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Coordinator, Creative Services - USA Baseball (Cary · NC)

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Web/Creative Services: Media/Video Production
Position Background: USA Baseball is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Creative Services to assist in the creation and execution of USA Baseball’s multimedia plan, as well as be responsible for showcasing the brand of our nation’s pastime through the creation of feature videos, graphic packages, and other projects. The Coordinator of Creative Services will report to the Director of Creative Services.
About You:
The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented individual who is passionate about creating unique and captivating content while meeting deadlines.  This individual seeks out new techniques to deliver fresh and innovative content to the fans of USA Baseball to impact the brand in a positive way.  The Coordinator of Creative Services should have a diverse creative skillset, including experience with print and digital design, shooting and editing video, and photography. The ideal candidate thrives while working independently but can provide valuable contributions on collaborative projects. Additionally, the candidate should be open to constructive criticism, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines.  
Position Responsibilities:
  • Create video content for USA Baseball as assigned in the organization’s yearly media plan—including feature videos, interviews, promotional videos, commercials, and social media content.
  • Creation of graphic materials as needed, including social media graphics, print marketing materials, and logo and branding design.
  • Capture, edit, and publish video packages for USA Baseball events, national teams, and USA Baseball programs throughout the year.
  • Capture, edit, and publish action, portrait, and product photos for USA Baseball events and national teams, as well as for USA Baseball Shop.  
  • Perform regular maintenance of video content on and the organization’s YouTube page, @USABaseballTV.
  • Oversee seasonal interns to assist with USA Baseball’s creative needs.
  • Assist with other creative needs as needed.
  • Support the USA Baseball national teams, national team development programs, events, and initiatives with the implementation of their strategic plans.
  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud programs, including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Adobe Premiere.
  • Creative mind with an ability to contribute ideas to content creation plans and to execute those plans in cooperation with the organization’s media strategy.
  • Advanced knowledge of operating full-frame cameras, specifically Canon DSLRs and Sony mirrorless cameras.
  • Must have an excellent attitude and work well in a team setting.
  • Needs to be able to work flexible and adaptable schedule for changing organizational needs.
  • Willingness to travel to events throughout the U.S. and internationally.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2-to-3 years of multimedia services experience.
  • Passionate about baseball with an understanding of the amateur baseball landscape.
  • Ability to work in both a Mac and PC environment.
  • Proficiency in sports photography and videography.
  • Proficiency in graphic design, including a strong understanding of typography and composition.

Required Education:
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year university.
About USA Baseball
USA Baseball is the National Governing Body for the sport of baseball in the United States and is a member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the World Baseball Softball Confederation.  The organization selects and trains the Olympic, Pan Am, Premier 12 and World Baseball Classic teams (and all other USA Baseball Professional Teams); the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team; the USA Baseball 18U, 15U and 12U National Teams; and the USA Baseball Women’s National Team, all of which participate in various international competitions each year.  
The organization is responsible for the proliferation and health of the sport, and leads a number of amateur initiatives including PLAY BALL and Pitch Smart.  USA Baseball also presents the Golden Spikes Award annually to the top amateur baseball player in the country. 
USA Baseball is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of USA Baseball to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or creed, sex, age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Questions:

  1. Please provide a link to an online portfolio that includes creative samples

  2. Do you have experience in both video editing and digital design? If so, please provide additional details.

  3. What program from the Adobe Creative Suite do you have the most experience with?

  4. What is a unique aspect of your skillset and how would it uniquely contribute to the USA Baseball brand and social media presence?

  5. Why do you want to work for USA Baseball?