Johns Hopkins University seeks a Multimedia Production Associate for the Bloomberg Center for Public Innovation (the Center). The Center is quickly becoming a globally recognized organization focused on advancing the art and science of public sector innovation, especially among local governments. The Center works to increase awareness of the impact of local government innovation with a special emphasis on the ways in which residents contribute to the design, development, and delivery of new services and policy approaches.
Working closely with the Director of Communications, the Multimedia Production Associate will support the build-out of the Center's expansive communications efforts and produce creative stories in the form of videos, podcasts, and other assets. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in the technical aspects of production across multiple mediums, tremendous storytelling skills, and passion about the work of the new Center.
The Center is committed to addressing structural and entrenched racism and recognizes the public sector's role in perpetuating these legacies. We are looking for a person committed to dismantling structural and entrenched racism and addressing these issues, both as we build a new organization and advance this work in communities.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Conceptualize and produce compelling stories in different mediums, particularly video and audio, highlighting the work of cities to solve pressing problems and deliver better results for residents
Work with colleagues at the Center to develop story ideas and production plans that respond to the latest trends in cities and the interests of city innovators
Ability to distill complex concepts in the field of government innovation and identify storylines
Work with elected officials and city innovators to tell stories about their work
Provide mentorship and day-to-day management to the Production Assistant
Collaborate with outside vendors and provide clear instruction and feedback to create polished, cohesive products
Expand the Center's expertise in production and how multimedia can advance the public innovation field
Monitor timelines and meet project goals and deadlines
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in related field
5 years of experience filming, directing and editing creative, compelling video and photography content
*Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Five (5) years of experience producing multimedia content for public audiences including, but not limited to, video, podcasts, and animations
Ability to work productively with a range of partners and subjects, including elected event managers, membership professionals, and executives
Track record of identifying and shaping storytelling opportunities and producing polished products for public audiences
Technical abilities to lead and execute content capture and final edits, including color grading, sound leveling, and other final polish measures as needed
A basic understanding of the types of challenges municipal governments typically face preferred
High proficiency in video editing software (e.g. Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier), WordPress, Microsoft Office, Google Suite, project management software, and virtual meeting platforms; working knowledge of HTML and CSS; proficiency in social media and other digital marketing tools
Ability to manage multiple projects and calendars simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
Superior organizational skills and ability to set priorities and respond quickly as priorities change
Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to build good relationships with peers and to interact with diverse stakeholders
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to collect and synthesize information and provide summary reports
Excellent content creation and writing skills
Ability to work both cooperatively within a team and independently
Experience in engaging others to support a movement
Classified Title: Multimedia Producer Working Title: Multimedia Production Associate, BCPI Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PC Starting Salary Range: $51,210 - $70,480 (Commensurate with Experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 5/37.5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60006654-KSAS - Centers for Civic Impact Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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