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University Photographer and Social Media Specialist

Kutztown University | Kutztown, PA - Posted 4 months ago

The visual and social media specialist will capture digital images of the university, university events both on- and off- campus, campus life as well as contribute to the visuals, editorial and social media strategy of the university. This position involves both the technical and creative aspects of digital photography, and video for social media. The successful candidate will produce multi-image, multi-media presentations for promotional and informational use by the university. The successful candidate will maintain a keyword searchable, sharable database of university owned photos and videos. The successful candidate will build concept and creative contributions to social media.

Job Responsibilities

Photography:

  • Experienced photographer Indoor and outdoor venues
  • Ability to orchestrate a variety of lighting set ups
  • Ability to interact seamlessly with all levels of the organization, including students, faculty, staff, Council of Trustees, alumni and the greater community Ability to both stage for cover/high profile opportunities and work swiftly to capture candid shots, particularly during university-related events.

Social Media:

  • Ability to shoot social clips using mobile device
  • Build visual concept and creative contributions to social media strategy Contribute to editorial of social media
  • Identify opportunities that build meaningful connections and encourages customer base to take action

Collaborate with director of communications, social media graduate assistant, editorial grad assistant, and newly-formed campus-wide social media group to manage reputation, identify key players and coordinate actions

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in digital imaging and post production editing
  • Quality of photo and social Media portfolio
  • Photography archiving experience
  • Written communication skills Organizational skills
  • Strong knowledge of Facebook, Instagram visual formats

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Higher education experience including shooting for marketing, news and publications, and the many facets of daily campus life, to include intercollegiate athletics and club sports, special events
  • Experience with Canon Mount Equipment
  • Social Media and video filming and editing experience
  • Experience working in team oriented environment