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Broadcast Specialist
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Category: Public Relations
Type: Full-Time
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Posted: 03/05/2024
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Highest Education: Minimum Education
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Experience: Minimum Experience
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Start Publishing: 03/05/2024
Stop Publishing: 04/15/2024
Description

Broadcast Specialist 

Job Details

Corporate Facility - Oklahoma City, OK
Full Time
Day

Description

Public Strategies Overview

Public Strategies (PS) is a nationally respected consulting, project management, and marketing firm based in Oklahoma City. We provide innovative solutions for federal, state, and local clients, including project and program management, training and technical assistance, technology, event management, research and evaluation, video production, and strategic communications. We also deliver research-informed direct services to financially vulnerable Oklahomans, with a focus on strengthening families and improving employment opportunities.

We are a collaborative team of thinkers, creatives, strategists, communicators, builders, researchers, and change agents committed to touching lives, driving change, and doing good well.


Position Summary

Public Strategies is seeking a dynamic tech-savvy Broadcast Specialist to spearhead the training broadcasts across Oklahoma. The Broadcast Specialist will play a crucial role in broadcasting content for the Work Ready Oklahoma Statewide sites as well as handling A\V needs for events at PS.

The Broadcast Specialist will actively work with the Marketing and Events & Logistics teams to ensure meeting and event spaces are always working and user-friendly. Specialist will also be working closely with the break/fix team in the IT department to ensure all events stream smoothly.

Essential Job Functions

  • Lead the technical setup and execution of live broadcasts to multiple locations.
  • Ensure seamless operation of all broadcast equipment, including camera switching and graphic integrations.
  • Act as the primary technical liaison, coordinating with communicators and instructors to ensure clarity and effectiveness of content delivery.
  • Perform regular maintenance and troubleshooting of broadcast equipment to prevent any technical glitches.
  • Innovate and improve broadcasting techniques to enhance the learning experience.
  • Leads the troubleshooting of Conference, Webinar and Distance Learning rooms.
  • Understands the technical aspects of the job and demonstrates advanced operational ability to troubleshoot and problem solve with equipment and software issues.
  • Handles equipment challenges and changes in a timely, positive and professional manner.
  • A passion for the A/V industry outside of work, enabling them to stay up to date on new technology and techniques in the industry.
  • Ensures a flawlessly executed event through accurate and timely setup, operation, and breakdown of basic audiovisual equipment as listed in the technical qualifications section.
  • Responsible for the security of all company assets during in-person and off-site events.
  • Must be able to calmly walk into a room with an A/V crisis and solve the issue with minimal disturbance and stress to attendees and presenters
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications

Qualifications

Education/Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Technology, Engineering, Communications, or a related field
  • Will consider 4+ years’ work experience in lieu of degree

Experience

  • 3+ years’ experience operating a video switcher to seamlessly combine multiple camera feeds, graphics, and other sources for live broadcasts, events, and recordings.
  • Proven experience in a broadcast specialist role, preferably in an educational or training setting.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Proficient with broadcast software (i.e. vMix, Wirecast, Open Broadcast Software (OBS))
  • Strong understanding of broadcasting technologies, including camera operation, graphic design software, and streaming platforms.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • A passion for education and the empowerment of others through knowledge.
  • Ability to travel to different locations across the state as required.
  • Ability to clearly explain complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Works effectively as part of a team, fostering open communication and problem-solving with colleagues and clients.
  • Remains flexible and embrace change, readily adjusting to new technologies, workflows, and project demands.
  • Maintains impeccable organization of workflow, equipment, and documentation, ensuring efficient project execution.
  • Makes sound decisions under pressure, prioritizing tasks and balancing technical considerations with project goals.
  • Effectively manages time and meets deadlines while also adapting to dynamic situations.
  • Possesses a keen eye for detail and ensures precise execution of broadcast productions.
  • Provides excellent support to internal and external clients, addressing concerns and questions promptly and professionally.
  • Maintain a positive and collaborative spirit, contributing to a productive and enjoyable work environment.
  Public Strategies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.