MTVU Special Projects Manager

Employer
MTVU
Location
10014, New York City
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 29, 2017
Closes
Dec 29, 2017
Function
Production
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Contract, Freelance

MTVU, MTV's Emmy Award-winning on-campus college channel, is looking for an enthusiastic, highly-organized individual to manage a network of student content creators. The Special Projects Manager will work with the MTVU programming team to: identify college content creators, work with the creators to identify original video concepts, manage each creator's production timeline and workflow, and ensure content creators deliver original video assignments on a regular schedule for all MTVU platforms. The Special Projects Manager will also oversee additional short-term projects as assigned by the MTVU programming team. To apply, please include a cover letter that states why you feel you are the ideal candidate for this role. Please note: This is a project-based position. 
 
Responsibilities:

  • Manage students in MTVU’s content creator network to ensure production workflows are maintained
  • Work closely with student content creators to advise in all creative and production requirements
  • Maintain project deadlines from pitch to delivery
  • Manage multiple individual projects simultaneously
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
  • Research and provide new student content creators as required
  • Brainstorm and pitch ideas to MTVU programming team as needed 

Requirements:

  • Effectively communicate and develop positive and productive relationships with student content creators
  • Highly-organized with attention to detail
  • Adhere to strict programming deadlines
  • Logistical and creative background in video production
  • Basic knowledge of collegiate lifestyle, pop-culture, news and social issues
  • Work successfully as an individual and within a team environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills and critical thinking methods regarding solutions
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbally
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, TV or related field.
     

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