of Digital and Content Coordinators to produce video segments for digital and social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok)
  • Use sound editorial judgement and BTN/Northwestern viewer trends to produce content/highlights to serve a Northwestern audience
  • Perform pre/post video production optimized for social media sharing 
  • Ensure all content aligns with brand standards – consistent in style, quality, and voice
  • Shoot, edit, and produce long-form storytelling content for BTN’s Crossover Franchise including On The Mat (wrestling), At The Net (volleyball), On The Ice (hockey), On The Court (women’s basketball), and At The Plate (baseball/softball) series on all platforms 
  • Cover real-time breaking Northwestern Athletics news and live sporting events
  • Act as BTN’s digital advocate within the Northwestern Athletics Department (Communications, Social Media, and Video Teams) for seamless editorial integration 
  • Occasionally execute duties of field producer on ENG shoots
  • Manage video inventory and share assets with key internal stakeholders

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 1+ years of experience producing custom digital video 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 with initiative and an ability to receive/give feedback
  • Demonstrated ability to meet strategic deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Strong knowledge of all things culturally relevant to Northwestern Athletics, Big Ten Athletics, and pop culture
  • Familiarity with Big Ten Network’s programming, talent, and brand initiatives
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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