Manager, Multimedia (Video, Photo)

Join the Northrop Grumman Communications team and help drive the company's business objectives by implementing dynamic multimedia strategies.

In this role, you will serve as project manager, team leader and video/photo production specialist. You will oversee all aspects of content production, create a multimedia strategy and inspire teamwork and maintain a collaborative, cooperative creative environment. This full-time position is located in Linthicum, Maryland, and reports to the director of Interactive Media.

Key responsibilities include:
Leadership
Excellent project management and people leadership skills; provide daily leadership, management and coaching to video/photo team
Collaborate with all key stakeholders to ensure clarity of projects; hold yourself and others accountable for meeting deadlines and delivering accurate, high-quality work
Delegate assignments across videographers and photographers; meet with the team regularly to ensure clarity of assignments, allocate resources and projects to appropriate team members, provide guidance and feedback on the team's performance
Serve as a trusted advisor and work in partnership with other leaders to integrate messages in support of business priorities
Willingness to challenge the status quo and proactively propose and pilot creative solutions
Accepts ownership and accountability

Diligent Project Management
Build and maintain a production calendar; manage multiple projects from concept through completion
Check in frequently to understand status of all projects, redirect resources if necessary in order to meet shifting priorities and deadlines
Prioritize workflow across team members
Arrange and lead project planning meetings, to include intake of the project, storyboarding and regular milestone checks
Creative problem solver

Quality Content Production / Execution
Develop a video/photo strategy aligned with business objectives and priorities
Lead the management of all logistics for all photo and video shoots, including leading internal and external teams
Manage assets and budgets; source and manage external resources; contribute to purchase orders, statements of work and internal work orders; negotiate contracts in partnership with Business Management and Procurement
Concentrate on developing and managing internal efficiencies and processes
Maintain brand strength and consistency

Collaboration and Cooperation
Execute a holistic creative strategy with creative team members across the company
Lead brainstorming sessions that support pillars and strategic priorities
Contribute insight and creative suggestions throughout all phases of project development; outline and document solutions and resource plans
Serve as a key communicator for the multimedia function; make and implement suggestions to improve the project management process across teams; provide a positive stakeholder experience to earn repeat business

Success in addressing the complex nature of this position relies on your ability to rapidly understand the scope and needs of the organization; apply best practice to achieve goals; build rapport with key stakeholders across organizations; and proactively develop effective means to highlight our people and capabilities.

This is an ideal position for an adventurous, self-motivated, multimedia producer who is able to meet commitments and work effectively given tight deadlines, multiple tasks, shifting priorities and limited resources. Our new teammate thrives in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment, embraces change and spreads knowledge and positivity throughout the team.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree; 10 years of direct experience with creative design and direction; at least 10 years leading diverse teams. In lieu of a communications degree, four additional years of relevant experience may be acceptable
Strong, positive people leadership skills
Excellent project management, time management skills and attention to detail
Exceptional videography/photography production capabilities
Ability to understand stakeholder and business needs and audiences to recommend the best possible product
Passion for creative thinking, storytelling and creating the best exposure and experience for our stakeholders
Ability to be on call during high-volume times and/or weekends
Ability to lift and maneuver photo and video equipment en route to and from shoots
Ability to travel 50%, or more, of the time; travel includes intra-office within the DC metro area, as well as other U.S. sites in support of the business
Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills and ability to facilitate and gain consensus among colleagues with disparate views

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}


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