Athletic Communications Department:
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.

Responsibilities:
– Reporting directly to the Video Production Manager, the Video Production Assistant will work on content creation in a variety of formats:
o 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, X, 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
o Increasing non-gameday content to promote Lafayette’s mission and core values

Qualifications:
– Efficient in Adobe Premiere Pro, or Final Cut X
– Experience in Live Sport Productions
o 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

Stipend:
Hourly wage comparable to experience and skills. Hours will vary by week and sports season.

Application:
Email cover letter, resume, work samples and references to sabinoj@lafayette.edu

Lafayette College is 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. The College seeks to promote diversity in its many manifestations. These include but are not limited to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, and place of origin. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced.