Oxford, MA Posted on Production


The Town of Oxford is looking for a Production Assistant reporting to the Media Production Coordinator. The Production Assistant will assist in Municipal Meetings and community events, designing graphics for various online platforms, and developing new programming.


Essential Functions
The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the several types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Independently Record and broadcast live Municipal Meetings using a robotic camera system, monitoring live audio, and managing Cablecast Playback Sever.
  • Capture a variety of community and sporting events using professional HD camcorders.
  • Setup, operate and breakdown cameras, cables, lights, microphones, projectors, and a variety of other A/V devices.
  • Design bulletin notices in Canva and upload to Cable Access Bulletin Boards via Cablecast CG.
  • Capture high quality audio for video and effectively manage PA systems for live events when necessary.
  • Setup and operate portable production switchers for live and recorded productions.
  • Assist in mastering, transferring, programming and archiving video footage.
  • Troubleshooting A/V and IT issues.
  • All other duties as assigned


Must have demonstrated professionalism, strong interpersonal and communication skills. Employee has frequent contact with the public, town departments, vendors, and agencies at the state and federal levels. Contacts are in person, by telephone, and by email and involve an information exchange dialogue. Errors could result in damage to the building and equipment, a reduction in the level of service and have legal and/or financial repercussions for the Town. Must be able to work independently and complete duties assigned with or without supervision.

Supervisory Responsibility


Work Environment

Work takes place in a variety of different atmospheres including meeting rooms, gymnasiums, auditoriums, and various other indoor and outdoor locations. Nights and weekends are required on a regular basis. Local travel is frequent; reliable source of transportation is required. Continuous walking, standing, climbing, or sitting when required, some periods of sustained uncomfortable physical positions. Some periods of strenuous exertion require stability to lift, carry and position objects up to 50lbs utilizing proper mechanics and techniques. Operates cameras, tripods, servers, recorders and other misc. broadcast and A/V equipment.


Physical Demands

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Regularly required to walk, stand, sit, talk, and hear; operate objects, tools, or controls; pick up paper, files, and other common office objects. Ability to view computer screens and work with details for extended periods. May move objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Must be able to communicate effectively.
Light to moderate physical effort required. Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing with the public and other officials. Operates computers, office equipment and election equipment. Must be able to work some nights and weekends.


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a part-time benefit eligible position.


Valid driver’s license, some local travel required.


Required Education and Experience

  1. A minimum of 2 years of experience working, volunteering and/or training in video production is required.
  2. Experience of professional field camcorders is required.
  3. Experience working or volunteering in apublic access television environment desired.
  4. Experience with live productions and streaming encoders is desired.
  5. Experience with graphic design is desired.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Knowledge: High degree of technical knowledge of the workings of field, studio, and robotic cameras. Awareness of proper camera composition and framing. Knowledge of several types of microphones and audio equipment. Working knowledge of Mac and PC computers.
Must be creative, yet technical to troubleshoot all technical issues. Must be able to work independently and remain calm under pressure. Ability to work on short notice, and nights and weekends is necessary. Elevated level of proficiency in video camera operation and audio recording.


Work Authorization
Provide appropriate documentation to verify your authorization to work in the United States.


AAP/EEO Statement
The Town is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. The Town will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally protected class status, including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation as defined by law, national origin, member of uniformed military services, physical or mental disability, age as defined by law, or genetic information.


Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About Company

Town of Oxford
4 Maple Rd.

Job Information

Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Part Time Years of experience: 2 Salary: $0 /Per Month Publish date: 16 Nov 2022 Expire in: 1 week

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