Lafayette College, located in Easton, PA, is a highly selective private undergraduate college with academic programs and opportunities characteristic of larger institutions. The College is approximately 70 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia.
Operating proactively and collaboratively as part of Lafayette College’s Communications Division, the Athletic Communications Department serves to publicize and promote Lafayette through the College’s 23 NCAA Division I sports. Utilizing strategic public relations, marketing and communications efforts, Lafayette’s outstanding student-athletes are showcased for their incredible balance of athletic endeavors and academic pursuits.
Reporting directly to the Video Production Manager, the Video Production Assistant will work on content creation in a variety of formats
Develop unique and exciting videos (hype videos, postgame reports, press conference recaps, previews, other non-live content) for various outlets, including our YouTube channel, all Lafayette Leopards Social Media Channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.), the Kirby Sports Center and Fisher Stadium Video Boards, Lafayette Sports Network promotional content, etc.
Create new ideas for videos on social media, videos used in live productions
Assist in file management (video logging, postgame organization)
Research and review promotional strategies of competitor organizations and integrate new ideas and content pieces when appropriate
Assist in continuing to curate a brand for Lafayette Athletics
Increasing non-gameday content to promote Lafayette’s mission and core values
Efficient in Adobe Premiere Pro, or Final Cut X
Experience in Live Sport Productions
Experience with NewTek Products (Tricaster, 3 PLAY, NC I/O), and SimplyLive preferred but not required
Social Media savvy
Background/experience in Post Production
Passion for college athletics
Experience in Adobe After Effects preferred
Willingness to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends
Knowledge of JVC Pro Cameras, and Filming Non-Live Events
Preferred Knowledge of Canon Cameras
Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
We offer an hourly wage comparable to experience and skills. Hours will vary by week and sports season.
Lafayette is deeply committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.