Producton Coordinator

New York
Feb 20, 2014
Mar 22, 2014
Ms. Hiring Director
Other, Television
Full Time

•Provide technical/creative consultation to producers and members of the public.
•Facilitate studio productions: check in/out producers, lighting, prepare equipment, troubleshoot technical and user problems.
•Facilitate field equipment use: check in/out, prepare packages for producers, inspect and keep track of equipment for field use.
•Facilitate editing station use: check producers in/out and troubleshoot technical problems.
•Assist in studio production and editing as needed.
•Make reservations for use of equipment and facilities with public via phone, email and in person using MNN’s database system.
•Assist with digital file submission for programming as needed.
•Assist on community and independent projects and productions as needed.


•Teach workshops, classes and seminars as needed or assigned.
•Assist in updating of curriculum when needed.
•Assist in preparation of training materials and equipment.


•Create and update producer records.
•Check and update producer certifications.
•Ensure compliance with and implement MNN policies, rules and regulations.
•Respond to phone and email inquiries and assist with program applications.
•General upkeep, maintenance, cleanliness of edit stations, field equipment, studios and other production facilities.
•Perform other duties as directed

Required Education and Experience

•Bachelor’s degree in media, video, communications or journalism or equivalent experience.
•Two years + experience working in media field.
•Strong studio production, field and post-production skills and related working experience.
•Strong new media technology skills and related working experience.
•Excellent customer service skills and conflict resolution knowledge.
•Second language very helpful.

Other Job Requirements

•Strong interest in community media.
•Good organizational skills with demonstrated ability to work independently, collectively and collaboratively.
•Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
•Demonstrated initiative in solving problems and capacity to troubleshoot and make recommendations.
•Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse public.
•Position may require evening and weekend work hours.

Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

To Apply

Application deadline is March 7, 2014. Send resume and cover letter to In your cover letter, please address the following: 1) Why are you interested in the Production Coordinator position? 2) What goals would you seek to achieve in this role?
Due to the volume of applications, MNN may not be able to respond individually to each applicant. No phone calls please. MNN will contact selected candidates for interviews on a rolling basis.

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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