General Description: The position will serve as a content creator for Tennessee Athletics with an emphasis on Tennessee Volleyball and Baseball. The person hired will be responsible for collaborating with 151 Creative, Media Relations, Fan Experience and the creative team on innovative ideas to help build the Tennessee brand. Teamwork, Communication, Cinematography and editing will be critical skills for this position. This person will need to be flexible regarding the work schedule. Night, weekend, and holiday work will happen often. Travel will also be required. This person must have a high level of creativity and execution. Communicate across the creative team to ensure open lines of communication on content available & content locations.
Duties and Responsibilities: - Collaborate with all members of the Creative Team to enhance the brand of Tennessee Volleyball & Baseball through in-venue entertainment, digital and social media content. Including but not limited to in-venue, recruiting, digital and social media content. Tell stories of the student-athletes, the program and staff through various channels, constantly evaluate & enhance content. Stay in tune with overall team schedules, working closely with Media Relations, Fan Experience, Team Staff & all 151 creatives to tell stories & build the brand of Tennessee Volleyball & Baseball. Promoting the Tennessee brand creatively while staying within the brand guidelines. - Cinematography - Work with creative team to establish plan for coverage of events, including pre-season photo/video shoot. Shooting games, practices, and interviews will be a crucial responsibility for this position. Creative videography is a must in this role. This person should have experience with high-end camera gear. - Post Producer / Editor - Composing fun & entertaining video pieces that target a younger audience will be key in this roll. This person will need to bring an energetic editing style with a creative story-telling flair to the videos produced. Many projects will be on a strict deadline so it will be imperative for this person to be able to edit quickly and efficiently without sacrificing creativity. This position also serves as the key editor and director for all Tennessee Volleyball & Baseball content. Ability to communicate clearly with team staff, co-workers & administrators. - Media Management - Organizing footage by labeling and copying files to master drives. This is a critical role for our group to be able to multipurpose footage that is acquired. Communicate across the creative team to ensure open lines of communication on content available & content locations. - Assist with other various Tennessee projects. Projects geared to enhancing the overall brand of Tennessee, as well as post-season collaboration to help enhance all sports content. Other duties as assigned by VFL Films, including events on nights & weekends, as well as select Vol Network projects.