Digital Media Specialist


City of Peoria

May 16, 2019

We are looking for storytellers, those who see the world through an invisible studio lens. Help us tell the story of Peoria using your artistic creativity. We are looking for multi-media storytellers with creative ways to use photography and videography to capture our spirit. Videography and editing skills are a must. Broadcast experience or strong technical skills are helpful. The more social media skills the merrier. Peoria is a growing and dynamic city with thousands of stories waiting to be captured and shared, be the one to tell them.

The purpose of this position is to provide a multimedia approach to producing and converting video content for a variety of platforms, including TV, web and social media. This includes researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms. Candidates must exhibit strong writing, videography and digital editing skills. In addition, this position will be responsible for broadcasting public meetings, special events coverage, developing and producing television programs for the city, and maintaining and repairing video, lighting, and audio equipment. This position includes preparing broadcasting schedules and installing, operating, and maintaining mechanical equipment associated with video production. Knowledge of and experience in graphic design is required. Other duties include but are not limited to: providing setup for broadcast productions throughout the city; attending events on nights and weekends; evaluating equipment needs to ensure proper equipment operations and making recommendations for the purchase of video, audio, lighting systems and computers equipment production equipment to maximize system performance and to meet industry and manufacture standards; providing technical support and assistance to the department, and completing all other duties as assigned.

Experience: Five years related experience required. Requires a working knowledge of specialized practices, equipment and procedures. Licenses/Certifications/Special Requirements: None required. Considerable experience in all aspects of video production, broadcast, mobile and web techniques. Experience with video, audio, lighting equipment, streaming and archiving systems & services and cable television

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Associates Degree in Video Production, Mass Communication or related field or equivalent.