Position:
  Multimedia Communications Specialist – Temporary

Effective Date:
   ASAP

Hours:
   20 – 30 hours per week
   Temporary position for 1 year

Education and Experience:

  • 3-5 years professional experience in a similar role required 
  • Experience working in a public, non-profit or school district environment preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in communications, journalism, public relations, advertising, marketing, video/visual communications or related field

Required Skills:

  • 3-5 years experience in digital production and/or storytelling
  • Strong writing skills and storytelling instincts
  • Advanced skills in storytelling and video production
  • Understanding of video and editing techniques and trends
  • Experience with a variety of video equipment and video editing software
  • Proficient in photography skills and techniques
  • Experience creating content for digital and social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube
  • Ability to establish collaborative working relationships with a diverse group of individuals (internal and external stakeholders)
  • Demonstrated ability to take direction, collaborate with team members and work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and establish priorities independently in an environment with multiple demands

 
Responsibilities:  
   Provide support to the Community Relations Office in storytelling and developing video content for the purpose of increasing parent and community engagement and supporting enrollment marketing activities. 

  • Create compelling photography and video content designed to effectively promote the district brand, and promote enrollment.
  • Create visual content and graphics to support district marketing and communications objectives.
  • Contribute to and maintain the CR photo library for district and school websites.
  • Capture photos for use in publications, marketing materials and social media.
  • Conceptualize and seek out compelling video storytelling content.
  • Serve as in-house producer to bring the creative vision for a video project to life from pre-production to final product.
  • Collaborate with and support marketing and communication teams with video content strategy, planning, and detailed production plans – from pitch to final delivery

 

Video Portfolio
Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and their portfolio and/or two video examples. Portfolio and examples may be linked in your resume or letter, or email to commrelations@isd271.org with the subject: Applicant materials.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 
Submit online application, cover letter, and resume by clicking on the “Apply” button in the top right