Centers PT Video Specialist in Cleveland, Ohio

About CENTERS, LLC at Cleveland State University

Cleveland State University opened the 120,000 square foot state-of-the-art Student Recreation Center in August 2006. Cleveland State University is selected as one of America’s Best Colleges by US News & World Report by providing a comprehensive metropolitan university committed to a high-quality education to students with diverse backgrounds, experiences, interests and needs. Enrolling 17,000 students and located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, the University offers 8 colleges with degrees in 200 undergraduate and graduate programs. Cleveland State University boasts an NCAA Division I athletics program and offers 200+ student clubs and organizations. With more than $500 million in new construction and building renovations there are 1,250 students living on-campus and 1,000 additional students living in the immediate area. Additionally, there are approximately 2,500 full and part-time faculty and staff employed by the University.

Founded in 1998, CENTERS is the first company in the United States organized solely for the purpose of providing management services for university recreation, fitness and wellness facilities. Our focus is on student life, educational outcomes, marketing responsiveness, mission sensitivity and cost effectiveness. CENTERS currently provides management services to the following institutions: Cleveland State University, DePaul University, Marshall University, University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Missouri–St. Louis, University of New Haven, Jacksonville State University, Harper College and Moraine Valley Community College.

Position Description:

Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Marketing and Advertising, the Video Specialist will take a leading role in the development, creation and implementation of departmental video marketing projects for all program areas and the facility/department itself. This position requires practical and creative application of all skills related to video production, including storyboarding, audio/video setup, recording, audio/video editing, sound production, and publishing.. In addition, the Video Specialist will also assist in marketing support and outreach activities as necessary, such as photography, tabling, and special event support.

Marketing, by nature, is a collaborative, creative and constructive environment. Therefore, the ideal candidate will have excellent communication and teamwork skills, a patient understanding and approach to his/her work, a knack for efficient and diverse multi-tasking, and a strong ability to work with constructive criticism.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Development and creation of a diverse and growing library of videos and video campaigns, including both instructional and promotional

  • Coordination of video project planning from start to finish, including storyboarding, A/V setup, recording, A/V editing, and publishing

  • Identify and develop new and creative video projects to advance program and facility marketing efforts

  • Project management and facilitation

  • Assist in marketing support and outreach activities as necessary, such as photography, tabling, and special event support

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other Marketing staff, as well as other department staff, effectively to increase efficiencies

  • Continual work to build understanding of the CSU Rec Center brand and uphold the standards and guidelines of our brand, as outlines in our style guide

  • Demonstrate and utilize strong and professional communication skills, including email and in-person correspondences

Site Specific Responsibilities:

  • Work to integrate video into our social media presence via creative ideas and application to increase engagement

  • Take an active role in facility initiative(s) outside of the Marketing department (risk management, student development, etc.)

  • Evening/weekend work responsibilities as needed

  • Other duties as assigned pertaining to the fucntions of the Marketing department

Minimum Requirements:

  • Relevant experience and intermediate skill level with all steps/aspects of video production, including storyboarding, audio/video setup, recording, audio/video editing, sound production, and publishing

  • Required intermediate competence with iMovie video production and editing software

  • Preferred intermediate competence with Premiere Pro video production and editing software

  • CPR/AED and First Aid certification (provided)

  • Open, effective and all-around exemplary communication skills

  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills and tools including, but not limited to, computer software, design and marketing concepts (basic to advanced), and other marketing-related job skills

  • Ability and willingness to be an effective Marketing team member through effective collaboration, teamwork and support

  • 10-15 hours/week

Technical Competencies

  • Required: iMovie

  • Preferred: Premiere Pro

  • Microsoft Office suite

  • Marketing principles and analysis

Professional Competencies

Adaptability, analytical & critical thinking, initiative & motivation, planning & project management, decision making & judgment, business acumen, customer service, teamwork, diversity awareness, interpersonal relationships, communication, integrity, leadership, long-term focus, organizational learning & change management.

Human Relations:

Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors. Contact involves troubleshooting, informing, exchanging information, negotiating, making recommendations, and giving information or instructions

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

Work Environment

  • Office environment/pool environment/fitness facility environment

  • Non-smoking environment

  • Moderate to loud noise

  • Occasional evening or weekend work

Physical Demands

  • Sitting at desk or table for at least 70% of the work day

  • Walking or working with facilities 30% of the work day

  • Repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movement (while operating computer equipment)

  • Occasional bending, stooping

  • Eye-hand coordination (keyboard typing)

  • Hearing and talking

ID: 2017-2020

External Company Name: Centers

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