International and Institute-Wide Initiatives

REPORTS TOAssociate Director, Instructional Design

DATE:  August 2018


Position Overview

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, a nonprofit think tank, is seeking a talented digital media producer to design and create digital media assets (video, animations, photos, infographics, audio, etc.) for use in its online and residential educational offerings. This individual will work under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Instructional Design to lead the development of teaching case studies, self-paced learning modules, and blended learning courses that will be hosted in Canvas, a learning management system, and freely available for educators, practitioners and anyone interested in issues related to land and water policy.

This individual will join a creative team of content experts, instructors, and external partners and collaborate in all phases of the design and production process – pitch, script, storyboard, shoot, edit, produce, and disseminate. This individual will also serve as the designated administrative liaison between the Associate Director of Instructional Design and the Institute’s public affairs team for various platforms used to manage and deliver digital media assets.

Location: The position will be located in the Lincoln Institute’s office in Cambridge, Massachusetts.



  • Design and create videos, animations, and graphics as teaching and learning materials for use in various online delivery platforms.

  • Collaborate with content experts, instructors, and instructional designer to design and develop teaching case studies, self-paced modules, and blended learning courses.

  • Develop and monitor a comprehensive action plan and prioritize and manage project activities to ensure they progress on schedule and completed by deadline.

  • Provide mentorship to interns, team members, and staff of the Institute on multimedia design and production projects.


Required Qualifications and Attributes

  • Minimum of 3 years video editing and production experience; proficiency with Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, camera set-up and operation, lighting, and audio.
  • Proficient project management skills, extremely organized, and capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proven experience with design thinking methods and iterative design processes.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to work independently and with colleagues across several departments in the organization.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.


Additional Qualifications

  • Experience creating diverse learning experiences (e.g., hands-on-activities, educational software, interactive media, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Spanish and Chinese a plus.  
  • Ability to work with content that may require translation.



Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and generous benefits, including paid time off for holidays and vacation, health coverage, employer-matched retirement plan.



Send cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information for three references to The PDF file(s) should be named as follows: LastName_FirstName_.pdf. Please ensure that the subject line of your email includes the text "Digital Media Producer."


The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is a nonpartisan, private operating foundation whose mission focuses on solving global economic, social, and environmental challenges to improve the quality of life through creative approaches to the use, taxation, and stewardship of land. A dynamic, growing, organization whose origins date to 1946, the Lincoln Institute seeks to inform and reframe the public dialogue and decisions about land through research, training, and effective communication. By bringing together public officials, policy makers, scholars, practitioners, journalists, and involved citizens, the Lincoln Institute integrates research and practice and provides a forum for multidisciplinary perspectives on public policy by “finding answers in the land”. The Lincoln Institute focuses on five major areas of impact in the world: Creating Fiscally Stable Communities, Mitigation of and Adaptation to Climate Change, Reducing Urban Poverty and Informality, Establishing Functional Land Markets and Ensuring Efficient and Equitable Tax Policy. 


The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.