Multimedia Content Producer - City of Monona

  • Career Services
  • Monona, WI, USA
  • Jul 31, 2020
Full time Broadcasting/Podcasting Digital Video/Photography

Job Description

The Multimedia Content Producer is a broadcast journalist, content creator, communicator, and mentor. Day-to-day production involves working with Monona city staff, Monona Grove School District members and community leaders to create media that entertains, educates, and engages the city of Monona and Monona Grove School District community.

Through a strong partnership between the City of Monona and the Monona Grove School District, the Multimedia Content Producer oversees the video operations for the City of Monona’s Community Media Department and the Monona Grove High School AV Club. Serving as an advisor for the AV Club at Monona Grove High School, the Multimedia Content Producer supervises and mentors students during club meetings and productions. This position also assists with programming and producing content for the city’s award-winning radio station, 98.7FM WVMO – The Voice of Monona.

The Multimedia Content Producer works within the Monona Community Media Department which comprises several social media channels (YouTube, Facebook,Twitter, etc.), community access television, (Spectrum, AT&T U-Verse) and a community radio station (98.7FM WVMO – The Voice of Monona).

This is a full-time, hourly position, with full benefits. Some night and weekend hours are required as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for the position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive; other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Manage the department’s video production, including script writing, videography, editing, and media distribution.
  • Serve as an advisor to the Monona Grove High School AV Club, facilitating audio and video recordings, live streaming, and related production activities.
  • Supervise students during live video streaming events and studio productions.
  • Develop content for 98.7FM WVMO, YouTube, and other social media platforms.
  • Audio recording, live remote broadcasting and program scheduling for the City of Monona community radio station, 98.7FM WVMO.
  • Organize and manage video servers using proper file management procedures.
  • Collaborate with the school district’s communications director on multimedia projects to highlight and promote students, teachers, and schools
  • Lead a department effort in production issues and assist with purchasing video and audio software and equipment.
  • Facilitate studio-based and field-based video production, including audio, camera operation, lighting, editing and set design.
  • Engage community members and stakeholders as needed.
  • Perform related work as assigned.

 Qualifications

 Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum two-year degree in a communications-related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience (must include experience in a media production environment; *Multimedia Journalist Preferred*)
  • Available to work nights and weekends
  • Scriptwriting experience in radio and/or television
  • Prior experience working with/teaching/mentoring high school students is a plus

Knowledge and Abilities

Technical Skills:

  • Experience with pre- and post-production photo, audio, and video editing procedures, techniques and workflow
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Premiere and Photoshop
  • Understanding of basic audio and video equipment troubleshooting
  • Experience with video streaming software and equipment
  • Adept at website and social media posting (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
  • Comfortable with Google Suites
  • Experience with both PC and Apple platforms
Additional Skills:
  • Comfortable with being on camera and on the radio
  • Ability to effectively manage time and schedules through project management principles
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
  • Ability to work with and lead diverse groups of individuals
  • Organizational skills (AV equipment and digital media files)
  • The ability to prioritize while also managing last-minute changes and technical issues
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and autonomously.
Physical Demands:
  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking.
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing.
  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations.
  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching.
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull weight, up to 50 pounds.