Society for Neuroscience
  • Digital Strategy & Neuronline
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is searching for a Multimedia Associate who will serve as a key member of the SfN digital strategy team. The Associate will be coordinating, executing, and prioritizing multimedia projects, including videos and podcasts, across the organization, while ensuring adherence to organizational brand, voice, and standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains organizational library of video and print images; facilitates use of multimedia content in all communication vehicles.
  • Maintains multimedia vendor relationships, including overseeing and coordinating photography and video at various events and functions, including the annual meeting.
  • Ensures that SfN brand standards for final projects are met regarding visuals, language, and tone; works collaboratively with graphics team to ensure adherence to SfN Identity Standards in developing multimedia products (fonts, logo usage, colors, etc.).
  • Develops storyboards, images, etc., for videos and multimedia projects to convey goals and strategies of department.
  • Act as in-house photographer and videographer, capturing and editing video footage incorporating voice overs, audio mixes, etc. as needed.
  • Works collaboratively to identify vehicles and platforms for distribution and dissemination that meet organizational mission and/or project goals.
  • Supports the use of multimedia on organization websites by identifying technology requirements, uploading media into the CMS, and embedding videos.
  • Supports Neuronline through copy-editing, content development, and content creation.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in multimedia or digital communication, preferred.
  • 1 -2 years of experience working with photography and video equipment.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of technical aspect of video.
  • Proficiency with systems such as Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, MPEG Streamclip, Handbrake, Media Encoder, webinar systems, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects desired.
  • Ability to produce high-quality videos independently from start to finish including experience storyboarding.
  • Ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced, small team environment with a high degree of collaboration.
  • Sound understanding and experience with most common online video formats and platforms.
  • Understanding of basic elements of composition such as framing, light, color, and depth of field.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills to interface with internal and external customers.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize in a flexible manner to address changing needs.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, and to exercise sound judgment.

If this is you and you are eager to make meaningful contributions to a highly relevant and important mission, please submit a cover letter with your salary requirements and a copy of your resume for consideration. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

Our generous benefits package includes:  medical, dental, disability and life insurance; flexible spending accounts, two retirement plans with employer matching and nonmatching contributions; 12 days of paid vacation, 12 days of paid sick leave, with additional personal leave and 10 paid holidays; gym membership reimbursement; and tuition reimbursement.

The Society for Neuroscience is wholly dedicated to recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse group of talented people.  We are committed to provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected criteria, in accordance with applicable law and we welcome Veteran applicants.

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