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POSITION AVAILABLE: Production/Training Staff

Posted: 7/22/2014

KLTV, Cowlitz County Washington’s P.E.G. provider has an immediate opening for an addition to our staff. KLTV serves 40,000 homes, has 6 full time with an annual budget exceeding $500,000 The open position is that of Production/Training and will report directly to the Manager of Technology and Education and in-directly to the Executive Director. This is a full time position which includes benefits. Salary range is between $28,000 and $35,000 depending on qualifications and experience. We brag about both low housing pricing  and low cost of living in the State of Washington. KLTV located in the twin cities of Longview and Kelso Washington and is nestled in the shadows of Mount St. Helen’s. We are also less than two miles away from Rainer, Oregon. The posting will close on August 1st, 2014 with an expected start date in October/November 2014. KLTV has been an active and viable PEG provider in Cowlitz County Washington since the mid 1980′s. Our funding is secure with three current agreements with cities and/or County government agencies.  KLTV is an equal opportunity employer. Only candidates selected to continue in the application process will be contacted. The posting is listed here.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Executive Director

Posted: 6/27/14

Brookline Interactive Group (BIG), formerly Brookline Access Television (BATV), of Brookline, Mass. is seeking an Executive Director who can achieve its vision and guide the organization for long-term success.

Job Description:

The Executive Director serves as the chief executive officer and principal spokesperson for the organization and works with the Board of Directors to give direction and leadership to the achievement of BIG’s mission, goals and objectives, and develops long-range strategic plans to respond to the challenges of Community Media. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors.

Read the full job description

Please send Word or PDF format documents as attachments to an e-mail message to edsearch@brooklineinteractive.org. Please include “Executive Director Job Application” in the subject line of your email submission.

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis. No phone calls, please.

 

POSITION AVAILABLE: Programming / Radio Coordinator / Video Producer

Posted: 6/27/14

SCATV is a non-profit community media center located in Union Square, Somerville, MA providing equipment, facilities, and training for community media programs that are cablecast on Channel 3 and streamed on the Internet. SCATV is the oldest access station in Massachusetts and has won numerous awards for Overall Excellence from the Alliance for Community Media. SCATV produces a bi-weekly news program and runs an Internet radio station, Boston Free Radio.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to director@SCATVsomerville.org. For the complete job description, visit www.SCATVsomerville.org/news/part-time-position-open and download the PDF. No phone calls please. Apply by July 25, 2014

POSITION AVAILABLE: Multicultural Content Producer

Montgomery College, Office of Communications, has the need for an outgoing, creative and professional communicator in the role of full time, bilingual MCTV Producer/Director I to serve as a Multicultural Content Producer, position #S05095, on the Rockville Campus. Work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and will include occasional evening and weekend hours. Position is alternately funded. View the full job description.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Manager

The SF Commons Manager manages San Francisco’s Public Access Television station, SF Commons. This individual works with the staff of the Independent Media department to support and document the storytelling efforts of the city’s public access television producers. By facilitating the growth of a diverse community of active, engaged community media makers, the SF Commons Manager nurtures a vital chorus of marginalized voices and contributes to BAVC’s mission of empowering social change. This individual oversees and manages the efforts of the SF Commons Associate and the Lab & Equipment Coordinator to provide hands-on support of producers, and reports to the Director of Independent Media. View the full job description.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Inside Sales Representative

Tightrope Media Systems is looking for an Inside Sales Representative to join the Broadcast Solutions team in St. Paul, MN. The Inside Sales Representative will be focused on the Cablecast and ZEPLAY product lines, and will develop his or her phone-based revenue generation through the creation of sales leads, initiation of prospect calls, responding to web and phone inquiries, following up on trade show leads, and the establishment of ongoing rapport with existing and potential customers. Integrity, vision, and passion are essential for this role.

