Video Producer

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera

Salt Lake City, UT

Work Location: In-office

Symphonic

Website Utah Symphony | Utah Opera

JOB OVERVIEW:

The Video Producer creates multimedia content to support marketing, fundraising, educational, and institutional storytelling goals for Utah Symphony | Utah Opera. The Video Producer has primary responsibility for coordinating, filming, and editing video and audio content including, but not limited to, performances and rehearsals, special events, educational events, and interviews, in addition to shared responsibility for capturing and editing photography.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Under the guidance of the Director of Communications and with input from the Social Media & Content Manager and/or other staff members, propose and develop concepts for video content to promote ticket sales, support fundraising efforts, and effectively tell stories about USUO’s performances, education/community engagement programs, and artists.
  • Plan pre-production aspects including storyboarding video concepts, budgeting, and coordinating filming logistics with artists, venues, and other necessary parties. Assist in scripting content as needed.
  • Set up cameras, lighting, sound, and other equipment for multimedia captures.
  • Supervise and direct as needed on-scene to ensure a high-quality final product.
  • Capture video footage including performances and rehearsals, special events, educational activities, audience b-roll, and interviews. Capture and edit audio recordings as needed.
  • Edit video footage and produce final videos for use in communications channels including web, social media, email, and television.
  • Create graphics, title cards, and end cards for use in video content.
  • Ensure that videos are properly vetted and approved, including tracking artist approvals of video footage, before handing off for distribution; ensure multimedia capture and distribution follows artist contracts and agreements; know and monitor Local 104 CBA regulations and restrictions for orchestra video/audio recording.
  • Assist in posting video content to USUO website and social media channels as needed.
  • Arrange, oversee, and coordinate third party contractors for large-scale video productions.
  • Coordinate and create pre-performance and lobby slides and videos for use at performances.
  • Coordinate proper logging, tagging, storage, and archiving of video material.
  • Share responsibility for capturing photography at performances, rehearsals, special events, and education programs.
  • Share responsibility for creating video ads for USUO advertising campaigns.
  • Establish and maintain quality working relationships with staff, artists, and contractors.
  • Perform additional marketing and communications duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS / ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience capturing, editing, and producing video material
    Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite with experience in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, After Effects, Photoshop, and compression programs
  • Strong camera skills and experience shooting with a variety of camera formats; technical understanding of studio lighting, sound setup, and audio engineering
  • Demonstrated experience with video pre-production, production, and post-production processes
  • Portfolio of production work that demonstrates a range of skills and scope of content
  • Knowledge of current industry standard audio/video file formats
  • Knowledge of best practices, trends, and content strategy on social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, and Twitter
  • Proficiency with photography and photo editing
  • Working knowledge of graphic design; experience with animation and motion graphics
  • Basic knowledge of website content management software and HTML preferred
  • Strategic and creative thinker with a deep commitment to quality and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to set objectives, prioritize, organize tasks, and assign resources
  • Expert problem-solver able to re-prioritize and evolve techniques and ideas as needed in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Team player able to work effectively in a collaborative environment as well as independently
  • High level of professionalism, with excellent time management skills and written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to exercise discretion and keep strictest levels of confidentiality
  • Interest in and knowledge of symphonic music and/or opera
  • Ability to work extended hours as needed, including evenings, weekends, and occasional holidays; flexible hours during the week

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to twist, bend, reach, and lift up to 20 pounds
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made for anyone needing them to perform the essential job functions and physical requirements listed above.

Please apply online. Application materials should include portfolio, cover letter, résumé, and references. Additionally, we invite applicants to include a creative self introduction video.

To apply for this job please visit usuo.org.