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ABCvideoTours Summary Statement: Under general supervision, performs technical work in the production of video and audio presentations for training, communications, real estate video tours and public information distributed via the Internet. Performs related tasks as required. This is a competitive classification.

Essential Functions: 1. Confers with clients to determine program needs, identify production options, assist with script development and determine overall program content.

2. Conceptualizes, designs and coordinates the production of video and audio programs to be used in training and staff development, public information and education presentations, promotional programs, and internal and external informational productions.

3. Writes, either individually or as a member of a team, and edits scripts for video and audio productions.

4. Serves as "producer" in the production of video and audio programs conducting research, developing scripts, scheduling production activity, coordinating set production, props and costume acquisition, and assuring an overall production schedule is maintained.

5. Acts as technical director to schedule shoots, set up and operate cameras, lighting equipment, teleprompter, wireless microphones and other audio equipment, and monitor and adjust equipment during recording/taping sessions.

6. Records and/or tapes audio and video segments to produce a program.

7. Edits raw video, selects music, designs digital video effects and creates graphics in order to create a finished software program using non-linear editing systems and equipment (e.g. digital tape decks, graphic software, CD players and recorders, etc.).

8. Authors DVDs with motion menus, multi-branching navigation and multiple timelines.

9. Designs artwork for thermal printing on DVD faces.

10. Duplicates and distributes video and audio programs on tape and DVD formats to Department employees, the general public and client agencies.

11. Directs production personnel (e.g. actors, production staff, production assistants, etc.) to assure production is completed.

12. Compiles statistical data, prepares reports and maintains logs and files.

13. Maintains, repairs and troubleshoots equipment.

14. Inventories and orders supplies to ensure an adequate quantity are on hand when needed.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required: Knowledge of:

1. the principles, practices, techniques, technology and standards of video production and shot composition.

2. standard video production, non-linear editing, graphic creation, and DVD authoring techniques.

3. the use of music to enhance the aesthetics of video productions.

Skill in:

1. communicating orally in both one-on-one and group situations. 2. operating post-production equipment.

3. developing and maintaining interpersonal relationships.

4. planning, researching, scripting, blocking, organizing, storyboarding, editing, lighting and staging video productions.

5. English comprehension and composition, spelling, grammar and punctuation to produce scripts and other written communications.

6. creating graphics and designing digital video effects.

7. basic mathematical calculations.

8. the use of computer hardware and applicable software.

Ability to:

1. adapt quickly to changing priorities and assignments.

2. remain calm in stressful situations.

3. conceptualize creative and innovative ideas.


May be required to carry equipment weighing over 30 pounds for extended periods of time.

May be required to transport and assemble various video and audio equipment on location.


Must be able to travel statewide.

Minimum Qualifications: Generally an internship is provided by ABCvdeoTours. Entry into the intership is based on prior fully completed video tours. May require a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university AND two (2) years of video and audio production or broadcasting experience; OR an Associate's degree from an accredited college AND four (4) years of video and audio production or broadcasting experience. Must possess a valid state driver license at the time of employment.

Progression to the next pay level/step requires an overall performance rating of at least “Standard” in the last 12 months.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

Job Description:

The video content producer will monitor the latest video available to from all of its partners - including ABC video tour's clients, user-submitted video, and others -- and will embed videos within stories, and on section fronts in a timely manner. The video content producer be an active presence on social media, sharing's video content and engaging with the community. Moreover, the video content producer will manage YouTube channel and multimedia players to ensure that the latest and most compelling video is accessible at all times and that a lively community presence is cultivated. He or she will work closely with the news, sports, features, and the multimedia team and will be an advocate for video placement, including live video streams, on the homepage and across the site.

  • Monitor a multitude of internal and external video feeds. Determine which videos should be placed on the site, embed and/or link to those videos.
  • Work with colleagues in's product group and outside consultants to reorganize and rebuild's YouTube channels and create a strong YouTube community.
  • Communicate to editors and producers about the latest live streaming video opportunities, and assist in the creation of embedded video players and packaging.
  • Identify compelling and potentially viral videos that should be included in existing and upcoming packages.
  • Add new videos to stories and section fronts as they become available.
  • Ensure that stories and section fronts are displaying the latest and most updated videos available.
  • Write short blog posts and teases to promote new and potentially viral videos.
  • Work with product team to identify new video partners and opportunities.
  • Be a strong advocate for embedded video on section fronts and the homepage.
  • Monitor analytics and video plays across the site.
  • Post and or link to videos on live blogs.
  • Promote videos aggressively using social media and other types of channels.
  • Advocate and help package video for major events, which may occur occasionally on nights or weekends.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Proof of being able to produce video tours.
  • Experience with working with Brightcove, YouTube, NDN, and other video platforms and vendors.
  • Solid writing and reporting skills for a digital publication.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Web content management systems, and other digital technologies.
  • Basic HTML
  • Working knowledge of SEO strategies, metadata, and best Web practices pertaining to video placement.
Additional desirable, but not required, qualifications
  • Ability to shoot, edit, and post video on the Web.
  • Basic Web programming skills.
  • Experience with one or more of the following software: Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, SONY Vegas, CMS, JavaScript, advanced HTML, and Adobe various Software.

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