Responsibilities

  • Source new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails
  • Understand customer needs and requirements
  • Route qualified opportunities to the appropriate sales executives for further development and closure
  • Close sales and achieve quarterly quotas
  • Research accounts, identify key players and generate interest
  • Maintain and expand your database of prospects.
  • Become a product expert and a valued resource to the Tightrope staff, the Tightrope sales channel, and to prospective and current customers.
  • Perform effective online demos to prospects

Requirements

  • Two years of either sales experience, PEG experience, production experience, or sports video experience. (Experience as a student or intern qualifies)
  • Self motivated with a strong record of accomplishment
  • Strong phone presence and experience dialing many calls per day
  • Proficient with corporate productivity and web presentation tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong listening and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent
  • Must live in or move to the Twin Cities

Please reply to info@trms.com where our HR bot will scan your resume for specific key words and then summarily reject you.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Executive Director

Community Access Partners of San Buenaventura (CAPS) is seeking an Executive Director. CAPS is an independent nonprofit corporation whose mission is “to serve the community as a dynamic telecommunications public forum, facilitating the exchange of ideas and information among residents, businesses and organizations through education and access to electronic media.” The organization was formed in 2000 to operate as a community access television service for local students, employees/representatives of businesses/organizations, as well as the 108,000 residents of this California beach community. Through it’s Community Outreach Program, CAPS partners with community, educational, service, and faith-based nonprofit organizations and government agencies in Ventura County who service individuals within the city of Ventura. View the full job description.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Digital Video Specialist

MCM-TV seeks Digital Video Specialist in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Digital Video Specialist will provide training and guidance to help citizens effectively communicate via community cable television in McMinnville, Oregon. Conduct orientations and workshops, assist with station productions and operations, publicize activities through website and social media, consistently demonstrate positive customer service skills. Full-time with benefits. For more information and a full job description, please visit www.mcm11.org.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Executive Director (Submission Deadline: June 16, 2014)

The National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC) seeks a visionary and adaptive leader who is passionate about the role of the independent media arts in catalyzing creativity and a vibrant democracy. Founded in 1980, NAMAC is the membership organization and collective voice for the media arts field, providing convenings, leadership development, research, and cultural policy advocacy. NAMAC’s annual operating budget is approximately $430,000.

The Executive Director position is .80 (4 days a week) with a salary range of $72,000 to $75,000 (for .80) commensurate with experience, plus benefits. NAMAC’s two-person office is based in San Francisco within the 9th Street Independent Film Center, a hub of independent media arts activity. As a national organization, NAMAC is willing to consider having its Executive Director work from another urban area that has a strong membership base.

Reporting to a national Board of Directors and working with a small team of staff and project partners, the Executive Director ensures diversified resource development, quality programs that are responsive to member needs, strategic collaborations that advance the field, prudent fiscal management, and the continual evolution of NAMAC’s digital space to create a more connected, informed, and empowered independent media arts sector.

The Executive Director will work with the Board and staff in the fall of 2014 to develop NAMAC’s next strategic plan. Building on historic strengths, this effort will re-imagine NAMAC’s potential in a dynamic media arts landscape in light of trends including: the growth of multiplatform, interactive storytelling; increasing cross-sectoral collaboration; renewed interest in media literacy and media education; and heightened public awareness of the need to protect the open Internet as an essential underpinning for creative expression and a democratic society.

About NAMAC

The mission of NAMAC is to foster and fortify the culture and business of independent media arts. This mission is accomplished by:

  • Convening members to develop knowledge and share promising practices through NAMAC’s regional gatherings, national conference, and digital space

NAMAC was born 34 years ago as a handful of media arts centers banded together to create a national organization to support the development of individual member organizations and advocate for the field. Today NAMAC serves and represents more than 300 members, including artist service organizations, community-based digital media and technology centers, public media (television, radio, web) broadcasters, K-12 youth media and digital literacy programs, film exhibitors and university programs.

NAMAC’s next Executive Director will succeed Jack Walsh, who will leave his post effective August 31, 2014. To learn more about Jack’s tenure, please click here.

