Acquisitions Coordinator

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 20, 2014
Closes
Mar 22, 2014
Contact
Ms. Hiring Director
Category
Other, Television
Duration
Full Time
Overall Responsibilities:

The Acquisitions Coordinator serves as liaison with MNN’s partner organizations with a focus on acquiring mission-aligned content for MNN's television and digital network. Duties include but are not limited to:

•Identify and collaborate with community-based organizations to obtain video content for MNN’s network.
•Ensure a consistent quality standard for content provided by media partners; assist with technical requirements for export.
•Manage the scheduling and distribution of acquired content to viewing platforms.
•Write on-air content wraps.
•Develop and oversee written agreements for partnership content.
•Report on distribution efforts and impact of acquired content, including social engagement and viewing metrics, and propose strategies to meet content exposure goals.
•Research and analyze new trends in video media distribution and engagement.
•Work with MNN's marketing team to promote MNN partnerships and acquired programming, and prepare marketing copy.
•Collaborate with other MNN staff in other aspects of our mission, including content creation, public service, education, technology and distribution.
•Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

•Bachelor's degree in broadcast, television production, video, communications, journalism or equivalent.
•Minimum two years work experience in film/video production, broadcast or communications.
•Proven project management skills.
•Exceptional organizational and communication skills, including strong attention to detail.
•Motivated self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills.
•Familiarity with four screen video distribution trends and models.
•Demonstrated interest in community media education.

Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

Anticipated Employment Starting Date:
March 2014




To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to acquisitions@mnn.org. Application deadline is February 28, 2014
Due to the volume of applications, MNN may not be able to respond individually to each applicant. MNN will contact selected candidates for interviews on a rolling basis. No phone calls please.

About MNN

Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) is dedicated to the exercise of First Amendment rights through moving image media and creates opportunities for communication, education, artistic expression and other non-commercial uses of video facilities. Founded in 1992, MNN administers four Public Access channels on the RCN, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS cable systems reaching 620,000 Manhattan cable subscribers, streams programs on the Internet reaching global audiences, and offers training in video production, editing, and broadcasting to Manhattan residents who wish to become certified producers for MNN.

Manhattan Neighborhood Network 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.

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