Jobs

Montgomery Community Media is currently recruiting for the following positions:
Contract Multimedia Instructors
Director of Development
Membership and Outreach Coordinator
Multimedia Education Coordinator
Production Technicians
Social Media Coordinator

Use the form below to submit a resume or send your resume and cover letter to hiring@mymcmedia.org


Contract Multimedia Instructors

Montgomery Community Media is an independent, nonprofit organization that provides access to public media. Our mission is to create and deliver unique media content that educates, entertains, informs and inspires those who live and work in Montgomery County. We teach adults and youth how to use multimedia platforms for civic engagement, local news/information and cultural advancement.

Our Education and Community Engagement Department is seeking energetic, creative, multimedia instructors to teach classes in the following areas:

  • DSLR Production
  • Photography
  • Studio/Control Room Production
  • FCPX Editing
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects)
  • Documentary Production
  • Multimedia Producing
  • And other classes and workshops within the multimedia/digital production discipline

The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:

  • Proven expertise in respective area (with link to samples/work);
  • Media curriculum design & implementation;
  • Working with a diverse population;
  • Availability on evenings and Saturdays

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and link to jwhite@mymcmedia.org.


Director of Development

Summary:
Reporting to and in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Development (DoD) will strategize and execute development efforts as MCM continues to grow.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute MCM’s annual fundraising plan.
  • Create a strategy for year-over-year growth of philanthropic funds.
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations via in-person asks; sponsorships and/or partnerships; email and social media campaigns; and direct mail.
  • Advise CEO on all matters important to fundraising and relationship building.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors and grantors.
  • Responsible for grants management including application submissions and reporting.
  • Create and manage revenue generation programs, such as corporate underwriting, related to content on MCM media channels.
  • Take responsibility for the success and management of special events, including annual EPIC Awards.
  • Recruit and coordinate with other nonprofits to increase project values and enhance community partnerships.
  • Oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing tracking and reporting.
  • Create and execute a donor stewardship program.
  • Responsible for regular planning, development and administration of departmental budget including revenue and expense. This includes monthly review of financial statements, monitoring on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Work with production team and content staff, to coordinate events and programs in a television studio environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • BA (required), MA (a plus).
  • 3 to 5 years experience in development.
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of fundraising tracking software and systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years nonprofit development/fundraising experience.
  • Demonstrated development/fundraising successes in the region.
  • Knowledge of local philanthropic landscape, opportunities and contacts.


Membership and Outreach Coordinator

This is a high-level customer service position responsible for the coordination, facilitation and implementation of membership services and initiatives for Montgomery Community Media. Job duties include creating and maintaining a vibrant volunteer community through the coordination of programming; outreach activities to community stakeholders, multimedia production education, consultation and supervision. Works as part of the Education and Community Engagement team.

Job Duties:

