Jobs

Montgomery Community Media is currently recruiting for the following positions:
Community Engagement Specialist
Contract Multimedia Instructors
Production Technicians

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

Community Engagement Specialist

Summary:
MyMCMedia has a full-time temporary opening (with benefits) for an experienced reporter, community engagement specialist and multimedia journalist to research and produce original stories for distribution on air and web platforms and to help us engage more with Montgomery County residents and communities of interest.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

The specialist will be responsible for covering general assignment stories and be responsible for developing sources that lead to unique and compelling content for area PEG television stations (and their web sites) and MyMCMedia’s website in Montgomery County, Maryland. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of multimedia presentation and software including video editing (Final Cut Pro) and posting on web sites and social networks. Qualified candidate will have significant experience in broadcast and print journalism, blogging, SEO best practices, photography, community development and outreach, local customs, web video production and social media. Ideal candidate will know Montgomery County well including multicultural communities within Montgomery County (and have a great rolodex).

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be an excellent writer and a compelling storyteller with established community and media contacts in Montgomery County. We also need to see the ability to effectively write and engage with the public. This position requires proficiency in producing video packages in house or in the field on tight deadlines, producing copy and video stories for the web and mobile services and producing copy and material for special programs, online blogs and social media. Candidates must be available to work any shift assigned including: weekends, day or evenings. Applicant must have at least 2 to 5 years’ experience in journalism or public relations with superior writing skills. A bachelor’s degree in journalism or public relations is required. Strong computer skills are required. Knowledge of and experience in final cut editing an important plus.

Bilingual English / Spanish a plus.

Must provide own transportation


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.


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.



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