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Assistant Producer job with KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

Job Description

The Assistant Producer has a key role in establishing an effective Media Team and meeting our growing demands in 2022 and beyond. You will work collaboratively with highly talented audio and video producers, editors and content creators at King’s Online to deliver world-class online courses and experiences.

You will support producers and creatives within the team to deliver on ambitious productions in studio, on-location and remotely. Bringing a positive, can-do attitude, you will also support in developing and managing our asset library to allow cross-functional searchability and access to appropriate media.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable in recording and editing both audio and video content and have experience in coordinating and setting up shoots and audio recording sessions, whether in-studio, on-location, or captured remotely. You will be instrumental in offering hands-on support during filming and recording, therefore technical skills with industry-standard AV equipment will be advantageous.

You will ensure new media project files are organized correctly and, where necessary, edited into assembly cuts ready for producers to finalize.

The Assistant Producer will also be responsible for managing the Media Team equipment inventory system, including booking out AV kit and checking the condition of equipment.

The Media Team is highly collaborative and this role gives an opportunity to contribute to the creative and technical innovations we implement moving forward.

Strong organizational skills, confidence in building stakeholder relationships, collaboration, and clear communication skills are key for this position.

About King’s Online

King’s Online is part of the new School for Professional and Continuing Education, it was formed in 2015 and develops a range of fully online courses and programs. Following the appointment of a new Director, the team is embarking on an ambitious growth strategy and this is one of several new roles being advertised. You’ll be joining us at an exciting time as we seek to redefine online education and realize King’s strategic ambition of being the leading provider of online and blended learning by 2029.

The role is primarily based at King’s Strand Campus though you may be required to travel to other campuses on occasion. As part of King’s trial of hybrid working, all team members can work remotely for part of the week if they wish.

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract.

This is a full time post.

Key responsibilities

  • Support AV producers on shoots and recording sessions, whether in-studio, on-location, or captured remotely
  • Represent the Media Team at meetings
  • Maintain our studios, equipment, bookings and documentation
  • Manage workflows, assets and production systems
  • Support members of the Media Team with AV editing, where necessary
  • Support teams with media requests and inquiries, both within King’s Online and King’s Professional & Executive Development and more widely at King’s College London.

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

Skills, knowledge, and experience

Essential criteria

1. A solid understanding of both audio and video production techniques

2. Experience in using industry-standard AV equipment such as Sony FS5 and Zoom H5

3. Experience in using Adobe CC Premiere Pro and Audition for editing

4. A good understanding of studio, on-location and virtual production

5. Excellent organization and communication skills

6. Competent at prioritizing workload and managing multiple projects

7. Experience in maintaining and optimizing the performance of a studio.

Desirable criteria

1. Knowledge of task management tools, processes and methodologies

2. Experience of content creation and learning design in an educational environment

3. Knowledge of accessibility legislation, and experience of producing inclusive content.

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