El Segundo Media Staff: Communications Coordinator, Camera Operator, Editor, Reporter

  • 350 Main Street, El Segundo, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Community Relations or PR and Marketing
  • Salary: $17.25 - $22.02 Hourly USD

Job Description


This is a part-time, at-will position exempt from the classified service. This position will work a varied schedule of hours including nights, holidays and weekends. This recruitment process is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Only online applications will be accepted for this recruitment. The first review of applications will be completed on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 . Applications received after June 15, 2021 , may not be considered. Applicants appearing best qualified based upon a review of the application and responses to supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the testing process.

El Segundo Media staff positions are available with the following assignments: Camera Operator, Editor, Reporter, Communications Coordinator. All staff will be expected to Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing with City staff, City officials, and community-members. In addition to the Essential Duties listed below, when assigned to these roles, the following will apply:

Communications Coordinator
Write, edit, proofread and upload materials to the website, social media channels, and internal communications channels.

Monitor social media channels.

Provide creative support for internal and external communications efforts.

Research a variety of city-related issues and provide updates.

Provide administrative support as needed.

Camera Operator
Operate video production equipment, including, but not limited to, cameras and camera support equipment, audio and lighting equipment, video switchers and routers, teleprompters and recording devices, playback and program scheduling equipment.

May perform work as producer, co-producer, director, writer, editor and/or talent for various projects.

Non-linear editing using Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, and Adobe Media Encoder.

Graphic design and manipulation using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

Audio mixing and color correction in Premiere.

File sharing and media management.

Research and pitch story ideas.

Write standard news-style scripts.

Report on community events and newsworthy activities occurring in the City of El Segundo.

Write Public Service Announcements (PSAs), special-interest profiles, VO/SOTs, and record voiceovers.

Anchor news show and host studio productions.

Produce and/or edit local feature segments, full-length programs, PSAs and promotional materials.

Provide administrative support as needed.

Under general supervision, this position performs all aspects of live, taped and remote Community Cable television production and operation.

Essential Job Functions

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of duties and responsibilities is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.

Performs pre-to-post video production duties. Duties include; producing, production set-ups, directing, camera operation, editing and talent roles
Produces and/or edits local feature segments, full-length programs, public service announcements and promotional materials

Coordinates with appropriate Elected Officials, City Departments and public for any special programming and/or requests

Conducts Cable operations in absence of Program Manager, Production Specialist and Computer Graphics Designer


Minimum Qualifications:

Two years of work experience in television or video production, that includes experience editing in a formal post-production environment -OR- a combination of education and training that would likely provide the knowledge and skills required for the position. Experience editing with Final Cut Pro is highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics:

Knowledge of:

Video production theory and practices.

Editing systems and production equipment.

Computers and associated software programs used in video production.

Skill in:

Directing the development and production of cable television programs.

Analyzing technical problems and implementing effective corrective action.

Developing and implementing effective program procedures.

Researching and developing program ideas and concepts.

Utilizing public relations techniques responding to inquiries and complaints.

Training, evaluating and motivating employees, volunteers and students.

Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, Elected Officials, other City Departments and the local public.

Supplemental Information

Job Address

350 Main Street, El Segundo, California 90245 United States View Map