Millennium Stage Video Producer

Washington, DC
Jun 14, 2019
Jul 09, 2019
Full Time
The Multimedia team at the Kennedy Center has been live broadcasting the Millennium Stage for 20 years, 365 days a year. We are seeking a video producer with 2-3 years of experience to spearhead our Millennium Stage broadcasts, the content of which ranges from Jazz, Spoken Word, Rock/Pop concerts, and Musical Theater. The successful candidate for this job will love telling the story of the Millennium Stage performance each night to audiences around the globe.

Duties and Responsibilities:

50% Camera-operating and live directing on the Millennium Stage and during other live concerts at the Kennedy Center

50% Pre-production, post-production, technology research and equipment training for the Millennium Stage

Key Qualifications:
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in film, television or multimedia production.
  • You love music, the performing arts and telling stories through directing and producing multi-camera live streams or recordings.
  • You know how to use Adobe Premiere for multi-camera video and audio editing of your recordings.
  • You are comfortable working flexible hours. Daily broadcasts and other recording activities will require weekend and evening work.
  • You love equipment, new technology and figuring out the best way to incorporate it into your workflows.
  • You are comfortable juggling multiple projects at once, and are able to use on-your-feet problem solving under time pressure.
  • You have excellent team-building skills.
  • You have a great eye for details and can oversee a system of many moving parts.

A successful video producer will manage all of these aspects while executing our primary goal-- to create dynamic, watchable content.

Physical Demands:

Carrying, loading/unloading, setup and strike of audio and video equipment for on location and studio captures. Movement of editing suite equipment, including but not limited to computers, screens, consoles

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person and on the telephone. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel in order to operate computer keyboard, office equipment, and other essential tasks. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, crouch, and reach with hands and arms. This position infrequently lifts, carries, or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is studio and performing arts industry standards for office, editing and performance.

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is a world premier performing arts organization and our nation's cultural center. Diversity is a critical component of our mission, vision, and values. Our staff exhibits a wide variety of perspectives and experiences which enable us to foster and strengthen an environment of diversity and inclusion. We offer a comprehensive range of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and a 403(b) retirement plan.

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