Creative Producer

Department: Enrollment Marketing
Reports to: Media Content Director


Reporting to the Media Content Director, the Creative Producer creates and oversees the strategic storytelling efforts of the university across all media, to ensure Enrollment Marketing’s storytelling is cohesive, engaging, accurately representative of the university, and successfully attracting right-fit prospective students and families to University of the Arts. The Creative Producer is also responsible for producing and/or assisting in the creation of editorial, photographic and video assets in support of the university’s content strategy. In addition, the Creative Producer assists in leveraging assets across university channels by preparing content for publication and/or publishing content as directed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversees strategic storytelling holistically, leading our efforts to align our storytelling with the university’s mission, values and marketing strategy.
  • Identifies university stories and determines the best avenues for effectively communicating these narratives across university media.
  • Produces and creates photographic and video content as directed by the Director for Media Content.
  • Serves as a general production manager, handles the logistics of both onsite and offsite creative productions, including photo, video and editorial.
  • Generates briefs that convey creative concepts as they pertain to a given project, in order to clearly communicate between creative and non-creative teams.
  • Shoots, edits, directs and interviews 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.
  • Works closely with the social media team to ensure shared content is delivered to the appropriate channels in a timely manner, and that the content aligns with our storytelling strategy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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


  • A minimum 2–3 years’ relevant experience.


  • 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.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • The candidate must have strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills and demonstrated narrative storytelling experience.
  • Candidate has an understanding of content platforms such as Drupal CMS, 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 a similar solution is appreciated.

Supervisory Responsibility:

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

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is:

  • Continuously required to stand and use hands to handle or feel; frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear; occasionally sits, climb, balance or kneel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral, color vision, distance vision, close vision and depth perception.
  • Lift up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the staff member will be exposed to a quiet to moderate noise level in the office environment.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions.

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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