• Video Manager, Philanthropy Communications

    Location US-MA-Brookline
    Job Posted Date 4 days ago(10/11/2019 11:00 AM)
    Job ID
    full time
  • Overview


    Reporting to Philanthropy Communication’s Associate Director of Operations, the Video Manager, will serve as producer/director of video projects in collaboration with the Associate Director, Creative Director, Director of Creative Strategy and Account Management, and the Philanthropy Communications and Digital Marketing teams. (Note that outside support will be needed for some videos for both equipment and for major projects requiring high-end creative or production.)


    The Video Manager, creates high-quality, compelling videos to support the Division in raising more than $300 million annually.  He or she will work collaboratively with the Associate Director to implement the Division’s Video Plan. He or she will train internal staff on all aspects of video production including best practices for producing and editing user-generated video, and will coordinate in-house video projects, as assigned.


    Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute.  Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication. 


    Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.



    Resume and cover letter required with application submission.



    • Create and maintain an inventory of compelling video and multimedia presentations for use at events and online (web, email, and social media), including, but not limited to:
    • Full-length and short-form video content
    • donor testimonials
    • Personal stories of Dana-Farber patients
    • Interviews with physician/scientists
    • Event coverage
    • Animations/Motion Graphics
    • Digital Content
    • Collaborate with Philanthropy Communications’ Graphic Designers, Account Manager/Writers, Digital Asset Coordinator, Digital Marketing, and Division staff, and when needed, outside vendors on creative development (concept, storyboard, messaging and script, digital assets)
    • Set up and shoot video assignments, both in-studio and on location
    • Edit and produce video content, incorporating still imagery, voiceover, music, labels, etc., as appropriate
    • Edit media clip reels
    • Collaborate with DCFI Communications, freelance videographers, and studios/agencies, as needed
    • Ensure video and multimedia projects are completed accurately, on time, and on budget
    • Ensure adherence to graphic standards and brand consistency
    • Manage and maintain video equipment
    • Train internal staff on all aspects of video production included best practices for producing and editing user generated video as well as in-house video projects.
    • Manage video archive



    Reports to Associate Director, Operations, Philanthropy Communications. There is no supervisory responsibility for this position.



    Bachelor’s degree in videography, photography, fine arts, or related field required. Three years’ experience shooting and producing required; experience in an in-house setting desirable. Digital portfolio required.



    Creative talent and solid technical knowledge of relevant digital equipment and imaging/editing software, including Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects. Solid knowledge of online file formats. Strong interview management skills, including studio and location lighting, posing, and the ability provide courteous direction and guidance to high-profile subjects. Ability to work with both natural and artificial lighting to produce high-quality images that require minimal editing. Solid Mac skills; fluency in OS X, digital asset management, and Office software required. Superior communication skills and the ability to collaborate with a wide variety of personalities are necessary. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and provide quality service to multiple development and program offices are also necessary.






    Office in typical office setting. Works on deadline. Some evening and weekend work required. Some use of personal vehicle for business purposes may be required.


    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.


    External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.


    We’re hiring! Learn more about working in the Division of Philanthropy and view all open positions.


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