Faculty/Department University Advancement & Communications Unit University Advancement & Communications-Communications and Marketing Employee Group URFA APT Collective Agreement Consideration Open with preference given to APT members. CUPE 5791 Job Family Category Staff Number of Vacancies 1 Position Summary
The Communications Strategist
- Videographer will work to identify and tell University of Regina stories in order to advance the reputation of the institution locally, provincially, nationally and internationally, primarily through the development of digital stories, long and short video productions, as well as social media and other online content.
This position reports to the Associate Director, Communications and Public Relations, within the University Advancement and Communications unit. Working alongside colleagues in communications and marketing, this position will lead the institution's videography efforts.
Experience in journalism, marketing, public relations, and/or communications will aid in making content decisions, aligning content with strategic priorities, identifying and developing stories, planning and storyboarding impactful video content, interviewing subjects, developing scripts, and ensuring finished products align to the University's brand and visual identity.
Possessing the skills to shoot professional-quality video, edit, and perform other post-production work (graphics/ titles/b-roll/still images) along with familiarity with graphic and video applications, ability to produce content that is accessible and compliant for use amongst various media and social media platforms is required.
This position will also assume other communications and marketing duties as assigned and should have the ability to produce editorial content, including but not limited to digital content, social media posts, website stories, news releases, etc. Position Requirements
- Completion of an undergraduate degree (public relations, journalism, film or related degree) and six to eight years of related experience, or completion of a recognized diploma from a college or technical institute with additional specialized training and six to eight years of related experience.
- An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
- Knowledge of best practices in marketing and/or communications, including digital and social media is required.
- Ability to produce editorial content, including but not limited to digital content, social media posts, website stories, marketing copy, etc. is required.
- Ability to produce short or long-form videos in full, including technical abilities related to pre-production, filming, editing, sound production, graphic/digital and post-production is required.
- Proven technical ability with utilizing various types of cameras, lenses, lighting equipment, and microphones, along with a familiarity of basic editing software systems such as Adobe Premiere Pro or similar programs.
- Experience working in a university community and/or with University of Regina stakeholders is considered an asset.
- The successful candidate must hold a valid Canadian Driver's License and have access to a vehicle for work use. Some travel may be required.
- Occasional evening and weekend work will be required, therefore a flexible schedule is considered an asset Physical Demands Pay Grade APT 5 Salary Range $64,683
- $87,291 (prorated for 0.6FTE) Status Term Work Hours
Approx. 87 hours per month on a 0.6FTE basis. Working hours are flexible to accommodate project deadlines, video recording schedules, etc. Duration (if Term/Temporary) One year Full-Time/Part-Time Part Time Preference Posting Target Posting
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Application Instructions
Please note that preference will be given to APT Members.
Applicants must submit a cover letter and an updated resume that clearly states how they meet the posted qualifications.
Applicants who reach the interview stage will be required to provide a demo reel and/or links to their video production work.
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.