Jobs

Montgomery Community Media is currently recruiting for the following positions:

Administrative Assistant Part-Time
Operations Coordinator
Teaching Assistant
Virtual Event Coordinator
Director of Finance

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

What We’re About:

Montgomery Community Media is a non-profit media access organization serving Montgomery County, MD.  We provide media training, access to video production equipment and facilities and guidance from media professionals to help county residents create and share the media content.  Additionally, MCM provides media production services to other nonprofit organizations and county government agencies to meet their video production needs.  MCM’s small staff of professional journalist covers hyper-local news providing residents with reliable, trustworthy local news and information about their communities.  MCM maintains multiple platforms for sharing content including several access cable channels, www.mymcmedia.org and multiple social media platforms.

We are dedicated to hiring individuals who are driven to make an impact in our community and believe in our mission of providing media access to all county residents.  We are committed to creating a workplace where we can grow and learn together with a diverse team of employees.

Why you should choose MCM!

  • Paid Holidays
  • Excellent benefits
  • Collaborative and diverse staff
  • Culture of inclusion, innovation, and teamwork
  • Flexible hours
  • Opportunity for growth and training

Administrative Assistant (Part-time 24-32 hours a week)

The Administrative Assistant is a flexible, can-do person with general office skills and the ability to multi-task. The A.A. works collaboratively in a team environment to perform a wide range of administrative and office support activities as directed by managers and supervisors to facilitate the efficient operation of the organization. The A.A. is a problem solver with administrative skills and experience that upholds our positive work culture.

Duties Include:

  • General clerical duties including photocopying and mailing.
  • Work with Finance Director and other senior managers for basic support as directed.
  • Input data, run reports and/or monitor various office software systems.
  • Handle confidential and/or sensitive information and data.
  • Schedule meetings and calendar events for staff.
  • Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails.
  • Various reception duties, including answering calls and receiving/directing guests/clients.
  • Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence.
  • Maintain office supply inventories.
  • Coordinate maintenance of office equipment.

Other Duties:

The duties and responsibilities listed in the job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. The company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Proven admin and assistant experience.
  • Computer skills and knowledge of relevant software.
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures.
  • Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as filing and record keeping.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting practices and experience with Excel.
  • Experience with or aptitude to learn various software systems such as Salesforce, Mail Chimp, PayPal, Zoom, etc.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred.
  • Communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Planning and organizing, prioritizing.
  • Information gathering and information monitoring.
  • Ability to learn various software systems for data input/monitoring.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Flexibility
  • Professionalism
  • Adaptability
  • Teamwork

MCM provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MCM complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.


Operations Coordinator

MCM is searching for a skilled IT and technology savvy individual to be responsible for providing technical and project management support to the Director of Operations by overseeing multiple network systems, including video management and storage technology.

Duties include:

  • Accountability for the smooth running of computers, servers, video management technology and their internal connectivity as well as between multiple locations.
  • Supervise the implementation and maintenance of our company’s computing needs, and software-based video production systems and storage
  • Working with production staff, assess functionality of video production equipment and materials, such as cameras, audio and lighting equipment
  • Design, develop, implement and coordinate systems to create efficient system functionality
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions
  • Supervise vendors responsible for equipment maintenance and repairs
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Duties:

The duties and responsibilities listed in the job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. The company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • 1-3 Years of IT or engineering experience in media production environment
  • Open to skill development and training
  • Knowledge of and preferred experience in the software integration process
  • General understanding of project management processes, strategies and methods
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and experience establishing guidelines in these areas for others
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality
  • Ability to predict potential challenges and proactively seek solutions that head-off obstacles
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and communicate effectively with peers and managers

MCM provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MCM complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.


Teaching Assistants

This is a temporary, part-time position with hours flexible according to training schedules averaging approximately 4-20 hours per week. Heavy emphasis on evening and weekend hours.

Duties include:

  • Assist in Instruction – To be knowledgeable about all classroom procedure and media equipment applications. To assist instructors in all aspects of media training, which may include field production or studio classes.
  • In the field production class teaching assistants will assist in teaching the operation of cameras, videotape recorders, lights, microphones, audio and editing equipment.
  • In the studio class teaching assistants will set up the studio and assist in teaching cameras, switcher, character generator, audio board, podcasting, media recorders, teleprompter, and lighting.
  • Student Supervision – To act as an MCT representative supervising student project, edit sessions, or productions. To ensure equipment safety and adherence to project guidelines.
  • Set up studio and classroom prior to production or class.
  • Certification Testing – Administer and evaluate written & demonstration tests for certification.
  • Assist in the production of MCM-supervised programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Other Duties:

The duties and responsibilities listed in the job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. The company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • An associate degree in Television Communications or demonstrated experience.
  • Basic electronic field production skills.
  • Basic studio production skills.
  • Basic video editing skills.
  • Basic podcasting skills.
  • Experience in instructing individuals in the use of television equipment is desirable.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with students who are unfamiliar with television production.
  • Sensitivity and patience in instructing community volunteers..

MCM provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MCM complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.


