Jobs

Montgomery Community Media is currently recruiting for the following positions:
Contract Multimedia Instructors
Production Technicians
Production and Studios 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.


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.


Production and Studios Manager

Summary:
Responsible for supervising internal and external production projects, production and studio staff and all collaborative production projects with partners and clients. Lead revenue generation through production services, content creation and partnerships.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Full supervisory responsibility for the efficient operation of production and studio staffs, full-time and part-time union employees and freelance contractors. Lead and manage production and studio staff, including scheduling, coaching and training, facilities and equipment.

  • Point person for all communications, assignments and coordination involving MCM production department, projects and services; internally and externally. Lead internal interdepartmental collaboration around multiplatform projects, including broadcast programming, live stream and web content production.
  • Work closely with Executive Producer to raise the bar for high quality content programs, products and services. Help identify production projects for distribution on all MCM platforms. Create processes and policies for staff to bring consistent high standards to all MCM productions. Manage staff equipment needs, care and procurement, working with Tech/Ops manager.
  • Solicit revenue by identifying mission-related fee-for-service production contracts and opportunities (i.e. nonprofits, government agencies, etc.). Working with Executive Producer, develop suitable production projects, plans and deliverables for potential clients.
  • Manage client service productions, including preparation, detailed budgets, timelines, deliverables, payment and financial schedules and finalization of related contracts. Present proposals to prospects, manage the pitching process and collaborate on funding relationships when appropriate. Deliver promised program concept and quality. Create rate cards, project cost estimations, bids, proposal materials, and project production budgets.
  • Meet or exceed measurable annual revenue goals.
  • Manage fulfillment of all production requirements for service contracts with co-production partners, grantors, and third-party clients. Must meet deadlines and quality standards. Manage Montgomery County Government production service contract and act as liaison with County Government contract administrators.
  • Preparation of job descriptions, recruiting, training and managing staff, conducting performance evaluations, and creating work schedules to accommodate department and company needs, as it concerns full time and part time employees, contractual labor and consultants.
  • Administration of company-union contracts and union employee relations (NABET) and issues and contract negotiation participation;
  • Annual planning, development and administration of departmental budget. This includes appropriation of funds to specific line items, monthly review of financial statement of revenue and expenses, monitoring expenses on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis, and analyzing trends for future expenditures and revenue.
  • Responsible for quarterly reporting of department benchmarks, activities in the form of written reports, documents and presentations.
  • Perform other managerial duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
BA or BS in communications, film or television production or related field.

Five years of mid-level organizational and managerial experience, production and/or television production leadership experience in commercial and/or non-profit organizations.

Demonstrated ability and success producing multimedia content, with sample materials and production credits required.

Ability and success in client service and aptitude in motivating team members in a collaborative and cooperative manner.

Experience in administration of production contracts, union contracts and union employee relations and issues.

Tracking and reporting experience in project management and/or production management software.

Minimum Qualifications:
B.A. degree in communications, film or television production or related field.

Five years of mid-level organizational and managerial experience with demonstrated production-funding track record and commercial revenue generating responsibility achieving partnership client objectives and revenue targets; in roles as executive producer or production manager.

Seven years of successive editorial producer, production management and/or television production management leadership experience in commercial and/or non-profit broadcast or cable environments.

Demonstrated ability and success as Executive Producer and show-runner, with sample materials and production credits required.

Demonstrated experience and success in production contract administration with experience in company-union contracts and union employee relations and issues.

Demonstrated experience in the use of project management and/or production management software.

Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects, take ownership of issues/projects and possess strong influencing skills and the ability to interface effectively with multiple levels of management inside and outside of organizations.



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