The Coordinator of Athletics Video and Creative Content serves as the primary creative and multimedia content producer for Huskies Athletics. The individual will assist in managing the athletics brand, including the creation of content for video boards, digital marketing, digital media, and social media initiatives. He/she will also be responsible for the recruitment, management and scheduling of student staff for event coverage of video boards and web streaming productions. This position works collaboratively with St. Cloud State’s Husky Productions to maximize television coverage and storylines for internal and external audiences. The Coordinator will be a point of contact with St. Cloud State Sports Properties and corporate partners for collection, placement and management of digital assets.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, graphic arts/design, media, marketing or related field. In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, 2 year degree along with 3-5 years of closely related experience.
Skilled in video and audio production (including pre and post production).
Knowledge of a variety of media specifications, formats and requirements.
Strong proficiency in non-linear video editing and graphic software including Adobe Creative Suite and video production/motion graphics software including, but not limited to, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, and Apple Motion. Familiarity with tapeless HD workflows. Extensive knowledge of video codecs and formats, along with knowledge of digital and DSLR camera equipment.
Operational knowledge of video switchers, audio mixers, nonlinear editors, routers, Mac and Window’s OS, Replay systems, scoreboard systems; ability to train student staff on use of such equipment.
Familiarity with live web video streaming protocols.
Knowledge of social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube, etc).
Experience directing and/or producing audio/visual for an in-house audience. Ability to set up and execute solo shoots in a studio and on location. Interview and on-camera experience and ability to manage media content.
Ability to work assigned hours with flexibility to work additional hours as needed for events and to meet deadlines including weekends, holidays, evenings, etc.
Previous experience in Athletics in similar position.
Previous experience which identifies your ability to give and take direction and make decisions in a deadline driven environment.
Strong interpersonal skills (both written and verbal) involving multiple constituencies both internal and external to the University; commitment to strong customer service.
Demonstrated ability to establish effective goal-oriented relationships with student-athletes, coaches, staff, University colleagues, and community members.
Evidence of strong organization skills and the ability to maintain multiple ongoing projects at any given time.
About St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud State prepares students for life, work and citizenship in the 21st century. In our rigorous academic programs, students apply their knowledge in real-world settings.Our 200 academic programs, 60 graduate degrees and education abroad choices on six continents emphasize hands-on learning through community engagement and close interaction with professors. Couple that with support from the Career Services Center and you have a clear path to a career.Our 100-acre campus is between downtown St. Cloud and the Beaver Islands, a group of more than 30 islands that form a natural maze for a two-mile stretch of the Mississippi River. The St. Cloud metropolitan area is 24th on Forbes magazine's “Best Small Places for Businesses and Careers." St. Cloud State is ranked in Forbes magazine's "America's Top Colleges" and Money magazine's "Money's Best Colleges."