Our client located in Chicago is looking for a Director of Media Production Services to oversee all multimedia event productions. This position is responsible for coordinating logistics and related activities for live events. The ideal candidate will come aboard with expert level experience on audio, lighting, video, and graphics. This position requires supervising teams and projects, and providing direction to a large group of volunteers on a weekly basis.
-Responsible for all technical components of events including, sound, lights, videos, etc.
-Responsible for building and managing the video production team.
-Oversee big picture planning for the production department.
-Knowledgeable with various computer-based broadcast mixing systems
-Recruit, lead, and provide ongoing training and development of volunteer/employed video staff.
-Ensure proper video capture framing for message as defined by leadership.
-Capture/edit and prep additional content as required to be included in desired broadcasts.
-Develop, maintain, and deliver a comprehensive training program for volunteer staff, providing them with knowledge and experience necessary to operate video equipment in video control room and associated video cameras.
-Bachelor’s degree in media, production or graphic design (bachelor’s degree preferred)
-Expert knowledge of A/V systems including projectors, media players, audio equipment and video recording equipment
-More than three (3) years video capture, editing, motion graphic experience
-Requires excellent communication skills for interacting with many departments across the organization.
-Experience leading multiple teams of volunteers
SCHEDULE AND HOURS:
50+ hours per week (salary position) including Sundays