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Video Production Specialist

Rotary International
Evanston, IL 60201

Job Title:            Video Production Specialist

Area:                   Visual Media

Reports to:         Production Lead, Visual Media

Classification:    Exempt

Location:            Evanston, IL

(Currently working remote but will return to office - must be willing to relocate or currently live in the Chicagoland area)


Organization Overview

Rotary unites people from all continents and cultures who take action to deliver real, long-term solutions to pressing issues facing our communities. Each year, Rotary members invest more than $200 million and 16 million volunteer hours to improve lives and create positive change in the world. In exchange for hard work and dedication in support of Rotarys clubs and humanitarian initiatives, our employees receive competitive salaries, flexible schedules, comprehensive benefits, and job enrichment. To learn more, visit http://www.rotary.org.


Rotarys Commitment to Diversity

As a global network that strives to build a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change, Rotary values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds, regardless of their age, ethnicity, race, color, abilities, religion, socioeconomic status, culture, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


General Overview

The Production Specialist supports the Supervising Producer with the day-to-day management for Rotary content marketing and creative brand campaigns. Responsibilities include managing internal production systems, creating schedules, tracking project progress, routing work for review and approval, archiving files/assets, and facilitating meetings between external partners and key stakeholders.  The Production Specialist is involved in the inspiration, conception, scoping, budgeting, and scheduling of projects ranging from animation to live action to live stream for business units at Rotary.  Support from this role helps to ensure creative quality and production value by coordinating resources required to bring ideas to life.


You Will Have

  • BA/BS or journalism, film, communications or vocational equivalent in related field required

  • At least three years in a film, broadcast, agency production or equivalent environment preferred.

  • Experience with all levels of production. Pre-production, production, and post-production

  • Managing production logistics including budgets, scheduling, invoicing, and international travel (preferred).

  • Familiarity with hiring video crews (domestic/international), working on location and studio sets.

  • Familiarity with production best practices for motion graphics and animation.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and work nimbly within spreadsheets and databases.

  • Demonstrated skill in developing and maintaining effective business relationships is necessary.

  • The ability to multitask and work effectively under changing priorities and daily time constraints is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, take feedback and willingly take creative risk.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are required.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook are needed.

  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Adobe Premiere.


You Are Good At

  • Identifying and responding to client needs and maintaining those relationships.

  • Demonstrating innovative and creative solutions to client needs.

  • Managing and running client meetings virtually and in person.

  • Developing scripts for narrative and marketing content.

  • Creating and maintaining schedules for all phases of production.

  • Communicating and collaborating with editors from conception through completion.

  • Navigating the complexities with remote production.

  • Showing attention to detail in written and oral communications.

  • Excellent organizational and project management skillsability to multi-task, focus on detail and work with minimal supervision within cross functional teams.


You Are Open To

  • Working with crews domestically and internationally.

  • A creative and collaborative work environment.

  • Extended/flexible hours as required by productions in progress.


You Will Be Responsible For


  • Supporting the Production Supervisor and Executive Producer with logistics and paperwork for large productions.

  • Owning pre/post productions for small to mid-size shoots.

  • Creative development, content management and execution.

  • Managing language versioning for video products (live action/interview/animated).

  • Adhering to Rotarys policies regarding recording, licensing, and archiving footage.


  • Manage communication between stakeholders for relevant projects.

  • Aggregate feedback and relay to creative team (in house or out of house)

  • Develop and refine creative briefs.

  • Maintain and update entries for integrated editorial calendar.


Leadership Attributes

  • Collaboration: Builds partnerships and works jointly with others to meet shared objectives.

  • Communication: Delivers and receives information using a diverse expression of ideas to ensure messages are clear, concise and understood.

  • Productivity: Able to generate results that moves Rotary toward achieving its goals

  • Innovation: Moves Rotary beyond traditional ways of thinking.

  • Global Perspective: Anticipate trends in the global humanitarian sector to focus Rotarys efforts appropriately.

  • Presence: Demonstrates composure and confidence.


Why work for Rotary?

  • Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits package

  • Progressive 401k matching contributions

  • Above market and generous paid time off package

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Professional development opportunities

  • On-site cafeteria and coffee bar with special pricing for Rotary employees

  • Flextime-several different work schedules to choose from

  • Close to CTA, Metra, a variety of stores, and many food options


Posted: 2021-05-07 Expires: 2021-06-06

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