Program Director, Team Content

University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, IN, US

Communications Creative Design Social Media

The Program Director, Team Content role will work within the award-winning Fighting Irish Media (FIM) Department, and will lead the strategic direction for all short form & team related digital video content creation across the entire Notre Dame Athletics department. This role will:

  • Tell compelling visual stories of our varsity teams, coaches, and student-athletes
  • Be a leader in understanding digital/social content trends helping to elevate the social platforms of our athletics’ teams
  • Collaborate with Student Athlete Branding & Social Media teams on social media content strategy for Notre Dame Athletics’ teams
  • This role must have a deep knowledge and understanding of all technical aspects of video production, and have a proven track record to back it up
  • Additionally, this role must have impeccable internal communication skills, strive to be a leader within FIM, and not be afraid to be innovative – all while being a great teammate to the entire Athletics Department staff.
  • This role must be a problem solver, be comfortable making difficult decisions that at times, have a certain level of ambiguity, and be comfortable accomplishing major tasks independently.
  • This role will coordinate with the Assistant AD for Creative Video to manage all production equipment (outside of Live Event equipment). That includes: video cameras, lighting equipment, audio equipment, production props, etc.

Also required is accountability to a staff of 3 direct reports in helping reach goals, empowering the staff to be creative and strategic risk-takers, professional development and advancement in cultivating leaders. This includes providing leadership, feedback and one-on-one meetings and check-ins. Oversight in the development of the student workforce, training, teaching and assisting in post-graduate career opportunities is another function of this role. Recruiting new talent with a keen eye on diversity and inclusion. Staying on top of technological advancements is an important facet of the position.

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