Job Openings

JPCatholic is accepting applications for an energetic, mission-driven student recruiter. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and have the capacity to communicate JP Catholic's mission with passion to prospective students, their parents and college counselors. Student recruitment requires frequent travel, extensive phone work, and a proactive dedication to identifying and implementing diverse recruiting and awareness strategies. The ideal candidate must work collaboratively and have a strong work ethic. He/she will quickly learn InfusionSoft - the primary CRM tool used for student recruitment at JPCatholic.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in the Creative Arts, Business or Humanities
  • A practicing and committed Catholic with a passion for JPCatholic’s vision and mission
  • Enjoys talking with future students on the phone and sharing their passion for JPCatholic and its mission.
  • Exhibits meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially in listening.
  • Sales experience and a demonstrable ability to close is required.
  • Ability to communicate JPCatholic’s value proposition to potential students and their parents
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Manage all aspects of video production for marketing video and branded video content, primarily for admissions efforts but also for development projects requiring video content.

Job Responsibilities

  1. DEVELOPMENT OF VIDEO CONTENT
    • Take initiative to develop pitches for new projects based on relevant institutional needs and gaps in current video content offering
    • Coordinate with marketing team to develop new ideas for videos
  2. PRODUCING FOR VIDEO CONTENT
    • Reach out to students, professors, and alumni to feature them in projects
    • Create outlines and interview questions for projects
    • Coordinate equipment, set dec, and location for b-roll shoots, interview shoots, and other film shoots
  3. ON SET PRODUCTION OF VIDEO CONTENT
    • Manage setup and take down of lighting, sound, camera, and set dec
    • Ensure that talent is comfortable and at ease on set
    • Interview talent or assign student workers to interview talent
    • Manage the scheduling of time on set to ensure that the talent's time is respected
  4. POST PRODUCTION FOR VIDEO CONTENT
    • Backup data from film shoots to server archive and working drives
    • Organize all data (recorded media files, project files, exports, and any miscellaneous assets for video post production)
    • Create script cuts of interview footage, rough cuts, secondary cuts, mix sound, color grade footage, create or manage the creation of motion graphics, create end screen cards, polish and export cuts for distribution on multiple platforms
  5. DISTRIBUTION OF VIDEO CONTENT
    • Coordinate with other members of the marketing team to distribute video content to social media platforms and jpcatholic.edu
    • Create compelling titles and descriptions for videos
    • Create subtitles for videos (if applicable)
    • Coordinate with graphic designer to create compelling thumbnails for a variety of platforms - YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Instagram, and various web formats
  6. GENERAL MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Manage the organization and upkeep of audio and video equipment
    • Train and supervise student workers in the development of marketing video and branded video content
    • Manage the scheduling of the production and distribution of videos, create internal deadlines for completing each particular video, move deadlines as necessary based on the progress of each project
  7. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
    • Collaborate with marketing team to develop marketing strategies and materials to more effectively communicate JPCatholic's brand and value proposition
    • Collaborate with the marketing team to create ancillary content such as podcasts, video events, and audio ads for radio and podcasts
    • Manage the organization and growth of the University’s photo library

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A practicing and committed Catholic with a passion for JPCatholic’s vision and mission
  • Ability to communicate the story of JPCatholic’s brand, students, and alumni in a visual medium
  • Strong technical and creative proficiency in film production, including camerawork, lighting, and sound
  • Strong proficiency with editing in Adobe Premiere
  • Ability to manage projects from inception to completion
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Familiarity with Photoshop and After Effects preferred
  • Experience with marketing and social media management preferred
  • Experience creating promotional video content preferred

Environment

JPCatholic is a lay run Roman Catholic institution with a primary focus on shaping future creators and innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs within a faith-filled Catholic campus environment. Our faculty and staff passionately support the mission and vision of the University; they transmit that passion to our students, and seek to Impact Culture for Christ. Our students have the opportunity to acquire a deep and personal knowledge of Jesus Christ. Catholic ethical, moral, and social values provide a guiding compass for everything we do. Our academic vision is to create a extraordinary university for students through degree programs in the Creative Arts and Business Innovation.

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Application

Send your resume/CV and a cover letter to Anna Velasco, Director of HR, at avelasco@jpcatholic.edu or to: 220 W. Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025. In your cover letter, you should explicitly detail how you will support the mission of the University, why you are well suited for the position, and explain your competence and commitment. Your resume should detail your professional experience as it matches the position requirements described above. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interviews and hiring dates are budget and student enrollment dependent. Please carefully read and understand our expectations with respect to fidelity to and respect for the teachings of the Catholic Church here.

JPCatholic is committed to creating an atmosphere that values human diversity. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded to all individuals with respect to compensation and privileges of employment, benefits, and separation, as well as all other terms and conditions of employment.

John Paul the Great Catholic University strives to hire and promote the best-qualified individuals, and background and reference checks are an important part of these processes. When a background or reference check is needed with respect to hiring or other employment decisions, JPCatholic conducts such checks in compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws. JPCatholic will make a conditional offer of employment prior to a background check being conducted. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the employment of a person who was conditionally offered the position.