Production/Content Assistant

Fed Gov Today

Arlington, Virginia

Date Posted July 05, 2024
Industry Television, Digital Media, Government, Trade Publications
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Telecommute? Hybrid
Job Status Full-time

Description:

About Us:
Fed Gov Today is a leading media platform focused on delivering insightful and engaging content related to federal government activities, policies, and innovations. Our stable of products includes a weekly television show, a weekly podcast, and various other audio and video productions. We pride ourselves on creating high-quality content that informs and engages our audience.

Job Overview:
We are seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented Production/Content Assistant to join our team. This role is crucial in supporting the creation and production of our various media products. The ideal candidate will be passionate about media production, highly organized, and capable of managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Guest Booking: Identify, contact, and secure guests for our television show, podcast, and other audio/video productions.

  • Schedule Coordination: Manage and coordinate schedules for recordings, ensuring all participants are informed and available.

  • Script Writing: Assist in writing and editing scripts for various productions, ensuring clarity and coherence.

  • Interview Preparation: Prepare research materials and questions for interviews, ensuring thorough and insightful conversations.

  • Social Media Management: Assist in creating and scheduling social media content to promote our shows and engage with our audience.

  • Audio and Video Editing: Perform basic audio and video editing tasks to ensure high-quality production values.

  • Administrative Support: Provide general administrative support to the production team as needed.

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Media Production, Journalism, or a related field preferred.

Experience: Previous experience in media production, content creation, or a related field is highly desirable.

Skills:

    • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

    • Proficiency in social media platforms and content management.

    • Basic knowledge of audio and video editing software (e.g., Adobe Premiere, Audacity).

    • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

    • Strong attention to detail and a proactive approach to problem-solving.

Personal Attributes:

  • Creative thinker with a passion for storytelling.
  • Team player with a collaborative mindset.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing production needs.
  • Fearlessness

What We Offer:

  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment.

  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

  • The chance to work on high-impact projects that inform and engage a wide audience. Competitive salary and benefits package.

Email cover letter and resume to: john@fedgovtoday.com


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