Content Creator

  • Virginia Tech - Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  • Blacksburg, VA, USA
  • Jul 03, 2019
Full time Digital Advertising Digital Marketing Digital Media

Job Description

Virginia Tech would like to invite applicants for the position of:

Content Creator

University Relations is seeking a Content Creator (Videographer/Photographer) to join our multi-disciplinary team to produce, shoot, and edit video and still photos for external and internal audiences. The Content Creator will fulfill daily video and photo assignments for marketing purposes and editorial needs, targeting a wide spectrum of audiences, from prospective and current students to alumni and donors, from industry partners to the general public. Projects range from news-style videos and livestreaming for the university's video page and videos for social media to photographs for print publications and event coverage in a variety of settings. The Content Creator is a part of the Content Strategy team and collaborates closely with visual team members, editors, writers, web developers, and more.

The ideal candidate will have academic and/or professional experience as a videographer, a video producer, or a similar role, working in a dynamic, high-energy agency or educational setting. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to work independently, multitask, and work on multiple deadline-driven projects simultaneously.

The Creative Studio, comprised of the Design and Digital Strategy team (graphic designers and web developers) and the Content Strategy team (editors/writers and photo/video professionals), is situated in University Relations in the Advancement division, alongside the development and alumni relations offices. The studio's efforts are strategically aligned to support university-level priorities. The Content Creator reports to the Content Strategy team's Associate Director of Visual Strategy, who leads the visual team and is positioned alongside the Associate Director of Editorial Strategy, who leads the editors and writers.

Interested candidates must apply online at and search for posting #SW0190480. Include with the state application, a cover letter, resume, and list of references. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations should notify the Human Resources Service Center, 540-231-9331 or email

A review of applications will begin after July 25,2019.

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