Jobs

POSITION AVAILABLE: Community Access Program Manager

Posted 7/29/15

The Austin Film Society seeks an experienced community access program manager for its new public access television program, Austin Commons. The Austin Commons Manager reports to the Director of Community Media and is responsible for producer relations, programming and outreach, working closely with facilities and equipment staff. To apply:

https://www.austinfilm.org/jobs?srctid=1&erid=5319009&trid=b054df48-4670-4d5a-a206-e1124e2704b4

POSITION AVAILABLE: Studio Producer

Posted 7/29/15

BronxNet seeks a highly motivated individual to enhance BronxNet’s broadcast quality. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing community media organization by helping to raise standards for quality output in studio and field productions for both public access producers and BronxNet signature productions. The position reports to the Director of Broadcast and Technology.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plan and coordinate all aspects of studio production
  • Assist Access Producers
  • Set-up and maintain equipment
  • Supervise tracking/scheduling of resources
  • Edit; direct; write scripts; set design; lighting as needed
  • Support talent on live and live-to-tape productions
  • Train students in TV production
  • Provide technical support to facility users

Qualifications

  • Minimum two (2) years experience as a Video or TV ProducerInterest in community media
  • Expert knowledge of Final Cut Pro and Adobe software
  • Strong interpersonal communication with an ability to serve the public in a professional manner
  • Demonstrated studio production, field and post-production skills
  • Masters Degree in Communications preferred
  • Bilingual in English-Spanish preferred
  • Familiarity with the Bronx preferred

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits

How to apply

Application deadline is August 4, 2015. Send resume and cover letter as attachments to jobs@bronxnet.org. Please include name and Studio Producer in subject line of e-mail.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Director of Member Services

Posted 7/22/15

NewTV, a non-profit community media center located in Newton, MA, is currently seeking a highly-motivated video production professional to manage all aspects of NewTV’s Community Channel, which includes providing training to members, helping coordinate member productions and scheduling the channel.

Job Duties

  • Manage the needs of NewTV’s diverse membership
  • Schedule and program NewTV’s Community Channel via Telvue Connect
  • Help facilitate all aspects of member productions
  • Create and teach curriculum for associated with the use of NewTV equipment
  • Conduct (Bi-Annual) membership drives with the Marketing Department
  • Stay up to date with latest technology and make recommendations for purchase

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in a television or media environment
  • College degree in video production or related field
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Extensive experience in studio, field and post-production
  • Advanced technical proficiency and ability to troubleshoot
  • Extensive knowledge of software applications including Adobe Creative Suite

and Final Cut X on the Mac

  • Experience teaching video production to students with varying skill levels
  • Knowledge of video file types, codecs and compression standards
  • Experience in Community Media television a plus
  • Familiarity with NewTV and the Newton community a plus

Salary range is $40k-45k and includes: healthcare, dental, life insurance, matching 401k

Must work evenings, have your own transportation and be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

NewTV is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send resume, cover letter and samples of your work to Executive Director, Robert S. Kelly (bobk@newtv.org). No telephone calls please.

NewTV is an Emmy® Award-winning, state-of-the art HD media center in Newton, MA, specializing in television production, training and building community partnerships. The Community Channel serves as the voice of the Newton community, providing a forum for our diverse membership to express their ideals and ideas.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Full Time Producer

Posted 7/22/15

QCTV – Acts as liaison with schools and community organization regarding event coverage.  Produces and directs multi-camera shoots using the video production van and/or mobile equipment packages.  Schedules crews for event coverage and monitors production quality.   Edits programs, including graphics.

