4 Jan 2019

Full-Time University Film Producer in China


Job Description

Sias University is Hiring a Media Marketing Producer

Media Marketing Producer’s Job Description

Film Producer will will create video and photo series describing faculty and international student lifestyles at SIAS International University. The Media Marketing Producer role will be focused on episodic delivery, audience growth and branding. All videos and photos created will be used to promote SIAS to prospective foreign teachers and attract candidates for study abroad. Media Producer will oversee the Social Media Marketing Coordinator.

Media Producer’s Core Responsibilities

Teach 2 hours a week in the fall and 4 hours in the spring with all relevant requirements of a part-time teacher as described in the original contract. These hours will be concentrated on 1 Oral English core class in the fall and divided between 1 core Academic class and 2 substitute teaching hours in the Spring.

Work 18 hours a week in the Fall and 14 hours in the Spring on video and photo storytelling

  • 5-7 hours a week in pre-production, scheduling, meetings and other administrative tasks
  • 2-5 hours a week in production/filming
  • 7-10 hours in post-production

Detailed breakdown of job responsibilities

Planning and Administration 

  • Media Producer will create and update video scripts
  • Media Producer will research information for Graphics (GFX) and photojournalism posts
  • Media Producer will handle all administrative tasks (i.e. creating budgets for equipment, follow up on requests, creating yearly production presentations for leadership, logging hours, etc.)
  • Media Producer will meet and create production plan and vision scripts with Party A (Recruiting Coordinator and Dean of International Students)
  • Media Producer will revise production plans
  • Media Producer will update project manager site
  • Media Producer will schedule interviews, plan location and equipment needs for video shoots
  • Media Producer will screen content to leadership
  • Media Producer will manage social media coordinator (i.e. supervise deadlines and project completion, prepare social media delivery calendar
  • Media Producer will train team on storytelling techniques (e.g. interviews)



  • Media Producer will conduct interviews
  • Media Producer will film daily life, classroom and event b-roll


Post Productions

  • Media Producer will store and backup all footage on hard drives
  • Media Producer will create titles/GFX or source them from contract workers
  • Media Producer will share footage with Sias News Center and ICED using Baidu and AppleCloud
  • Media Producer will edit footage: lay story interviews, lay broll visuals, adjust and clean-up audio, color correct visuals, lay graphics
  • Media Producer will export and back up videos
  • Media Producer will create photo stories to be shared by Sias News Center
  • Media Producer will meet with Sias supervisor to create a detailed production plan for school year, including video descriptions and intended delivery schedule


Job Duties

  • Will create 2-3 video series that include multiple videos per semester describing different aspects of academic and personal life at SIAS
  • Will make any necessary revisions to SIAS owned promotional videos from previous year to cater to the needs of current recruitment season
  • Media Producer will work in collaboration with the Coordinator of Recruiting, Office of International Scholars, Social Media Coordinator and the Sias News Center staff.
  • Media Producer will teach an academic level elective course in the Spring within Party B’s field of study: journalism, scriptwriting or visual storytelling.
  • Contract will begin on August 20th and conclude at the end of the Spring semester


Salary and Benefits 

See www.academicsinasia.com/employment


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Send your resume and cover letter to Aaron Vorbau aaron@academicsinasia.com



Apply by April 1st. Open til filled.

Teach in China

Job Categories: BA Degree Required. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: film producer overseas and video producer in china. Salary: 4500-6500 RMB per month.

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