Jobs

Montgomery Community Media is currently recruiting for the following positions:
Contract Multimedia Instructors
IT and Media Systems Manager Position
Podcast/Audio Technician
Production Coordinator and Director
Production Technician

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.


Podcast/Audio Technician (Part-Time, $15 – $18/hour)

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.

Summary
This position will assist trained community members in the creation, editing and distribution of originally produced recorded podcasts. Podcast/Audio Technicians will set up podcast studio, assist producers/guests with show timing, provide technical supervision during podcast tapings, assist with audio editing and content distribution.

Our Education and Community Engagement Department is seeking knowledgeable, energetic, creative talent with experience in producing, packaging, editing, and distributing podcasts and audio files. The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:

  • Proven expertise in respective area (with link to samples/work);
  • Podcasting/audio recording equipment – audio board, Zoom recorder, SD cards, etc.
  • Podcast styles and formats;
  • Familiarity with podcasting resources;
  • Ability to work with a diverse population;
  • Availability on Sundays, Saturdays, some weeknights

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

This position is a part-time and entry level position.

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

IT and Media Systems Manager Position

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) is seeking an 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 Coordinator and Director

This position is responsible for the technical aspects of MCT’s productions and coordination of Production Technicians throughout the production process. Responsible for all technical aspects required to successfully complete all assigned post-production projects. Act as company Director and Senior Videographer on productions.

  • Act as Director in specified on and off site switched productions and all other technical positions as needed.
  • Act as liaison with producers, and accommodate client needs.
  • Coordinate staff on all phases of production including site survey, quality control checks, camera lighting, edit assignments, etc.
  • Act as the project team leader to ensure that all resources are available and to coordinate Production Technicians to complete productions within the allocated time frame.
  • Provide feedback to improve completed production assignments and plans.
  • Exercise excellent time management for on time or early deliverables and maximum projects possible.
  • Effectively utilize time to enable quicker, more productive productions which results in completing projects ahead of time, allowing for more programs to be produced.
  • Communicate critical information about all productions, production itineraries, etc.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of production procedures and training guidelines for Production Technicians, interns, and volunteers.
  • Substitute for Production Coordinator – Council, as needed.
  • Provide communication and coordination on combined projects with PEG Member employees.
  • Responsible for research and documentation for equipment purchases and rentals as related to production.
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in studio technical positions (TD, CG, Audio, Cam) desired.
  • Position requires one year of digital post-production experience using Media 100 Adobe After Effects and experience with time code and list management.
  • Position requires two years of production experience with an emphasis on EFP, ENG and studio style production.
  • Experience directing and the ability to coordinate production crew(s) essential.
  • One year of supervisory experience.
  • Must be familiar with broadcast and industrial video production equipment and have a strong working knowledge of analog and digital formats.
  • Must be familiar with and possess advanced computer skills including reading waveform monitors.
  • Must be familiar and possess advanced technical skills including directing, camera-work, lighting, and editing. Non-linear edit skills a plus.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Film and Television Production. Communication or Public Administration or related bachelor’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.
  • Proven track record in video production, including: planning and oversight; development of video programs; customer service to content producers/clients.
  • 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).
  • Ability to work cooperatively with government agencies, community groups and individuals unfamiliar with the production process.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet established deadlines.
  • Sound business judgment to ensure fiscally responsible decisions.
  • Clean driving record and valid driver’s License. Must provide own transportation to attend meetings and events away from the office.


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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