With a unique and dynamic environment, video strategy, capture and production is a critical component to the IMG Academy marketing department.
The video production manager will be responsible for crafting and executing a creative multimedia strategy through videography on various production projects, including but not limited to: short-form social deliverables, long-form features, live streaming, and more to drive brand positioning, awareness and conversion.
Please include a link to previous work in your submission.
Work with the content team to create and support the IMG Academy social strategy.
Build relationships and collaborate within IMG Academy, IMG Performance and other businesses within the Endeavor umbrella to optimize video efforts.
Lead the video production team in executing a content strategy in support of the IMGA brand.
Creates a culture of bringing campus to life through short and longform storytelling while providing creative direction on video and other multimedia content.
Works collaboratively with marketing/communications teams to brainstorm and execute video that supports specific campaigns and initiatives
Originates and evaluates media projects from initial concept to finished product
Designs formats, treatments and scripts
Creates and manages production budgets and timelines
Responsible for video scheduling, shooting, editing, mixing, duplication and final production in concert with the videographer and/or contractors
Develops and teaches video content producers and keeps an established list of freelancers and vendors to help scale as needed
Strategizes and helps develop digital distribution across website, social media, mobile, video channel and others
Maintains a detailed video calendar anticipating production needs
Maintains an organized library of video assets
Aids in set-ups that include camera, lighting, audio, etc.
Has a knowledge and maintains all video equipment that is available.
Aids in the development of team members skills and offers monthly training opportunities to allow team members to expand knowledge in new areas
Creates and enforces video brand guidelines
Enforces social media best practices for maximum reach, engagement and monetization
Responsible for boosting content across IMG Academy’s YouTube channel
Knowledge, Skills and Ability
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Film/Photography, Media Arts or related field
Minimum 3-4 years professional experience in video production
Advanced editing experience using Adobe Creative Cloud
Experience with video camera operations including Sony A7sll, Sony EX1, Panasonic HPX150, Canon T3i DSLR and GoPro, Sony FS7, Sony A7sll, DSLR, GoPro, Prime and Zoom lenses (updated cameras/lenses used)
Experience in storyboarding and scriptwriting for features and promotional videos
Experience managing videographers, vendors, freelancers and agencies
Knowledgeable of photographic skills and understands lighting
Experience using green screen and 3-point light setups for interviews
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
Strong understanding of audio mixing techniques, color grading, editing, and how to keep the viewer engaged through sound and visuals
Master’s degree in marketing, sports marketing, communications or related field
Interest in sports
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The role will occasionally require extended and weekend hours during peak seasons
The role may require lifting, moving, pushing or pulling equipment or boxes in excess of 40lbs
Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time
Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required
EEO Statement: IMG Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.
Want to love what you do in an environment that values learning and growth alongside other high performing individuals? If you answered yes, IMG Academy is hiring.
Our unique campus is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders, champions and influencers. We believe that each day is an opportunity to achieve dreams and inspire greatness. As part of the IMG Family, we prepare our student-athletes to succeed, taking on life with confidence and preparedness. Through our integration of elite academics, athletics and character development, our student-athletes are prepared to rise up to their full potential – whether that’s on the field, in the classroom or in life.
We are seeking curious, caring individuals who align with our core values:
•Passionate Soul: Love what you do
•Open Mind: Never stop learning and growing
•Champions Spirit: Strive for greatness
•Helpful Heart: Lift up those around you
•Absolute Integrity: Always do the right thing