James Madison University, a Division I member of the NCAA and the Colonial Athletic Association, is accepting applications for a Director of Football Video. This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package. This position will report directly to the Head Coach for James Madison University Football, and works to promote JMU Football with cutting edge vision and creativity through multi-media productions. The individual in this position will display a commitment to JMU Football, Athletics Department, and the university’s brand.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Brand and implement all football department graphics/videos, while promoting the recruitment of student-athletes and marketing for the program.
In collaboration with athletics communications unit, plan, manage, and coordinate concepts for football that best promote the program from all forms of media, while including all social media platforms.
Enforce brand consistency and placement in regards to logo and color usage for the football program.
Effectively manage all coaches’ video, including cutups, practice/game film, importing and exporting, etc.
Deliver cutting-edge design visuals for use in print, online, marketing, and other materials.
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Oversee a team of student team managers who will assist with the video operations for football.
Build quality relationships and work collaboratively and professionally with Duke Club, athletics communications, and university staff, student athletes, etc.
Perform other duties as assigned.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, as well as at least three plus years working with graphics/video.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Product Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe After Effects, and/or other compositing and graphic design software.
Ability to demonstrate a high level of proficiency in graphic design software, sports terminology, sports writing, photo editing, and video editing.
Must possess strong organizational skills and the ability to supervise staff.
Requires strong artistic and graphics skills. Must have a strong eye and a high aesthetic for graphic and interactive design, typography, photography, videography, etc.
Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude and love for the sport.
Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to adapt to ever-changing workloads and deadlines while being able to work well within the team environment.
Experience with a Division 1 football program or professional team.
James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.