MS1 Media Specialist 1
Communications and Engagement Division
Advertisement Number: 38924
MS1 $61,940.00 - $74,801.00 per year
March 28, 2022
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation.
The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people and persons with disabilities. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
Communications and Engagement is the central government division dedicated to engaging Manitobans in the work of government, by delivering the message of government policy and programs to staff, the media and the public in dynamic, effective ways; advancing openness and transparency across government, and increasing engagement and participation in the decision-making process.
Conditions of Employment:
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- Ability to work varied hours and to respond quickly to technical emergencies
- A valid class 5 driver’s licence
- Ability to travel within Manitoba as required
- Ability to regularly lift and move heavy production equipment in excess of 50 lbs and carry equipment up stairs
- A diploma or degree from a post-secondary institution in broadcasting or a related discipline. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may also be considerd
- Experience in audio/video production and editing for use on multiple media platforms such as TV, radio, social media, and other digital environments
- Experience operating equipment in a live broadcast/production facility in control room setting or in on site event
- Experience with remote cameras, camera robotics and control systems, and directing live-to-air productions as well as knowledge on video technical standards, editing best practices and video communications production
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong relationships and interact professionally with colleagues and clients, senior government officials, external suppliers, other levels of government and community organizations
- Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate technical information to non-technical stakeholders
- Ability to make decisions and quickly troubleshoot issues
- Ability to manage multiple complex activities in an effective manner
Reporting to the Manager of Creative Services, audio/video coordinators play a central role in the government’s creative services practice. The Unit is accountable for the effective engagement of the Government Press Room, providing support to the Premier, ministers and government officials at press conferences and events. Working closely with the Creative Services team and Engagement Managers, the coordinator provides critical strategic, logistical and planning support for the government’s technical and editing needs involving audio, video and digital products.
Advertisement # 38924
Service Centre 3
Human Resource Services
600-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3H8
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