City of Huntington Beach

SALARY: $85,234.24 – $114,221.12 Annually

CLOSING DATE: June 5, 2024  at 5:00 PM Pacific

In Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we’re looking for the “right person” to serve as Multimedia Coordinator in our City Manager’s Office/Office of Communications.

The Division and Position

The Office of Communications develops strategies to communicate City news, programs and policies to the community. It generates outreach and marketing materials, including press releases, multiple websites, public service announcements, crisis communications, town halls, community events, and social media postings. The Office of Communications also implements the City’s communication plan, maintains strong working relationships with media outlets, and implements various strategies for improved communication within the community. This team is also responsible for managing the operation and programming of HBTV3, the local cable TV station that broadcasts creative content tailored to the interests of the Huntington Beach community as well as City Council meetings and Planning Commission meetings.

Under direction of the Public Affairs Manager, the Multimedia Coordinator plans, coordinates, and administers the operations of the City’s Huntington Beach Cable Television (HBTV), YouTube Channel, and online digital content.

Examples of Essential Duties

Produce and direct video productions, including script writing, editing, lighting, audio design, voice-specialists, and formal design

Produces, directs, technically operates, and broadcasts seminars and performances

Directs the production of live audio/video City productions, including, but not limited to, community events, town halls, commission meetings, and other events

Directs programming and coordinates operation of contractors, cameras, equipment, graphics, and technical setup Builds and schedules HBTV programming. Assists with oversight of the City’s TV website, YouTube Channel, and other City video content

Oversees the development of the HBTV production facility, including equipment acquisition and replacement. Makes recommendations on equipment selection for the facility

Schedules the use of HBTV production facilities for live, taped, and remote productions

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Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Communications, Television/Video/Film Production, Public Relations, Public or Business Administration, or related field. An additional three (3) years (for a total of six years) of directly related experience in addition to an Associate’s Degree in a related field may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree.

Experience:  Three (3) years of recent, full-time experience in multimedia production/broadcasting.

License/Certificates: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required by time of appointment and throughout employment.

Application and Selection Process

Application Review – Please upload to your application a Word document that contains the direct links to digital content that you have created/produced.

Examination(s) – Applicants who BEST meet the City’s needs will be invited to a virtual oral exam (weighted 100%), tentatively scheduled for June 27, 2024.

  • Selection Interview
  • Background Investigation
  • Appointment