Video Communications Supervisor

New York, New York - Posted on: Tuesday 04/01/14


- Conceptualizing, producing, shooting and editing videos
- Writing and recording narration voice-over for videos
- Overseeing the future purchase and implementation of new video and photographic technology
- Educating and training the staff on various A/V technologies and software applications
- Hiring, firing, directing, and supervising the work of paid staff
- Organizing, cataloging and archiving the union's video, film and photographic collection.


- Proficiency with Final Cut Pro Studio

- Experience in production and post-production of documentary, news and educational video

- Practical knowledge of various audio and video recording technologies, including Panasonic DVX-100 and wireless microphones

- Thorough knowledge of interview techniques in the production of documentaries

- Experience in lighting for interviews

- Experience in organizing large archival tape libraries

- Current knowledge of video and audio codecs and conversion methods

- Ability to juggle multiple tasks, work efficiently, and stay well organized

- Thorough attention to details, ability to respond quickly and appropriately to high intensity situations

- Self-starter, and someone who will bring new ideas to the department

- Patient, friendly personality, and ability to motivate and teach volunteers and staff to perform tasks with which they are not familiar

- Resourcefulness, creativity, and ability to problem-solve

- Commitment to social justice

- Willingness to work hard and put in long hours

- Willingness to travel on behalf of the union when necessary

Extra consideration will be given to candidates who possess any of the following:

- Bachelor's degree

- Knowledge of a second language (especially Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian or Polish)

- Knowledge of web design, graphic design, motion graphics, and animation including After Effects and Flash

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