Download as PDF

Position: Broadcast Operations Production Specialist
Hours: Weekly contract
Salary: $20 starting
Supervisor: Executive Director
*Must be available weeknights for City Council meetings*

Background: Millbrae Community Television is a nonprofit community media center with a mission to cultivate a greater sense of community and encourage civic engagement through the use of media. Serving the city of Millbrae and its regional neighbors for more than 20 years, MCTV is an award-winning organization focused on media and community. MCTV works with several municipalities to broadcast public meetings live on city channels and streaming online. The organization produces local and original content that is distributed regionally.

The Position: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Production Specialist is responsible and oversees client weekly public meetings, station management, community content creation of a wide variety of media materials. The individual must carry out multiple independent projects from concept through implementation, with a considerable degree of self-direction and initiative, strong work ethics, highly organized, solid customer skills, and the ability to complete creative media productions that meet and exceed professional standards.

  • Select, download, and schedule programs for city channels (generic programming, community announcements, agendas, weekly live meeting)
  • Use various Cablecasts to schedule shows to cablecast and to live web streaming
  • Enter new episodes into the online asset database (TRT, id, title, descriptions, series, category, etc)
  • Write and/or edit text for TV shows website descriptions and TV Guides
  • Manage online program schedule
  • Design slides and upload community announcements slides
  • Assist with studio productions when needed
  • Assist Executive Director & Media Director with social media channel management
  • Assist Executive Director & Media Director with community outreach efforts

Desired Work Experience & Education:
Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university; or equivalent experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Broadcasting or IT background
  • Public access television experience helpful

Required Skills:

  • Strong customer service focus
  • Effective problem solver, who can identify and resolve problems promptly;
  • Assist with projects coordinates; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time
  • Strives to continuously build knowledge base and skills; shares expertise with others
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Very strong computer skills
  • Skilled in all aspects of small format video field production, studio production, and editing
  • Ability to troubleshoot minor problems on media production equipment
  • Ability to work with and supervise a diverse group of people
  • Strong communication, organizational, and writing skills
  • Working knowledge of Mac OS, Windows OS, and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to provide instruction on-field production equipment and studio production equipment
  • Must have a valid CA Driver’s License
  • Must provide their own transportation. Select, download, and schedule programs for city channels (generic programming, community announcements, agendas, weekly live meeting)

How to Apply:
To apply for this position please email a cover letter and resume to jobs (at) mctv.tv with Broadcast Operations Production Specialist in the subject line.

Production & Multimedia Manager
Hours: 20hr.
weekly *Flexible*
Salary:
$23.00 (Immediate compensation upon goal completion and org growth)
Team Manager:
Executive Director
*Must be available weeknights for meeting coverage*


The Production & Content Manager leads all production projects, overseeing all in-house & field productions, content creation, media coverage. In conjunction with the Tech Manager and technical director using NewTek TriCaster & Cablecast for multi-cam Livestreams, to ensure weekly client public meetings and community event coverage. 

We are growing and looking for a team member that can carry out multiple independent projects from concept through implementation, with a considerable degree of self-direction and initiative. Must be passionate and have an artistic vision that will help with our mission. Highly organized with good social and communication skills and an ability to complete creative media production work that meets professional standards. The Production & Content Manager is responsible for the following tasks in addition to any other requests.

Production & Content Manager is responsible for the following in addition to other career boosting projects:

  • Oversee productions from inception to delivery, including directing, editing, scoping, site visits, assigning crew and timely content completion and delivery. 
  • Responsible for all studio & field, pre- to post-production, including PSAs and community programs.
  • Establish and maintain community relationships through production and social media collaboration.
  • Works collaboratively with the Executive Director & Tech Manager to ensure accuracy and consistency of meeting graphics, and local channel content creation and distribution. 
  • Develop and schedule programming content that highlights local community orgs and events. 
  • Post and share all completed productions to appropriate social media platforms and channels.
  • Maintain studio for shoots and monitor equipment for necessary repairs.
  • Expand and revise curriculum for media classes
  • Implement and teach media courses to community members. 

Broadcast meeting coverage: 

  • Select, download, and schedule programs for city channels (generic programming, community announcements, agendas, weekly live meeting). 
  • Use various Cablecasts to schedule shows to cablecast and to live web streaming.
  • Enter new episodes into the online asset database (TRT, id, title, descriptions, series, category, etc).
  • Write and/or edit text for TV shows website descriptions and TV Guides. 
  • Design slides and upload community announcements slides.

Desired Work Experience & Education:

Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university; or equivalent experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Broadcasting or IT background.
  • Public access television experience is helpful.
  • Skilled in all aspects of small format video field production, studio production, and editing using Adobe Premiere suite. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot minor problems on broadcast media, and production equipment.
  • Team player with passion to teach, supervise and lead.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and writing skills.
  • Working knowledge of Mac OS, Windows OS, Google suite, and project management.
  • Provide clear direction of field and studio setup and strike production equipment.
  • Must provide own transportation.

Our team is an energetic group, we are an equal opportunity employer and STRONGLY ENCOURAGE all backgrounds, people of color, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ +, to apply.

To apply please email a thoughtful cover letter and resume to jobs (at) mctv.tv