Digital Media Senior Manager

Gina Gibney Dance, Inc.

New York, NY

Work Location: In-office

Dance

Website Gina Gibney Dance, Inc.

POSITION SUMMARY
Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Digital Media Senior Manager (DMSM) works to advance Gibney as part of a coordinated Digital Media and Marketing team by creating compelling video content for multiple channels. The DMSM collaborates with departments and staff members across the organization to strategically document and promote Gibney initiatives and programs including performances, classes, residencies, and fundraising efforts. The DMSM is a full-time, exempt position, reporting to the Director of Marketing.

This position requires an on-site presence at Gibney Center, including 890 Broadway and 280 Broadway, in lower Manhattan. All staff must be fully vaccinated and boosted per Gibney’s Staff Vaccination Policy. Select reasonable accommodations are permitted; please contact covidsafety@gibneydance.org to determine your eligibility.

RESPONSIBILITIES
GENERAL
• Develop creative content for Gibney’s marketing, fundraising, and other initiatives in collaboration with program teams and the Director of Marketing
• Consult with Gibney Staff to offer guidance, technical assistance, and advisory assistance with software, equipment, and creative design as needed
• Train Digital Media staff and freelance workers in proper usage of equipment, policies, and procedures
• Manage an inventory of all technical equipment and order/replace equipment as needed
• Maintain knowledge of industry best-practices and new technologies to elevate Gibney’s digital media content
• Provide weekly DMI reports to the Director of Marketing and Marketing Team
• Attend staff, team, and relevant programming meetings and participates in organization-wide trainings, gatherings, and events, as necessary

VIDEO PROJECT MANAGEMENT & PRODUCTION
• Manage Gibney’s video production calendar, ensuring that all internal and external filming and editing requests are properly contracted, staffed, and budgeted for
• Work across all Gibney departments to create timely, strategic content that effectively highlights programming and organizational achievements
• Manage video production for internal Gibney projects from conception through distribution
• Ensure that video projects adhere to Gibney brand guidelines and organizational communication strategy with guidance from the Director of Marketing
• Maintain Gibney’s video archive and the Digital Media server, ensuring metadata and file naming standards are adhered to
• Ensure that projects adhere to budgets and are completed on time
• Track and report staff hours being allocated to internal and external projects

PROGRAMMING
• Produce, film, edit, and provide technical support for a variety of Gibney and Partner/Client programs and projects, by:
o Leading internal marketing projects as 1st camera
o Managing DMI personnel and/or freelance camera operators in performance and event documentation, including livestreams
o Leading Post Production – Editing, After Effects, Color Correction, etc.
• Curate, schedule, and execute Digital Media Workshops for staff, students, and members of the public

MANAGEMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
• Create and manage an annual Digital Media budget in collaboration with the Director of Marketing
• Maintain and build upon Gibney’s available paid Digital Media services to meet earned revenue goals
• Manage and negotiate all paid client contracts
• Conceive of outreach and marketing strategies, in collaboration with Director of Marketing, to grow Gibney’s the Digital Media client base

OTHER
Gibney is a growing organization and employees are often called upon to perform other duties that are essential to accomplish organizational goals and meet important deadlines. This kind of work should only be disseminated by the direct supervisor of that staff member and include relocating their original work for that time frame.

NONPROFIT EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION
Gibney is a mission-based nonprofit performing arts organization. Working in this sector can be personally rewarding with intrinsic benefits and distinct opportunities for growth. However, the compensation will never match that of the private sector or more highly resourced art
forms. Candidates for employment are advised to carefully consider their decision to work in this field before seeking or accepting employment at Gibney.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
Gibney provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, the status of being transgender, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Gibney is strongly committed to providing reasonable accommodations for disabilities during the application and hiring process. If required, please contact Senior Manager of Human Resources, Mario Alberto Flores at mario@gibneydance.org.

QUALIFICATIONS
The model candidate will possess the following experience and qualifications:
• At least 3 years experience in video production and post-production in a creative field. Experience working in the dance industry a plus.
• Demonstrated, in-depth understanding of Camera Operation and Video Editing (Adobe Creative Suite).
• Experience with online event platforms (Vimeo, Zoom or other live streaming platforms).
• Understanding of basic marketing principles and experience creating promotional video content or trailers.
• Strong commitment to and understanding of the mission and values of Gibney.
• Strong organizational skills and time management skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to build collaborative, cross-departmental systems.
• Ability to work independently within a team environment and effectively delegate tasks.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
To be considered for the position, please send a resume, cover letter, and video reel or work sample to: Shantel Prado, Digital Media Senior Manager Shantel@gibneydance.org.

Please include your first and last name and “Digital Media Senior Manager” in the subject line of your email. We hope to fill this position in early or mid-August and encourage you to submit your application early. No phone calls, please.

The general salary range for this 40-hour per week position is $50,000-$60,000; however, exceptionally qualified candidates will be considered at levels commensurate with their experience.

All expressions of interest and conversations will be held in the strictest confidence; references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission. Incomplete submissions will not be considered nor will submissions sent via postal mail, fax, or phone.

To apply for this job email your details to shantel@gibneydance.org