Videographer

Southern Virginia University’s Office of Marketing is seeking a talented, motivated videographer to help elevate the University’s brand by creating and producing exceptional, inspiring video content. Interested candidates should submit a resume and portfolio of work to hr@svu.edu.

Employment Status: Full-time
Experience: 2-3 years of relevant work
Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Qualifications
  • Expertise in videography; strong portfolios of prior work
  • Proficient in editing software; Adobe Creative Suite & Premiere After Effects
  • Attuned to current social media best practices, trends, and platform updates
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines while managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Capacity to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and perspectives
  • Open to team collaboration and receptive to feedback
  • Preferred Abilities
  • Previous experience in content creation, marketing, or a related field
  • Responsibilities
  • Create engaging video content to help accomplish marketing objectives
  • Arrange and coordinate video shoots with students, faculty, and professional staff
  • Analyze and report on metrics and key performance indicators relevant to video content
  • Research social media and videography trends to stay current with industry best practices
  • Train, manage, and supervise a small team of videography student interns
  • Maintain and organize detailed library of video content and assets
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Position & Compensation
  • Full-time, salaried position. Full-time benefits include participation in University Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurances; paid vacation and sick leave; and retirement program with employer matching.

About Southern Virginia University
Established in 1996, Southern Virginia University is a private, four-year, residential college aligned with the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

About the Office of Creative Marketing & Communications
The Office of Marketing is the creative hub and engine of Southern Virginia University. As a unified and motivated team, we work collaboratively to elevate the University’s brand and public awareness by communicating its value proposition with every touchpoint. Our efforts overlap with and enhance the work of various offices across campus to attract, recruit, and retain students, and to raise funds.

Culture & Environment
First and foremost, we are a team of hard-working, fun-loving creatives. We strive for a friendly and respectful team culture that thrives on close collaboration, honest feedback, and flawless execution. We foster a work environment in which we openly assess, critique, discuss, and revise projects and ideas with courtesy and diplomacy while delivering impactful results in key performance areas.
We expect all members of our team to have exceptional self-motivation and time-management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects autonomously and simultaneously to meet strict deadlines. This includes the ability to move initial concepts from brainstorming stages to completion with minimal supervision. We also love to have fun while working hard to get the job done!