At the Big “I” and specific to Trusted Choice® we are passionate about the independent insurance agency channel and the work that we do to assist agents, spread awareness and advance it. We are customer-focused and always strive for excellence. As an integral part of the Trusted Choice staff, the Director of Industry Marketing/Video production is expected to serve as an engaged and involved team member and must have a thorough knowledge of Trusted Choice products and services in order to create consistent communications and drive awareness with a strong foundation in video marketing production.
This position will be responsible for:
Manage Marketing Project Manager and oversee interns and temporary staff support
Video production for digital and social media content: Produce, shoot and edit digital and social video content across various platforms, including shooting original content, event recaps, social media content, behind-the-scenes materials, member interviews/testimonials, etc.
Conduct research for upcoming projects and present production plans. This includes developing concepts, pitching projects, and working on mood boards.
Engage external production companies and agencies on selected projects when needed: create project briefs, oversee bidding process, negotiate contracts and manage agency through full production process.
Manage video shoot budgets for projects: Responsible to ensure project comes in on budget. Candidate must have a full understanding of all production expenses and be able to quickly problem-solve.
Work collaboratively with internal and external partners and teams to collaborate on projects and content as well as make sure messaging is consistent to message specific to Trusted Choice as well as across other company divisions.
Ensure all videos are executed to best practices and standards.
Actively participate in industry trade shows, networking receptions, conventions, programs and events, training programs, or other meetings to source content for video and communications and spread awareness of Trusted Choice brand and resources.
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related discipline required, MBA or Master’s degree in Marketing strongly preferred
A minimum of 4 years of professional experience
Ability to travel 25% nationwide
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Outstanding communication skills across numerous platforms including written, verbal and multi-media (web, social and video) including fluency with various video formats for Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo and YouTube.
Exceptional project management skills and experience with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously and ability to stay within a budget
Solid business acumen, management and problem-solving skills
1-3+ years of proven experience creating successful online video content, including extensive and intimate knowledge of the workflow process from concept through post-production
1+ years of effective management experience
1+ years experience with Adobe After Effects, Premiere, and Photoshop CC
Ability to work independently to achieve goals established in a team environment.
Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as MAC OS.
Knowledge of insurance industry a plus
What’s Attractive to the Right Candidate?
You will enjoy working in a supportive, respectful environment.
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, work from home two days a week, health and dental coverage, 401k match, and up to a 4% annual bonus.
To Apply for the Senior Manager of Marketing and Sales position:
Simply email your resume and salary requirements to Susannah Wheelock at email@example.com with “TRUSTED CHOICE – Video Marketing Manager”
Additional Salary Information: Eligible for a 4% bonus yearly
About Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers Assoc.
The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (Big "I") is a national alliance of more than a quarter million business owners and their employees who offer all types of insurance and financial services products.
Unlike company-employed agents, Big "I" independent insurance agents and insurance brokers represent more than one insurance company, so they can offer clients a wider choice of auto, home, business, life, health coverages as well as retirement and employee-benefit products.
The Big "I" has a consumer facing brand, Trusted Choice, which members can use for co-branding and support.