  • Develops and implements membership recruitment and retention strategies and targets
  • Organizes outreach activities in the community to ensure a diverse volunteer base, via public presentations, direct one-on-one contact and other alternative methods.
  • Lead the coordination, planning and implementation of open forums and other member engagement events; data collection and assessment
  • Provide customer service to facilitate member productions to ensure quality content creation, including coordination of production resources and assisting in the use of production equipment and facilities.
  • Coordinate and facilitate volunteer services to obtain and maintain a large pool of diverse and active volunteers, including placement, referral, recognition and nurturing of volunteer base.
  • Supply continuous assessment of volunteer needs and develop action plan to ensure they are able to access the service options available and are production literate.
  • Provide consultation and instruction to volunteers in the development of their production plan(s)/treatment(s) to ensure a well-coordinated production, including follow-up critiques to improve future productions and identify future needs.
  • Provide basic instruction in all areas of Access Montgomery’s electronic communication and production services, including computer operation, accessing on-line services, software application, producer education in field, studio and EFP production and pre- and post-production.
  • In conjunction with Technical staff, assist in the supervision and use of production equipment and facilities, including the safe and efficient use of resources.
  • Assist in the coordination and scheduling of programs for distribution via MCM’s cable channels, or web outlets, including program intake/processing, data input, library maintenance, technical screening and inventory control. Ensure proper coordination of programs via pro-active communications with clients and staff.
  • Coordinate staffing to ensure volunteer production specifications are met.
  • Work closely with others as a team member in the development and implementation of volunteer services including incentives to keep volunteers active.
  • Serve in a Producer capacity on joint projects as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain data reports relating to production, programming, equipment utilization, outreach and overall volunteer services.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Communications, Film & Television Production, Marketing or Media-related discipline.
  • Five years experience in the coordination, planning and delivery of media projects.
  • Five years experience in the video production field with training or instructional responsibilities.
  • Five years experience in volunteer coordination and/or membership management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; presentation and marketing skills.
  • Strong commitment to excellent customer service and the ability to work well as a team member in a collaborative and cooperative environment.
  • Ability to work independently, requiring minimal supervision.
  • Analytical skills to identify, assess, review data and information to independently develop/apply/resolve critical issues, project needs, prioritization and problem solving.
  • Experience with multimedia content production techniques, including field and studio production, post production software (Aobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro X) Microsoft Office applications (Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) basic project management and customer services skills.
  • Knowledge of electronic communications and emerging digital communications technologies.
  • Ability to train and transfer knowledge to others with varying learning needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in communications. Adequate work experience may substitute for education.
  • Demonstrated experience in the creative and technical sides of television video productions in the field, studio and post production.
  • Demonstrated experience working with students and volunteers in video production.
  • At least three years previous experience in membership services, or customer/volunteer service, and project/program coordination and/or management.
  • Availability to work evenings, weekends and weekdays, on rotating/irregular work shifts.
  • Clean driving record and valid MD Driver’s License. Ability to provide own transportation to attend meetings and events away from the office. (mileage reimbursed).
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.


Multimedia Education Coordinator

This position coordinates and teaches MCM workshops including but not limited to multimedia content creation, field and studio production classes; coordinate and administer certification exams; supervise, train and schedule teaching assistants; maintain student records; develop class materials; assist with cable productions and special events. Ideal candidate will be a creative problem solver who can generate new training opportunities that align with the constant technological advances in the field of content creation.

Job Duties:

  • Creates, coordinates and manages teaching of classes and workshops.
  • In collaboration with staff and other stakeholders, designs and implements direct services to MCM’s clients including members, volunteers, fee-for-services, grant projects, strategic partners and creative services.
  • Assist with coordination and production of MCM-supervised programs.
  • Assist in development and implementation of activities and programs to increase volunteer participation and production.
  • Facilitate networking and provide opportunities for members and community stakeholders to interact in such a way which complements each individual’s capabilities and skills.
  • Input volunteer and program data information in database.
  • In collaboration with the Production Manager, create training workshops and opportunities for production technicians.
  • Oversees the interface between production resources/services and individuals and groups. Ensures user support is continuously improved for all levels of production skills and knowledge and facilitates a seamless interface with the Technical & Network Department.
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film & Television Production, Education or Media-related discipline.
  • Five years video production teaching experience.
  • Two years experience in field and studio television/video production leadership roles.
  • Two years experience teaching and motivating volunteers.
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills to convey information to members, staff and community.
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously in an organized manner.
  • Ability to assist and teach community members in all stages of production.
  • Training experience, sensitivity, patience and a sense of humor in working with community volunteers.
  • Ability to assess member needs and develop supportive concepts, strategies and services.
  • Experience with multimedia content production techniques, including field and studio production, post production software (Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro X) Microsoft Office applications (Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) basic project management and customer services skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in Communications. Adequate work experience may be substituted where appropriate.
  • Demonstrated experience in various field and studio video productions.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience within multimedia/content creation discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, lead and motivate staff and volunteers.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing customer service focused relationships that create an effective team environment.
  • Solid experience in coordinating media training or production services, production consultation, and understanding of production logistics.
  • Working knowledge and experience in a variety of video production environments, equipment and/or systems, and Mac-based applications and tools.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills and experience to develop and plan multiple projects, priorities and assignments that implement direct services to a very diverse customer base.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate and work with the community including individuals with varying levels of ability and understanding of PEG access and television production.
  • Clean driving record and valid Maryland Driver’s License. Ability to provide own transportation to attend meetings and events away from the office.
  • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs.

