Media Coordinator at Northampton Open Media

Type: Job

<p><strong>LINK HERE - <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/1U2BCvtGeUsvFFRUmdkQudvCyWQp7z0rM/view">https://drive.google.com/file/d/1U2BCvtGeUsvFFRUmdkQudvCyWQp7z0rM/view</a></strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Media Coordinator (October 2022)</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>PLEASE NOTE - We do not field phone calls about this job posting.</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Job Description</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Northampton Open Media is a forward-looking ever-evolving community media arts center, a public, education, and government access tv station, and a public multimedia hub. We enable expression of all forms across mediums in the greater Northampton community. Some of our core values include respect, opportunity, play, and innovation.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Media Coordinator position is a full-time salaried position employed at will. NOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The position will be expected to work regular weekends and evenings. The Media Coordinator position is involved in producing content, scheduling programming, running or aiding in the running of various programs, teaching classes, and acting as a community sherpa.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Duties</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The duties of the Media Coordinator will include but not be limited to:</span></p> <p> </p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Program NOM cablecast server for distribution on cable channels</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Produce live and recorded weekly government meetings</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Maintain VOD presence online across platforms</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Maintain local historic archive of programming</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Quality control of channels and management of external programming</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Update community bulletin weekly or as needed</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Manage class and member sign-ups and notifications</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Teach classes and personal trainings in a range of multimedia subjects, such as camera, editing, lighting</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Daily operation of facility, including fielding inquiries, helping members with projects, facility maintenance</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Equipment check-in/out with members</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Schedule use of facility and maintain calendars</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Networked storage cleanup and maintenance</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be active on NOM social media platforms</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Aid in the running of our Patreon and Twitch presence</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work in all aspects of NOM productions - shoot, light, edit, direct, set-up, breakdown</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Aid in planning, operation, outreach and logistics with NOM projects such as 7 Day Film Sprint, Crowdsourced Cinema, Cinema Northampton, Northampton Film Festival, and Focus Locus.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Learn and research new hardware, software, and equipment</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proactively participate in developing regular yearly self-improvement plans</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Other duties as deemed necessary by the Executive Director.</span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong>Required Skills and Qualifications</strong></p> <p> </p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong experience in all aspects of studio and field production, including post-production, audio, lighting, camera operation, producing, and multi-camera directing</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to teach classes and instruct in various multimedia production subjects</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong familiarity with social media</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Familiarity with spreadsheet and word processing software</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Familiarity with Adobe Premiere and creative suite</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to lift 40 pounds</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Valid driver's license and reliable transportation</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Able to work a flexible work schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Candidate is required to pass a CORI background check.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Degree in media or multimedia arts or equivalent experience</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to work with diverse communities, with diverse demographics, opinions, and backgrounds.</span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong>Compensation</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The salary for the position is $40,000 a year. It includes health benefits partially supplemented by the organization, including dental, disability, life insurance, a matched IRA, and paid vacation.</span></p> <p><br><br></p> <p><strong>How to Apply</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Applications are due November 1, 2022 by 5:00pm.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Email the following to </span><a href="mailto:jobs@northamptontv.org"><span style="font-weight: 400;">jobs@northamptontv.org</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. </span></p> <p> </p> <ol> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A PDF file of your resume with your name included in the file name.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A PDF file of a cover letter which includes why you are interested in the position and what your hopes are about it.</span></li> </ol> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Your resume should include links to any material you have produced that you would like us to consider in evaluating your application. It should be specified in the resume or at the link what role you took in the production.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Please include, or be prepared to submit three references for contact should you be considered in later rounds as a candidate.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>THANK YOU</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">If you do choose to engage in this application process, we thank you, recognize and appreciate the energy you are committing to this conversation with us.</span></p>