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Director Broadcast Studio

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The Director Broadcast Studio role is responsible for the development and delivery of best-in-class video and broadcast communications to Fresenius Medical Care North America?s (FMCNA) more than 65,000 employees and key external audiences as well. Partners with teams across our diverse businesses to ensure the seamless execution of video series and projects to increase employee engagement and better tell the FMCNA story. Has primary oversight for the day-to-day operations of the company?s corporate video studio and will manage the creative and logistical needs for multiple productions.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
+ Oversee the day-to-day operations of the FMCNA corporate video studio ensuring the smooth execution of video productions in live and taped formats for company clients across the enterprise.
+ Play a lead business partner role in working with key stakeholders across the organization to translate their needs and messages into compelling video and broadcast content.
+ Manage the content development, production, shooting, editing and delivery of videos in partnership with Corporate Communications and Medical Office teams.
+ Create and translate concepts into engaging and impactful videos.
+ Schedule and coordinate daily productions (including staffing needs) for assigned projects.
+ Operate broadcast equipment including, but not limited to: master control equipment, studio video cameras during live and taped productions, teleprompter, character generators, editing software, graphics software and computers.
+ Manage proper studio setup and operation of video cameras, switching and routing systems, audio mixers, video and audio monitors, video servers, lighting and other associated equipment for assigned video projects.
+ Manage and maintain FMCNA?s video assets library while ensuring content channels remain updated.
+ Act as floor director during live and taped productions; assist as production grip on live and tape productions.
+ Maintain studio sets with responsibility for reporting, receiving approval for and initiating repair and maintenance activity.
+ Secure availability of equipment as requested by clients and manage technical scouts/surveys for future productions.
+ Collaborate with FMCNA IT and Building Services teams as required for studio operations.
+ Manage day-to-day responsibilities for studio support team and oversee freelance production staff as needed.
+ Assist with various projects as assigned.
+ Other duties as assigned.
Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
+ The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
+ May be required to assist with the transport and setup of video, lighting and audio equipment as required.
+ Position involves significant studio work and occasional field productions, all of which may include standing for extended periods of time, climbing stairs/ladders and lifting of equipment.
+ Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
+ Travel may be required.
SUPERVISION:
+ Studio Managers and communications staff
EDUCATION :
+ High school diploma required.
+ Bachelor?s degree or equivalent experience and education required.
+ Bachelor?s degree in communications, broadcast journalism, film, motion graphics, design, art or related field.
+ A solid portfolio with samples demonstrating relevant work or projects.
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
+ Minimum of 10 years in video, film or television production or production facility operations.
+ Previous experience in television/live news production a plus.
+ Experience managing a team of full-time studio support staff in addition to day labor.
+ Proactively manage relationships with senior executives, effectively influence others and provide informed recommendations.
+ Ability to think on his/her feet and maintain calm demeanor under pressure.
+ Extremely organized and outstanding communicator.
+ Able to focus on multiple tasks with many moving parts all at the same time.
+ Understanding of technical concepts and operation of digital video cameras and video editing software.
+ Familiarity and experience with video capabilities such as stop motion animation.
+ Understanding of editing process and asset management.
+ Understanding of format and file type compatibility issues specific to video and audio.
+ Must remain up to date with technology developments, design software, and industry trends.
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