Multimedia Specialist

Location
NEW YORK
Posted
Aug 22, 2013
Closes
Sep 21, 2013
Category
Publishing
Role
Other
Duration
Full Time
About our company
Springer Science+Business Media is one of the most prestigious international scientific publishers of books, journals, and electronic media today, with subsidiaries and representatives all over the world. Our publications range from medicine to all fields of life sciences, and from mathematics to engineering. Wherever scientific research is carried out, highly qualified experts count themselves among Springer's authors, including a large number of Nobel prize winners. More than 7,000 people are employed by the Springer Group worldwide.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours


Your tasks
The Multimedia Specialist fulfills the role of a video/media specialist in the global Design and Media Services team and works to leverage Springer?s video strategy in marketing. Part of our ambitious goals is to use video, event filming, tutorials and multimedia to market Springer products and services. To foster these activities, we seek a specialist to lead and manage video/media marketing projects.

Participating in the development of all types of video/media and marketing projects, this person does all aspects of project management while supporting internal marketing clients and interacting with external agencies and vendors. This includes advising on new trends, innovation and new technologies to grow services in marketing with a strong focus on video/media. This person oversees the online video management platform for marketing and provides analysis and reporting.

In addition, this specialist will also use Adobe InDesign in a Windows environment to perform desktop publishing services for online and print promotion projects according to defined global standards and procedures.

Specific responsibilities include:

?Participates in developing video, multimedia and interactive marketing projects from concept development to realization including but not limited to: videos, event filming, tutorials, and automated videos for branding, training/learning, products/services, and promotion.
?Formulates ideas and briefs external agencies and vendors on high level video/media projects requiring creativity, media services and project management know-how.
?Designs and performs desktop publishing services for print and online promotion projects, including but not limited to: brochures, posters, postcards, catalogs, banner ads, and interactive promotion material, according to defined global standards and procedures.
?Cooperates and communicates with internal clients, Product Marketing colleagues, and collaborates with colleagues in other departments during project development.
?Oversees online video management platform including analysis and reporting.
?Keeps track of industry developments to make the most of video/media trends and emerging technologies and advises on best usage for marketing projects.
?Contributes to sharing and building video, media and technical knowledge within the global Design and Media Services team.
?Maintains project schedules and controls costs within budget guidelines.
?Handles special projects and performs related duties as needed.

Our requirements
?Minimum of 3 to 5 years of work experience in video/media project management. Knowledge of print production and marketing is a plus.
?Bachelor?s degree preferably in communications, multimedia or similar field.
?Strong understanding and exposure to current trends and innovative developments in video/media and other emerging presentation technologies.
?Strong computer skills for Windows. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign and Flash is a must. Knowledge of video production, video editing software and audio recording is necessary.
?Excellent project management skills and experience managing video/media vendors.
?Goal oriented, with a focus on attention to details and the ability to multitask.
?Well-organized and structured, yet flexible to respond quickly to new requirements and changes.
?Excellent visual, written, and verbal communication skills.
?Highly customer and service oriented, team player.


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