View full job description.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Multimedia Copywriter

Posted 7/17/15

The Multimedia Copywriter is a conceptual self-starter who is responsible for channeling his/her talent to develop, write, and edit compelling copy for use in key on- and offline integrated marketing initiatives. Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Communications, the Multimedia Copywriter will serve as a steward of MNN’s voice as it translates to all marketing channels. The position is writing intensive and requires writing across all media.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develops ideas for and creates original content for key integrated marketing materials and campaigns spanning multiple applications including writing on-screen text and copy for associated Web, digital, and social media outlets, as well as copy for promotional materials, advertisements, emails, and other outlets.
  • Edits copy originated by MNN departments, partner organizations, and other sources, maintaining clarity of thought and consistency of voice while adhering to institutional messaging and style.
  • Manages multiple tasks simultaneously and meets deadlines consistently. Effectively communicates any schedule changes to the Director, and makes improvement suggestions as appropriate.
  • Assists in managing and maintaining organization’s distribution lists, including mailing and email lists.
  • Assists in managing organization’s social media profiles and works to boost engagement across all social media platforms.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as required, including but not limited to, assisting in analytics reporting, assisting with special projects, assisting with events, and other responsibilities as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

  • B.A./B.S. degree in Communications, English, Marketing Communications or equivalent
  • At least two years experience in copywriting and/or multimedia content creations
  • Experience managing and creating social media presence on multiple platforms
  • Ability to assist in developing and executing strategy for content distribution across multiple platforms
  • Motivated self-starter with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of producing impactful content
  • Understanding of analytics across all platforms

Other Job Requirements

  • Strong interest in community media.
  • Good organizational skills with demonstrated ability to work independently, collectively and collaboratively.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative in solving problems and capacity to troubleshoot and make recommendations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse public.
  • Position may require evening and weekend work hours.

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

To Apply

Application deadline is July 31, 2015. Send resume and cover letter to marketing@mnn.org. In your cover letter, please address the following question: How do you think your skills can benefit a community media organization? We will only consider complete applications.

Due to the volume of applications, MNN may not be able to respond individually to each applicant. No phone calls please. MNN will contact selected candidates for interviews on a rolling basis.

About MNN

Founded in 1992, Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) is Manhattan’s free, public access cable network. We operate two media production and education facilities in Manhattan and run four cablecast channels (Community, Lifestyle, Spirit, and Culture), reaching some 620,000 cable subscribers in the borough.

MNN offers free training in video production, editing, and broadcasting to Manhattan residents who wish to become Certified Producers with MNN.

We actively strive to empower Manhattan residents to exercise their First Amendment rights in an open, uncensored, and equitable forum.

Manhattan Neighborhood Network is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Part Time Employee Position Open – 20 hours

Posted 7/17/15

Boston Neighborhood Network – Boston, MA

Duties and Responsibilities:
# Manage and maintain Drupal/CiVi environments for company
# Work with web project manager to define requirements for updates and changes
# Maintain and continuously improve existing website
# Coordinate effective data entry and integrity of data
# Work effectively with internal and external teams

Requirements:
# Bachelors’ degree
# A minimum of 5 years of experience in designing and developing
interactive websites and other interactive applications
# Experience in Drupal and integrating Drupal with other applications
# Experience in XHTML, HTML 4-5, CSS2-3, JSP, PHP, Javascript
# Proven track record coordinating multiple projects with high
attention to detail and prioritizing to meet deadlines in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
# Familiarity with CRM tools preferred
# Non profit experience a plus

Please send resume, 2 references and cover letter no later than August 15, 2015 to Janice Williams at address below or email to jwilliams@bnntv.org

Janice Williams, Membership and Development Manager
BNN TV
3025 Washington Street
Boston, Egleston Square, MA 02119

No Calls Please

POSITION AVAILABLE: Manager, Community Producer Services

Posted 7/9/15

Title:                                                     Manager, Community Producer Services
Program:                                             Community Media
Supervisor:                                         Director of Community Media
Full-time/Part-time:                      Full-time
Exempt/Non Exempt:    Exempt

BRIC is dedicated to presenting art and media programs that reflect Brooklyn’s creativity and diversity. BRIC also provides resources to launch, nurture, and showcase artists and media makers. All of BRIC’s offerings are free or low cost, to advance access to and understanding of arts and media. Each year, upwards of one million people in Brooklyn and citywide are served through BRIC’s programs. Learn more at BRICartsmedia.org.

BRIC is the community access television organization for the borough of Brooklyn. Our “Free Speech” program offers Brooklyn residents low-cost media education classes, free access to media production equipment and studios, and the opportunity to air programming on four cable television channels and our digital platforms.

