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Danvers Community Access Television

Danvers Community Access Television is a 3,000sf studio located in the heart of Danvers, Massachusetts. The facility includes an HD studio and 4 editing bays. Danvers has a population of approximately 26,000 people. This close knit community is passionate about local politics, sports, and charity work.

Public Access Coordinator

The Access Coordinator is a full-time position that will report to the Manager of Operations and Staff. The primary responsibility of the Access Coordinator is to coordinate with member producers, facilitate member productions, develop a training curriculum, recruit new members and conduct training classes in all aspects of video production.

We are looking for an energetic, personable individual with a sunny disposition. He/she must be a team player and be passionate about the mission of community media. Strong organizational skills are a must! We look for coachable individuals that are interested in learning and growing to their full potential.

Hours in the office will vary depending on the week-to-week schedule but will generally occur between the hours of 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday, Wednesday and Friday or 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Tuesday and Thursday.


Training, Curriculum and Coordination

  • Responsible for designing curriculum for the DCAT members regarding television production.
  • Recruit new members and conduct training classes in all aspects of video production, and post-production.
  • Assist Educational Coordinator on camps and after school programs when needed.
  • Producing local origination shows to use as a teaching platform for members.
  • Facilitate member LIVE and taped productions in the studio by assisting with technical aspects and offering feedback for improvement.
  • Seek out new and innovative content opportunities by making connections with non-profits and businesses.
  • Responsive and proactive of the needs of the members.
  • Coordinate coverage and crew for productions.
  • Manage and supervise studio usage for productions and conference usage.


  • Equipment check-in/check-out with members. Offering equipment refreshers when necessary.
  • Processing new members and teaching them policies and procedures
  • First responder for new member inquiries.
  • Maintain volunteer database.
  • Assist with general upkeep, organization and cleanliness of editing room, control room, office area, green room, studio, and equipment rooms.




  • Provide technical support and equipment troubleshooting to the DCAT members during their productions.
  • Create standard operating procedures regarding equipment usage, maintenance of equipment, etc.
  • Maintain NLE bays and camera equipment according to the SOPs currently in place.
  • Edit DCAT produced programs, creating graphics, adjusting audio and exporting files in proper playback format.
  • Monitor DCAT Public channel and communicate and coordinate how to resolve transmission issues with the Executive Director.
  • Report any equipment failures and possible repairs to the Executive Director.
  • Assist with studio or field productions as needed.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Follow-up with new members and recent class participants to ensure retention
  • Support staff members as needed.
  • Create and execute Membership appreciation nights throughout the year.
  • Work with Executive Director to create a comprehensive outreach program to improve our visibility and to increase our membership of active participants.
  • Cover programming and scheduling duties when other staff is unavailable
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or three years relevant experience preferred
  • Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to community media and the town of Danvers
  • Prior experience in PEG access and/or in an educational setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of new media technology
  • Comfortable with PC operating systems and databases
  • Social media experience



  • Benefits package includes Health insurance, PTO and 10 paid Holidays.


Please email a cover letter, resume, and two contacts for references to:

Greg Dolan

Executive Director



About Company

Danvers Community Access Television
87 Elm St

Job Information

Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Years of experience: 1 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 23 Sep 2022

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