Qualifications

NAMAC’s Board of Directors is seeking the following background and capabilities in the organization’s next Executive Director:

  • Mission Passion: A passion for the independent media arts as a creative catalyst to build a more vibrant democracy and a more just world; knowledge of the field
  • Strategic Thinking and Vision: A strategic thinker who is able to engage others in co-creating, resourcing, and enacting shared visions; experience as a leader and manager of change
  • Fund Development: A proven  track record in fund raising, including individual, corporate, foundation, government, and earned sources (e.g., social media, mobile, crowd funding strategies)
  • A Compelling Communicator: An effective spokesperson, partnership builder, and advocate; listening skills; ability to frame and deliver messages to diverse stakeholders and communities
  • Public Policy Experience: Knowledge and experience with public policy issues and advocacy efforts in the communications and/or arts arenas
  • A Collaborative Style: A demonstrated ability to form and maintain collaborative working relationships with a Board of Directors, professional staff, partners, and members
  • Financial Management Experience: A skilled manager of resources with experience developing and managing budgets, projecting and managing cash flow, maintaining internal controls, and interpreting financial information to the Board
  • Tech Literacy: Conversant with the use of technology to advance the work of nonprofit organizations and networks
  • Board Development Experience: Knowledge of nonprofit governance issues and experience working with a Board of Directors

How to Apply

Download and review this Job Description document.

Submit the following: (1) a letter that reflects how your previous experience qualifies you to become NAMAC’s next Executive Director and (2) a complete chronological resume.

Send as a PDF or Word document to: search [at] namac.org with “Executive Director” in the subject line by June 16, 2014 @ 4 p.m. PDT. No mailed responses or phone inquiries, please.

NAMAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and celebrate diversity.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Director of Technology & Broadcasting

BronxNet’s Director of Technology & Broadcasting is a leadership position, managing and defining BronxNet’s technology architecture with a core team of engineering and IT staff. The Director of Technology & Broadcasting ensures that BronxNet’s technical operations, digital production and distribution systems produce and deliver high-quality video streams across multiple platforms.

Overall Responsibilities

  • Oversee BronxNet technical and broadcast operations, including master control play-out systems and servers, HD studios, edit suites, remote equipment, video streaming, database, IT network, and other BronxNet technology systems and platforms.
  • Ensure around-the-clock high-quality broadcast operation.
  • Supervise engineering and IT staff.
  • Oversee, maintain and manage BronxNet databases and web site.
  • Plan and implement broadcast and IT operations across multiple work sites.
  • Maintain engineering, broadcast and IT procedures and documentation, including SOPs, up-to-date technical drawings and service contracts.
  • Implement systems for routine and emergency maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment, and maintain accurate records.
  • Ensure broadcast and IT network administration and the troubleshooting of hardware, software and network connections.
  • Provide regular reports on state of facilities and equipment.
  • Oversee management and planning of special projects as required.

Required Education and Experience

  • Degree in engineering, broadcasting, computer science, or related field.
  • Minimum 10+ years experience, 5+ years in technical management position, in broadcast engineering and/or video production or equivalent, including HD and IT-based systems in the following areas: Broadcast play-out and automation systems and workflow; HD multi-camera studios production, including sets and green screen stages, audio, lighting, CG and motion graphics systems and live and non live digital workflow; Remotes and field production for single camera and multi-camera shoots, including setting up and operating remote audio, video production equipment; Post-production, including Final Cut Pro, After Effects, and related; Online video distribution
  • Expertise with CMS’s, IT systems and IT network administration, including Macintosh OS X and/or file-based facilities, back up systems, website and databases.
  • Experience with managing IT operations across multiple work sites.
  • Expertise in encoding and transferring files.
  • Experience with scripting languages and web development environments (PHP/MYSQL/HTML/CSS).
  • Experience in successfully implementing IT solutions for a multi-site organization.

Other Job Requirements

  • Commitment to BronxNet’s mission.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully under stressful conditions.
  • Pro-active in solving problems.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with both technical  and non-technical staff.
  • Strong work ethic with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Bi-lingual, Spanish/English a plus.

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

How to apply

Send resume and cover letter as attachments to jobs@bronxnet.org. Please include name and Director of Technology in subject line of e-mail. Due to the volume of applications, BronxNet may not be able to respond individually to each applicant. No phone calls please. BronxNet will contact selected candidates for interviews on a rolling basis.

