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Company: Perkins School for the Blind
Location: Watertown, MA
Perkins School for the Blind
Perkins School for the Blind, located near Boston, was the first school for the blind chartered in the United States in 1829. For over 180 years, Perkins School for the Blind has provided quality educational and residential services to students who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind, empowering them to reach their maximum potential. Perkins School for the Blind embraces diversity in ability, thought, culture and belief. We provide equal education and employment opportunities and value the unique talents and contributions of all of our students and staff.
The VDP reports to the Content Manager and works with the content team to develop consistently effective video content to promote the Perkins brand, both internally and externally. The VDP produces content in collaboration with the marketing and web teams, as well as in collaboration with teams across Perkins.
This individual should have the ability to develop video content in a short turnaround that can be adapted for multiple digital channels. In particular, s/he should be adept at creating short video content appropriate for Perkins’ social, web and direct communications. Occasionally educational video production will be necessary. Strong visual storytelling, excellent time management, project planning and writing skills are necessary for success.
Experience producing video for social channels, an understanding of what appeals to online audiences are required, and the ability to run livestream events is highly desirable.
The VDP is expected to become fluent in Perkins’ operations and strategic priorities, including all programs and the portfolio of products and services. Comfort working with children and young adults of a variety of ages, special needs and physical capabilities is required.
Extensive video production (working with Canon EOS 5D Mark III & IV) and editing experience (using Adobe Premiere Pro), including scripting, drafting creative briefs, leading music selection and licensing required.
Preference will be given to candidates with:
Benefits: We provide a complete benefits package which includes tuition reimbursement, medical and dental insurance, LTD and Life insurance, retirement programs and staff development and training.
Perkins seeks to enhance its community of intellectually, culturally, and socially diverse individuals to enrich the educational experience of our students. Applicants from a multicultural background, are bilingual, and/or who have relevant life experience are encouraged to apply.
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
Perkins School for the Blind does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin (including unlawful language proficiency requirements), age, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, disability, and military service in treatment or employment at Perkins, admission or access to Perkins, or any other aspect of the educational programs and activities that Perkins operates.
Perkins is required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and their respective implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Parts 100, 104, 106 and 110, not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, or age. A
compendium of those regulations can be found at https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=503a5e825dae16425ec0bfd2ca33cbd0&mc=true&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title34/34cfrv1_02.tpl#100.
The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries and complaints regarding discrimination:
Name and Title: Michele Crews, Director of Human Resources
Address: 175 North Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472
Telephone Number: (617) 972-7671
E-mail Address: [email protected]
Inquiries concerning the application of each of the federal statutes and their implementing regulations to Perkins may be referred to Ms. Crews or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights at (617) 289-0111 or 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921.