Production Technicians

Montgomery Community Media is looking for part-time Production Technicians, to help produce top quality programs that can be seen on multiple channels and online. We are looking for Production Technicians, who have good work ethics, determination, ENG experience and commitment to be part of a successful team.

Summary:
This position assists Production Coordinators and staff producers in the technical aspects of production. Work as a part of a production team member on a variety of studio and field productions.

Job Duties:

  • Assist the Production Coordinators with the technical aspects of all productions including site survey, equipment pack-up, and set-up, production, strike, and equipment storage.
  • Participate as an assigned crew member for various productions. Assigned crew responsibilities include all studio and field positions.
  • Develop production skills as camera operator, technical director, audio person, stage manager and lighting set up..
  • Act as a temporary replacement for Production and Post-Production Coordinator on an as-needed basis.
  • Assist producers in creation and coordination of program production.
  • Assist with studio set-up and facilities oversight.
  • Maintain and follow all production and post-production procedures to ensure the highest production standards.
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Position requires two to five years of production experience, with an emphasis on ENG style production.
  • Familiar with broadcast and industrial video production equipment and have a strong working knowledge of digital formats.
  • Familiar with and possess advanced technical skills including camerawork, lighting, ENG, and reading waveform monitors desirable.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Film and Television Production, or related Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree also may apply. Adequate work experience may substitute for education requirement.
  • Commitment to community media, Public, Education and Government (PEG) access cable television, first amendment rights and public interest telecommunications.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with production and technical teams.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet established deadlines.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with government agencies, community groups and individuals unfamiliar with the production process.
  • Proven track record in video production, including, planning and oversight, in the development of video programs and/or customer service to content producers.
  • Working knowledge and experience in a variety of video production environments, equipment and/or systems, and PC-based applications and tools, specifically with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
  • Clean driving record and valid MD Drivers License. Ability to provide own transportation to attend meetings and events away from the office.

Working Conditions:
Business environment requires a flexible work schedule. Evening and weekend hours will be required.

Physical Demands:
Frequent sitting, occasional lifting (up to approximately 50#).

This position is a part-time and entry level position, with the opportunity to improve your skills and advance your career in the television industry.

Social Media Coordinator

MyMCMedia.org is the epitome of today’s transformation of access TV, combining content, information and engagement into an easy to use, mobile platform.

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) is the only independent, nonprofit organization providing access to public media (public access television and broadband media) directly to Montgomery County’s over one million residents as well as the resident non-profit organizations, associations and businesses.

MCM is looking for a Social Media Coordinator who will establish best practices for use of social media for our diverse needs including:

  • Set up and optimize company pages within each platform to increase the visibility of company’s social content including website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Produce and manage social media posting on all platforms, including website, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Google Ads.
  • Ensuring engaging messaging and adherence to best practices for each platform.
  • Create, coordinate and execute a high volume of social media campaigns for MCM news coverage as well as MCM events (candidate forums, classes, small business network sessions, etc.) including posting classes, events and photos.
  • Assist, guide, and teach staff to use MCM social medium platforms consistently with a single voice.
  • Develop content strategies for social media and assist in the development of social media content calendars, including image sourcing and copywriting.
  • Manage social media recaps, collect social media metrics, determine key performance indicators, track overall social media performance.

Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient knowledge and experience with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, YouTube, .and Google Ads
  • Knowledge of MS Office tools, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Intermediate skill level in photo editing
, Adobe Creative Suite, and Photoshop.
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills.
  • The role also requires the ability to multitask and work with multiple teams to help successfully execute multiple time sensitive news stories and special programs.
  • Tech-friendly is a must.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or Journalism.

Reports to Director of Content and Operations. Please send a resume, any channels you manage or own, as well as information on past projects, work, rates. This is an entry-level position.



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