MPT Production Assistant (MotorWeek)
|Department||MPT - Content Enterprises|
|Date Opened||11/1/2018 11:59:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||11/15/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$27,749.00 - $34,683.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Jakiraman Jones|
Maryland Public Television, which is commonly known by its familiar name "MPT", is a public television network that comprises six television stations that broadcast throughout the entire state of Maryland as well as into the District of Columbia and parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. MPT is the only state-wide broadcaster in Maryland. MPT is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Maryland Public Television
11767 Owings Mills Blvd
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Main Purpose of Job
The MPT Production Assistant will assist the Road Test team with all aspects of road test segment production, to include prepping and cleaning cars for shoots, driving vehicles for shots, assist with setup and operation of DSLR, slider, GoPro and other specialty cameras and equipment. Research, locate and obtain video, photographs and other media assets from outside sources including internet download and vehicle manufacturer press archives. Assist in organizing and maintaining MotorWeek's video archive. Log footage, assist with podcasts and other areas of the MotorWeek production as needed. Travel to attend press events on behalf of MotorWeek. Contribute to MotorWeek's social media platforms.
This position may require flexible schedules including nights, holidays and weekends. This position may require travel. This position may require working outdoors in adverse weather conditions.
This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.
Assist Road Test team with all aspects of road test segment production, to include prepping cars for shoots and driving vehicles for shots
Assist with setup and operations of DSLR, slider, GoPro and other specialty cameras and equipment
Research, locate and obtain video, photographs and other media assets from outside sources including internet download and vehicle manufacturer press archives
Assist in organizing and maintaining MotorWeek's video archives
Log footage and assist with podcasts
Contribute to MotorWeek social media platforms
Travel to attend press events on behalf of MotorWeek
Education: Bachelor’s degree in film, media, mass communications or a related field.
Experience: One year of experience which involves the various aspects of television production such as research, segment production, set-up and operation of DSLR, slider, GoPro and other specialty cameras and equipment.
For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.
Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualification(s).
Excellent attention to detail and willingness to be creative
Working knowledge of video equipment and software a plus
Possess strong organizational skills
Exhibit strong understanding of social media platforms and trends
Possess a strong knowledge of working with computers, email, word processing software and ordinary office equipment
Knowledge and enthusiasm for automobiles and/or the auto industry
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Employees in this classification will be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Must possess a valid driver's license
Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.
The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.
The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to submit your application online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date and time. The MD State Application Form can be found online.
Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.
PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION
Paper applications, required documents, and any addendums may be mailed or faxed (4105814382) by the closing date and time to:
Maryland Public Television - HR
11767 Owings Mills Blvd.
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet both the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.
Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
Maryland Public Television (MPT) is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MPT that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.