Associate Producer, Webcasts

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Alexandria, VA


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Business Development & Support Functions

Overview: <br />The Webcasts Associate Producer is responsible for coordinating and producing live and recorded webcasts and podcast programs for SHRM members and website visitors. The position also actively contributes to the development and implementation of new webcast and podcast initiatives. This programming contributes to SHRM&rsquo;s member engagement and retention goals and supports revenue initiatives across SHRM. The position collaborates with SHRM&rsquo;s sales, editorial, membership, marketing, and social media teams.<br /><br /> <p><strong><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Work Environment:<br /><br /></span></strong>Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and conference settings and routinely uses standard office equipment. Travel Required: Occasional 0-10%.</p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Serve as technical support for the webcast series. This includes having a thorough understanding of the webcast platform used to deliver webcasts and optimizing the platform for webcast speakers, creating event-related web pages, integrating interactive elements and video, editing programs when needed</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Follow precise checklists for program preparation, including but not limited to adding upcoming events to the website, providing basic webcast technical support to viewers participating during the live viewing of the program, and troubleshooting web browser and other internet-related issues</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Create, post, and update webcast descriptions, video and audio clips, and other media material on the SHRM website. coordinate the program marketing with the Sales support and newsletter production teams</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Monitor the project management site to ensure that all sponsor and speaker inquiries are being answered on a timely basis</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Keep the SHRM webcast landing page(s) updated and work with the webcast production team to maintain the program archive pages</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Monitor the SHRM webcast production email box, including answering all member inquiries regarding technical issues and recertification audit</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Contribute to social media campaigns, including graphics and posting program highlights to the SHRM social media accounts to promote webcast and multimedia programming</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Help compile webcast statistics and provide reports to SHRM&rsquo;s Sales support team</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Other duties as assigned</span></li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Technical school or Associate Degree in communication, marketing, business, or other relevant field</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">4 years of experience with a combination of webcast and/or Multimedia production, editorial programming, or marketing</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Experience with digital/webcasts projects for a diverse client base is preferred.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Familiarity with current editing hardware and software needed to produce high quality and creative programming</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Strong communication and interpersonal skills</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Familiarity with webcast software such as ON24, WebEx, Zoom, or similar</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Web Publishing skills using a Content Management program such as SharePoint or similar</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Experience with multimedia production software such as Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere, Logic Pro X, or similar a Plus</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Candidates must have a proven commitment to SHRM's six Guiding Principles:</span></li> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Bold Purpose</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Excellence &amp; Accountability</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Flexibility &amp; Agility</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Smart &amp; Curious</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Collaborative Openness</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Push Back to Move Forward</span></li> </ul> </ul> <p><strong><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;"><br />Physical Requirements:<br /><br /></span></strong></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily with reasonable accommodations.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Work is generally done sitting, talking, hearing, and typing. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading</span></li> </ul>