About the Job
Ensure high quality post-production processes for the docu-series Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People and other documentary and video content. Manage a team of post-production professionals ensuring high production values are maintained. Oversee multiple high profile and wide-reaching projects. Responsible for post-production schedules, video servers and archives, video assembly, and lead management of video/content assemblies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Includes the following:
Manages, develops, and supports post-production staff and team of editors from start of production through delivery.
Manages and determines post-production schedule and milestone deadlines including animation and other outside services.
Accountable for post-production quality control to ensure high production values.
Assembles all OsiyoTV episodes with assistance from editors.
Oversees and delegates organization of servers, archives and multiple media files.
Provides primary oversight and delegates management of comprehensive music library, stock footage contracts/library, and photo library.
Oversees and determines all processes and workflows regarding production credits, license tracking, and other post-production documents.
Delegates and ensures show delivery to multiple platforms, such as streaming platforms and multiple regional television stations.
Provides selection and oversight of future streaming/distribution contract deliverables.
Vendor management and oversight of post-production editing software subscriptions and implementation; Ensures quality of post-production editing software.
Manages editors and workflow as it pertains to raw footage organization, ingestion and storage needs.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Supervise/manage a department and have authority over hiring/firing/performance decisions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree in Video Production, Communications, Film or similar field and 4-6 years of experience in leading a post-production team and editing or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with cinema cameras is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Advanced knowledge of the entire video production and editing process with advanced editing skills.
Advanced Knowledge in Mac OS systems, Adobe Premiere editing software and Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere, Media Encoder, Photoshop, After Effects)
Ability to install and update media relevant software.
Ability to work within and on a budget with Production Admin staff.
Working knowledge of digital archiving and server storage needs.
Ability to pay close attention to detail, have a reliable work ethic and a professional appearance.
Excellent communication skills to ensure effective workflow and customer service.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently on multiple projects, establishing and meeting strict deadlines.
Working knowledge of tribal divisions and programs preferred.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to maintain the highest level of professionalism while directly dealing with all levels of staff, clients and the general public.
Knowledge of multimedia video production gear, function and assembly and software programs.
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Work is primarily performed indoors, in a climate-controlled office setting, however, some work may be performed outdoors in all types of weather or in a climate-controlled studio. Work may require extended periods of sitting, walking or standing. Work requires lifting and carrying objects up to 25 lbs. Work may require travel, including overnight stays.
Are you fun and highly motivated? Do you like to take on new challenges in a team-focused environment? Are you committed to delivering high-quality work? If so, you may be a great candidate for the CNB team!
Cherokee Nation Businesses (CNB) is the economic engine of Cherokee Nation — the largest Native American tribe. As the parent company of 35 businesses, CNB operates three divisions: Hospitality, Cherokee Federal and Cultural & Economic Development. We employ more than 7,500 people who work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories. We are hiring entrepreneurial leaders who have the motivation to develop and grow our diverse portfolio of companies.