Production Assistant/Researcher

Organization

Monadnock Media

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Location

Hatfield, MA
United States

Monadnock, an award winning non-profit media design firm is looking for a Production Assistant/Researcher. We create a variety of original media experiences that speak to museums' diverse audiences and communities. The goal: to slow down visitors and deeply engage them. The successful candidate will have 1-3 years of relevant experience, joining a creative team that designs, develops, and produces innovative and meaningful videos, immersive experiences, and digital interactive exhibits for museums, science centers and cultural institutions.

Summary

MONADNOCK \muh-nad-nock \
HARD TO PRONOUNCE. TOUGH TO SPELL. FULL OF MEANING.

  • A mountain in New Hampshire.
  • Geology: A hill or mountain standing high above the surrounding terrain.
  • Since 1980, a company that stands out in the museum media landscape.
    [Origin: Algonquian monadnock < mountain who stands alone]

Weaving together storytelling, technology and exhibit design, we create media-driven environments that transport visitors to another place, another time. At Monadnock, we choose projects that allow us to tell stories that celebrate and uplift unheard voices. We seek to diversify the narratives people experience in museums and historic sites. And we challenge ourselves to think and act in ways that reflect a commitment to racial equity and social justice, both personally and professionally.

Production Assistant/Researcher

Located in Hatfield, Massachusetts (near Northampton and Amherst)
Full-time (Monday through Friday), onsite with flexibility
For more information, see https://monadnock.org/job/production-assistantresearcher-2 and https://monadnock.org

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with producers, creative director, and others to help determine the vision and goals of the productions
  • Research content (online and library/archive-based research)
  • Research stock images, footage, and audio
  • Brainstorm storylines for interactives and linear video productions
  • Assist in writing video and interactive treatments
  • Help coordinate and assist on location and studio shoots
  • Provide production and post-production support
  • Acquire and manage media assets (footage, images, audio)
  • Organize media assets using a media asset management system
  • Obtain licensing and clearances for stills, footage, music, etc.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with research in libraries and archives
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good communication skills, including asking questions
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and follow-through
  • Familiarity with creating and maintaining spreadsheets
  • Ability to work as part of a larger team
  • Ability to synthesize and organize group research

DESIRED BUT NOT REQUIRED

  • A working knowledge of editing software
  • A love of museums
  • A sense of humor is always welcome!


If you'd enjoy being part of a dynamic and creative team in a mission-driven organization, please send a cover letter and resume to Roisin Quinn, roisin@monadnock.org.

Monadnock takes seriously our responsibility to build an environment where all people are welcomed and feel secure. Diversity of thought and experience is critical to creativity and innovation, and a central part of our mission is to pursue projects that contribute to social and racial justice. We strongly encourage people from historically underrepresented communities to apply.

Monadnock Media, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Compensation Information

Annual salary range: $36,000 to $39,000

Perks and Benefits

  • Informal, dog-friendly work environment
  • Paid time off: Vacation, sick time, and 13 holidays (including your birthday!)
  • Health, dental, and vision with generous employer contribution towards costs
  • Employer contribution to your 401(k)
  • Flexible Savings Account
  • Aflac - Voluntary insurance coverage
  • Short Term Disability