POSITION AVAILABLE:  General Manager

Nā Leo ʻO Hawaiʻi, Inc. is the non-profit organization dedicated to the creation of  television programs by and for the people of the island of Hawaiʻi and to the management of the Public, Education and Government (PEG) cable access channels on Oceanic Time Warner of Hawaiʻi.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Three years of increasingly responsible administrative experience or demonstrated ability to administer a nonprofit organization.
  • Experience in video production and post-production.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • BA or BS degree from an accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Hawaii Driver’s License and reliable transportation with adequate insurance.
  • Computer literacy with some basic technical troubleshooting skills.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in nonprofit administration, especially working with Boards of Directors.
  • Previous work in community education and training.
  • Knowledge of the Hawaiʻi Island.

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Experience and understanding of the background and potential uses of public, educational and governmental access channels.
  • Experience in the operations of an access center.
  • Knowledge of equipment, systems and facilities for access programming.
  • Experience with the design and construction of cable access production facilities.
  • Willing to travel extensively throughout the County of Hawaiʻi on a regular basis.
  • Ability to communicate diplomatically and effectively with diverse public, educational and political representatives.

Typical Duties (may include, but are not limited, to the following):

  • Plans, organizes and administers Na Leo ʻO Hawaiʻi services and activities.
  • Directs the operations of personnel and facilities in Hilo and Kona.
  • Prepares budgets and implements them after Board of Directors approval and adoption with assistance from Kona Facility Manager.
  • Establishes and oversees the Field Operations training program.
  • Establishes and manages accounting, reporting and filing systems and other internal record keeping requirements, with assistance from Kona Facility Manager.
  • Maintains all necessary liaisons with cable systems, the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and other organizations.
  • Ensures that Board of Directors directed priorities are implemented with the highest degree of productivity and efficiency.
  • Analyzes and recommends to the Board of Directors topics related to matters of policy, training, staffing and public policy.
  • Keeps informed of trends, events and developments within the industry.
  • Designs playback and edit systems, specifies equipment and oversees its installation.
  • Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the Board of Directors.

Physical Demands:

  • May sit for extended periods at computer terminal.
  • May lift boxes and other materials up to 70 pounds.
  • May be required to travel and drive long distances in performance of duties.

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate by experience and qualifications, plus benefits.

ONLY THE RESUMES OF APPLICANTS MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED FOR CONSIDERATION.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, email a resume, cover letter and three references to hr@naleo.tv  expressing your interest in the position and working for Nā Leo ʻO Hawaiʻi.  

Closing date:
June 30, 2014

POSITION AVAILABLE: Production/Training Liaison

KLTV, Cowlitz County Washington’s P.E.G. provider has an immediate opening for an addition to our staff. KLTV serves 40,000 homes, has 6 full time with an annual budget exceeding $500,000 The open position is that of Production/Training Liaison and reports directly to the Manager of Technology and Education and in-directly to the Executive Director. This is a full time position which includes benefits. Salary range is between $28,000 and $35,000. depending on qualifications and experience. KLTV located in the twin cities of Longview and Kelso Washington and is nestled in the shadows of Mount St. Helen’s. The posting will close on June 27, 2014 with an expected start date of September 25, 2014. KLTV is an equal opportunity employer. Only candidates selected to continue in the application process will be contacted. The posting is listed below.

OBJECTIVE:
Under the supervision of KLTV Manager of Technology and Education the Production/Training Liaison conducts production workshops at KLTV. Workshops are offered to KLTV members to educate them on the various aspects of TV/Film production. Will work to develop and maintain up to date training manuals. Will be responsible for other duties as assigned by KLTV Executive Director.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
A high level understanding of digital workflow. Highly proficient using Final Cut Pro Studio as well as other programs such as Photoshop and After Effects. Demonstrated experience with small format video production and a track record for meeting deadlines. Experience teaching or training adults and diverse learners at multiple levels of proficiency. Must be able to build consensus and group cohesion in a classroom. Must have an understanding of the purpose of community media and the ability to engage learners in the value of it.

