The Director of Creative Content and Production is responsible for producing high-quality video coverage to promote the name and brand of the Winthrop Eagles and our NCAA Division I athletic programs. This position is being reposted and available immediately!
-Responsible for live stream and in-venue production and post-production content. -Creates or activates sponsorship elements within content or live streams. -Creates/posts social media content for designated sports. -Supervises student production team; creates a structure for student leadership positions and promotes opportunities for students to create post-production content; and provides substantive feedback and an educational environment to guide student learning. -Collaborates with teams and coaches for regular, recurring content, as well as features highlighting the achievements of Winthrop’s student athletes. -Maintains the Winthrop Eagles brand across production platforms. -Collaborates with other external departments and team members, including Marketing, Communications, Development, Corporate Sponsorship and Ticketing, on consistent branding and messaging. -Coordinates with external team to create and maintain in-game video board and digital board content.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications or related field; two years of experience in sports video production; experience in social media strategy development and management; and experience in graphic design.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in sports video production at the collegiate level.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Working knowledge of sound, lighting, graphics and video production equipment (Newtek Tricaster, instant replay, VIZrt or similar equipment). Knowledge of video production standards and audio visual equipment software. Ability to test, maintain and perform basic maintenance on SDI & XLR cables; recruit and train student workers; communicate effectively and work well with students, faculty, staff and the community; demonstrate initiative; and work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.
Located in Rock Hill, S.C., the fourth largest city in the Charlotte, N.C., metropolitan area, Winthrop is a public, comprehensive university offering students an education experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness and civic engagement. We are committed to inclusion and excellence in all aspects of operations and appreciate your interest in joining our campus community. Winthrop is ranked 6th by U.S. News & World Report among Southern public universities and in the top 15 of public and private institutions in the region.
Founded in 1886, Winthrop offers bachelor's and master's degrees through both on-campus and online programs. Our historic and scenic campus is located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, just 20 minutes south of Charlotte. Our traditions of national caliber academics, championship athletics, and student-centered achievements create a campus community that is known for its diversity, excellence, and family atmosphere.
Winthrop Athletics' mission, values and vision, including the D.R.I.V.E. acronym to represent the department's values:
We will DRIVE our organization to the future.
Diversity – We will be leaders in diversity.
Results – We will focus on obtaining measurable results.
Integrity – We will do the right thing always.
Vision – We will create the future.
Excellence – We will maintain the impossible pursuit of perfection.
Winthrop is a proud member of the Big South Conference, sponsoring 16 NCAA Division I sports.