Media Center Manager

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The Media Center Manager is responsible for coordinating administrative operations supporting all aspects of this vibrant community media center by creating and maintaining a positive work environment, high levels of organizational communication, key-record keeping, and coordination among departments and teams. The Media Center Manager acts as the primary point person for general information about PhillyCAM, helps welcome and orient newcomers to our work, communicates our mission and values, and provides support for members and the general public.

Deadline to Apply: Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Anticipated Employment Start Date: March 2023

Location: Philadelphia, PA   

Specific Responsibilities

  • Supports staff with administrative tasks like scheduling meetings, taking meeting notes, light correspondence, processing invoices, placing supply orders, and organizing mailings.
  • Maintains weekly schedule for all activities and staff calendar.
  • Keeps record of daily facility traffic and special event attendance and posts a weekly schedule of activities happening in the facility, and generates monthly activity reports.
  • Greets visitors, direct incoming phone calls, and distributes mail and other deliveries.
  • Clearly communicates PhillyCAM’s mission and values to the general public and members.
  • Facilitates communications with members and the general public via email, social media, flyers, and other platforms.
  • Orients, trains, and manages volunteers for special events, PhillyCAM productions, and administrative projects.
  • Provides logistic support for events taking place in the PhillyCAM facility.
  • Works with staff to keep member, donor, and press databases updated.

 

Minimum Skills and Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Non-profit Management, Education, or Public Relations.
  • Minimum two years working in a customer service-related position.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong ability to observe and process the needs of members.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Solid administrative/clerical skills, knowledge of database programs, and comfort with project management platforms are required.
  • Comfortable communicating on social media and familiar with online marketing services such as Mailchimp, Survey Monkey, and Constant Contact.

Desired Skills

  • Exceptional organizational skills with demonstrated ability to work independently, collectively, and collaboratively with minimal supervision.Strong interest in community media and education. 
  • Ability to effectively and professionally interact with all levels of personnel, members, and the general public.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work on-site.

 

Terms of Employment

Full-time Exempt: 40 hours per week on average; may work more hours around events and deadlines, including some evenings and weekends. Work to be in person with some possible work from home. Reports to Operations Manager and Technical Director. 

Salary Range: From $48,000 to $55,000 based on experience.

Benefits include health and dental insurance, paid time off, 401k options, flexible health spending account.

Anticipated Employment Start Date: March 2023

 

 

 

How to Apply

Please Send VIA EMAIL to mailto:jobs@phillycam.org with the SUBJECT LINE: Media Center Manager.

  • Letter of Introduction (that specifies how your experience, knowledge, and skills match the identified duties, responsibilities, and requirements of this position)
  • Your Resume
  • Contact info for 3 Professional References

Please, no phone calls

Deadline to Apply: Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Due to volume, we may not be able to respond individually to each applicant. We will contact candidates for interviews. PhillyCAM is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

 

THE ORGANIZATION

PhillyCAM provides transformative opportunities for people and communities to express themselves, to learn from each other, and produce and share media reflective of the experiences of everyday people. Founded in 2007, PhillyCAM is the non-profit designated by the City of Philadelphia to operate its public access television network (Xfinity 66/966HD/967 and Verizon Fios 29/30). PhillyCAM also operates a low-power community radio station, WPPM-FM, which reaches about 800,000 people throughout the Philadelphia region. PhillyCAM provides access to media-making tools, training, and distribution of non-commercial media. Public access increases and diversifies the voices in the media; it provides all community members and particularly those in underserved or disenfranchised communities, with the tools to tell their stories. 

More About PhillyCAM:

We envision an equitable society in which media reflects and represents our communities, builds community power, and enables all people to access media tools to critically analyze media and participate in media creation. PhillyCAM provides access to media-making tools, training, and distribution of non-commercial media. Public access increases and diversifies the voices in the media; it provides all community members, particularly those in underserved or disenfranchised communities, with the tools to tell their stories.

These values guide our work:

  • All people have a right to equal ACCESS to media tools, knowledge, and broadcast platforms.
  • COLLABORATION produces compelling results when people build true relationships and work toward common goals.
  • LITERACY equips people to be in control of their interpretation of media messages and increases their awareness of the potential for media to spark change.
  • Informed and intentional REPRESENTATION enables those currently underrepresented or misrepresented to see themselves embodied in media.
  • Fighting for SOCIAL JUSTICE means disrupting the dominant structures that limit the range of voices and dispelling the narratives that perpetuate preconceived notions and misinformation.