Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
The Creative Content Producer will be a key stakeholder in supporting the video needs of Holy Cross Athletics and, in cooperation with the Director of Video & Network Production, be responsible for all aspects of creative video content for the athletics department and its 27 Division I programs. This position reports directly to the Director of Video & Network Production and will manage on-demand content for GoHolyCross.com and Holy Cross Athletics social media channels, including conceptualizing and developing content, creating storyboards, shooting, editing and other postproduction work. The Creative Content Producer will also, at times, assist the director in producing broadcasts for ESPN+, NESN and FloSports.
Major Areas of Responsibility:
Develop creative video content to support and enhance recruiting, revenue generation and organizational branding
Conceptualize, script, shoot, edit and produce hype, feature and highlight videos of varying lengths to promote teams, student-athletes and events
Produce compelling creative content for social media, web and recruiting initiatives that is on brand and on message
Collaborate with multiple departments and programs, including creative content team, communications, marketing and ticketing
Enhance and elevate the Holy Cross Athletics brand through strategic creative decisions, commitment to forward-thinking ideas and strong understanding of industry trends
Assist with daily social media content creation and/or idea generation
Manage multiple projects concurrently, working within budget and scheduling requirements
Generate and execute ideas from concept through completion
Assist the director with execution of live broadcasts
Experience producing motion graphics is a plus
Ideal candidate will be an energetic, dynamic storyteller
Bachelor's degree; must have demonstrated experience within the field
Expert-level experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro and After Effects
Demonstrated experience producing for social media platforms
Ideal candidates are: self-motivated with a passion for innovation and the drive to take initiative; knowledgeable regarding industry best practices and emerging trends; driven to improve and embracing of creative collaboration
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including frequent nights and weekends
Passion for sports and video production
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects effectively
Ability to produce on deadline while maintaining strong production quality, consistency and branding
Experience collaborating effectively with a team and working cross-functionally to achieve department goals
Ability to lead team of professionals, student workers and interns on gamedays and in office
Experience with Newtek Tricaster and 3Play, and AJT graphics software is a plus
Must be able to lift 35 pounds and stand for multiple hours at a time
Core Competencies: Skills that are required for this job and are in line with the College's mission, e.g.
Excellent Written & Verbal Communication
Proficient Problem Solving
Understands Risk Management
Strong Teamwork & Team Facilitation
Strong Interpersonal Skills
Diversity & Inclusion Awareness
To prevent the infection and spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, College of the Holy Cross requires that all successful applicants show proof of full vaccination by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine before beginning employment, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted. Applicants believing they need an accommodation of this policy because of a disability, sincerely-held religious belief, or otherwise should inform Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic, or religious information on your application materials.
The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,100 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.
Worcester is a city of approximately 200,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)