Creative Content Assistant

JOB TITLE: Creative Content Assistant

DEPARTMENT:  Marketing

REPORTS TO:  Creative Producer


Reporting to the Creative Producer, the Creative Content Assistant captures, and assists in capturing, the photographic and video assets that best support the content and marketing strategies of the Marketing department. In addition, the Creative Content Assistant helps leverage assets across university channels by preparing content for publication and/or publishing content as directed. The Creative Content Assistant reports to the Creative Producer.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produces and creates photographic and video content as directed by the Creative Producer
  • Serves as a general production manager, handling the logistics of both onsite and offsite photo and video productions
  • Generates briefs that convey creative concepts as they pertain to a given project, in order to clearly communicate between creative and non-creative teams
  • Capable of shooting and editing subjects for the purposes of creating video content showcasing the success of the university
  • Tracks and coordinates multiple projects simultaneously from pre-production, through post-production 
  • Anticipates project needs and possesses the ability to forecast potential problems early on
  • Responsible for delivering created content to the University's digital channels such as our UArts website, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.
  • Occasional early morning and late evening work is required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions.  Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant studies, such as Communications, Film or Photography or two to three years of professional experience in Photography, Film and Post-Production.


  • A minimum 1–3 years’ relevant experience, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • The candidate must have strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills; pay close attention to detail; and be self-motivated and resourceful.
  • Candidate should have an understanding of content platforms, such as YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
  • Candidate must be proficient with Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and Lightroom and G-Suite for Business Apps.
  • General working knowledge of a Digital Asset Management (DAM) system such as Axle, Bynder or similar solution is appreciated.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Oversee day-to-day projects for work study students

About The University:

University of the Arts’ mission is simple: to advance human creativity. Established in 1876, UArts believes creativity is the most essential skill for success in today’s society and has educated generations of groundbreaking artists, performers, designers and creative leaders for more than 141 years.  After being granted university status in 1987, University of the Arts became the largest institution of its kind in the nation, offering programs in design, fine arts, media arts, crafts, music, dance, theater and writing. It now features 30 undergraduate arts majors, 15 graduate programs and the nation’s first PhD program in Creativity. UArts is also home to innovative centers across disciplines, including the Center for Immersive Media, Lightbox Film Center, Philadelphia Art Alliance and Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. Learn more about UArts.

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