Virtual Event Coordinator

Part time 24-32 hours week

Montgomery Community Media is searching for Virtual Event Coordinators to work both internally and at client sites. VEC’s will work with MCM in a lead role, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling hosting, and closing out virtual conference event projects while interfacing with client counterparts. The VEC’s will have a high level of mastery and confidence working with virtual classroom platforms (i.e., Adobe Connect, Zoom, Cisco WebEx, MS Teams, etc.); have the ability to manage the features of the virtual platform (chat, screen sharing, breakout rooms, whiteboards, etc.) during the session to provide a seamless experience for both the speaker and participants; and provide timely instructions to participants. More importantly the VEC will be accountable for the project scope, project team, resources, and the success or failure of each project.

Duties Include:

  • Work with staff to plan and prepare for scheduled events, providing expertise with respect to the timing and resources necessary for these events and ensuring that capabilities, standards, and best practices are line with expectations.
  • Serve as the customer contact throughout the planning process and manages the overall project scope, timeline, and communication.
  • Plan and lead kickoff and subsequent meetings with clients, vendors, and other key partners in preparing conferences or webinars.
  • Troubleshoot during live presentations.
  • Ensure the seamless and efficient flow of information and communication between the client, Event Producers, and technical staff.
  • Guide the client through the project process and educates them on how to implement best practices for conferences, and hybrid/virtual events.
  • Coordinate inleading training and rehearsals to ensure all presenters and staff are prepared for the event.
  • Work closely with internal teams to successfully execute conferences and hybrid/virtual events.
  • Manages all session elements leading up to the event
  • Work with the internal team to configure onsite AV and Internet connectivity equipment for conferences and hybrid/virtual events.
  • Performs post-event content analysis and reporting metrics.
  • Seek ways to employ technology to optimize performance.

Other Duties:

The duties and responsibilities listed in the job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. The company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from and accredited college or university in business, marketing, journalism, or related discipline along with 3-5 years of experience working in content production and/or event management preferably in the IT and/or technology industry managing the planning and production of hybrid or virtual conferences or webinars.
  • Outstanding project management, event planning, and event management skills.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Connect, Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other platforms used to deliver hybrid/virtual events.
  • Knowledge of the latest trends in digital content delivery, production, social media, and virtual programming.
  • Excellent organizational skills and initiative in suggesting ways to make productions more effective.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with members of the Management Team and high-level presenters/speakers. Must employ a consultative approach to problem-solving.
  • Adept at conference programming and coordinating multiple sessions/tracks. Must be able to adapt to changing circumstances and priorities and meet the demands of a production schedule. Experience in managing large scale projects is a plus.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as with teams that are creating productions.
  • Skilled at keeping cool in stressful “live production” environments and able to quickly address and resolve technology and situation issues that arise in that environment.
  • Proficient using the Microsoft Office suite of tools (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Experience using Photoshop, PaintShop, or similar tools to create and/or manipulate images for use in documents and

MCM provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MCM complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.


Director of Finance

This is a director level management position responsible for working with the CEO to drive the financial planning and reporting by analyzing its performance and risks.  The director of finance is a reliable professional with broad knowledge of all accounting and business principles.  This is a hands-on position that will work collaboratively with all department directors and managers.

Duties Include:

  • Traditional Accounting function including financial dashboards, sets company accounting policy in terms of procedure and information flow. Responsible for day-to-day activities of the accounting operations, initiating and recording all accounting transactions.
  • Monthly Financial Statements – provides initial review and adjustments to monthly trial balance, prints, issues and reviews financial statements with department directors and the Board of Directors.
  • Periodic financial review – interprets monthly financial statements and prepares quarterly report of expenditures as required by Montgomery County contracts; prepares monthly billings for County service contracts; prepares quarterly reports as directed by the CEO.
  • Process payroll on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Contract implementation – consult, prepare and implements contract guidelines and costing for all contracts; administers all contracts as negotiated by MCT.
  • Cash flow management and banking – monitors cash flow and needs for the CEO; monitors all bank accounts. Prepares and reconciles all bank accounts.  Develop and maintain bank relationships.
  • Budgeting – Assists the CEO in developing the annual budget; administers approved budgets.
  • Spreadsheet analysis – develops and  maintains spreadsheet analysis of various fiscal information as determined by the CEO.
  • Tax Preparation and Reporting –Review submission of all taxes and returns.
  • Accounts Receivable Billing – monthly billing and reconciliation of all clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Other Duties:

The duties and responsibilities listed in the job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. The company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.  CPA Preferred
  • Experience using Solomon accounting software including the following software modules General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts receivable, Payroll, Cash Manager, Shared information and FRx.  MS Offices, Excel, FAS System.
  • Strong knowledge of Non-Profit organizations and grant accounting and fundraising.
  • Experience with banking institutions.
  • 10 years management experience
  • Experience in preparation and submission of 941’s, property tax returns; W-2’s and 1099’s; state tax returns; sales tax returns
  • Ability to work independently on a number of different projects simultaneously, reprioritizing as needed.
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.

MCM provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MCM complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.


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