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POSITION AVAILABLE: Manager, Community Producer Services

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

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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 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