Programming Coordinator

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The Programming Coordinator oversees the intake and distribution of media content for presentations on PhillyCAM’s non-commercial cable channel and other platforms. Responsibilities include media management, creation of internal and promotional media such as station IDs, interstitials, and oversight of the delivery of several recurring month programs. Supports the cable channel's curation, archiving media content, collecting data, and reporting analytics. Assists staff, interns, and community producers with media submissions.

Deadline to Apply: Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Anticipated Employment Start Date: March 2023

Location: Philadelphia, PA   

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist with file delivery and media management. Support archiving of media.
  • Support curation of broadcast schedule.
  • Coordinate scheduling and playback of LIVE programming
  • Coordinate production and delivery of monthly program spotlights, quarterly marathon spots, annual Year in Review video, periodic highlight reels and instructional videos with production staff and interns.
  • Create TV interstitials, station ID's, schedule on air overlays.
  • Manage Video On Demand and curate on demand playlists.
  • Maintain and update Electronic Bulletin Board. 
  • Track and report TV/Radio/Streaming analytics.
  • Monitor channels, troubleshoot programming issues.
  • Assist Production Services, interns and members with program delivery.

 Minimum Skills and Qualifications

  • Background in television, communications, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in video production/programming.
  • Strong technical skills and ability to troubleshoot issues independently.
  • Familiarity with online distribution platforms such as Youtube and Vimeo.
  • Thorough understanding of video production and post-production.
  • Excellent, clear communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Highly organized with strong administrative skills.

Desired Skills

  • Strong interest in encouraging viewership of community media and promoting media literacy.
  • Experience working with volunteers.
  • Experience with video streaming workflows.
  • Experience producing multicam television programs.
  • Demonstrates ability to be resourceful, take initiative and respond creatively to challenges. 
  • Passionate learner who is motivated to take on new things.

 

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 TV Programming Director.

Salary Range: From $38,000 to $45,000 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: Programming Coordinator.

  •  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, 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, 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 analyze media and participate in media creation critically. 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.