The Digital Media Production Intern is an entry level, internship opportunity. This is a nine-month position with a tentative start date of August 13, 2018. The position includes competitive benefits and a meal stipend.
Centre College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of racial and ethnic minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply.
The Digital Media Production Intern serves as a member of the athletics communications and external relations teams, reporting to the Director of Athletics Communications and Digital Media. The position will help develop and enhance the video streaming efforts of athletics events and produce video content for CentreColonels.com as well as Centre Athletics’ social media platforms.
Essential Job Functions:
•Serve as a member of the department’s athletics communications team; •Direct and produce live, high-definition video streams for athletic events using various programs (primarily Production Truck, TriCaster and Wirecast); •Produce, shoot and edit video content to be shared via CentreColonels.com and across Centre’s several social media platforms, including but not limited to: feature stories, postgame interviews, press conferences and postgame highlight packages; •Help recruit and oversee video production student staff •Work in conjunction with the External Relations Coordinator to strategically share marketing material via video content; •Assist in the overall communications efforts including website maintenance, graphic design, sport coverage and social media; •Work as a member of the department’s event management team, helping to host home events and postseason SAA and NCAA Tournaments; •Assist in the department’s awards program, including serving on the Centre Athletics Awards Show committee; •Travel with teams as appropriate; •Conduct activities in accordance with all Centre College, Southern Athletic Association, and NCAA rules and regulations; •Represent Centre College to students, parents, community, alumni, and the general public; •Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree required. Some experience with college athletics either as a student-athlete, student employee or employee is preferred.
Knowledge and Skills
Previous experience with Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro or similar video editing software required. Previous experience with Production Truck, TriCaster or live streaming of athletic events required. Expert communication skills, both written and verbal, are required. Teamwork, attitude and a desire to work in a fast-paced, highly-successful Division III athletic department a must. Previous experience in a college athletics department a plus. Background with graphic design and social media and previous experience with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign a plus. Additional qualifications include being self-motivated, visionary, positive, energetic, eager to teach, willingness to travel, and the ability to foster a team environment is needed. Working week nights and weekends during home events is required.
Moderate physical activity. Requires handling up to 25 pounds. Standing and or walking for more than four hours per day.