Mic is a diverse news and media company for young people. Our mission is to inform, inspire, and empower our generation to make change happen. Each month, more than 65 million young people rely on Mic to make sense of the world.
Mic is expanding its video production and is looking for a studio and equipment technician to join the video team in the NYC office. The new team member will be responsible for tracking and coordinating the use of all field and studio video production equipment, as well as keeping that equipment in top working order. Mic is looking for a detail-oriented and ambitious technician to help increase efficiency across all of our video teams and also contribute to our technology decisions as we continue to build out our video team across platforms. The studio and equipment technician will report to Mic’s Director of Studio & Technology.
Organize, inventory and track all existing Mic video production equipment, including cameras, lenses, microphones, drones, stabilizers, tripods, stands, lighting, cabling, etc
Maintain the working effectiveness of all Mic video production equipment, including coordination of repairs or replacement as needed
Coordinate/schedule equipment usage with directors and producers across all Mic video teams to increase efficiency and eliminate friction, as well as prevent loss or damage
Work with the Director of Studio & Technology to ensure that the equipment and technology needs of Mic’s video teams are met, including helping plan for future technology acquisition
Manage all scheduling and coordination of various shoots (ie Facebook Live, Branded Content, Mic Visions, and Mic Talent Team)
3+ years in a technical role in video production
Strong technical and problem-solving skills
Process-oriented, extremely organized
Highly communicative and strong interpersonal skills
Ability to self-motivate and manage multiple projects and prioritize assignments
Extensive in-studio lighting and shooting experience
Experience overseeing production in a real-time breaking news environment