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