380 Elm St.
Northampton, MA 01060
Date Posted: January 18, 2019
Region: Western Massachusetts
Northampton Community Television 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.
The Media Coordinator position is a full-time salaried position employed at will. NCTV 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.
The duties of the Media Coordinator will include but not be limited to:
Program NCTV cablecast server for distribution on cable channels
Produce live and recorded weekly government meetings
Maintain VOD presence online across platforms
Maintain local historic archive of programming
Quality control of channels and management of external programming
Update community bulletin weekly or as needed
Manage class and member sign-ups and notifications
Teach classes and personal trainings in a range of multimedia subjects, such as camera, editing, lighting
Daily operation of facility, including fielding inquiries, helping members with projects, facility maintenance
Equipment check-in/out with members
Schedule use of facility and maintain calendars
Networked storage cleanup and maintenance
Be active on NCTV social media platforms
Aid in the running of our Patreon and Twitch presence
Work in all aspects of NCTV productions - shoot, light, edit, direct, set-up, breakdown
Aid in planning, operation, outreach and logistics with NCTV projects such as 7 Day Film Sprint, Crowdsourced Cinema, Cinema Northampton, Northampton Film Festival, and Focus Locus.
Learn and research new hardware, software, and equipment
Proactively participate in developing regular yearly self-improvement plans
Other duties as deemed necessary by the Executive Director.
Required Skills and Qualifications
Strong experience in all aspects of studio and field production, including post-production, audio, lighting, camera operation, producing, and multi-camera directing
Ability to teach classes and instruct in various multimedia production subjects
Strong familiarity with social media
Familiarity with spreadsheet and word processing software
Familiarity with Adobe Premiere and creative suite
Ability to lift 40 pounds
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
Able to work a flexible work schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays
Candidate is required to pass a CORI background check.
Degree in media or multimedia arts or equivalent experience
Ability to work with diverse communities, with diverse demographics, opinions, and backgrounds.
How to Apply
Applications are due February 15, 2019 by 5:00pm.
Email a cover letter and resume firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Please include, or be prepared to submit three references for contact should you be considered in later rounds as a candidate.
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¹ Americans for the Arts. (2017). “Arts & Economic Prosperity 5: The Economic Impact of Nonprofits and Cultural Organizations and Their Audiences in the State of Massachusetts.” Retrieved from www.AmericansForTheArts.org
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