The Video Producer is a storyteller with creative vision who will create and edit high-quality videos that tell the Philadelphia Orchestra story in engaging, new ways. In addition to producing and editing projects directly, the Video Producer will outsource and oversee projects produced by hired contractors. Projects will range from promotional videos, interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, B-roll, and archival capture to oversight of all Digital Stage productions, and will include single-camera and multi-camera shoots. The Producer will oversee pre-production, production, and post-production, and will work closely with members of the Communications, Marketing, Artistic, and Production teams, as well as the Audio Engineer and hired contractors. The Producer will also be responsible for traveling with the Orchestra nationally and internationally as needed when video capture is required on tour and during annual residencies.
1. Working with colleagues in the Communications department, conceptualize, storyboard, script, and develop treatments for videos.
2. Operate and/or direct the operation of professional cameras, audio equipment, and lighting equipment.
3. Produce and edit content using rehearsal, concert, and backstage footage as well as artist interviews and B-roll for rapid upload and distribution.
4. Coordinate and oversee field-based video production, including transporting, setting up, and operating all portable video, lighting, and audio equipment.
5. Plan video shoots, including scouting, selecting, and reserving locations.
6. Perform and oversee outsourcing of video post-production tasks, including editorial decisions, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction, and final editing; insert static and motion graphics/special effects in accordance with overall production concepts; compress projects for output; make products available in a variety of formats; ensure delivery of final product in accordance with set deadlines.
7. Understand IATSE and other related labor agreements for appropriate call times and budget implications of all video load-ins, captures, and load-outs.
8. Manage video approval process with the Senior Leadership Team, Artistic Advisory Committee, and others, ensuring edits are submitted and made in a timely fashion and that content meets brand and artistic quality standards.
9. Hire and oversee contractors for multi-camera/Digital Stage performance captures and livestreams/broadcasts; coordinate with Artistic and Production teams.
10. Develop and oversee production and shoot schedules; create and maintain video production services project calendar.
11. Capture performances, interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage on tour as needed.
12. Working with Digital Asset Manager, transfer, preserve, and catalog video recordings into digital archive.
13. Coordinating with Vice President of Artistic Production, assist with the management of video production budget.
14. Manage the inventory and routine maintenance of all video equipment; reserve and rent equipment as needed; advise on equipment upgrades and modifications as needed.
15. Stay on top of ever-changing media technologies and programs.
16. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in film, media, television production, or other relevant field, plus a minimum of five years of experience working in video production. Knowledge of classical and symphonic music required.
1. Ability to tell a compelling story through video.
2. Strong technical knowledge of A/V systems and equipment for capture and distribution of content.
3. Experience in pre-production/planning, storyboarding, studio and field production, and post-production/editing.
4. Understanding of classical and symphonic music.
5. Proficiency using editing software such as Adobe Creative Suite Video Editing Software, Final Cut Studio, AVID, AfterEffects, etc.
6. Strong attention to detail.
7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
8. Excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
9. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build partnerships internally and externally.
10. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
11. Sense of humor.
12. Ability to be flexible with work hours and to travel.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
**During the COVID-19 pandemic, the candidate must have the ability to work from home**
Routine for office environment. Includes the movement of equipment. The employee will be required to travel (both domestically and internationally) and attend concerts during evening and weekend hours.