We are seeking a creative media producer with exceptional technical skills to produce our digital storytelling for our website, social media feeds, and exhibitions projects to help us engage audiences and fulfill our educational mission. Based in Digital Services, a division of thriving digital initiatives, this position is responsible for the digital pre-production, production, and post-production to create a cohesive and creative final product. In collaboration with other stakeholders, this position will tell our digital story by using archival digital files and/or filming/recording new footage as well as editing footage, enhancing recordings, and inserting graphics, sound, close captioning, etc.
The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in communications, media, visual art, film, or multimedia with a minimum 3 years of experience or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in media, art, communication photography, videography and/or technology. The successful candidate must demonstrate a comprehensive ability and skill in working with raw footage, video production and editing software, such as Adobe Premiere. Additionally, the successful candidate must have exceptional creative skills, a proven ability to visualize complex concepts and ideas, and project management skills. This position also requires a proficiency in Microsoft Office and an ability to learn and use museum specific software/databases, knowledge of current professional standards of video/audio codecs and file wrappers and a thorough understanding of accessibility standards, media content, video production and video sharing as it relates to platforms like YouTube, Facebook, etc. The media producer must demonstrate effective communication skills, an ability to collaborate with others, flexibility in an evolving work environment, and exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. Prefer proficiency in professional video and audio editing software programs, knowledge of and willingness to learn new and cutting-edge technology, and experience working behind a camera and using GoPro.
This is a full-time position working Mondays-Fridays.
The Historic New Orleans Collection centers diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion at the core of everything we do. We are committed to becoming a more diverse and inclusive workplace, an organization that epitomizes the best practices in our field, and a community institution that truly reflects and supports our visitors, our neighbors, and our home. To that end, we actively encourage and welcome applications from members of underrepresented and marginalized groups. We are committed to employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
For consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 19,2021.
Human Resources Manager
The Historic New Orleans Collection