Jobs

Montgomery Community Media is currently recruiting for the following positions:
IT and Media Systems Manager Position
Production Technician

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

IT and Media Systems Manager Position

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) is seeking a part-time Information Technology & Media Systems Manager or IT contracting company to serve as lead IT support for new satellite facility, MCM’s Silver Spring Media Lab (SSML) and secondary support for MCM’s Rockville location.

MCM is a nonprofit, hyper-local media hub serving Montgomery County organizations and residents. MCM creates and delivers unique media content that educates, entertains, informs and inspires those who live and work in Montgomery County. We also teach adults and youth how to use multimedia platforms for civic engagement, local news/information and cultural advancement.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as the lead IT manager/operator responsible for monitoring all technology and media systems at SSML.
  • Install, maintain and configure all computer hardware devices and peripherals (including desktops, laptops, printers, phones, servers, security system).
  • Ensure the security of networks and systems, providing guidance to users regarding operations and equipment, network administration and troubleshooting user support issues.
  • Be responsible for the ongoing integration, administration & management of all information technology infrastructure assets and services, including audio/video flows.
  • Working with MCM IT management, ensure efficient connectivity of MCM’s Silver Spring Media Lab and Rockville location servers and systems.
  • Working with MCM IT management, retain working knowledge of Rockville location IT and broadcast systems hardware and software with ability to perform back-up duties.
  • Create and maintain documentation of various systems, software programs & vendors.
  • Participate in planning, implementation and deployment of large-scale projects.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving end-user incidents and implementing long term problem resolutions; research solutions to new problems and provide better solutions to existing problems.

Qualifications

  • Proven skills in installation requirements for hardware, software and other technologies in multimedia environment and ensure expectations of those applications.
  • Knowledge of a various computer systems, new media technologies and peripheral equipment in order to function operationally; including MAC computers and operating systems
  • Knowledge of media automation tools, basic troubleshooting and staff technical support.
  • Knowledge of audio and video file formats, conversion and encoding
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

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


Production Technician

Summary:
This position assists Production Coordinators in the technical aspects of production for County Council and MCT productions. Work as a part of a production team member on a variety of studio and field productions and provide guidance to maintain a professional atmosphere.

  • Assist the Production Coordinators with the technical aspects of all productions including site survey, equipment pack-up, 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, studio supervisor, teleprompter 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 EFP, ENG and studio 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, live streaming and non-linear editing.

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 Mac or PC-based applications and tools, specifically with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
  • Clean driving record and valid MD Driver’s License. Ability to provide own transportation to attend meetings and events away from the office.



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