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POSITION AVAILABLE: MCTV Production Manager

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: