Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) supports the nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on the 36 intercollegiate athletic teams sponsored by the university. It also supports the campus physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Stanford's intercollegiate athletics department is seen as the premier athletic program in the country, achieving the highest levels of success both in the classroom and on the field. The core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, The DAPER Way are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead With Courage, and Work Cohesively. All department actions and employees are guided by these principles.
We are on a mission to become the best college athletics department in the country. Our sports teams speak for themselves in terms of athletic success (combined with the academic success of our student-athletes) and it is our goal to have the business side of our department to be equally top-notch. All employees contribute and help set the tone for the future of the organization. Currently, the Athletics Department is seeking applicants for the position of Digital Media Specialist II.
The Stanford University Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation is currently accepting applications for the position of Executive Producer, Football Creative Video. Reporting to the Director, Digital & Video, this position will serve as the primary video producer for Stanford Football, as well as provide support for the remainder of Stanford's 35 varsity sports as time permits. The successful applicant will be a dynamic and creative storyteller, consistently delivering content that elevates the Stanford brand and tells the stories of its elite student-athletes. This role will work closely with various groups in external relations, including but not limited to communications, marketing, fan experience, sponsorship and ticket sales. This is a full-time, exempt position. *NOTE* Depending on the experience and education of the selected candidate, this position may be underfilled to Digital Media Specialist I.
Summary of essential job functions:
Serve as a consistent presence at practices, team and award events, and all football games to accurately share the Stanford story in compelling video form.
Create short pieces of football content that immediately grab the attention of social media audiences.
Produce and package long-form football features that showcase the world-class student-athlete experience at Stanford.
Build out a robust content plan that ensures Stanford Football is a consistent presence in the digital space year-round.
Deliver videos that uniquely and creatively engage audiences to drive ticket sales and event attendance at Stanford Stadium.
Collaborate with internal stakeholders to determine appropriate distribution mediums, create concepts, plan production, and produce media (including logistics coordination, video shooting, music and sound effect selection, computer graphics, animation, digital effect creation, editing and tape duplication).
Assist with the production of video content for in-venue video boards.
Stay up-to-date on industry trends and ensure that Stanford remains at the forefront of the digital media landscape.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite software, specifically Premiere, After Effects and Photoshop.
Knowledge in production techniques including videography, compression and file delivery.
Knowledge of camera, lighting, sound and editing.
Understanding of online video environment and online distribution.
Demonstrated ability to perform repairs on a wide variety of audio, visual and computer equipment.
Ability to adapt equipment setup and provide alternative setup or workarounds if necessary.
Good interpersonal skills, judgment, and diplomacy required to interact effectively with and provide customer service to a broad audience.
Ability to work independently as well as effectively in a collaborative team environment.
Effective time management skills.
Education & Work Requirements:
Bachelor's degree required.
2-3 years of production and motion graphics experience.
Online portfolio/reel that demonstrates the above job functions
Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class license.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Work on weekends, evenings, holidays, and flexible shifts.
May have exposure to high voltage electricity, noise > 80dB TWA, confined spaces, and working at heights above 10 feet.
When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
All Athletic Department positions share responsibility for promoting and maintaining the integrity and reputation of Stanford University and its intercollegiate athletics program. In fulfilling this responsibility of this position the person hired is required to comply with both the letter and spirit of all University policies and procedures, laws, and NCAA and Pacific-12 rules and regulations.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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