Job Category: Television,Online | New Media,Graphic Design,Photo,Public Relations | Marketing,Media Business Positions,Film,Radio,Other
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: per year
The Montgomery County Council is seeking a Multi-media Visual Information Specialist for graphic design, video production and social media. This is professional media work in the Council's Communication Office designing, producing and publicizing public policy information in digital, video and printed formats. The position involves video production focused on graphics, informational graphics and social media. These products are used to produce videotaped and live television programs. Television segments and social media posts are used to educate the public about the missions, operations, policies, programs, services and messages of the legislative branch of Montgomery County for dissemination to the public or County employees. The ability to interpret public policy issues into easily understandable graphic formats is essential.
The position also involves the production of videotaped and live television programs, including live and prerecorded podcasts, broadcast type closed circuit tele-conferences and other productions such as PowerPoint presentations and slide shows. Television is used to communicate public information to the audience to assist with education, to disseminate information to professional groups and residents, and to document operations. Government use of television ranges from news features, public service announcements, documentation of public hearings and interactive media productions including informational video segments and programs.
Duties include videoproduction, designing and producing informational graphics for the public in digital, video and printed formats, producing daily social media posts,creating graphic designs for social media campaigns, television productions and community outreach activities. This includes working with the video production team on video graphics needed for shows focused on public education about public policy issues and County programs. The successful candidate will design and produce digital and print materials in multiple languages with translation assistance for video segments and social media posts.
Products include, but are not limited to, a wide range of video taped and live broadcast programs related to the mission of the legislative branch, social media content, video content, graphics, posters, photos, slides, brochures, pamphlets, banners, signs, report covers, videos and website pages. Videographer and photography services are also required to capture quality, attractive, clear and creative video for use on social media, in news, magazine-style and studio productions aired on the county government cable channel, provides to other news channels and in public service announcements. The visual information provided is as diverse in content and audience as the County's functions, operations, and demography.
This position requires the ability to attend meetings or perform work at locations outside of the office as well as knowledge of a wide range of public policy issues. This position requires a strong proficiency in multi-tasking and the ability to work under extremely tight deadlines.
The ability to speak and write in a second language is preferred but not required.