Job Description:

Cascade Public Media’s mission is to inform and inspire our community to make the world a better place.

Our vision is to be the most essential and relevant media organization in the region

The Technical Production is responsible for leading the company-wide production schedule, leading the post-production and assists in managing the Original Productions department. They manage internal and external video editors, videographers, and animators, and oversee in the technical workflow to assure quality and efficiency, while demonstrating CPM’s values of integrity, community, innovation and diversity. 

We are committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background. Our organization serves a diverse community, in terms of ethnicity, class, culture, language, sexual orientation and disabilities and we are committed to increasing diversity and inclusion amongst our staff population. We encourage everyone interested in this role to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements.

Salary: $75,000-$82,000

Location: Seattle - Must live in WA State, hybrid schedule that requires days onsite each week with other days remote 

CPM offers competitive benefits to team members working 20 hours or more a week. Benefits include:

  • 11 paid holidays
  • 1 personal holiday
  • 4 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) to start
  • Half-day Fridays during Summer
  • Company-matched 401(k) Retirement Plan that is fully-vested immediately
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • $50 per month subsidy toward an ORCA card 
  • Medical 
  • Dental
  • Vision 

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KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

  • Collaborates with the Production Manager to coordinate video and podcast production resources and priorities and ensure a steady stream of timely and high-impact content
  • Manages the quality and efficiency of video and podcast post-production workflows, timelines, and deadlines
  • Manage internal and external video editors and animators to complete short-form and long-form video content for broadcast, OTT and social media
  • Identify and solve resource challenges for all projects in flight
  • Provide production guidance and support to internal and external teams
  • Ensure delivery of all relevant assets from independent contractors
  • Books additional crew support as needed
  • Coordinate the technical specifications and implementation of live, studio recorded and remote/field productions
  • Participate in the specification and evaluation of editing equipment for acquisition
  • Identify equipment malfunctions and notify maintenance technicians
  • Track multiple internal projects using scheduling software
  • Work closely with Creative Services Director, Director of Original Productions, Lead Production Technician and Schedule Coordinator to ensure organizational resource scheduling needs are effectively met
  • Help provide scheduling guidance to non-production staff for board meetings and other internal events
  • Manage post-production strategies and timelines, giving input toward improving production strategies and timelines
  • Act as a liaison between Production and Engineering, identify equipment malfunctions and notify maintenance technicians
  • Give input toward improving production strategies and timelines
  • Collaborate with other team members to foster a positive and productive culture and contribute toward the overall growth of the CPM
  • Proactively identify opportunities for workflow improvement, providing solutions to identified workflow issues
  • Maintain post production practice/policy documentation
  • Maintain knowledge of bargaining unit contracts to assure compliance
  • Collaborate with other team members to foster a positive and productive culture and contribute toward the overall growth of the CPM
  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of professional non-linear editing software required, AVID Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro preferred
  • Knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator CC
  • Knowledge of scheduling software such as Cheqroom is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of production in field and studio environments
  • Ability to interact with technical and non-technical team members across a variety of fields
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for building and fostering key internal and external business relationships, as well as the ability to perform effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to continuously improve processes and systems and adapt to changing priorities with ease
  • Drives a culture of experimentation and improvement when it comes to tools, technology, and process
  • Demonstrated success as an organized problem solver
  • Able to collaborate with external partners and vendors efficiently and effectively

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • BA/BS Degree in Communications or related field or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of two years’ management experience or people management required.
  • Four years’ experience coordinating and managing video production workflows and timelines in a deadline-driven environment. Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to view data on a computer screen for long periods of time
  • Ability to type on a keyboard for long periods of time
  • Ability to see and distinguish colors required
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods

The hiring process for this role will include a phone screen and a virtual or in-person panel interview. In some instances, additional panel interviews may take place. If you need reasonable accommodation during the job application or interview process, please contact us at jobs@kcts9.org

Organization: 
Job Location: 
Seattle, WA
United States
Job Category: 
Production/Programming
Job Type: 
Full time
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Minimum Salary: 
$75,000.00
Maximum Salary: 
$82,000.00
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