Hold a four year Media/Journalism degree or practical experience equal to the degree.
Hold a certificate in training or education
Hold a degree in multimedia production or closely related field

DUTIES:
Teach variety of production workshops including the following areas: Final Cut Studio Pro, Newtek VT5, Newtek Tricaster, Camera Operation, Lighting, and Sound Design
Develop group workshops or other special workshops to promote quality video productions
Assist in the development of media workshop curriculum for high school and/or Community College Video classes.
Assist in training manual development
Provide assistance for membership in productions development
Act as a resource for members by answering software and equipment questions
Recruit public access producers and other volunteers
Stimulate a variety of programming from local producers
Equipment check out
Other tasks as assigned by the KLTV Executive Director. Ability to work a flexible schedule which will include evenings and/or week-ends

Interested candidates should send their resume, a cover letter, an example of finished video project and three professional references to :

Barry Verrill
Executive Director
KLTV
P.O. Box 702
Longview, WA
98632

No email or telephone applications will be accepted.

POSITION AVAILABLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

THE ORGANIZATION
CCTV, Inc. (www.concordtv.org) is a nonprofit, public access television facility operating in Concord and Carlisle, Massachusetts. Their mission is to foster community, communication, and collaboration by providing citizens that live, work or attend school in Concord or Carlisle with the skills and equipment necessary to produce their own local cable television programs on three stations. Channel 8 is a local, mass-media forum for free speech and features programming produced or sponsored by CCTV members. Channel 9 features government programming originating from and about local, state, and federal sources. Channel 99 features programming from and about Concord and Carlisle schools.

THE POSITION
While responsible to the full CCTV Board of Directors, the Executive Director reports directly to the President of the Board.  The Executive Director is responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of strategies and operational policies integral to the success of CCTV, Inc.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Woven through the following list of responsibilities of the ED, it is understood that CCTV, Inc. strives to foster a positive and supportive environment for its staff, volunteers, interns and members and to create successful, rewarding experiences for CCTV, Inc. members as a whole. S/he shall ensure that the mission and goals of CCTV, Inc. are the drivers of all activities and programming and understand that the staff, volunteers and interns are instrumental to the success of CCTV. These responsibilities shall include but not be limited to the following:

  • Ensure ongoing organizational and programmatic excellence by providing the highest quality of management of financial and business matters, including budgeting, forecasting, administration, and communications.
  • The ideal ED will provide vision and leadership to strategic, financial and organizational operations by establishing timelines and developing resources needed to achieve the operational and strategic goals.
  • Ensure effective systems to oversee operations and HR, track progress, and regularly evaluate program and operational components so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the Board. Operational oversight includes but is not limited to ensuring up-to-date documentation of processes, procedures, and policies for:
  • Financial and administrative matters, including equipment purchasing, inventory management, annual tax and reporting requirements, annual budget preparation, and monthly tracking of financial results to budget
  • Studio and editing operations (innovative programming, production, scheduling and broadcasting operations)
  • Working with the CCTV Board of Directors to develop a five-year strategic plan mapping out the future of CCTV, Inc.
  • Develop processes related to the following:
    • Outreach and marketing (grow the membership and additional sources of funding)
    • Innovative programming and program production
    • Project tracking and equipment/facility availability
    • Curriculum development and implementation for staff, members, interns and volunteers to develop the media-making skills and productivity of the CCTV community
    • Management of interns/volunteers working at CCTV, Inc.
  • S/he shall serve as executive staff to CCTV, Inc. voluntary officers and directors
  • Lead, coach, develop, and retain CCTV’s high-performance staff, interns, and volunteers
  • Manage and administer all HR benefit plans as the HR representative of CCTV, Inc.
  • Within his/her areas of expertise, respond to industry and media inquiries, always advising the Board President appropriately.  Refer issues beyond areas of knowledge or experience to the President.
  • Conduct annual staff performance evaluations and submit recommendations to the Board President.
  • Work closely with the Board President and Treasurer to recommend revisions/improvements to the administrative, fiscal and management procedures of CCTV Inc.

QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field; an advanced degree is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill, as well as marketing and public relations experience including representing an organization in public forums.
  • At least three years senior management experience in a nonprofit organization
  • Knowledge of public access television operations and development is preferred.
  • Proven success in maintaining relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to travel to regional conferences and other events as recommended.

HOW TO APPLY
To apply, email a résumé AND cover letter to maureen@msalkinassociates.com describing your interest in CCTV, Inc. and how you learned of this opportunity. Put “CCTV, Inc. ED” in subject line.  CCTV, INC. is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a demonstrated commitment to hiring individuals who reflect the diversity of the communities it serves.