TV Team Applications Semester 1 2019

Applications are now open to join Woroni TV in Semester 1, 2019

Woroni is looking to hire a new team of TV sub-editors to join our passionate team at ANU Student Media for 2019. Woroni TV is committed to engaging the wider ANU student body in audiovisual media, by covering news and events relevant to the ANU community, providing video services to the student body, and creating a platform for burgeoning video-content creators to allow them to develop their skills, talents, and styles further.

There are several positions available:

  • Executive Producer (Senior Sub-Editor);
  • Events Manager (Senior Sub-Editor);
  • Camera Operator (Sub-Editor);
  • Video Editor (Sub-Editor); and
  • Producer (Sub-Editor).

Interviews for all positions will be conducted either in person or over Skype.

Woroni is committed to diversity in hiring. It is important that our team reflects the diversity of the ANU community so that we can better tell stories about everyone at the ANU. As such, Woroni welcomes applications from students that are from a range of diverse backgrounds and identities. If you identify with a diverse background, feel free to let us know in your application.

All applications will close at 11:59pm on Tuesday 22nd January, 2019. No late applications will be accepted.

Please feel free to email Julia Faragher (TV Editor) at julia@woroni.com.au with any further questions.

Descriptions for available positions are given below:

Executive Producer:

The Executive Producer will work closely with the TV Editor in daily TV team management, and act as another authoritative resource for content production, both from an assistance and troubleshooting position. They will be responsible for tasks including but not limited to:

  • Organising team meetings;
  • Minuting meetings and writing up action plans after each meeting;
  • Aspects of internal professional development;
  • Coordinating our external services for the student body and actively looking for opportunities for video production; and
  • Troubleshooting and assisting in video production for smaller teams.

The Executive Producer will also be part of a production team consisting of the Events Manager, Technical Manager and themselves.

The role is expected to require approx. 10-15 hours of work per week, including compulsory weekly team meetings that you must be available for. This is a volunteer position, with the possibility of honoraria.

The Executive Producer must be available for initial communications via Slack from Friday 11 January, and an initial team meeting/induction TBC, with an introduction to all the basics of video-content production to take place within that timeframe. They must be ready to jump straight in to video production by the first week of Semester 1, 2019.

Ideal candidates will be strong leaders who are organised, punctual, and most importantly, committed. They will be very comfortable with all aspects of video production, to the point that they feel comfortable providing guidance in all aspects of video production for other production teams. They will feel comfortable providing lessons in video production during initial development stages of the team, and will be available for assistance and troubleshooting throughout the semester. Above all else, they will be a capable leader who is able to commit to a weekly content-production schedule.

Previous experience in video production is required for this position, and previous sub-editor experience at Woroni TV will be preferred.

Events Manager:

The Events Manager will work closely with the TV Editor in daily TV team management, and act as another authoritative resource for content production, both from an assistance and troubleshooting position. They will have a particular focus on curating events for the TV portfolio, which could include panels, workshops and screenings. They will be responsible for tasks including but not limited to:

  • Curating events for the TV portfolio, which could include panels, workshops and screenings;
  • Maintaining relationships with external stakeholders;
  • Troubleshooting and assisting in video production for smaller teams.

The Events Manager will also be part of a production team consisting of the Executive Producer, Technical Manager and themselves.

The role is expected to require approx. 10-15 hours of work per week, including compulsory weekly team meetings that you must be available for. This is a volunteer position, with the possibility of honoraria.

The Events Manager must be available for initial communications via Slack from Friday 11 January, and an initial team meeting/induction TBC, with an introduction to all the basics of video-content production to take place within that timeframe. They must be ready to jump straight in to video production by the first week of Semester 1, 2019.

Ideal candidates will be strong leaders who are organised, punctual, and most importantly, committed. They will be very comfortable with all aspects of events organisation and management. They will also feel comfortable with video production and will be available for assistance and troubleshooting throughout the semester. Above all else, they will be a capable leader who is able to commit to a weekly content-production schedule.

Previous experience in video production is required for this position, and previous sub-editor experience at Woroni TV will be preferred.

Camera Operator:

TV Camera Operators will work closely with producers and video editors in small teams, reporting directly to their assigned producer, as well as the TV Executive Producer and TV Editor. They will be responsible for tasks including but not limited to:

  • Pitching and providing input on video ideas and assisting producers with light storyboarding;
  • Operating audio and camera equipment to film relevant footage for video content;
  • Livestreaming events; and
  • Providing input and advice to video editors on footage for the finished product.