Purpose of Position: The position manages staff and facilities serving the needs of Community Producers – the clients of our Free Speech program.   The position is focused both on day-to-day administration and strategic oversight of the program.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Supervision and Administration: Supervise Public Equipment staff, Community Producer Liaison, Distribution Coordinator and Operations Assistant.  Oversee scheduling, timekeeping, staff development and evaluations, etc.

Manage Production Facilities: Primary responsibility for organizing public production facilities and equipment— including field equipment, studios, editing equipment and common areas. Work with engineering to make sure equipment is properly maintained. Assist with purchase planning and replenishment of expendables.

Policies:  Help create an orderly, positive environment for production.  Implement policies for community producer services.  These policies include those affecting TV studio and equipment allocation, as well as those calling for disciplinary actions for violation of BRIC policies.

Assessment:  Oversee collection of quantitative and qualitative data about the use of BRIC’s Free Speech services; work collaboratively with the Director of Community Media to assess the impact.

Equipment and Technology:  Oversee use of database for use of Free Speech Services; work collaboratively with Programming and Technology teams to improve the experience of community producers.

Desired Education/Experience/Skills

  • Familiarity with Public Access operations
  • Experience in a public service program or customer service position, including experience as a supervisor.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team player with a commitment to a collaborative work environment.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Experience or familiarity with video equipment and production

Compensation, Benefits & Schedule

Full-time position with full benefits program.  Some evenings and weekends are required.

How to Apply

Email jobs@BRICartsmedia.org with subject line: Manager, Community Producer Services.  Please write a brief cover letter in the body of the email, including salary requirements, and attach resume.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

BRIC is an equal opportunity employer

POSITION AVAILABLE: MCTV Production Manager

Posted 7/9/15

Job Title:                  MCTV Production Manager                                     Location:                  Rockville, Maryland
Salary:                      $68,432.00 – $92,528.00

Online applications must be received by Wednesday, July 22, 2015.

Montgomery College, Office of Communications – MCTV (local cable channel 10), has need for an MCTV Production Manager. Montgomery College is a dynamic, diverse institution, with students from over 170 countries, located in a diverse county of nearly one million residents.  Montgomery College is an academic institution that is committed to equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

Job Summary: Under the supervision of the MCTV Managing Director, the MCTV Production Manager is responsible for development and management of media/video production strategies to showcase the College’s people, programs, events, and activities. This position is responsible for providing branding and style consistency, client relations, leadership, mentoring, training, analytics and viewership promotion. The MCTV Production Manager also has the following duties: supervision, project management, goal-setting, coordination, planning, and evaluation of the role and daily activities of 10 full-time, professional production staff — in the effort to produce and distribute live and recorded original, broadcast quality video, web projects and cable TV programming from concept to completion. Close collaboration with programming, student and engineering supervisors, and their teams, is essential.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with concentration in broadcasting, video production, television, journalism, communications, or related field; or equivalent as evidenced by a combination of experience and demonstrated knowledge
  • Minimum of five (5) years of full time, professional, hands on production experience in broadcast, cable, or corporate video/television producing, writing, shooting video, editing and directing in the studio and the field
  • Minimum of five (5) years of supervising two or more professional production staff in producing, writing, non-linear editing, graphic design, videography, and directing (live and live to tape) in the studio or the field
  • Minimum of two (2) years of professional experience editing complex, multi-layer videos using an industry standard non-linear platform such as Adobe Premiere
  • Minimum of two (2) years of broadcast art direction and graphical branding experience designing (or working with a professional graphic designer to create and utilize) still and motion graphics, 2D and 3D animations and other design elements
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in production planning; assigning staff, equipment and deadlines to projects
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective client relationships
  • Ability to conceive, design and implement consistent graphical branding for video use on channel, website, marketing, overall College brand, and sub-brands, including use of animations and motion graphics
  • Ability to analyze project requests to determine production requirements, evaluate current production load, and allocate resources accordingly
  • Ability to clearly define complex project objectives, coordinate production activities, build and supervise a confident, well-organized and skilled team
  • Ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium to heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance, and 50-100 pounds with assistance
  • Valid driver’s license to commute between campuses and off-campus for video production supervision
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require an employer visa sponsorship.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Experience with Mobile Production Vehicle (live truck)
  • Broadcast or cable news production background
  • Experience with an HD facility, tapeless work-flow, and automated playback system
  • Experience with digital media storage servers and digital asset management software
  • Direct supervision of four or more professional production staff within the past five years

