The Media Associate is impeccably skilled at being in the right place at the right time to capture the competitive spirit, enthusiasm, and anticipation throughout the competition. This individual has a keen desire to see the world through a different lens, and takes a new and creative approach with each click of the shutter. A picture is worth a thousand words - therefore, the Media Associate plays an integral role in assisting the Director of Media in bringing the CaseIT 2022 brand to life through both photography and videography.

Commitment required:

  • Must attend CaseIT 2022 Fall Recruitment Onboarding from 11 AM - 2 PM on October 31, 2021
  • Attend regularly scheduled Competition Execution Team meetings
  • Must attend additional Preparation Sessions (as required) with the Competition Execution Team
  • Must attend CaseIT 2022 OC Team Session on November 14, 2021
  • Must attend CaseIT 2022 Weekly OC Team Sessions (3 hours per week) from January - February 2022
  • Must attend CaseIT 2022 Competition Week from February 20 – 25, 2022
  • Approximately 5-10 hours of commitment per week

Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the Director of Media in the creation of photography and videography
  • Ensuring competitors and other stakeholders are actively engaged in social media throughout the competition by collecting, editing, and posting competition images in a timely manner
  • Ideating new branding strategies and pitching creative ideas to enhance projects
  • Capturing behind the scenes content of the Organizing Committee, such as each individual team member and the ongoing process that the team takes to run a world-class competition

Successful completion of this role provides:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, PremierePro, Photoshop, and After Effects)
  • A portfolio or samples of past media work
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects concurrently and operate in a fast-paced environment
  • A keen eye for detail and design aesthetics

Additional qualifications and skills:

  • A creative portfolio bolstered with content from a high-profile international event
  • Demonstrated collaborative efforts in the creative development process with other team members
  • Ability to effectively align an organization’s branding in photography and videography
  • Ability to provide professional critique that is aligned with a marketing strategy and branding
  • Develop strong organizational skills
  • Lasting connections with team members, student attendees, global competitors, and industry professionals
  • Pride in being a part of the largest MIS international case competition