The Program Director/Media Producer role is a full time, exempt position reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer of WHAS Crusade for Children, creating a variety of content for television, radio, social media, and web use. This position also supports the Crusade’s day-to-day operations and special events.
Major Responsibilities and Functions:
Produce and manage annual 31-hour Crusade weekend telethon, including recruiting and scheduling talent for the Saturday night variety show at the Kentucky Center for the Arts.
Serve as Crusade photographer and videographer.
Create Crusade feature stories and other video content for TV/radio/social media/web use.
Repurpose news packages to short video content for social media purposes.
Establish a network among Crusade funded agencies throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana to include geographically diverse stories.
Establish a network among participating fire departments to highlight their efforts in creative ways.
Create Crusade promotional spots for TV/radio/social media/web use.
Assist Vice President of Donor Relations in management of the WHAS Crusade for Children public image.
Work with Marketing Director to publicize/promote Crusade events.
Work with Philanthropy Director to broaden donor reach through video.
Assist with producing, planning and organization of special events.
Other duties as assigned by CEO.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and related software.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to produce, shoot, write and edit for video applications.
Great visual aesthetic judgment.
Proven ability to interact with the public on multiple levels.
Self motivated, flexible and able to multitask a varied workload.
Demonstrated attention to detail and quality.
Must be flexible and able to deal with occasional varied work hours.
Minimum experience of five years in videography, photography, writing, editing and producing.
Knowledge of Avid or other comparable non-linear video editing systems.
Knowledge of HTML and web site publishing.
We offer comprehensive health and wellness coverage that ensures our employees have the care and coverage they need to stay healthy, build current and future financial security and maintain work-life balance. All full- and part-time employees (who work 20 or more hours per week) and their dependents are eligible to enroll in our benefits.
Bachelor Degree — Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related area