Application Process:

POSITION AVAILABLE: Radio Coordinator

Posted 7/8/15

Arlington Independent Media/WERA Position Description: Radio Coordinator

The Radio Coordinator (RC) is responsible for coordinating the activities of WERA, Arlington Independent Media’s (AIM) low power FM radio station. The RC will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the station, will assist the AIM Board of Directors, the WERA/LPFM Committee, and the AIM Executive Director in the long-term and strategic planning for the future health and growth of the station, and will work with the Executive Director and the LPFM/WERA, Facilities, Marketing, and Fundraising Committees to promote the station, solicit programs, raise funds, and seek sponsorships and underwriting. The RC reports to the AIM Operations Manager.

Basic minimum skills and qualifications for the RC include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in radio, television and film, communications, public relations or related field.
  • One year of experience in radio production and programming.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of Pro Tools and Audacity audio production and programming software.
  • Thorough understanding of live and live-to-record radio production and programming.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and tasks.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team to plan and implement strategies and tactics that achieve measurable goals.
  • Understanding of FCC rules and guidelines, including reporting requirements.
  • Basic understanding of broadcast technology and engineering.
  • One year of experience working with and managing volunteers.

The RC will help AIM put and keep WERA on the air. As a new initiative of AIM, WERA needs an energetic and creative person to help it bring community radio to Arlington. The right person for this job will be committed to the importance of local, independent media and communications democracy and will be enthusiastic about joining a team of creative people working together to bring Arlington to our listeners.

Basic duties of the Radio Coordinator:

  • Produce live and pre-recorded radio content
  • Act as on-air talent
  • Schedule content onto WERA
  • Solicit sponsorships and underwriting for the station
  • Solicit producers and programming for WERA
  • Keep accurate and complete records of on-air activities
  • Submit all required reports to the FCC accurately and on time
  • Ensure compliance with all FCC rules and regulations
  • Create promotional materials for WERA
  • Manage a team of several dozen volunteer producers, announcers, and disc jockeys
  • Ensure all WERA policies and procedures are maintained
  • Ensure all radio production and programming equipment is maintained and is functioning properly at all times
  • Teach radio production
  • Work with the Executive Director, and the LPFM, Marketing, Facilities, and Development Committees of the AIM Board of Directors to further the mission and goals of WERA

All interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to Lauree McArdle at Arlington Independent Media: lauree@arlingtonmedia.org. Please find us online at www.arlingtonmedia.org. No phone calls please.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Philanthropy Associate/Philanthropy Manager & Grant Writer

Posted 7/7/15

Announcing new open Development position at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) – View Job Description.

Resume and cover letter are to be sent to hiring@mymcmedia.org

POSITION AVAILABLE: Production Coordinator

Posted 6/24/15

West Hartford Community Television – As part of the community media team, the Production Coordinator manages day-to-day operations including directing multi-camera productions at WHC-TV’s town hall studio and on location. (EFP)  The Program Coordinator also serves as a mentor to volunteers, interns and job trainees and ensures that shows are recorded, edited, uploaded and transcoded for distribution on television, website and social media.

View full job description.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Program Coordinator – Part Time

Posted 6/24/15

The MCTV (Marshfield Community Television) Programming Coordinator is the person who takes all media submitted to or created by MCTV staff, interns, and members and ensures that it is properly processed and scheduled for playback on MCTV, MCTV’s website and other mediums on which MCTV shares it’s programming. The Programming Coordinator is also the staff member who is responsible for archiving and managing all past and present media.

All MCTV staff are expected to represent MCTV professionally at all times and assist in promoting MCTV’s philosophy for access training and delivery through outreach and education. The Programming Coordinator shall assist in supervising MCTV interns. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

View the full job posting.