City of Everett
The City of Everett is currently accepting applications for the appointive position of MULTIMEDIA COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR supporting the City of Everett’s Communications Department. This is a part-time position, working 20 hours per week, and is not eligible for health benefits.
This position may work a schedule that includes approximately four evenings per month, and will be the primary technical support and producer for televised and live-streamed public meetings.
ABOUT THE JOB
The City of Everett is seeking a highly motivated, and tech-savvy individual for the appointive position of Multimedia Communications Coordinator. This work is a primary support role, and may perform under limited supervision, with general direction provided by the Communications Director or their designee. The work is reviewed in terms of feasibility, compatibility with other work, and/or effectiveness of results. Work is reviewed for effectiveness via reports, projects and results obtained. Successful completion of a background check is required prior to appointment and is a condition of employment.
This job class is a major supporting role for all aspects of Everett’s video programming, including Government Access Television Channel and web programming, production and operation within established City policies, procedures, guidelines and all FCC regulations. The work is characterized by professional, administrative, and technical work, while supporting the planning, development and coordination of the City’s audio/visual programming, production and operations.
Duties include, but are not limited to, supporting the planning, organizing, developing and coordinating television programming and operations; serving in a supporting role to the creative director and producer and supporting all aspects of audio/visual production to create and provide content for the City; assist in providing direction to assigned staff, interns, contractors, temporary employees and/or other staffing resources; researching videotaped programs for possible broadcast; provide support on all technical aspects of video production and operations as needed.
The City of Everett is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our goal is to recruit and hire capable and engaged job candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are committed to creating and supporting an inclusive and welcoming environment for all employees.
Positions that work less than 22 hours per week are not eligible for medical benefits, however, there are many other benefits offered such as: vacation, sick, and holiday accrual, Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) through Washington State Department of Retirement (https://www.drs.wa.gov/plan), deferred compensation plan options, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and more. For more information on these benefits, click here: Appointive Benefit Guide (https://www.everettwa.gov/DocumentCenter/View/17812/Benefit-Guide—Appointive).
About the City
Located 25 miles north of Seattle and nestled between Port Gardner Bay and the Snohomish River, Everett is the largest city in Snohomish County. At a population of more than 112,000, Everett is a small, big city in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Our community is experienced extensive development on our waterfront and historic downtown with a vibrant arts culture, music scene, innovated dining, breweries, and much more. Pick your choice of recreation activity in the mountains or water and we have it. We are home to Everett Silvertips Hockey Club and the AquaSox minor-league baseball team. This is an exciting chapter in Everett’s story, and you can be a part of it! Learn more about Everett’s exciting future!
• In collaboration with program manager, plan, organize, develop and coordinate the City’s audio/visual program content, which should focus on the City’s vision and values, improve the City’s image, meet the City’s marketing and communication goals and strategies, and meet the City’s broadcast policies and standards.
• In collaboration with program manager, plan, organize, develop and coordinate of all aspects of the City’s broadcast audio/visual development and operations;
• Produce videos and provide content for Everett Channel broadcast and other digital platforms for and about the City.
• Interpret the project communication goals and strategy and develop proposed creative approaches and treatments that align with that strategy.
• Assist in initiating and stimulating creative ideas for and from everyone involved in the creative process.
• May be responsible for some or all stages of production (pre-production, production and post-production) of high-end videos.
• Perform photography and videography for the City.
• Seek approval through appropriate parties for the completed video project and distribution as appropriate.
• Technical support for hybrid meetings.
• Must be able and willing to work approximately four evenings per month, and an occasional weekend.
• Perform related work and special projects as assigned.
For a full description of this position, please see the job description on the City’s website (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/everettwa/classspecs/1317513).
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
A combination of education and related experience may substitute for education requirements.
• Bachelor’s Degree in communications, broadcasting, public or business administration, marketing, or a related field and
• Three (3) years of professional level experience in television programming, television program development or operations, video production, or related field.
HOW TO APPLY:
• Completed applications must be submitted through the City’s online application system via http://www.everettwa.gov/careers.
• Resumes must not exceed two pages.
• Candidates will be contacted throughout this process via email and should periodically check their spam folders for messages filtered by their email providers.
• INCOMPLETE, FAXED, OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Filing Opens: December 7, 2023
First review: December 22, 2023
Filing Closes: OPEN UNTIL FILLED