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Communications Specialist – Video Journalism #2100832

Posted on 30/03/2021

Marshall Islands
Posted 2 weeks ago


Security Clearance:  NAC-I

Job Summary

The Communications Specialist – Video Journalism supports public affairs office program by performing video journalism, production and design.

Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

  • Work in video correspondent setting, shooting interviews, community events, feature segments, public service announcements, creative shorts and more, sometimes solo, sometimes with assistance.
  • Edit video into final packages for broadcast and online distribution.
  • Work heavily in Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Photoshop and, to some extent, Adobe After Effects and Adobe Illustrator.
  • Present stories via voice narration for video packages, sometimes appearing on camera.
  • Set up and tear down DSLRs, mirrorless, ENG cameras, wireless and wired microphones and lighting equipment on site.
  • Maintain audio, video and lighting equipment.
  • Meet required weekly and biweekly deadlines.
  • Research and coordinate story ideas with staff.
  • Direct subjects on camera when required.
  • Assist with social media posts.
  • Shoot still photographs when required.
  • Create graphic designs when required.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of video journalism production, reporting and inteview techniques.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, written, and presentation communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail with ability to edit written materials and website content.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple, complex details and timelines.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office software, social media and photo sharing applications.
  • Fluency in Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Fluency in Adobe After Effects and motion graphic design desired.
  • Fluency in Adobe Illustrator and graphic design desired.

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field required.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in an editing or reporting role with two (2) years’ experience developing graphics for marketing, publicity and/or advertising using Microsoft and other related programs preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Works in a normal office environment.
  • Must be able to work extended hours, often with short notice, to meet deadlines. Extended hours may include late nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays.
  • Demonstrate ability to work efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities to produce a large volume of high-quality material with attention to detail.

 Communications  (Full-time) 

Job Features

Job CategoryCommunications
Security ClearanceNACI
Posting Date03/22/2021
Job Number2100832