Jobs

Montgomery Community Media is currently recruiting for the following positions:
Contract Multimedia Instructors
Production Technicians
Senior Accountant
Social Media / Content Manager

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 by March 31st.


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


Senior Accountant

Summary:
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Human Resources, this position will manage and oversee the daily operations of the finance and accounting functions, which includes the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of a system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, payroll, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

Job Duties:

  • Manage the day to day activities of the finance and accounting operations which includes initiating and recording all transactions related to accounts payable, distributions, employee expense reimbursements, salaries and benefits, investments, prepaid expenses, fixed assets, and leases;
  • Manage monthly, quarterly and annual close process and timelines, including reviewing reconciliations for accuracy and the preparation and review of various internal and external reports within required close timeline;
  • Manage the financial statement audits, including coordinating and managing audit timeline, preparing and reviewing audit work papers and the audit report;
  • Manage the preparation of Form 990 and all other compliance reporting such as sales & use tax;
  • Responsible for payroll processing and payroll taxes reconciliation;
  • Research and propose accounting treatment for complex accounting issues;
  • Ensure designated internal controls are in place, monitoring effectiveness of controls and recommending and/or implementing changes as required;
  • Maintain an accurate general ledger and accounting system;
  • Serve as a day to day contact for staff, management, and other departments by researching and implementing accounting treatment for transactions where necessary;
  • Prepare ad hoc reports as needed;
  • Document department policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

The Senior Accountant must have a Bachelor’s in Accounting or Finance or equivalent degree from a four-year college or university with six to eight years of relevant work experience with one to two years of work experience in a managerial role, CPA required. The Senior Accountant will combine superior work ethic with an analytical mind and must have a “hands on” management style. The Senior Accountant should possess an understanding of larger company management concepts but also have exposure to medium size company operations.

Skills:

Knowledge of GAAP and other accounting concepts and experience in their application.

  • Experience managing an accounting operations department and involvement in the daily/monthly closing procedures, journal entries, reconciliations and controls;
  • Experience preparing and analyzing monthly financial reporting packages and financial statements;
  • Experience with Solomon, Paychex and Sage systems a plus.

Send resumes to hiring@mymcmedia.org.


Social Media / Content Manager

Summary
The Social Media / Content Manager (SMCM) is the supervisor of the Multimedia Content Department and is responsible for developing and managing Montgomery Community Media’s (MCM) multimedia content. The SMCM supervises the staff that creates and posts content. SMCM leads the day-to-day management of social media and website content and strategies. Must have experience creating video content for social media. Attention to detail must be a strength, as well as ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. SMCM assigns and approves all content creation for MCM’s social media platforms and website (mymcmedia.org). SMCM may also be part of content creation by the Multimedia Content Department for broadcast stations Channels 19, 21 and 995. The SCMC reports directly to the Chief Operations Officer and works closely with the Production Manager and Executive Producer. As a member of MCM’s management team, the SMCM works cooperatively with all managers and employees to achieve MCM’s strategic plans for success and sustainability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures that content published (and/or broadcasted) is produced and presented with the highest journalistic standards.
  • Supervise, schedule and assign reporters and web support staff, including the hiring and evaluation processes, skills development, coaching and mentoring.
  • SMCM oversees staff assignments and approves final stories/projects.
  • Create, manage and implement strategies for social media and web platforms to increase audience and reach.
  • Create and coordinate schedules for content creation, publishing and aggregation, including daily assignments for staff, posting requirements and minimums and coverage expectations.
  • Develop, write, and prepare video content for distribution across MCM’s online and broadcast platforms using mobile phone and/or tablet video and/or working with a production department photographer/editor.
  • Perform in the field as a solo multimedia news content gatherer and producer using mobile devices.
  • Knowledgeable about local Montgomery County government, community news and events by use of email/phone tips, traditional news media sources, local newspapers, neighborhood newsletters and list serves.
  • Oversees web content partnerships and relationships with outside writers, bloggers, stringers and other content contributors.
  • May perform on-camera as host for selected projects: series, specials, mini-series.
  • Maintain hyper-local content strategy through story assignments, aggregation and curation of local content relative to MCM’s Montgomery County audience.
  • Maintain and cultivate content distribution partnerships through social media and relationships with community organizations and influencers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Editorial writing or journalistic expertise in online, multimedia and video content production.
  • Three to five years as successful practitioner of: social media strategy, journalism, multimedia content creation, publishing, professional writing or video production for consumer media organizations.
  • Proven social media platform management and strategy skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and understanding of the Montgomery County, Maryland community, its residents, communities and media organizations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Mass Communications, Multimedia or Broadcasting related disciplines.
  • Three to five years as practicing journalist or writer/producer, demonstrating progression of responsibility in writing, editing and reporting for print publishing, online publishing or broadcast media operations.
  • Demonstrated professionalism and editorial sensibility through web site contributions, blogs, journalistic writing and editing, and/or video production samples, social media postings.
  • Demonstrated understanding and work experience samples of social media applications and tools: Word Press, Facebook, YouTube, Linked-In, Twitter, etc.
  • Demonstrated understanding and work experience samples of social media applications and tools: Word Press, Face Book, YouTube, Linked-In, Twitter, etc.
  • Proficiency in website management.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Direct Reports
  • Production crews in the field



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