The role is expected to require approx. 8-10 hours of work per week, including compulsory weekly team meetings that you must be available for. This is a volunteer position, with the possibility of honoraria.

Camera Operators must be available for initial communications via Slack from Friday 11 January, and an initial team meeting/induction TBC, with an introduction to all the basics of video-content production to take place within that timeframe. They must be ready to jump straight in to video production by the first week of Semester 1, 2019.

Ideal candidates will have a flair for visual storytelling – shot-framing, subject isolation, camera movement and framerate considerations will be second-nature to them. They will be organised, efficient, and reliable – able to deliver high-quality footage under tight deadlines and adapt quickly given unideal production/videography conditions. Most importantly, they must be a team-player, and willing to commit to a weekly content-production schedule.

Previous experience in either DSLR-level photography and/or videography is preferred, but not necessary. All training in camera operation, video editing, and content production will be provided within the first few weeks of the role. Woroni encourages applicants of any background to apply.

We also highly encourage you to apply for any of the other TV positions that interest you.

Video Editor:

TV Video Editors will work closely with producers and camera operators in small teams, reporting directly to their assigned producer, as well as the TV Executive Producer and TV Editor. They will be responsible for tasks including but not limited to:

  • Pitching and providing input on video ideas and providing post-production insight during pre-production;
  • Cutting together footage for their respective productions, including externally sourcing stock-footage and/or royalty-free music when required; and
  • Basic colour corrections, audio corrections and graphics within editing.

The role is expected to require approx. 8-10 hours of work per week, including compulsory weekly team meetings that you must be available for. This is a volunteer position, with the possibility of honoraria.

Video Editors must be available for initial communications via Slack from Friday 11 January, and an initial team meeting/induction TBC, with an introduction to all the basics of video-content production to take place within that timeframe. They must be ready to jump straight in to video production by the first week of Semester 1, 2019.

Ideal candidates will have a strong sense of audiovisual rhythm and have a knack for noticing and polishing the finer details in a video. They will be creative problem solvers who are constantly able to think outside the box and cut together a vision that might not have been obvious to the other members of their respective production teams. Most importantly, they must be a team-player, and willing to commit to a weekly content-production schedule.

Previous experience in any video editing package (particularly Adobe Premiere Pro) will be preferred, but not necessary. All training will be provided within the first few weeks of the role. Woroni encourages applicants of any background to apply. We also highly encourage you to apply for any of the other TV positions that interest you.

TV Producer:

TV Producers will work closely with their assigned video editors and camera operators in small teams, and be primarily responsible for the creative and organisational oversight of production. They will report directly to the TV Editor and TV Executive Producer. They will be responsible for tasks including but not limited to:

  • Oversight of all aspects of video production for their respective teams (pre-production, production and post-production. Mostly scheduling, organisation, and creative oversight and leadership);
  • Managing a small team consisting of an assigned camera operator and editor; and
  • Ensuring the final deliverable is of sufficient quality and accessibility.

Additionally, it will be expected that Producers will have a basic-intermediate knowledge of all other aspects of video content production – this includes basic skills in camera operation and production. This is particularly important for Producers, given their more managerial role in the process of content production.

The role is expected to require approx. 8-10 hours of work per week, including compulsory weekly team meetings that you must be available for. This is a volunteer position, with the possibility of honoraria.

Producers must be available for initial communications via Slack from Friday 11 January, and an initial team meeting/induction TBC, with an introduction to all the basics of video-content production to take place within that timeframe. They must be ready to jump straight in to video production by the first week of Semester 1, 2019.

Ideal candidates will be creative leaders – able to manage small teams and ensure deadlines for production are both set and met. They will have strong, distinct and creative visions for video content, and are comfortable in a small leadership position. They will also be comfortable with all aspects of video production, so that they are most effectively able to manage their team. Most importantly, they must be a team-player, and willing to commit to a weekly content-production schedule.

Previous experience in video production will be strongly preferred, but not necessary. All training in camera operation, video editing, and content production will be provided within the first few weeks of the role. Woroni encourages applicants of any background to apply. We also highly encourage you to apply for any of the other TV positions that interest you.

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