WGBH

One Guest Street
Boston, MA 02135
http://www.wgbh.org/about/employmentOpportunities.cfm

Date Posted:
October 29, 2018

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Production/Design

Type:
Full-Time

Digital Production Assistant

Description:
We are looking for a Digital Production Assistant to join our Children’s Media team at WGBH. This position will support WGBH’s many and varied digital kids projects, primarily games, apps and interactive content focused on a range of STEM, literacy and health curricula. Production Assistants typically take on key support roles on many projects and a typical day may include note taking, reviewing and editing user-generated content, conducting research, collecting production assets, tracking projects and schedules, recording meeting notes, and copy-editing. Other tasks include user testing, QA testing, video capture, audio processing, managing interns, and archiving.
Working with senior producers and staff, you will help assist on a new project focused on preschool computational thinking. With appropriate support from WGBH, you will be required to work in a way that is compliant with all Federal regulations relating both to budgetary compliance and to FTC and FCC rules about multimedia and children.
To see a range of the team’s recent work or learn more about the team, see wgbhkids.wordpress.com.
Essential Functions
60% Support producers in all aspects of production work, note taking, reviewing and editing user-generated content, conducting research, collecting production assets, tracking projects and schedules, recording meeting notes, and copy-editing. Other tasks include user testing, QA testing, video capture, audio processing, managing interns, and archiving, and other duties as assigned.
20% Work effectively as part of a project team including designers, developers, producers, and other project staff.5% Participate in cross-departmental collaboration.5% Build relationships with teachers and assist in play testing sessions and focus groups.5% Collaborate with researchers and advisors.5% Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
1-2 years in a professional multimedia setting.Affinity and enthusiasm for working with technology, education and children’s media.Ability to work collaboratively across teams and with all levels of staff.Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.Creative problem solver with strong sense of initiative.Spanish fluency a plus.
How To Apply:
Please apply through our website:
https://www.wgbh.org/foundation/careers/employment-opportunities
Apply by:
December 24, 2018
About this Organization:
WGBH Boston is one of the nation's top public television and radio broadcasters. We are PBS's single largest producer for television and Web, creating one-third of the national prime-time lineup—from Frontline to Masterpiece Theatre, from Nova to American Experience, Antiques Roadshow, and more—plus a slate of award-winning children's series (including Arthur, Between the Lions. Curious George, Design Squad, Fetch! and Postcards from Buster).




WGBH also is a major supplier of public radio programs enjoyed by listeners in New England, across the nation, and around the world, including The World, A Celtic Sojourn, and The Emily Rooney Show.




Visit us on the Web at www.wgbh.org.