Video Director/ Head of Video

Dates of Employment: May 26 – August 13, 2023

Reports To:  Director of Production, Assistant Production Managers.  Collaborates with Audio/ Video/ Recording Vendor.

Supports: Video Department, Orchestras, Ensembles, Janiec Opera Company, Special Events

Summary

The Head of Video helps facilitate a positive and enjoyable work environment.  They are responsible for the design and engineering of all video recordings for Orchestras, Special Events, Operas and Special Projects in collaboration with our Audio/ Video/ Recording Vendor.  They are responsible for collaborating with our vendor to provide Video Direction and Engineering (supported by the Vendor) for all necessary projects. As needed, members of our Sound/ Video/ Recording Vendor’s team will join the BMC Production Staff for projects.  The core Video Crew is the Video Director/ Head of Video, a Staff Video Engineer, and a crew of Camera Operators.  

Holistic effective communication and dissemination of information as well as a love of music and a sense of humor when appropriate is essential to the successful execution of this position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work as a Director and Head in the Video Recording Department.
  • Maintain safe, instructive, and productive workspaces.
  • Ensure that EVERY concert or event that requires Video Recording receives it in a timely manner in collaboration with our Sound/ Video/ Recording Vendor.
  • Schedule all Camera Operators as mutually agreed upon when considering the needs of all departments.
  • Edit video content as assigned/ required (there is also an Assistant Production Manager who works on editing, so you would not be assigned the majority of the editing, but rather a secondary editor, as directed).
  • Update and maintain accurate equipment inventories for Video Recording. 
  • Maintain accurate and thorough paperwork, which includes but is not limited to tracking equipment ownership, current location, maintenance needs etc.
  • Practice proper safety procedures always.
  • Ensure excellence and quality of work in all performance venues and over performances.
  • Record video for all assigned performances as required.  
  • Attend all production meetings and extra meetings with designers as needed.
  • Turn in weekly receipts.
  • Attend all load- ins and outs.
  • Run shows as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Supervised by the Director of Production and collaborator with the Audio/ Video/ Recording Vendor.

Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with HM staff, BMC staff, and patrons.
  • Highly motivated and passionate about ensuring a positive patron experience.
  • Good attitude and work ethic.
  • Willing to work physically.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs reliably and safely.
  • Willingness to take ownership of your position and not blame other staff members or outside circumstances for your degree of success on individual tasks and on your position as a whole.
  • Able to take instruction and feedback from supervisors and use it to improve your job performance.
  • Understanding of channels of communication and the importance of clear and open communication at all times.
  • Maintain calm under pressure and receive/ intake information from multiple sources that you quickly prioritize and relay to Orchestra Operations Manager/ act upon if deemed appropriate.
  • Above all, must possess a positive attitude, a sense of humor, and ability to work well in a team dynamic.

Requirements

  • Complete satisfactory background check
  • Must have valid state driver's license and possess a clean driving record

Compensation

  • Includes a season stipend paid bi-weekly, full board, and on-campus housing

To apply, create an account and start an application using MyBMC. Please upload a cover letter and resume (with references listed) to be considered for this position.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. 

Any questions can be directed to:

Andrea Boccanfuso
Director of Production
Brevard Music Center
aboccanfuso@brevardmusic.org


Please note: As Brevard prepares for the 2023 season, we continue to work with local and state health officials, along with campus and venue safety specialists, to develop and implement guidelines and protocols designed to keep our students, faculty, staff, and patrons safe. For the 2022 season, BMC's COVID-19 protocols included social distancing measures, indoor mask-wearing, and vaccination requirements. We will share updated policies for 2023 as more information becomes available from public health agencies.


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