Maryland government jobs MPT Assistant Producer in Baltimore County, Maryland

Introduction

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, Maryland 21117

Main Purpose of Job

Assistant Producer: Advances the mission of MPT to produce quality local programming and expand community outreach by assisting Series Producer in all aspects of production and post-production for the local series Artworks (up to 30 episodes/year)and Chesapeake Collectibles (13 episodes/year), as well as for specials such as the Baker Artist Awards and other projects as assigned.

This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

POSITION DUTIES

Artworks 6

  • Assemble & edit shows to time, generate on-screen IDs (L3s) and Credits, prep for captioning

  • Coordinate acquisition of visual artists’ high resolution images, WAV files from musicians and literary texts from writers for local segments: POP-UPS, CLOSING MUSIC & WORDS

  • Creatively edit POP-UP, WORDS & MUSIC Sequences

  • Runs Teleprompter for studio host records and location shoots

  • Assists in creation of theme shows for fall premier of the next series

  • Baker Artist Awards: assists on location artist profile shoots, runs teleprompter on live to tape studio record

Chesapeake Collectibles 8

  • Assist producer on location during feature story shoots. Will co-produce at least 2 feature stories per year

  • Ongoing: Research archival stills for historic context of selected items

  • Creates, solicits and maintains Volunteer lists and staffing charts

  • Compiles and maintains accurate Special and Photo Submission lists

  • Compiles and organizes Admissions Lists for evaluation event

  • Provides essential production support at the weekend evaluation event

  • Edits audio stringouts of the ROV camera segments after the shoot event

Both

  • Write & schedule weekly social media posts (tweets & Facebook) promoting shows and events

  • Updates series’ segment rundowns and participant lists

  • Notifies artists and participants of their airdates

  • Completes monthly metadata excel sheets, exports show stills, and writes thumbnail descriptions for posting the series online (Cove)

  • Assists in developing and expanding each series’ digital content: extended interviews, online galleries, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor's degree in film, media, mass communications or related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: One year of experience which involved various aspects of television production such as research, segment creation, booking facilities and editing. Must have at least six (6) months hands-on nonlinear video editing experience on one of the following programs. In order of priority: AVID, FINAL CUT PRO, ADOBE PREMEIRE.

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 preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualifications.

  • Current Content Division Interns and/or Production Assistants
  • Hands-on editing and production experience with one of the specific shows: Artworks or Chesapeake Collectibles
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop program
  • Exhibits strong organization and file management skills
  • Independent worker as well as a team player
  • Self-motivated and adaptable
  • Ability to prioritize workload efficiently and manage multiple projects
  • Effectively work under pressure, react quickly and meet tight deadlines
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Finalists will be required to successfully complete a short, timed nonlinear video editing assignment.

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

BENEFITS

STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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 jjones@mpt.org by the closing date and time.

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 (410-581-4382) by the closing date and time to:

Maryland Public Television - HR

11767 Owings Mills Blvd.

Owings Mills, MD 21117

The MD State Application Form can be found online. Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this position. Applicants must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of candidates 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.

Department: MPT - Administration and Support Services

Date Opened: 4/17/2018 3:03:00 PM

Filing Deadline: 5/1/2018 4:59:00 PM

Salary: $31,994.00 - $39,991.00/year

Employment Type: Full-Time

HR Analyst: Jakiraman Jones

Work Location: Baltimore County