Media Producer

Posted 04/22/2022

Position summary

John Brown University announces a position in University Marketing & Communications (UMC) producing video and photography content for JBU’s website, social media and other marketing purposes. As a part of the University Marketing & Communications (UMC) team, the Media Producer is a key part of the creative process, providing input on various communication campaigns and other efforts coordinated by UMC.

About the Institution

JBU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational university that prepares students to honor God and serve others by developing their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives. JBU’s mission is summarized in its two historic mottos: Christ Over All and Head, Heart, Hand. As a Christ-centered community, JBU values diversity and affirms that all human beings are imprinted with the image of God and we are therefore called to honor, cherish and respect one another. In seeking to become a more diverse community we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our staff.

Department Mission Statement 

The University Marketing & Communications team is dedicated to our mission to “Promote. Communicate. Serve.” We promote the university to prospective students, parents, alumni and donors. We communicate the mission of JBU and the incredible stories of our students, alumni, faculty and staff. Finally, we serve the other departments at the university by creating excellent marketing and communication materials.

Role Qualifications 

  • Ability to maintain positive relationships with staff, faculty, students and community
  • Ability to set priorities and accomplish goals with limited supervision
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust to shifting priorities
  • Commitment to representing diverse voices in work projects
  • Ability to articulate the benefits of a Christian college experience, including integration of faith, learning and living
  • Desire to be a role model for students by demonstrating an active Christian faith in personal example and in work-related responsibilities
  • Commitment to the Articles of Faith, Employee Expectations, mission and objectives of the university

Position Responsibilities 

  • Directs and develops rich media content for JBU’s website, social media, internal video channel and digital marketing — this may include scriptwriting, scheduling talent, editing, shooting, lighting, etc. — from concept to deliverable.
  • Supervises work-study students assigned to assist in video production and other UC projects
  • Manages the university’s YouTube channel in collaboration with a cross-discipline marketing group
  • Creates and manages video production workflow for UMC video projects
  • Collaborates with the UMC team on cross-platform communication projects
  • As a part of the creative process, provides input and feedback on creative work by other members of the UMC team
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills and Experience 

  • Proven experience interpreting project goals and translating them into functional media
  • Experience in DSLR cameras, video production, including camera operation, location and set management, audio and lighting
  • Experience in video deployment on the web (Including understanding of: embedding, compression, progressive downloading, streaming and codecs)
  • Proficiency in industry-standard video editing and related software, including Final Cut Pro and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability and desire to keep up with video and social media trends
  • Able to work in a team environment to meet objectives
  • Ability to use CG applications like AfterEffects and Motion
  • Ability to effectively manage time, schedules and projects
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bilingual (Spanish)
  • Piloting a drone
  • Experience in sound design
  • Experience in digital photography including a wide range of photography projects from portraits, events and marketing-style photo shoots.


Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.

Reporting to this Position

work-study staff, interns, private contractors

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; stand; sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The employee is expected to adhere to all University policies.



JBU desires to increase the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students to honor how all humans are created in the image of God, to reflect better the diversity of the Kingdom of God, to further our Christian commitment to justice, and to increase the quality of our educational experience. JBU is pursuing the goal of teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from ethnic minorities and women. For more information, visit our diversity webpage.

About JBU

Information describing the university is available on-line.


Please complete the application and then upload it along with your resume and cover letter to the "Upload Your Documents" page. Only complete materials will be reviewed. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by the university.‚Äč 

Contact Information:
Office of Human Resources
John Brown University
2000 West University Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
Phone: 479.524.7197

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