Fresenius Medical Center Senior Broadcast Studio Manager in Waltham, Massachusetts

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Support 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. Partner with teams across our diverse businesses to ensure the seamless execution of video series and broadcast projects to increase employee engagement and better tell the FMCNA story. Support the day-to-day operations of the company’s corporate video studio and assist with the creative and logistical needs for multiple productions and projects.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and deliver engaging, high-quality video communications that tell the FMCNA story in a clear and compelling way.

  • Play a business partner role in working with key stakeholders across the organization to translate their needs and messages into compelling video and broadcast content.

  • Ensure studio is prepared and production needs are addressed.

  • 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.

  • Possess professional-level communication abilities, as well as a track record at managing complex projects from start to finish.

  • Support 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.

  • Edit video content and provide visual/graphics support for use across multiple platforms.

  • Assist with studio setups and logistics for live shows; operate teleprompter and cameras during live and taped shows.

  • Assist Broadcast Studio Director with troubleshooting technical problems while effectively removing roadblocks if they occur during studio productions.

  • Support control room needs during pre-production and live broadcasts and/or tapings.

  • Direct select production shoots and special projects as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Broadcast Studio Director.

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:

  • No direct reports.

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 6-8 years in video, film or television production or production facility operations.

  • Comfortable with C Level executive interactions.

  • Ability to communicate vision and ideas.

  • Ability 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.

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