Media Production Support Officer

University of Oxford
April 26, 2024
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Media Production Support Officer

Central Oxford

The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the IT Services Department as a Media Production Support officer working mainly on site or on location.

IT Services is a key department that ensures that the University has robust, reliable and high-performing IT facilities it requires to support the distinctive needs of those engaged in teaching, learning, research and administration. We value and recognise our own and the contribution of others, creating a great culture to work in and a place where we all feel we belong.

The Media Production Support Officer will be responsible for providing specialist media production skills and audio-visual support to the wider university.

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days annual leave
  • A comprehensive range of childcare services
  • Family leave schemes
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
  • Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
  • About the Role

    Oxford, like many UK universities, has seen a rise in the demand for online media support and is expanding and developing areas such as live-streaming, hybrid event work, podcasting and digital creativity. This role will support departments to create and publish high-quality educational media, and work as part of a wider team to support filming and livestreaming of University high profile and ceremonial events.

  • As part of a busy experienced team, you will play a key role in planning and executing media projects and undertake a variety of tasks ranging from routine media publishing enquiries and kit maintenance to managing complex production and post-production projects, both on location and in the studio. Responsibilities will include event filming and streaming, podcasting, short form video production and post-production work, advising and training clients on recording techniques and using the basic studio kit.

  • Working with all members of the wider University, from Students to Senior Academics, you will need excellent communication skills as well as technical media production experience to create video and audio content for multiple platforms to promote and enhance Oxford's research and academic excellence

  • About You

  • You will have a strong customer focus, flexible “can do” attitude and a passion for digital media and communication. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively within a team and independently. Strong IT skills and demonstrable experience of media production, post-production and publishing are essential.
  • You should have demonstrable organisational skills, be able to prioritise and plan your work effectively and work to deadlines. You will also be confident in providing technical advice and will have a working knowledge of copyright, GDPR and accessibility and inclusivity needs pertaining to media production.
  • You will have a passion for problem-solving and be able to identify technical gaps and workflow problems to assist and support management decision-making to enhance and further develop the service.
  • Application Process

    You will be required to upload a cover letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

    Applicants are encouraged to provide examples of their previous work relevant to this role, showcasing their experience and proficiency in media production techniques, audio-video editing, event support, and any other related skills. Please include links to portfolios, projects, or relevant work samples in your application.

    The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 26 April 2024.

    Interviews will take place on Tuesday 7 May and will be carried out in person in Central Oxford.

    Contact Person : Alex Purbrick Vacancy ID : 171676 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 26-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 32332 - 38205 with a discretionary range up to 41732

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