Grinnell Chamber

Content Creator- Video

Full time
Posted: 12/28/2021
Grinnell, IA
Brielle Beck

Description

Grinnell Mutual’s calling card in the industry is its commitment to creating and sustaining relationships and to honoring its promises. We are proud to do well by doing right by people.

As the keepers of the Grinnell Mutual brand, the Marketing and Customer Experience team and its content creators have a big responsibility and we know that words and visuals matter. Everything we send out into the world — for both internal and external audiences — should represent our core values: Act with integrity, trust and respect others, value our relationships, and serve and protect our customers.

As a videographer/photographer, you will help set and maintain Grinnell Mutual’s look, feel, and visual “voice,” helping to tell its 110-year-old story of trusted relationships and promises kept, both in the marketplace and to employees. Your work will contribute to the company’s ongoing marketing maturity and professionalism, especially in the area of video and other interactive visual content. While the position is primarily focused on videography, you will also take event, employee, and storytelling photos. You’ll also have the opportunity to contribute content across media, including graphic design and written storytelling.

This is a “flex” position that requires regular travel to Grinnell Mutual headquarters but can be part-time remote work.

Responsibilities

  • Creates video content for web pages, social media channels, email campaigns, advertisements.  
  • Creates still photographic assets for publications, marketing materials, and communications for both external and internal customers.
  • Incorporates brand standards while also stretching creatively and imagining new ways to visually represent ideas. 
  • Works with members of the content team on content planning and development. Focuses on audience-centric videos to appeal to a variety of audiences, including current and potential employees, mutuals, agents, and current and potential policyholders. 
  • Self-manages various business-as-usual and as-needed projects to keep project delivery on time at quality levels required. Projects will involve multiple marketing strategies not confined to videos or photos. 
  • May travel as a representative of the organization to a variety of venues during evenings, overnights, and/or weekends to represent the company, to seek training opportunities, or to gather video/photos for content needs (approximately 2-3 times a year 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Requirements

  • Associate degree and/or certification in photography/videography plus a minimum of two years of experience creating photo and video content considered. Bachelor's degree preferred. 
  • Videography and photography experience required; experience with Canon and Nikon equipment preferred. Stop-motion/animation experience highly desirable but not required. Writing and editing experience a bonus.
  • Adobe CC expertise required, specifically Lightroom, Premier Pro, After Effects, and Audition; experience with InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop highly preferred. Experience with JIRA project management software a bonus.
  • Ability to create – or learn to create – stop-motion and animated videos. 
  • Has mastery of skills necessary to create and deliver a polished video product, including storyboarding, script-writing, and shot lists.
  • Skilled  with principals and best practices for audio recording/use and effective lighting.
  • Ability to create and edit motion graphics videos; conduct live video interviews, including familiarity with audio recording and lighting principles; and take professional portraits.
  • Ability to collaborate both within the content team, Marketing and Customer Experience department, and with other business units, while also functioning independently and working with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal, communication, listening, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to make people feel comfortable and respected as participants in videos and photos.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to manage multiple priorities, projects, and deadlines as required by business need. 
  • Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license and travel from the home office to meeting sites, interview locations, or Grinnell Mutual customer offices as needed. Overnight travel is required approximately 5 percent of time depending on business need. Ability to adhere to the Fleet Safety Policy. 
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable work schedule to meet the needs of our customers and provide adequate coverage during our core business hours.

 

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