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Manager, Video Editing & Production with Columbus Crew SC in Columbus · OH

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Web/Creative Services: Media/Video Production
Job Description: 
The Manager of Video Editing & Production will support the creative strategic intent, production and execution of all Columbus Crew video assets and storytelling for distribution across all owned, paid and earned media channels. They will oversee and support all timelines, process and editing for all video and audio deliverables.  They will also be responsible for working collaboratively across the greater marketing team, public relations, soccer operations, ticketing, corporate partnerships and community relations/foundation ensuring all assets support the franchise mission, values and objectives.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Plan, oversee, produce, and edit a variety of video content initiatives across first team, brand and stadium/ticket initiatives
  • Develop shot lists, storyboard shoots and edit content initiatives for the club, or delegate as necessary
  • Produce and edit all video and audio assets across all owned, paid and earned media channels 
  • Assist digital and marketing teams in storyboarding/shooting/editing any material to promote the club and the stadium
  • Strategically and independently plan long-term video projects with Director
  • Oversee all post-production work to ensure all content is edited to the standards of the club
  • Provide content requested by Major League Soccer on a weekly basis (player sound bites, player b-roll, etc.)
  • Collaborate with Public Relations and technical staff on team availability and projects
  • Manage relationship with and provide content to local media for newscast use as requested
  • Oversee the design, creation, and placement of graphics, lower thirds, animations and subtitles on club content as necessary
  • Ensure message consistencies are maintained across platforms
  • Responsible for creative development, production, content and quality of assigned programs
  • Collaborate with digital and advertising teams to create video content to optimize performance across all paid and owned digital channels
  • Maintain and manage upkeep of all club-owned equipment
  • Manage club server organization and all archiving processes
  • Capture video content at matches and occasional training sessions, club and community events
  • Manage schedule and duties of Video Production Intern(s) and external vendors
  • Support creative content editing and production process 
  • Support driving a consistent brand message across all video and audio assets
  • Responsible for creative development, production, content and quality of assigned programs
  • Collaborate with website management team to create digital video content and maximize existing resources
  • Develop internal video to support charitable events and community outings
  • Collaborate with Corporate Partnership sales and activation to create and execute sponsored, cross-platform content features that enhance fan experience and elevate the Crew brand
  • Schedule edits and shoots and oversee shoots across talent, athletes and franchise spokespeople
  • Oversee editing of final product across all media channels
  • Execute the mission and vision implemented by the organization
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required (art or creative marketing)
  • 7+ years experience in a videographer or content editing role
  • Strong understanding of creative production / post-process and asset management a must
  • Experience and/or education in video production and non-linear editing required
  • Sports marketing experience preferred
  • Strong experience with video editing software (Final Cut, Adobe Premier, AVID, etc.) and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Capable of using all applications in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency with existing club equipment (Canon C200s, Canon 6D Mark II)
  • Proactive, high attention to detail, and ability to plan and work independently
  • Self-motivated, with initiative a must
  • Flexibility, responsibility and dependability an absolute must
  • Excellent project management and long-term content planning skills
  • A level of creativity and a good understanding of shooting and editing video for websites
  • Proficiency with HTML and working in content management systems
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including but not limited to evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Occasional travel required
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with first team technical staff, coaches, and players 
  • Experience leading talent/athletes through production process
  • Experience writing for video
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate across multiple departments

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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