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Thu May 15, 2014
Date: May 13, 2014
Station: WLRN Public Media
Company: South Florida Public Media/Friends of WLRN
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt
Reports to: Director of Programming and Production
Schedule: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday or as job demands
Reason for Opening: New
Location: Miami, Florida
Application should include (1) a cover letter, (2) a resume or CV, (3) five work samples (links or mp3s) and (4) at least three references who have worked closely with you and can speak of your qualifications for the position. Please email application to Margarette Adam at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Promotions Producer is charged with determining the best ways for WLRN Public Media to represent its vision and mission through conceptualizing, shooting, editing, directing, and collaborating with various departments through broadcast, print, online, and in social media. This position is very much a people-oriented job, involving development of high-level concepts for individual and station-wide projects. It also involves working with internal and external partners and stakeholders.
Work with Director of Programming and Production to develop and elevate the station's on-air look and promotional aesthetic.
Formulate and implement promotion concepts and presentation approaches for WLRN Public Media for broadcast, print, online, and social media.
Write copy, shoot, select appropriate music, create graphics and direct talent.
Assist in maintaining inventory and scheduling of promos, interstitials, etc. on daily logs for both radio and television.
Monitor the appearance of talent, production and overall quality of all station promotions.
Work with engineering and production staff to ensure promotion content adheres to broadcast standards.
Manage assigned projects, working within budget and scheduling requirements.
Provide quality control over concepts and projects.
Confer with department heads, or others as assigned, in a constructive manner to discuss project requirements and presentation concepts, and to coordinate creative activities.
Confer with department heads, or others as assigned, to determine objectives, budget, background information, and presentation approaches, styles, and techniques.
Staying up-to-date on emerging and current technologies is a must as well as participating in ongoing training and education relevant to this position.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Experience:
Bachelor degree in Communications or related field.
At least 3 years writing, producing and editing topical, sweeps and image promos preferred.
Experience with broadcast editing systems (Avid, Final Cut Pro) and Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop).
Working knowledge of lighting and video and audio production techniques.
High degree of technical aptitude and attention to detail.
Print and web design capabilities: must know how to work in both media for integrated campaigns.
Ability to lead projects from concept to completion.
Critical thinking, analysis, and decision making skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgement and discretion, able to establish and maintain effective personal relationships.
Excellent organizational skills; accomplished multi-tasking skills.
Must be able to work independently.
Capable and productive under pressure.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Experience with Adobe AfterEffects & video editing.
Knowledge of HTML, DHTML CSS, Actionscript & Drupal.
Bilingual (English/Spanish - oral and written).
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays; ability to travel; must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.