2U, Inc. is seeking a smart, creative and highly organized individual to act as a Freelance Producer of course content for the University of North Carolina’s innovative, online MBA (Master of Business Administration) and MPA (Master of Public Administration) degree programs. The Freelance Producer will join a team charged with planning, building, maintaining and revising a large and growing body of digital academic content. Reporting to the head of 2U’s UNC-based production team, the Freelance Producer will assist in all aspects of this effort, including: documenting and maintaining course production plans; assisting in field production (which will require regular travel to Washington, D.C.); organizing and managing digital assets; tracking development of course materials through production and deployment; reviewing course materials for quality and consistency; troubleshooting time-sensitive issues as they arise.
The Freelance Producer position requires a keen eye and ear for detail and the ability to be effective within a system of many moving parts. Candidates should have a track record that clearly demonstrates these capabilities. Applicants from any professional domain will be considered, but all those applying should have the following qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year college or university; at least 2 years of work experience in a professional media-production setting; professional or personal experience with both video production and Web content-development; experience handling and tracking digital assets in a collaborative work environment; ability to perform basic computer setup and troubleshooting tasks; excellent communication skills in face-to-face, telephone and email interactions; comfort working with sometimes-challenging academic subject matter; proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments simultaneously while maintaining a positive outlook and a collegial, professional demeanor.