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Recruitment Closes: 10/30/17 11:59 PM Pacific Salary: $29.68 - $39.56 Hourly
Video Production Specialist - City of Portland
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The Mission of Portland’s Bureau of Development Services is to promote safety, livability, and economic vitality through efficient and collaborative application of building and development codes. THE POSITION: Do you know how to produce top-quality videos, from concept to completion? Is photography a passion of yours beyond just a hobby? Are you able to bring something to life through the use of visuals? Do you have experience combining photography with words in a journalistic format? Do you like the challenge of working in a fast-paced environment? And are you capable of using the latest industry software when it comes to making videos and photographs? Then this job may be the one for you. The Bureau of Development Services (BDS) is creating a multi-member Communications Team to help deliver a strong message – both internally and externally – about the work it does for residents and the city. About the Role The Video Production Specialist will report directly to the Communications Manager and will perform a variety of creative duties to bring BDS employees and their work to life. Those include: • Supervising, producing and developing a variety of videos from original concept to completion. • Making still photographs for displays, publications and other informational materials for use across the bureau and the city. • Working with managers, supervisors and other staff to understand bureau functions and then come up with creative, visual content for informational purposes. • Creating a visual library for the bureau. • Using digital storytelling techniques – including graphics – in order to convey a strong message about BDS work. • Having a high level of knowledge around the use of industry standard software, including Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro or comparable products that allow for the creation of quality videos and photographs. • Conducting research to assemble print photography and videos that can be disseminated to internal and/or external audiences. • Updating the bureau website with assorted visual content, including multi-media videos, photographic slideshows and other materials. The resulting eligible list from this recruitment may be used to fill the current and future vacancies.
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To Qualify 1. Knowledge and experience applying the principles, practices and techniques of video development and production, photography and/or multi-media presentations. 2. Ability and experience organizing, setting priorities and exercising sound, independent judgment within areas of responsibility. 3. Ability and experience demonstrating strong verbal and written skills, along with the ability to practice high-level reporting, research and project management are all plusses. 4. Ability and experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with bureau managers, staff, the public and others encountered in the course of work. 5. Ability and experience using professional, industry-standard equipment for creating videos and photography, such as cameras, lenses, editing software and computers. A valid state driver's license and an acceptable driving record may be required for certain assignments.
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Application Instructions Applicants must submit a professional resume online, as well as answer the supplemental questions at the City of Portland job center, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Questions? Brandi Johnston, Sr. Human Resources Analyst Bureau of Human Resources [email protected] (503) 823-3555 Join us for an Optional Information Session: To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer Optional Information Sessions that will provide you with details about this position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job, but attending will help you with the application process. You are welcome to join us for an optional session: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 1900 Building, 5th Floor Conf. Room 5a (1900 SW 4th Ave. Portland, OR 97201) Participate Remotely? For instructions on how to participate via Skype, please contact Sara (503) 823-5019 or [email protected] no later than 2:00 p.m. (PST) two business days prior to the informational session date.