Miami University — Video Production Assistant


A member of the University Communications and Marketing team, the Video Production Assistant, creates content that helps elevate Miami University’s reputation and brand, collaborates in all facets of video production, including but not limited to concept and storyboard development and location scouting. 

The Video Production Assistant is responsible for collaborating in scheduling the planning, talent management. In addition, the video production assistant will film, edit, organize, and archive all short-form and long-form videos and video assets, from social media clips to TV commercials. The successful candidate is a self-motivated, resourceful, adaptable, efficient, collaborative, and highly creative video storyteller, experienced in developing and pursuing original ideas that engage our audiences and support strategic University initiatives. Reporting to the Video Production Supervisor and working collaboratively with colleagues across University Communications and Marketing, the Video Production Assistant is committed to a high standard of quality and is comfortable filming and editing independently and in a group setting.

Primary responsibilities include: Video production, film, editing, organizing, and archiving short-form and long-form videos.

Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of relevant experience. The Video Production Assistant possesses expert-level proficiency using professional video equipment, including but not limited to DSLR cameras, lenses, microphones, and audio equipment, and lighting equipment.

Consideration may be given to candidates with:

  • Demonstrated experience in all facets of video production, including concept and storyboard development, location scouting, schedule planning, talent management, filming, editing, organizing, and archiving short-form and long-form videos.
  • Expert-level proficiency using video creation/editing software such as Final Cut Pro, AVID, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Media Encoder, etc.
  • Demonstrated visual composition skills with the ability to create well-lit, compelling sets and collect clear audio.
  • Ability to work independently, on a team, or leading a professional film crew, maintain project timelines and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • A positive, solutions-focused, can-do attitude with a deep desire to continually learn and innovate.
  • Ability to think creatively and approach a wide variety of projects from new angles.
  • Ability to work extended hours beyond the typical business day, nights, and weekends as required.

 Application Instructions:
Please include a cover letter, resume, list of three (3) references, and portfolio (sizzle reel, website link, etc.)
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