Seacrest Studios Media Production Specialist

Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO

The Seacrest Studios – Media Production Specialist will span a number of disciplines such as on-air broadcaster, photo/videographer, video/audio editor, program developer, media specialist, and more. These disciplines will incorporate various skills including technical journalism, marketing, film, television and radio production. The specific job responsibilities will vary depending upon the assigned discipline (i.e. videographer, A/V tech, media specialist, etc.) and experience level. Media Production Specialists are responsible for establishing positive associations with all of Children's Hospital Colorado (CHCO) audiences, which may include internal stakeholders, patients and families, media, celebrities, community, referring physicians, payers, partners, healthcare industry and the public at large. The Specialist takes assignments and direction from the Seacrest Studios Manager.

Additional Information: 

  • Department: Seacrest Studios
  • Hours per week: 40, eligible for benefits
  • Shift: As needed by department, generally 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Qualifications:

  • EDUCATION – Bachelor’s degree in copywriting, journalism, marketing, public relations, communications, English or a related field.
  • EXPERIENCE – One year of experience relevant to the assigned discipline, in an agency, studio, or corporate environment.
    • Two years experience is preferred 
  • EQUIVALENCY – Professional experience, beyond requirements, in a related field may substitute for a Bachelor degree requirement on a year for year basis.\

Responsibilities:

POPULATION SPECIFIC CARE

  • No direct patient care.
  • Patient contact only in Seacrest Studios, directly serving the CHCO patient/family population.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform.

  • Prepares, produces, and executes daily on-air broadcast in the Seacrest Studios (this will include being on-air)
  • Operates, installs, and maintains studio equipment (JVC/V-mix switcher, SAS M Class 20.2 console, Leightronix, iMac production computers, media hard drives, file backups, etc.)
  • Sources and edits audio/music files in Avid Pro Tools, creating new radio playlists in Op-X software
  • Creates visual still and motion media with various cameras and Adobe Creative Cloud software
  • Produces stories, creates highlight emails, captures photos and video for a range of projects including social media, posters, advertisements, email, corporate identity pieces, and externally-facing website
  • Collaborates with multiple departments in developing programming, communications concepts, and stories that reflect the unique position and value of Seacrest Studios and CHCO to our diverse audience segments
  • Works within creative and graphic standard guidelines
  • Follows creative direction of Seacrest Studios Manager from concept to delivery
  • Manages own project workflow while coordinating with project teams and management on schedules, assignments, requirements, and goals as needed
  • Helps to ensure successful representation of the CHCO and Seacrest Studios brands across media, through knowledge of brand standards, design templates and systems architecture
  • Additional duties as-needed, both inside and outside the Seacrest Studios

COMPETENCIES

  • BUILDING CUSTOMER LOYALTY - Meeting and exceeding internal or external customer expectations while cultivating relationships that secure commitment and trust.
  • BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS - Developing and leveraging relationships within and across work groups to achieve results.
  • COMMUNICATION - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.
  • CONTINUOUS LEARNING - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  • DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVITY – Is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, and other individual differences in the workforce; recognizes the value of diverse perspectives and experiences and fosters a work environment reflective of the community at large.
  • DECISION MAKING - Identifying and understanding problems and opportunities by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting quantitative and qualitative information; choosing the best course of action by establishing clear decision criteria, generating and evaluating alternatives, and making timely decisions; taking action that is consistent with available facts and constraints and optimizes probable consequences.
  • EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE - Establishing and sustaining trusting relationships by accurately perceiving and interpreting own and others’ emotions and behavior; leveraging insights to effectively manage own responses so that one’s behavior matches one’s values and delivers intended results.
  • INNOVATION - Creating novel solutions with measurable value for existing and potential customers (internal or external); experimenting with new ways to solve work problems and seize opportunities that result in unique and differentiated solutions.
  • MANAGING RELATIONSHIPS - Meeting the personal needs of individuals to build trust, encourage two-way communication, and strengthen relationships
  • PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION - Establishing an action plan for self and others to complete work efficiently and on time by setting priorities, establishing timelines, and leveraging resources.
  • QUALITY ORIENTATION - Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how detailed; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
  • RESOLVING CONFLICT - Helping others deal effectively with an antagonistic situation to minimize damage to the relationships and promote shared goals; using appropriate interpersonal methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people and facilitate agreement.
  • STRESS TOLERANCE - Maintaining stable performance under pressure or opposition (e.g., experiencing time pressure, conflict, or job ambiguity); handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.
  • Possesses an eagerness to learn new skills and techniques and applying them to a diverse range of design and interactive projects.
  • Proficiency with relevant technology and software applications.

SCOPE AND LEVEL

Guidelines: Trains in the field and assists higher level personnel to acquire learning through practical experience. 

Complexity: Performs routine and/or basic tasks common to the field. Procedures, methods, and techniques to be used are well established with options to be considered well defined.  Tools, work aids, and materials to be used are specified. 

Decision Making: Decisions or recommendations on non-standardized situations are limited to relating organizational policies to specific cases.  Brings non routine issues to supervisor. Problems that are not covered by guidelines or are without precedent are taken up with the supervisor.

Communications: Contacts with the public or employees where factual information relative to the organization or its functions are received, relayed, or a service rendered according to established procedures or instructions.

Supervision Received: Under close supervision, the employee receives training to develop skills and abilities in a specific line of work or general occupational area.  Work product is subject to close, continuous inspection.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good
  • Audio-Visual: Near Vision: Good
  • General Activity: Sit: 2-4 hrs. per day
  • Motion: Bend: Up to 1/3 of time
  • Use of Hands/Feet: Both Feet - Precise Motor Function (Or Fine Manipulation)
  • Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 10 pounds: 1/3 or more of time

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Collaborative team player, understanding role
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Makes sound decisions under pressure
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Manages stress appropriately
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Works with others effectively and positively
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Works well with children and families in a hospital environment


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